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CMA CGM aims to improve carbon efficiency by 30%

CMA CGM welcomed the adoption by the IMO, of the GHG Initial Strategy, aimed at reducing carbon emissions by 50% in 2050 in the maritime transport industry. The company announced that it has also set a new ambitious goal of improving its carbon efficiency by 30% between 2015 and 2025.

Ports of LA, Long Beach fund for technologies to reduce air pollution

The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are offering seed money to foster the development of new goods-movement technologies that will improve air quality, as part of the ports’ Technology Advancement Program. The Ports’ TAP is focused on clean technologies specifically for maritime related mobile sources that operate in and around ports.

Port-based incentives important in reducing shipping emissions

The International Transport Forum released a report, reviewing port-based incentive schemes to reduce shipping emissions, such as environmentally differentiated port fees. The report wants to determine how the financial incentives at the port level could provide important lessons for the design of decarbonisation policies for the maritime sector.

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.

BP commits to a low carbon future

BP published a new report, called “Advancing the Energy Transition”. The report describes BP’s commitment to a low carbon future and the actions that it will take to keep up with increasing energy demand, while at the same time working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The report sets out targets for reducing GHG emissions from BP’s operations.

EU reduces shipping pollution in European coastlines

Air pollution from sulphur oxides that ships emit has dropped significantly over the past years, a new compliance report by the European Commission shows. This is the result of joint efforts by EU and the maritime industry to implement EU rules under the Sulphur Directive and the choice for cleaner fuel.

European inland shipping sector commits to emissions reduction

The European inland shipping sector has signed the Declaration of Nijmegen in the Netherlands, on 13 April, reflecting the commitment of the sector to expedite the greening process in the years ahead, to uphold its competitiveness vis-à-vis road and rail transport, as well as to reduce CO2 emissions by 20% by 2030.

Industry applauds GHG agreement reached at MEPC 72

The initial strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from ships that was adopted at IMO MEPC 72 meeting in London last week has received a wide applaud by stakeholders across the maritime industry. The agreement seeks to reduce the total annual GHG emissions by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008.

Gibson Shipbrokers: More energy saving ships are needed

Commenting the result of the IMO MEPC 72 meeting in London last week, Gibson said that IMO is “stuck between a rock and a hard place”, as whatever action IMO decides, it will be criticised. Two issues will be in focus: How will IMO implement the reduction of carbon emissions and what will be the timetable for this implementation?

IMO agrees to reduce shipping emissions by at least 50%

After a week of extensive negotiations, both developing and developed countries attending the IMO MEPC 72 meeting in London, have reached an agreement to reduce shipping’s GHG emissions by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008. This was marked as a historic decision, as the shipping industry aims to align with the Paris Agreement goals.


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