Sustainable Transport in the near Future

-by Jack Chapman   The European movement towards a low carbon, circular economy has developed a low emission mobility strategy, mapping out what guidelines should be met, and actions that should be taken by all of the countries involved in this mission. The strategy involves increasing the efficiency of the transport system, which would increase the … More Sustainable Transport in the near Future

From Norwegian Wood to Norwegian Biofuel

-by Alex Rubin One of biggest problems faced by countries as they move toward greener, more sustainably-based economies is that posed by shipping and marine transport. Ships account for much of the world’s pollution and green house gas emissions due their dependency on diesel fuel and oil, and there is currently no reliable or effective … More From Norwegian Wood to Norwegian Biofuel

Surrendering their own people for being at the economic top

-by Kifle Yessab When most of us think about air pollution, we imagine smog emitting from cars, trucks, and power plants. However oceangoing ships are also a major source of pollution around the world, and according to a new study, they are emitting toxic chemicals that can cause major health problems. Emissions from ships can … More Surrendering their own people for being at the economic top

Life for Seafarers Has Never Been So Great

-by Matt Tarasiewicz A group of companies in the shipping industry from all around the world called the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) has introduced a new concept to improve the welfare of seafarers. The charter that they introduced is called the ‘Seafarers On-Board Charter.’ This bill improves the seafarer’s conditions beyond the previous standards of … More Life for Seafarers Has Never Been So Great