Feature, Freight News, Sea

Cleaning up the Thames

[ April 25, 2017   //   ]

The Port of London Authority says that 66 ships calling at Thames terminals Thames qualified for the UK’s first port charge discount for cleaner ships in the first three months of the year. Introduced by the Port of London Authority (PLA) on 1 January, the discount is available to ships that exceed international emissions standards set by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in a scoring scheme run by the World Ports Climate Initiative.  Among the ships qualifying for the discount were car carriers, container ships and tankers.