Article by Dr Sian Prior lead advisor to the Clean Arctic Alliance and Dave Walsh, communications advisor, on why heavy fuel oil needs to be banned from Arctic shipping, and how this can be achieved
The Clean Arctic Alliance and indigenous groups welcomed the support given by member states to commence work on developing a ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil in Arctic wate
Radio Canada International – Eye on the Arctic: Environmental and Indigenous groups welcome IMO progress towards Arctic dirty fuel ban
Environmental and Indigenous groups hailed Friday progress made by the world maritime body towards developing a ban on the use and carriage of the highly polluting heavy fuel oil in Arctic waters.
The images were put forward by both amateur and professional photographers to show that this seemingly remote and inaccessible region is home to uniquely adapted communities and iconic wildlife
Radio Canada International – Eye on the Arctic: Environmental and Indigenous groups call on Canada to commit to dirty fuel ban in the Arctic
As the world’s maritime body gathers this week in London, a coalition of environmental and Indigenous groups is calling on the federal government to commit to a ban on heavy fuel oil, also known as bunker oil, for ships plying the Arctic.
Clean Arctic Alliance calls on IMO member states to “renew their commitment” so that a ban on the use and carriage of polluting heavy fuel oil from Arctic shipping can be adopted in 2021.
Briefing for journalists interested in covering the work on the ban of heavy fuel oil from Arctic shipping at the IMO's MEPC73 meeting in London, October 2018
Russia has the longest Arctic coastline and has invested heavily in Arctic ports and infrastructure, so it will come as no surprise that most of the ships operating in the Arctic are Russian-flagged and that these ships use and carry large amounts of fuel, including HFO
This infographic explores, how and where heavy fuel oil (HFO) is being used in the Arctic - and who is using it.
In April 2018, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) committed to develop a ban on HFO for use and carriage as fuel by ships in Arctic waters, on an appropriate timescale, on the basis of an assessment of the impacts. An impact assessment methodology should follow these 5 STEPS