ABS and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) joined forces and completed a Joint Development Project (JDP) so as to develop multi-physics simulations capable of analyzing the carbon-footprint of vessels in the design stage.
The container shipping line, MSC recently informed that is extending its MSC Carbon Neutral Programme around the global, as it plans to enhance its entire strategy by the end of 2020.
Port Authority of Valencia recently reaffirmed its commitment concerning tackling climate change, through the construction of electrical substation, as part of its green investment plan.
In light of UN’s World Ocean Day, Equinor announced its ambitons for reducing its own emissions from ships and explained how the company will contribute to the industry’s decarbonization.
Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd., or “K” LINE recently joined the International Windship Association (IWSA) in order to further develop direct wind propulsion in commercial shipping.
The shipping industry must consider multiple factors in moving towards decarbonisation, including the future demand for energy and the varied impact on short and deepsea fleet, writes Georgios Plevrakis, Director of Global Sustainability at ABS.
Internal combustion engines (ICEs) represent the dominant technology in marine propulsion today. If ICEs are to play a role in the decarbonization of shipping, suppliers, regulators, shipowners and engine manufacturers will have to agree on viable alternatives to carbon-based fuel, argues Dr Christos Chryssakis, Business Development Manager at DNV GL.
Imabari Shipbuilding along with MAN Energy Solutions, Mitsui E&S Machinery, ClassNK, ITOCHU ENEX and ITOCHU Corporation shake their hands and signed an agreement in order to jointly develop vessels equipped with ammonia-fueled engine and achieve net zero emissions.
Asia’s first ‘Decarbonising Shipping’ initiative has recently launched with the aim to harness the power of start-ups to meet UN targets on greenhouse gas emissions. The regional initiative, based in Singapore, is part of the Trade & Transport Impact (TTI) programme from venture development firm Rainmaking to bring startups together with backers with maritime experience and expertise.
A large number of wind propulsion projects are under development and increasingly coming to market, said Gavin Allwright, Secretary General of IWSA in his opening address at the International Wind Propulsion for Shipping forum.
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