With the Arctic facing such challenges, it important to act swiftly to put in place the best possible protection for the region. In early July, the Clean Arctic Alliance attended the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 71) in London, where we welcomed an agreement made by member nations to move forward on a proposal to identify measures to mitigate the risks posed by the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) and its carriage as shipping fuel in Arctic waters.
Shipping companies are under pressure to phase out use of heavy fuels, as world’s first hybrid battery-powered cruise ship set for launch in 2018
Clean Arctic Alliance welcomes support from Member States for a proposal to identify measures which will mitigate risks posed by use of heavy fuel oil in Arctic waters.
Master mariner and naval architect Niels Bjørn Mortensen discusses the risks of using heavy fuel oil as a shipping fuel in the Arctic.
Danish Shipping Supports Ban on HFO as ship Fuel in the Arctic at the MEPC71 meeting in London, says director Maria Bruun Skipper.
Polar explorer and Arctic Commitment signatory Ranulph Fiennes calls on the IMO to implement a ban on the use of heavy fuel oil in Arctic waters.
As the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC 71) opens today in London, the Clean Arctic Alliance called on IMO member states to support a Canadian proposal to mitigate the risks posed by the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) in Arctic waters
Join us at MEPC71 to discuss the risks associated with the use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) in Arctic shipping.
Maritime air pollution in Arctic workshop 19 May 2017, European Maritime Day, Poole, Dorset, UK.
Using heavy fuel oil creates such great financial risks that transitioning to safer fuels is the only rational action for Arctic ship operators.