Ocean Startup Challenge Seeks Problem-Solvers to Help Grow Blue Economy

Ocean Startup Challenge Seeks Problem-Solvers to Help Grow Blue Economy

WOC and Canada’s Ocean Supercluster “Ocean Startup Project” Team Up to Engage Ocean Solution Providers

Canada’s Ocean Supercluster “Ocean Startup Project” and the World Ocean Council (WOC) are collaborating to broaden the search for problem-solvers to take part in the Ocean Startup Challenge – applications close on 14 August.

The Ocean Startup Challenge is one of the newest leaders in the growing ecosystem of ocean-related...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/08/03/ocean-startup-challenge-seeks-problem-solvers-to-help-grow-blue-economy/

Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque renews and obtains EcoPorts’ Environmental Performance Standard (PERS)

Stéphane Raison, CEO of Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque, (c) Dunkerque-Port

Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque renews and obtains EcoPorts’ Environmental Performance Standard (PERS)

ESPO congratulates the Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque for renewing their EcoPorts’ Port Environmental Review System (PERS), the only port sector specific environmental management standard.

Being PERS certified requires, amongst other things, that the port increases transparency by making its...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/07/31/grand-port-maritime-de-dunkerque-renews-and-obtains-ecoports-environmental-performance-standard-pers/

HELMEPA’s Scholarships for 2020-2021

The late George P. Livanos, Founder of HELMEPA

HELMEPA’s Scholarships for 2020-2021

HELMEPA continues to support young scientists in their effort to obtain further educational qualifications for their personal development as well as for the benefit of society, by awarding scholarships for postgraduate studies in the maritime field and that of environmental sciences. The 3 new scholars for the 2020-2021 academic year will be added to the 43 young people, who since 1998 have received HELMEPA...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/07/29/helmepas-scholarships-for-2020-2021/

Register Now for Shipping & the Blue Economy Virtual Forum (23-24 Sept)

Register Now for Shipping & the Blue Economy Virtual Forum (23-24 Sept)

WOC PARTNERS WITH SHIPPING & THE BLUE ECONOMY VIRTUAL FORUM (23-24 SEPTEMBER)

Engaging with High-Level Shipping Virtual Event to Advance Science and Solutions in Support of a Sustainable Blue Economy; Super Early Bird Registration to Expire 31 July

29 July 2020

The Shipping & the Blue Economy Virtual Forum is running in partnership with the World Ocean Council (WOC) this year on 23-24 September, convening a unique...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/07/29/register-now-for-shipping-the-blue-economy-virtual-forum-23-24-sept/

After IMO 2020, decarbonization in spotlight for shipping sector: Fuel for Thought

LNG fueled shipping fleet

Shipping companies in Asia and around the globe are steaming ahead with efforts to minimize their carbon footprint as the urgency to decarbonize intensifies after a fairly smooth transition to the International Maritime Organization’s low-sulfur mandate for marine fuels.

The IMO in April 2018 laid out its strategy to reduce the shipping industry’s total greenhouse gas emissions in 2050 by at least 50% from 2008 levels, and to reduce CO2 emissions per transport work by at least 40% by 2030.

Various...

https://blogs.platts.com/2020/07/28/shipping-greenhouse-gas-emissions-decarbonization/

Powerful banks should give up resistance to banking union, Digital currency and the new cold war

Powerful banks should give up resistance to banking union, Digital currency and the new cold war

THE WEEKEND REVIEW  –  OMFIF

Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world

20-24 July 2020, Vol.11 Ed.28   

Powerful banks should give up resistance to banking union Germany’s auditing regulator is investigating financial watchdog BaFin for failure to act over now-bankrupt Wirecard. Regulatory shortcomings are one factor behind repeated setbacks among Germany’s fragmented and unprofitable...

https://www.allaboutshipping.co.uk/2020/07/24/powerful-banks-should-give-up-resistance-to-banking-union-digital-currency-and-the-new-cold-war/

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard makes progress in its bid to commercialise ammonia-fuelled ships by 2025

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard is pressing ahead with plans to commercialise ammonia-fuelled ships by 2025. The Korean yard has been working on the project with engine maker MAN Energy Solutions and British class society Lloyd’s Register and today announced that its designs have won class approval. Ammonia...

https://splash247.com/hyundai-mipo-dockyard-makes-progress-in-its-bid-to-commercialise-ammonia-fuelled-ships-by-2025/