An expert industry study, published in March 2015 by CE Delft has established that the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI), as set by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), is not driving technology uptake.
A new European funded Nordic Maritime Hub project has recently commenced, the purpose of which is to drive shore-side power supply, port access and bunkering facilities for alternative fuels at the Port of Frederikshavn, Denmark.
In this week’s spotlight, Fathom Maritime Intelligence takes a look at the maritime security threats facing the shipping industry and examines recent developments that will support safer cyber operations.
France, Germany, Morocco, the Marshall Islands, Belgium and the Solomon Islands are calling on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to encourage the shipping industry’s fair share of contribution towards efforts to tackle global climate change.
The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (“SSI”) has called on the IMO to reach agreement at the forthcoming Marine Environmental Protection Committee meeting (MEPC 69) for the quick development of a working plan and framework to reduce shipping’s Greenhouse Gas emissions (GHG) emissions.