Topic: Emissions

Ships at sea

EU heading for rigorous CO2 reduction for shipping

European shipping is likely to be subjected to much stricter CO2 requirements than hitherto agreed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for the sector worldwide. The Environment Committee of the European Parliament has agreed to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk
Busy shipping lane by Karl Baron

Open-loop scrubbers acidify North Sea

The water in the English Channel and the Southern North Sea is becoming more acidic due to SOx discharges from open loop scrubers. This follows from a study conducted by the Royal Belgian Institute of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

ABB works on megawatt-scale fuel cells for large ships

ABB and Hydrogène de France seek to jointly manufacture megawatt-scale fuel cell systems capable of powering ocean-going vessels. The two companies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to this effect. The agreement envisages a close collaboration...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk