Marine Environment At Risk Due to Ship Emissions

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2023 08:00:32 +0000

According to a recent study conducted by Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, the collective release of metals and other environmentally harmful substances by ships poses a significant threat to the marine ecosystem. The researchers assessed the pollution levels caused by these emissions in four ports and discovered that over 90 percent of the contaminants […]

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Methane at Sea: Finding the Invisible Climate Killer, So-Called “Green” (LNG) Ships

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2022 11:00:13 +0000

Infrared images show unburned methane – a potent greenhouse gas – being released from supposedly ‘green’ LNG ships, a damning new investigation by Transport & Environment (T&E) shows. European politicians are playing with fire in their support for LNG, says T&E, with methane over 80 times more climate warming than carbon dioxide over a 20-year period.

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Rotterdam Tops Ranking of Port Carbon Polluters

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2022 21:35:59 +0000

Rotterdam tops T&E’s ranking of Europe’s ports by carbon emissions puts the spotlight on ports to do more to clean up shipping while industry profits soar. The port of Rotterdam is associated with almost 14 million tonnes of CO2 each year, putting it on a par with Europe’s fifth biggest industrial polluter – the Weisweiler coal […]

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