Onshore power supply now available to shipping lines at the Port of Oslo
Port of Oslo is becoming a zero emission port. The new shore power facility opened 8th January. Ferries operated by DFDS and Stena Line will get their power from this facility when they are at berth. This contributes to lower climate emissions and promote the development of green technology. The CO2 reduction from this initiative is equivalent to emissions from more than 1300 cars annually.
The worlds largest hybrid vessel
Color Line and the Ulstein shipyard has signed a letter of intent for the construction of the world's largest hybrid ship, a Ro-Ro ferry for the trade between Norway and Sweden.
European shipowners are pleased
IMO continues its course on CO2 reduction in shipping and allocation of international CO2 emissions to nations.
New ways for shippers
Cargo owner gain more from multimodal transport if they cooperate. Read this interesting story from the Netherlands.
Joining forces for the climate
Greecarrier Freight Services and CMA-CGM Scandinavia reduce joint CO2 emissions by 30 percent.
A coaster with a Flettner rotor can save 10-30% of the fuel consumption
Zero emission short sea shipping
Zero-emission is the ultimate goal for short sea shipping. Bio-fuel is the solution and the additional cost for customers will be low, a Dutch fuel supplier claims.
Ships must survey and monitor CO2
Draft EU rules requiring ship owners using EU ports to monitor and report CO2 emissions each year received the support of the House on Tuesday.
First zero emission vessel in operation
The worlds first battery-powered large commercial ferry is now in full operation in Norway.
Green coastal shipping in Norway
A declaration of cooperation has been signed by key players in the Norwegian shipping industry to ensure that the country develops the most environmentally friendly coastal vessel fleet with an emphasis on LNG.
Stena will use methanol
One of the world’s biggest ferry companies, Stena Line, becomes the first operator in the world to run a large 1 500 passenger ferry on methanol, drastically reducing emissions compared to today’s standard fuel.
Unfair competition with trucks
While ships cover most of their costs, trucks are nowhere near of covering theirs. Is this a good policy?
EU agrees on law to make ships measure CO2 emissions
For the first time, the shipping sector will have to monitor its carbon emissions under a law agreed upon by the European Union intended as a step towards tackling a growing source of pollutants linked to climate change.
The PortsEYE sees the sulphure
We wonder – how are the authorities going to control that ship owners follow the Sulphur Directive for the SECA-area when 2015 comes?
The flip side of the good intentions
People behind the environmental requirements and measures for shortsea shipping are eager to do their chores. Along the way shipping companies are in danger of being knocked down financially.
A major threat to short sea shipping
The EU Sulphur Directive represents the biggest challenge for short sea shipping in the coming years. Here are the solutions!
Strong reduction in CO2 for shortsea shipping
Norway is working hard to transfer coastal transport from road to sea. New ship designs and logistic solutions are being developed with very low CO2 emissions.
Zero ship emission in Scandinavia?
A Scandinavian maritime conference in Norway addresses: How can shipping in Scandinavian waters become cleaner? Is a vision of zero discharge to sea and air achievable?
The return of sails
Do you think sails on ships are something from the past? Think again!
Major savings by sea to Norway
Cargo owners can save a lot by using shortsea shipping to Norway. This is shown in a study done by The Norwegian Logistics and Freight Association.
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