GHG

Cargill, Maersk Tankers, Mitsui collaborate to advance GHG reduction in shipping

Cargill, Maersk Tankers and Mitsui & Co. announced the establishment of a collaboration to advance the reduction of global greenhouse gases (GHGs) in shipping. The companies will work towards lowering maritime GHG emissions by fully exploiting existing fuel-saving technologies and exploring new technical solutions.

BIMCO proposes limiting vessels’ power for less shipping emissions

BIMCO submitted a proposal to the IMO that aims to help curb emissions by regulating ships’ power, rather than focusing on raw speed limits, and presents a way to cut emissions based on the average performance of each ship type trading at target operational speeds for the past three years.

Can LNG be a viable solution towards decarbonization?

Krishna Achuthanandam, Business Development Manager DLNG, Shell, talks about LNG, during a DNV GL webinar, explaining what LNG can offer, and why it is a viable solution for shipping to achieve decarbonization. Mr. Achuthanandam mentioned that regarding the environmental benefits LNG is the only scalable, low-carbon fuel available today, that helps us head towards carbon neutrality in shipping.

SHI partners on solid oxide fuel cell-powered tanker

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and Bloom Energy, a manufacturer of solid oxide fuel cells, announced their partnership on designing and developing a vessel that could be the first large merchant vessel powered by fuel cells that run on natural gas.

UK must officially include shipping in zero-emission target

The government’s climate advisers commented on Tuesday, September 24, that the aviation and shipping sectors should properly included in Britain’s target to limit its greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, according to Reuters. 

IMO highlights today’s progress against climate change

The UN Climate Action Summit which took place in New York City on the September 23, enabled worldwide leaders to present their proposals and solutions for the ongoing battle against climate change, whereas IMO’s Sec-Gen focused on the progress made in tackling climate change. 

WSC proposes entity for new-fuels development

The World Shipping Council (WSC) announced its plans to propose to IMO the launch of an international research and development entity that would identify a new generation of marine fuels, in attempts to solve the GHG emissions issue.

LNG the most viable alternative fuel, new report says

SEA\LNG published the results of a new alternative fuels study, finding that LNG is the most mature, scalable, and commercially viable alternative fuel currently available for the maritime industry. The study was conducted by DNV GL. The study concluded that while there are several lower or zero carbon alternative fuels that could assist in complying with IMO 2030 and 2050 GHG reduction targets.

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