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First PFAS/PFOS foam system conversion on Swedish ferry

Maritime engineering specialist,Scanunit has carried out what it believes is the world’s first replacement and de-contamination of a PFAS/PFOS foam firefighting system on a commercial vessel. ‘Aurora’, a 1992-built ferry operated by EQT-owned Öresundslinjen (a subsidiary of Molslinjen), was [Read more...]

March 1st, 2024|

P&O Ferries cuts ropaxes emissions

P&O Ferries cut almost 50,000 tonnes of carbon emissions from its operation in 2023. This was due to the introduction of a new hybrid ropax and a new dedicated initiative to reduce fuel consumption – the Fleet Support Centre [Read more...]

March 1st, 2024|

Aurora Expeditions joins the B Corp community

Expedition cruise ship operator, Aurora Expeditions, has reached a milestone in its sustainability journey, by being a Certified B Corporation™ company. B Corps are certified businesses that meet high standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability, [Read more...]

February 13th, 2024|

Viking Line to create green corridor

Baltic Ferry operator, Viking Line, Ports of Stockholm and the Port of Turku signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 6th February, 2024, to create a green maritime corridor between Turku and Stockholm. The aim is for the [Read more...]

February 13th, 2024|

Gasum to managed Wasaline’s ETS

Gasum Portfolio Services is to manage ferry company Wasaline’s EU allowances (EUA) portfolio. The EU emissions trading system (EU ETS) was extended to the maritime sector at the beginning of this year. By outsourcing their emissions trading and [Read more...]

February 13th, 2024|