• 2017 February 14 11:56

    “K”Line’s CO2 reduction target certified as “Science Based Target (SBT)”

    “K” Line’s CO2 reduction targets were approved to be scientifically consistent with the level achieving to the “Paris Agreement” set binding 2℃ goal for rise of global temperature and obtained certification from an international initiative, Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi), the company said in its press release.

    In March 2015, “K”Line introduced its long-term environmental vision,“K” LINE Environmental Vision 2050 “Securing Blue Seas for Tomorrow” and set an environmental target to reduce CO2 emissions from operating ships by half before 2050 as one of counter-measures against global warming.

    At this juncture, “K”Line set the interim target to reduce CO2 emissions by 10% for 2019 and successfully accomplished ahead of schedule the target in 2015 and set a new interim target to reduce CO2 emissions by 25% for 2030. At this time, this milestone has been certified with SBTi.

    SBTi is a joint initiative established by CDP and other organizations in order to promote the achievement of science-based emission-reduction targets for greenhouse gases, and the existence of SBT is adopted as a part of evaluation item in CDP.

    As of 13 Feb, 2017, 211 of the majour companies around the world have declared to set SBT, in their companies, including ”K” Line, of which 35 companies’ targets have already been certified by SBTi.
     
    Paris agreement is a framework against global climate change which came into force on 4 Nov 2016, its achievement of “2℃ goal" for holding the increase in the global average temperature to well below 2℃ above pre-industrial levels, placed as the international issue.

    CDP is an international non-profit organization (NPO) that surveys, evaluates and discloses companies’ environmental initiatives, and they disclose the evaluation results as global common indicators to measure corporate value. “K”Line has been selected for top assessment “A” list in “CDP 2016 Climate” and also selected for “Supplier engagement leader board” as an excellect company in CDP supply chain program.




2017 August 18

07:48 Admiral Vidal Francisco Soberón Sanz takes part in a symbolic coin ceremony at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding

2017 August 17

18:06 Carnival Paradise to offer five additional cruises to Havana, Cuba, from port of Tampa in 2018
17:50 10 cruise ships will call at the Port of Southampton this weekend
17:36 Golar LNG Limited announced the sale of an interest in the FLNG, Hilli Episeyo
17:17 MSCC Bronka to purchase one more LHM 800 SWL crane of 302 t in capacity
17:06 Golden Ocean posts second quarter 2017 results
16:45 LR joins project to build world’s biggest sailing cargo ship
16:40 Rhine Alpine Rail Freight Corridor must re-open quickly
16:31 AS Tallink Grupp has extended Superfast vessel charter agreement
16:16 Port Bronka and Fenix LLC congratulate UCL Holding with its first anniversary!
16:03 MABUX: Irregular changes may prevail on global bunker market next week
15:44 Throughput of port Kaliningrad in Jan-July'17 grew by 10% to 7.68 mln t
15:19 Morstroytechnology LLC congratulates the team of UCL Holding on the group’s 10th anniversary!
14:38 Throughput of port Vyborg up 6% to 755,500 t in 7M’17
13:52 Throughput of port Primorsk in 7M’17 down 5% Y-o-Y to 35.67 mln t
13:27 PORT FLEET JSC congratulates the team of UCL Holding on the group’s 10th anniversary!
13:01 Throughput of port Vysotsk up 9% to 10.52 mln t in Jan-July'17
12:35 UCL Holding celebrates its 10th anniversary on 24 August 2017
12:10 CMA CGM announces GRI from Asia to Mexico, West Coast South America & West Coast Central America
11:59 SSP-M newest underwater rescue equipment will be demonstrated at the Army 2017 Forum
11:24 exactEarth’s Small Vessel Tracking Service is now supported by the VMS Track-Pro from Weatherdock AG
11:23 Throughput of port Ust-Luga up 12% to 58.89 mln t in 7M’2017
11:00 Optimarin demonstrates total system reliability in market beset by technical issues
10:36 DEME secures submarine cable installation contract for Elia Modular Offshore Grid
10:26 Brent Crude futures price up to 0.16% to $50.35, Light Sweet Crude – flat at $46.78
10:04 HELCOM and OSPAR release new online ballast water risk assessment tool
09:37 Throughput of Big Port St. Petersburg up 9% to 30.34 mln t in 7M’17
09:15 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,207 points

2017 August 16

18:02 Bunker prices slightly changed at the port of Novorossiysk, Russia (graph)
17:41 MTH development is one of the priorities among infrastructure projects in the Northwest of Russia – Vladimir Putin
17:18 Aker Arctic joins new EU funded project with aim to improve Arctic Shipping Safety
16:53 Multipurpose Reloading Complex (Ust-Luga) increased financing of its social programme
16:29 The Maritime Standard Awards extends nomination deadline
16:22 ABB’s DEGO IV software delivers on fuel saving promise for Stena Line vessel
15:46 Vladimir Putin is for tariffs for stevedores to be transferred into roubles from 1 January 2018
15:34 AXSMarine presents new Big Data application for the dry bulk industry
15:22 Tallink Grupp transported 1.2 mln passengers in July 2017, company’s highest monthly result
15:02 Port of Hamburg cargo throughput down 0.2% in H1 2017
14:50 EMSA launches a monitoring, reporting and verification system to help reduce CO2 emissions from shipping at EU level
14:15 Mir sailing ship takes part in Hanse Sail 2017
13:24 Pile foundation for highway section of Crimea Bridge is complete (photo)
12:37 P.U.P. REZERWA announces great HI’17 results and new investments
12:08 HII agrees to pay $9.2 million to settle false billing allegations
12:01 Cruise ships can now be powered by electricity at the Port of Montreal
11:40 RVC announces special nomination of NTI MariNet in the framework of GenerationS-2017
11:08 A.P. Moller - Maersk improves underlying profit and grows revenue in first half of the year
10:55 About 20 ships of RF Navy's Baltic Fleet engaged in Command Post Exercise
10:32 Brent Crude futures price up 0.57% to $51.09, Light Sweet Crude – up 0.46% to $47.77
10:03 Port Logistic terminal (Vyborg) taken off Rosmorrechflot’s Register of classified transportation facilities
09:41 Port of Oakland OKs new high-power line to plug in more ships
09:40 Bunker prices go up at the port of Saint-Petersburg, Russia (graph)
09:16 Baltic Dry Index up to 1,169 points

2017 August 15

18:04 RF Navy will take delivery of two Varshavyanka submarines (Project 636) by the end of 2020
17:45 DAMEN and AMELS announce the sale of its second SeaXplorer
17:38 Zvezda shipyard will lay down first four vessels in September 2017 (photo)
16:46 Specialists of port Sillamae (Estonia) enter second stage of training programme at simulator complex of Marine Recruiting Agency
16:04 Scorpio Tankers to announce Q2 2017 earnings following merger with NPTI
15:35 Igor Belousov search-and-rescue ship started surveying of the Dvoynaya bay near the Matua Island
15:04 Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore revokes Panoil Petroleum bunker craft operator licence
14:14 DIMECC opens the first globally available autonomous maritime test area on the west coast of Finland