The American Bureau of Shipping just entered the non-profit organisation, International Windship Association (IWSA) in an effort to boost wind propulsion solutions for commercial shipping.
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 National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC) along with Royal Academy of Engineering issued a paper focused on how to help decarbonise the economy, and create a national workforce planning strategy.
In light of reducing greenhouse gas emissions within the shipping industry, several major maritime corporations are looking to startups for truly innovative solutions, Wärtsilä recently reported.
Shell International Petroleum Company Limited and Microsoft Corporation shake their hands and entered a new strategic alliance so as to boost net-zero emissions.
During the Global Maritime Forum in Singapore, the Getting to Zero Coalition analyzed its goals, with experts providing their opinion on what the coalition can offer and why it can benefit the shipping industry.
Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB), based in Antwerp, and Japanese shipbuilder Tsuneishi Facilities & Craft (TFC) announced their collaboration to construct a hydrogen-powered ferry. TFC will bring its state-of-the-are shipbuilding expertise, whereas CMB Technologies will bring their knowledge on marine hydrogen systems.
Theresa May, prior to stepping down as Prime Minister, announced that she will follow the commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, making Britain the first major economy to do so. The regulation includes domestic and international shipping emissions.
During ABS’ event in Athens, representatives from the Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Chevron Shipping Company and Clarkson Research Services, gathered to discuss the role technology plays in the shipping industry and the path to IMO 2050.
The Union of Greek Shipowners and the Hong Kong Shipowners Association met in Hong Kong to discuss the results of MEPC 74 and the ongoing issues, as well as how the industry can best contribute to successful developments. The two associations said that they remain fully committed to the UN IMO decisions.
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