Shipping players issued a joint letter to the European Commission urging to promote the use of green hydrogen and ammonia by ships as part of its upcoming maritime fuel law.
The Coalition for the Energy of the Future, gathering transport, energy and other companies from around the world with the ambition to reduce emissions, unveiled seven projects to be realized within 2021.
In an effort to boost biofuel-driven carbon reduction services across the container industry, sustainable cargo initiative GoodShipping successfully collaborated with leading container shipping liner Ocean Network Express (ONE).
Ocean Network Express (ONE) announced the successful trial use of biofuel to power the M/V MOL Experience, which was completed on February 7th 2021. The trial was completed on 7th February 2021, following bunkering at the port of Rotterdam, Netherlands in November 2020and was performed in collaboration with shipowner Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and leading sustainable biofuel pioneer GoodFuels.
The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) identified a set of sustainability principles for the zero and low carbon fuels under consideration as substitutes for the conventional fossil-based marine fuels, focusing on the important use of sustainable fuels and technologies to decarbonize the industry.
Researchers from Trinity and TOTAL have designed, synthesised and tested new additives that increase fuel efficiency.
A.P. Moller – Maersk along with the pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk, shake hands and signed an agreement in order to transport pharmaceuticals using sustainable biofuel.
The Danish shipping company, NORDEN continues its research into alternative green transport options with a test voyage using biofuel.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. conducted a successful sea trial in the Port of Nagoya of the MOL Group-operated tugboat “13 Tamashio” using next-generation renewable biodiesel fuel developed by euglena Co.
Transport & Environment, the Europe’s clean transport campaign group, highlighted that the heavy reliance on biofuels instead of electrofuels for planes and ships risks an ecological disaster similar to the bloc’s last biofuels misadventure.
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