Join us to discuss Risks, Alternatives and Legal Options for a heavy fuel oil (HFO) Phase-Out. Polar Law Symposium, Rovaniemi 13 November 2017.
Join us at the Clean Arctic Alliance COP23 event in Bonn: Screening of Sea Blind documentary and debate on getting heavy fuel oil out of Arctic shipping.
The Our Ocean conference in Malta was the venue for the launch of an an international initiative to end use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by Arctic shipping. On Friday, October 6th as one of the ambitious commitments made during the conference, the Our Ocean Arctic Commitment aims to expand collaboration between the cruise industry, environmental NGOs and indigenous communities, in order to protect the Arctic environment, its wildlife and its peoples.
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