Tag Archives: sustainability

Sustainable Design Requires Careful Assessment

By Trevor Small Requirements for hydrodynamic efficiency, Energy Efficiency Existing Ship (EEXI) compliance analysis, energy storage, shore charging, fuel cells and alternative fuels suggest something like a perfect storm of demand for ship sustainability experts. Raised social awareness of environmental issues in Canada, in particular, reflects directly in the growing demand for ships designed and built first and foremost for sustainability.

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Sustainable Fishing Challenges, Approaches: An Angler’s Perspective

By Coty Perry As with many other aspects of government policy, overfishing and other fishing-related environmental issues are a real problem, but it’s not clear that government intervention is the solution. Indeed, it might be one of the main drivers of overfishing. Much like drone fishing, there are serious ethical issues of interest to the average angler. There’s another commonality

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14 Countries Commit to Complete Sustainable Ocean Management by 2025

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Leaders of 14 maritime nations announced their commitment to achieve 100 percent sustainable ocean management of their national waters by 2025, acting on recommendations of a group of global experts co-chaired by Oregon State University marine ecologist Jane Lubchenco. Led by the leaders of Norway and Palau, the Ocean Panel also features heads of state and government from Portugal, Ghana,

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New Publication: Thought Leadership on Powering Sustainability

ABB Marine & Ports has released the 2020 issue of Generations, the annual publication featuring business and technical insight from thought leaders around the world, representing a broad cross-section of business and society. This issue of Generations takes you from the bottom of the sea to the moon and back on a journey to discover how progressive thinkers are tackling the

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Nordic Companies Align for UN SDGs

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A group of leading Nordic industry companies has, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), joined forces to solve a great societal challenge. The initiative is called Zero Emission Energy Distribution at Sea (ZEEDS).  Annually, shipping is responsible for nearly 1 billion tonnes of CO2 gas emissions globally, and the consortium is trying to address this by developing

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