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.
Color line builds hybrid
Color Line and Ulstein shipyard sign a letter of intent for the construction of the world's largest hybrid ship, a ro-ro ferry to trade between Sandefjord and Strömstad.
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.
Funding of green shipping in Norway
PILOT-E is a new state aid from the Norwegian government to speed up development of clean energy technology for shortsa sea transport.
Battery powered cargo ships
Norway is getting ready for zero emission cargo transport by sea.
New ways for shippers
Cargo owner gain more from multimodal transport if they cooperate. Read this interesting story from the Netherlands.
Congratulation, DNV GL
DNV GL's Green Coastal Shipping Programme won Lloyds List Awards 2015
Joining forces for the climate
Greecarrier Freight Services and CMA-CGM Scandinavia reduce joint CO2 emissions by 30 percent.
Carbon War Room retrofit grants available
The Carbon War Room, CWR, has issued a request for proposals to shipowners and charterers to apply for a grant that will help finance a single-vessel retrofit helping them to achieve fuel savings of 10 to 15 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.
Next generation ship is finally delivered
The first of two award-winning ships are now on their way to Norway. These ships sets new standards for environmental performance.
Amazing and pioneering - but within reach
Technology is now being developed for wireless transfer of land power to ships. This is a potential game changer.
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.
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.
Lines reveal their plans for SECA
The different shipping lines have different approaches to the new requirement for reduced sulfur emissions. Here we give an overview of their plans and the price effect.
MS Bergensfjord sails – and it is eco-friendly
The christening of the second of two eco-friendly cruise ferries owned by Fjord Line took place Thursday March 6th.
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