Read more in the Report: Development's trump in BTJ 6/2016
The industry is expecting the introduction of a global 0.5% sulphur cap in 2020, bringing about the same challenges and fears Northern Europe and North America had to tackle, but this time on a worldwide scale.
Read more in: The 0.5% global sulphur cap in BTJ 5/2016
I am concerned that a lack of emphasis on the safe handling of dangerous goods, epitomised by the dramatic explosion in the Chinese Port of Tianjin last year, is leading to increased risk in global trade.
Read more in: Explosion & fire risk in BTJ 5/2016
Back in 1990 some 43% (approx. 2.3 bln) of the global population lived in cities, whereas now 54% (3.9 bln) can be called urban dwellers.
The fossil fuel lobbyists portray renewable energy as costly and erratic.
In itself technology is neither good nor bad, it's about how and for what purpose we use it.
A new label guides the Swedes on how to consume in a more sustainable way.
Total anthropogenic GHG emissions have risen more rapidly over the first 10 years of the 21st century than in the preceding three decades.
While others are experimenting with e.g. algae, to replace one type of fuel with another, the Wind Challenger Project intends to harness the power of wind, just as ships did in the pre-engine era.
Although there is a global tendency to pack more and more kinds of cargo in containers, the break bulk cargo market continues to exist, and probably will not disappear any time soon.
Europe’s strongest winds are to be found offshore, as all sailors and surfers know. But generating power from sea wind is not something done just like that, in a blink of an eye. Taking tonnes of concrete and steel into the open sea requires well-prepared ports, ships and swift supply chains, not to mention cabling back the fruits of hard work.