Katharine Palmer

Katharine Palmer

Katharine Palmer is the global head of sustainability for LR's Marine & Offshore business. With over 17 years experience in the shipping industry she is an established thought leader providing advice and insight to maritime stakeholders including regulators, ship-owners and trade associations.

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Digitalisation a key enabler in progressing to a sustainable future

Maritime still needs a better understanding of sustainability benefits and impacts, says Lloyd’s Register Global Sustainability Manager Katharine Palmer who acknowledges transparency and decarbonisation in connection with digitalisation as the defining trends toward 2050.

IMO GHG Strategy – What does it mean?

Member states at IMO MEPC 72 adopted the so-called GHG initial strategy, envisaging, for the first time, a reduction in total GHG emissions from global shipping by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008. Ms. Katharine Palmer, Environmental Manager at LR shared her views with respect to this historic agreement, explaining what the sector should expect for the day after.

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