Friday, December 6, 2019

Maritime & Fisheries News

Government Europa brings you the latest Maritime & Fisheries News from across the field of European Government Policy.

autonomous shipping

Autonomous shipping: first autonomous vessel crosses North Sea

An autonomous marine vessel has successfully completed the journey between the UK and Belgium with a cargo of oysters. The USV Maxlimer, developed by maritime...
maritime black carbon emissions

Maritime black carbon emissions must decrease – Clean Arctic Alliance

The Clean Arctic Alliance has issued a call for international shipping operators and national governments to cut maritime black carbon emissions. Black carbon particles are...
hybrid oil drilling rig

Hybrid oil drilling rig developed by Maersk Drilling

Danish oil rig operator Maersk Drilling has announced it will debut a hybrid oil drilling rig, prioritising energy efficiency and emissions reduction. The project will...
open loop scrubbers

Open loop scrubbers: 20 sea ports oppose ban

The Clean Shipping Alliance 2020 (CSA 2020) has begun a campaign to stop port authorities from banning open loop scrubbers on ships. Open loop scrubbers...
shipping speed limits

Shipping speed limits could cut emissions in the short term

More than 100 shipping companies have signed a letter supporting the enforcement of shipping speed limits as a means of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Under...
search and rescue drones

Search and rescue drones trialled by UK coastguard

The UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) has announced it will begin a trial of search and rescue drones in coastguard activities. The MCA has...
port of rotterdam blockchain

Port of Rotterdam blockchain solutions begin deployment

The Port of Rotterdam has begun to implement blockchain applications to facilitate the running of its electrical grid and logistics operations. BlockLab, the Port of...
smartport hamburg

smartPORT Hamburg: embracing port digitalisation

Digitalisation is one of the recent main factors driving the traditional port industry to fully reshape its business and make the industry more efficient...
aquaculture 4.0

Aquaculture 4.0: applying industry strategy to fisheries management

Hector Martin of Smalle Technologies explains how the aquaculture industry is applying innovative Industry 4.0 technologies to revolutionise fishery management strategies. The term “Industry 4.0”...
port of huelva

Port of Huelva renews PERS environmental credentials

The Port of Huelva in Spain has renewed its certification under EcoPorts’ environmental management standard (PERS). PERS certification, which Huelva first received in 2016, requires...

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