In the days since Moscow held a forced vote annexing four regions in Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared that Europe’s largest nuclear power plant in the Zaporizhzhia oblast is now Russian property. The residents of Enerhodar, the city built to house the Ukrainian workers at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, would beg to differ. […]
CHI: Experts gather to finalize ISO standard proposal
The development and implementation of a global industry standard on proactive hull cleaning is key for greener shipping. A new industry standard for proactive hull cleaning is a step closer, following a recent round table with maritime industry leaders in Hamburg, Germany. The workshop, which was organized by the Clean Hull Initiative (CHI) and hosted […]
Electrifying the European ferry fleet will reduce emissions with 50 %.
With small and large ferries playing an important role in European transport, electrification of such traffic is becoming an effective and readily available solution for reducing carbon emissions. Bellona estimates that nearly 50 % of ferry emissions can be cut by investments in standard technology such as shore power, hybridization, and electrical systems. A report […]
COP27: Cooperation Launched
Press release: The Bellona Foundation and Sahara Forest Project join forces with Aker Horizons, The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a range of additional partners to establish an arena at COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh in November. Thursday, as part of the Norwegian Arendalsuka, Bellona, Sahara Forest Project, Aker Horizons and the Norwegian Ministry […]