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Recycling of ships
By Marzipan Mountains
The development of the Hong Kong Convention The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and ...
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The future of green shipping
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IMO GMN project is promoting technologies and operations to improve energy efficiency in maritime sector and help navigate shipping into a low carbon future. It is steering a course for ...
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2018 Fourth Warmest Year in Continued Warming Trend, According to NASA, NOAA
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Earth's global surface temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest since 1880, according to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Global temperatures in 2018 were ...
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ABOUT SPACE DEBRIS
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https://dlmultimedia.esa.int/download/public/videos/2017/11/027/1711_027_AR_EN.mp4   SPACE DEBRIS BY THE NUMBERS The latest figures related to space debris, provided by ESA's Space Debris Office at ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany. Information correct as of January 2019 Number of rocket launches since ...
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Disruption, digital ecosystems and Porsche in the centre of it all
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Disruption, digital ecosystems and Porsche in the centre of it all – Lutz Meschke, Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG and Member of the Executive Board responsible ...
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What is Green Logistics?
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A step towards green Logistics Logistics is the integrated management of all the activities required to move products through the supply chain. For a typical product this supply chain extends from ...
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Reverse Logistics theory
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Reverse logistics diagram Source: https://www.chegg.com If you would like to develop your interest in reverse logistics theory please go to the following link:  https://books.google.nl/books?id=nWL2BwAAQBAJ&pg=PA4&lpg=PA4&dq=reverse+logistics+definition&source=bl&ots=WIxseThii3&sig=4JBF6ZvUu-Pt_JA1r44uoaoliJ4&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwil8snXr9zfAhUHaFAKHbNGAvo4FBDoATAFegQIAxAB#v=onepage&q=reverse%20logistics%20definition&f=false  ...
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What is the carbon footprint of manufacturing batteries for electric vehicles?
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Please help us by answering the questions below? We'd love to hear from you. What is the carbon footprint of manufacturing batteries for electric vehicles? Are there other environmental implications? ...
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Porsche: Electromobility as an opportunity
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Porsche is actively pursuing the future of electromobility—where the journey is going and where challenges await is discussed in this interview with Otmar Bitsche, Director of Development Electrics, Electronics, Electromobility ...
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IMO Data Collection System
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Data collection system for fuel oil consumption of ships entered into force on 1 March 2018. Under the amendments, ships of 5,000 gross tonnage and above are required to collect consumption ...
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Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI)
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The EEDI for new ships is the most important technical measure and aims at promoting the use of more energy efficient (less polluting) equipment and engines. The EEDI requires a minimum ...
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Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships
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In 2012, international shipping was estimated to have contributed about 2.2% to the global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2). Although international shipping is the most energy efficient mode of mass ...
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Impact of emissions Did you know?
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Next to CO2, the transport sectors also emit nitrogen oxides (NOx=NO+NO2), carbon monoxide (CO), and hydrocarbons (HCs) that lead to further perturbations of the atmospheric concentrations of the greenhouse gases ...
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Sustainable logistics and supply chain management
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Supply chain of the future focuses on analyzing the implications of considering CO2 emissions in logistics decisions. Companies can potentially achieve important reductions in carbon emissions by making better sustainable ...
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Values of key climate indicators
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Values of key climate indicators Indicator Time period Value Ranking Global mean surface-temperature anomaly (1981–2010 baseline) 2017, annual mean +0.46°C Second-highest on record Global ocean heat content change, 0–700 metre layer 2017, annual mean 1.581 x 1023 J Highest on record Global mean CO2 ...
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Environmental economics definition
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It is a branch of economics which discusses about the impacts of interaction between men and nature and finds human solutions to maintain harmony between men and nature. Environmental economics ...
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