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Trump win threatens climate funds for poor, a key to Paris accord

Washington - Trump plans to halt funds to U.N. global warming programmes. Developing nations say rising climate finance vital to act. Paris Agreement foresees finance up from $100 bln in 2020

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Where corps of deep sea divers dare to go / STORY

La Spezia - They can dive to a depth of 300m below sea level to save sailors trapped in a submarine, recover a wrecked ship, repair a strategic methane pipeline or discover thousand-year-old treasure. They descend to a strange world where the sun’s light does not reach

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Leonardo, jump in profits but revenue is down

Rome - Leonardo-Finmeccanica ended the first nine months of the year with a positivenet result of €353 million (including capital gains for the sale of Fata), which is a 121% increase over the 160 million in the first nine months of 2015. The net ordinary result was positive at €343 million (+129%)

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German environment minister urges Merkel to step into climate row

Berlin - Cabinet was due to approve climate action plan on Wednesday. Held up due to criticism from transport, agriculture ministries.

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Carbon emission cuts key catalyst for LNG bunkering

Singapore - Reducing CO2 emissions will promote use of LNG as marine fuel. New vessel orders likely to have dual-power engines. Switching to LNG-powered engines too costly for existing ships.

German Shipping Corporations Convicted of Environmental Crimes
Being at sea turns out to be risky

Being at sea turns out to be risky

Genoa - Worldwide, 90% of freight is transported by sea, and ferries transport 2.1 billion passengers annually, plus another 24 million travel aboard cruise ships. While a confusing array of national and international regulations, focused mainly on safety and pollution

Is the swordfish in danger?

Is the swordfish in danger?

Genoa - ICCAT, the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tuna, raised the alarm: in the Mediterranean, the swordfish is overfished, and the swordfish catch must be limited. “We are very worried about the future of the Mediterranean swordfish,” says Giuseppe di Carlo

Shipowners Associations Pledge CO2 Reduction

Shipowners Associations Pledge CO2 Reduction

London - About 90% of global trade is moved by cargo ships which are collectively responsible for about 2.2% of the world’s total Green House Gas (GHG) emissions (similar to that emitted by international aviation).

Small boats take on big ships in Venice protest

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