NavClimate News

The latest news about the activities of the Navigating a Changing Climate Initiative.

The recent IPCC report on Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability (IPCC, 2022) highlights the ‘dire consequences’ of failing to adapt to climate change.  The IPCC makes clear that urgent action is needed to adapt infrastructure – including port and navigation infrastructure…
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Is climate change affecting pilots and ports today? - IMarEST member, maritime pilotage consultant and former head of UK Maritime Pilots Association (UKMPA), Don Cockrill MBE CMMar FNI fears extreme weather is not being taken seriously.
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International shipping is a vital industry, facilitating global trade and transporting people around the world. At the same time, it produces greenhouse gas emissions – comparable in scale to industrialised nations such as Germany or Japan - and is a…
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The 2022 Working Group II report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, entitled Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, presents “a dire warning about the consequences of inaction” according to the Panel Chair*. Insofar as waterborne transport infrastructure is concerned, the…
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IAPH is pleased to announce that the process to build a new module for the IAPH Environmental Ship Index (ESI) has commenced. The new module will focus on the environmental performance of ships at berth for each port call. An online kick-off…
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An article by the Climate Champions' Ocean Lead, Ignace Beguin Billecocq and Shipping Lead Katharine Palmer, writing with Susan Ruffo (UN Foundation) highlights the shipping industry's role in eliminating greenhouse gas emissions, building the resilience of communities and infrastructure, regenerating…
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Thursday, 18 November 2021 17:10

UNCTAD 2021 Maritime Transport Review published

UNCTAD's 2021 review of maritime transport has been launched.   This publication, prepared by the UNCTAD secretariat, aims to foster the transparency of maritime markets and to analyse relevant developments. While there were far-reaching implications for seafarers during the period…
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Climate Change and Sediment Management Pledge. Climate change is an existential threat.  In the lead up to COP26, commitment to tackling the climate and ecological emergencies has never been greater. There is a need for urgent action, across all sectors,…
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Wednesday, 27 October 2021 08:29

Join us virtually at COP26

COP26 in Glasgow is just around the corner with various events of relevance to the ports and navigation sector, for example: - on 2 and 3 November, a conference organised by the UK ports entitled ‘Practical climate change adaptation solutions…
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Tuesday, 26 October 2021 08:05

DC Industrial

DC Industrial is involved in Aggregates, Environment, Dredging, Concrete
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