The Panama Canal has launched an Emissions Calculator, a tool to allow shipping companies to accurately assess their carbon emissions, which will also rank transiting vessels by the extent to which they have reduced carbon emissions by using the Canal versus alternate routes.
Emissions verification company Verifavia has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with the Liberian Registry to conduct verification of processes for IMO DCS (data collection system) and EU MRV (monitoring, reporting and verification) on Liberian-flagged vessels.
NAPA reports that it has updated its performance monitoring and reporting systems to support compliance with EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) legislation, providing users of NAPA Shipping Solutions, ClassNK-NAPA GREEN and NAPA-DSME Power with options to generate MRV reports.
The freight ferry Stena Scotia, operated by Stena Line, has completed implementation of ABB’s DEGO IV speed governor and actuation software package, used to control the vessel’s propulsion system and reduce fuel consumption by minimising roll and rudder movements.
Briese Schiffahrt, a general cargo, multipurpose and heavy lift vessel operator headquartered in Leer, Germany, has appointed the Korean Register (KR) as its provider of European Union Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (EU-MRV) services.
THETIS-MRV, a CO2 monitoring, reporting and verification system created by the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), has now gone live to support the EU’s efforts to encourage the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in the maritime transport sector.
Hyundai Heavy Industries has agreed a deal with Martek Marine in the UK to install EVOLUTION emissions monitoring systems on the world’s first LNG fuelled Aframax tankers, being built for Russian shipping line Sovcomflot.
Seaspan Corporation reports that it has enlisted the help of DNV GL to assist in its planning for EU-Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) compliance on board its 109 vessels.
Bureau Veritas and Singapore based Ascenz have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together in providing ship performance and monitoring solutions to shipowners world-wide.
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