The European Federation of Inland Ports (EFIP) has welcomed the direction and actions of the Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy for Europe, as they believe it recognizes the important role of inland ports as “Enablers of Green Logistics”.
Port of Rotterdam reported that according to the provisional advice of the Commission for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), several points of the EIA for Porthos are incomplete.
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.
A coalition of major shipping players develops a Joint Industry Project to enable product tanker charterers and shipowners to utilise Methanol as fuel regardless of the cargo carried.
A group of individual Japanese companies launched the Japan Hydrogen Association(JH2A), aiming to promote global cooperation in hydrogen-oriented activities as well as to establish a hydrogen supply-chain.
Saudi Arabia, UAE and IEA are discussing with the Japanese goverment on how to promote the use of ammonia into the fuel mix for thermal power generation as well as for shipping from the late 2020s.
Denmark announced that it will stop offering new licenses in the North Sea and stop production altogether in 2050 as it takes an historic step toward a fossil-fuel free future.
A newly launched study highlights that powering even just a fraction of vehicles with e-fuels in 2050 would require new offshore wind-farms covering an area the size of Denmark.
In an effort to reduce shipping emissions and become climate-neutral, the dry bulk shipping companiy Pacific Basin, has pledged to offset all carbon emissions from its global shore-side operations.
The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) launched the updated version of the Roadmap to a sustainable shipping industry, a resource for stakeholders across the shipping value chain to navigate the major, pressing sustainability challenges facing the industry.
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