In light of the fast approaching 2020 sulphur cap, in January 1st 2020, Lloyd’s Register provides some critical questions a charterer, or a shipowner may wish to address, providing them with greater confidence that their vessel is equipped with all necessary measures in line with the regulation, mitigating the possibility of a vessel’s detention.
LR and UMAS released a new study examining three key energy pathways to help identify the actions required for the shipping industry, both at the ship and supply infrastructure level, to transition to a zero-carbon future by 2050, in line with the IMO’s GHG Strategy 2050 ambition.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) will launch a new study looking at how shipping can be made a ‘zero-carbon industry’. According to LR’s statement, the study will be issued on January 29, and is a part of its Low Carbon Pathways 2050 Series. LR noted that in order to achieve at least a 50% reduction in CO2 by 2050, it is of a great importance for Zero-emission vessels (ZEVs) to enter the fleet around 2030.
Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration MIT Solve’s Coastal Communities Challenge, for its work in developing shipping Emissions Monitoring Reporting solutions. The Solve’s Challenge Leadership Group judges opted the Solver teams as the ideal set of solutions showing potentials into tackling large-scale global challenges.
In order for an ambitious GHG reduction strategy to be delivered, Zero Emission Vessels will need to form a significant proportion of newbuilds in shipping fleets from 2030. A new study by LR and UMAS demonstrates the viability of ZEVs, identifying what needs to be in place to make them a competitive solution for decarbonisation.
Lloyd’s Register issued an infographic, presenting the results of a joint research conducted by LR and UMAS, concerning what are the most important things that need to happen to make zero emission vessels a reality.
Bahri Ship Management, one of the six business units within Bahri, announced that it has become one of the first shipping companies to comply with the submission of EU MRV plans for the full fleet, ahead of the deadline.
OOCL announced that it achieved to meet the GHG Scopes 1 and 2 inventory verification requirements that it announced last year, in addition to Scope 3, which focuses on indirect emissions associated to air travel by employees of its Hong Kong office.
Capital Ship Management Corp. completed the first accredited assessment of their MRV monitoring plan for the vessel M/T ‘Alkiviadis’. The assessment was performed by LRQA in accordance with EU MRV Regulation.
LRQA has been accredited to globally deliver services for the assessment of monitoring plans and verification of emissions reports for maritime transport that is subject to the MRV Regulation.
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