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  • Diesel Emissions, Health and the Law

    When diesel is used as an engine fuel, it is inevitable that you will produce Products of Incomplete Combustion (PICs). Hence, we never just produce carbon dioxide (CO2) and water (H2O) alone, but rather a myriad of hydrocarbons including aromatics (e.g. benzene, toluene) aldehydes and poly-aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in a semi-volatile phase or bound with carbonaceous particulate, and ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Arctic melting opens sea route to more pollution

    As Arctic sea ice continues to melt at an alarming rate, maritime traffic is set to increase − and with it the pollution emitted by ships’ engines. A paper published by the  ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Cleaning up ships’ emissions

    The cargo vessels that carry 80% of the world’s trade and the cruise ships that take thousands of passengers to pristine tourist attractions use the world’s dirtiest fuel. With 60% of the world’s ports already voluntarily excluding the worst-polluting ships, owners are in a desperate hunt to find ways to clean up their act – and a giant steel sponge could be the answer. ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Client Kudos: ORYX GTL Receives Multiple Awards for HSE Activities

    BST client Oryx GTL won three awards within one week in recognition of their outstanding track record in health, safety, and environment (HSE) activities and corporate social responsibility (CSR). Located in Ras Laffan Industrial City, the ORYX GTL plant is Qatar's first commercial producer to process natural gas into low-sulphur and environmentally friendly diesel, ...

  • Evaluating the impact of air quality measures is essential

    Recent research has investigated the effectiveness of air quality management at the regional level in Italy and found that some of the most commonly adopted measures do not always produce the highest emissions reductions. Italian air quality legislation was reformed in 1999 in order to comply with the 1996 European Air Quality Framework Directive1. At the time, the 20 Italian administrative ...

  • Algoma Central Corporation has chosen Wärtsilä to supply complete propulsion systems with integrated scrubbers for six Great Lakes vessels

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade & Technical Press release, 25 January 2012, at 11.00 am (EET) The full propulsion system with integrated fresh water scrubber lowers operating costs while reducing the vessel's environmental footprint by allowing owners to use high sulphur fuels in Emission Control Area (ECA) Zones and meet sulphur emissions ...


  • Biodiesel from microalgae

    Researchers at the Rochester Institute of Technology are developing biodiesel from microalgae grown in wastewater. The project is doubly ‘green' because algae consume nitrates and phosphates and reduce bacteria and toxins in the water. The end result: clean wastewater and stock for a promising biofuel. The purified ...


  • Nitrogen oxide emissions still a major problem in Europe

    Air pollution emitted from sources such as traffic, industry and households is still above internationally agreed limits in many European countries, according to data published today. The accompanying report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) confirms an initial assessment published earlier this year, showing 12 EU Member States exceeded limits under the National Emissions Ceilings (NEC) ...

  • Wärtsilä to supply catalytic converters to Finnish multipurpose icebreakers

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 24 October 2011, at noon (12.00) EET Wärtsilä will supply two Finnish icebreakers with catalytic converters designed to significantly reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides, which are harmful to the environment and to human health. The ships will also be converted to enable the use of Ultra Low Sulphur ...


  • Emissions cuts boost health and wealth

    Going green by switching to renewable sources of electricity could be good business for the US, according to new research. A report by researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California says that cutting greenhouse gas emissions meant that the US as a whole was $2.2 billion better off in 2013. And as a result of reductions in other forms of air ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Environmental Spending by Businesses in Canada on the Rise

    Businesses operating in Canada spent $9.5 billion in 2010 to protect the environment, up 9% from 2008 according to the latest Statistics Canada report on Environmental Spending by businesses. Pollution abatement and control processes and waste management and sewerage services were the two dominant expenditure categories, accounting for just over half of the total amount spent on environmental ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Wärtsilä and Shell sign co-operative agreement to promote use of LNG as a marine fuel

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade and Technical press release, 8 September 2011   Wärtsilä, the marine industry's leading solutions provider, and Shell Oil Company have signed a Joint Co-operation Agreement aimed at ...


  • Wärtsilä to power two more LNG fuelled offshore vessels in Gulf of Mexico

    /www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Wärtsilä to power two more LNG fuelled offshore vessels in Gulf of Mexico Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade and Technical Press release, 17 February 2012 at 3 pm EET ...


  • Air pollutant emissions to exceed limits

    In 2010, around half of the European Union's Member States expect to surpass one or more of the legal limits set by the National Emission Ceilings Directive (NEC Directive). The annual status report released today by the European Environment Agency (EEA) confirms that 11 countries anticipate an exceedance of their ceilings for NOx — some by more than 40 %. Of the four pollutants ...

  • Invensys Inks Automation Contracts With Russia`s TNK-BP

    Invensys Operations Management, a global provider of technology systems, software solutions and consulting services to the process and manufacturing industries, has signed two contracts with TNK-BP, the third largest oil company in Russia and among the top 10 private oil companies in the world by production volumes. Under the terms of the agreements, Invensys will provide comprehensive automation ...


  • Wärtsilä completes unique conversion of vessel to LNG operation

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade & Technical Press release, 23 November 2011 The product tanker 'Bit Viking' was the first vessel ever to undergo a conversion by Wärtsilä from heavy fuel oil to liquefied natural gas (LNG) operation. The conversion enables the 'Bit Viking' to qualify for lower nitrogen oxide (NO ...


  • China: environment protection sector profile - Guangdong

    The Pearl River Delta and its surrounding provinces in South China are growing economically at a rate faster than any other region in the world. Guangdong Province is South China's economic powerhouse with more than 60,000 foreign enterprises doing business in the region since 1979. Guangdong is nationally number one in GDP, urban population income, retail sales, exports and imports. Without a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 2016 reveals deadly dangers of air pollution

    Beijing, London, Mexico City, New Delhi and Paris are among the cities that have drawn attention for their dangerously high air pollution levels in 2016 - but they're not abne. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed that 92 percent of the world's urban population now live in cities where the air is toxic. In India, a study found that 41 Indian cities of more than a million people faced ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Wärtsilä receives order for gas engines and equipment to Viking Line's new environmentally sound passenger ferry

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Press release, 3 March 2011, at 10 am (EET) Wärtsilä, the marine ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Wärtsilä dual-fuel technology now the choice of 100 LNG Carriers

    Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade and Technical Press release, 31 May 2012 at 12 noon EET Wärtsilä, the marine industry's leading solutions provider, has now been contracted to supply Wärtsilä 50DF dual-fuel propulsion engines to 100 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Carrier vessels. This notable milestone was recently passed with the supply of a LNG carrier ...


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