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DNV-GL to Class New Royal Caribbean Duo

DNV GL is to class two LNG-fuelled cruise ships to be built by Meyer Turku for Royal Caribbean, the first in the cruise line’s new Icon class. The two vessels, due for delivery in 2022 and 2024, feature several cutting-edge technologies designed to reduce environmental impact, including dual-fuel engines, fuel cell technology and air lubrication… Read more »

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APL cuts carbon dioxide emissions

American President Lines (APL) cut CO2 emissions by roughly 5% in 2017 compared to 2016, making it the eighth consecutive year the carrier has achieved a reduction. APL also registered fuel savings of almost 5%, and the carrier attributed both achievements to operational efficiencies, fleet and voyage optimisation, and the deployment of a fuel-efficient fleet… Read more »

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Rotterdam to target CO2 emissions

The port authority said that emissions need to fall by 95% by 2050 to ensure adherence to the Paris Climate Agreement. Rotterdam’s marine transport contributes 21.5m tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions each year, that’s according to figures presented at the Port of Rotterdam Authority’s Energy in Transition Summit 2018. The summit revealed that marine… Read more »

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Report: 28 of 100 World’s Largest Ports Offer Incentives for Green Ships

Today, 28 of the 100 world’s largest ports in terms of total cargo volume handled offer incentives for environmentally-friendly ships, a new report released by the International Transport Forum (ITF) shows. Greenhouse gas emissions from shipping currently represent around 2.6% of total global emissions. Without reduction measures, this share could more than triple by 2050…. Read more »