Biden administration announces $3bn clean ports investment

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the launch of a $3bn clean ports program to fund zero-emission port equipment and infrastructure. The EPA is releasing two separate notice of funding opportunities. First, the nearly $2.8bn zero-emission technology deployment competition will directly fund zero-emission port equipment and infrastructure to reduce mobile source emissions at US ports. Eligible uses of


Sea Shepherd’s Use of Connectivity in Fighting Illegal Fishing

  Non-profit marine conservation organisation Sea Shepherd Global depends on the reliability, speed, and global coverage of Inmarsat Fleet Xpress to report destructive and illegal fishing practices and ultimately effect positive change. Founded in 1977 as the Earthforce Environmental Society to tackle elephant poaching in Africa, Sea Shepherd moved into marine conservation with the acquisition of its first ship in 1978. Since then, the international


Swedbank Adopts Poseidon Principles

Swedbank has signed the Poseidon Principles, a global framework for integrating climate considerations into lending decisions within ship financeThe Poseidon Principles provide a standardised methodology for data collection and reporting of emissions from banks’ shipping portfolios, with the overall ambition of supporting and facilitating the decarbonization of the shipping industry.The Poseidon Principles are consistent with the policies and ambitions of


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