The International Energy Agency on Tuesday held the 20th meeting of the IEA Energy Business Council, the overarching body through which the IEA interacts with the private sector.
GUE/NGL, the left group in the European Parliament, is launching its Climate Emergency Manifesto.
EMSA’s service of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) is now being used by the Danish authorities to monitor ship emissions around the area of the Great Belt where many large tankers transit on their way to and from the Baltic Sea. The RPAS will specifically measure the ships’ sulphur emissions to check compliance with EU rules governing the sulphur content of marine fuel.
In order to provide additional support to the pollution response mechanisms of EU Member States in a cost efficient way, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) operates, in European waters, a range of oil pollution response (OPR) services consisting of a Network of stand-by oil spill response vessels, Equipment Assistance Service (EAS) including specialised stand-alone equipment arrangements, as well as dispersant stockpiles.
EU Commissioner for the Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Karmenu Vella released a blog post regarding climate change and the ocean.
The Port Authority of Valencia received on 12 March the 2019 GREEN4SEA Port Award for becoming the first port in Europe to use hydrogen energy to reduce the environmental impact of its operations, thanks to the FCH JU funded H2PORTS project.
European seas are a hub of human activity. Maritime transport is so omnipresent that it inevitably affects anybody working in or with the ocean.
A summary of the policy debate is now available.