The Global Wind Energy Council and The Global Solar Council, jointly called Mexico to urgently restore the country’s transition away from expensive and polluting fossil fuels, and reset the course to a sustainable future based on competitive, clean renewable energy.
Despite a drive from the global community to make oceans cleaner, ships are the polluting ‘elephants in the room’ nobody is talking about, with nearly every vessel in the world continually releasing substantial amounts of toxic metals into the sea, a new study notes.
Wärtsilä Voyage shake hands with technology solutions provider Ocean Technologies Group (OTG) in an effort to deliver transformational learning solutions and improve safety and efficiency at sea.
Port of Antwerp and port of Zeebrugge joined forces, combining their power, with the goal to strengthen their position within the global supply chain and continue their course towards sustainable growth, with the ambition to become the world’s first port to reconcile economy, people and climate.
Lloyd’s Register (LR) announced the launch of a decarbonization advisory centre in Athens, Greece, to assist its clients in meeting current and future environmental challenges.
In an effort to boost sustainability within inland shipping, SolarDuck and Voyex joined their forces to develop a solar island on the Waal near IJzendoorn, a first in the Netherlands. Under their collaboration, partners have set up an R&D partnership, which goals to enable emission-free sailing on hydrogen.
This year’s IMO Symposium, that took place on February 9-10, focused on alternative low-carbon and zero-carbon fuels for ships, while IMO’s Secretary General highlighted the need for forming partnerships within the industry.
A Finnish-led consortium focuses on the commercialisation of electrofuel (e-fuel) production with the use of sustainable electricity and sequestered carbon dioxide. In fact, the E-fuel research project is coordinated by VTT and is connected with the Neste Veturi Ecosystem.
The European Commission launched the initiative – FuelEU Maritime – which aims to increase the use of sustainable alternative fuels in European shipping and ports, in efforts to drive decarbonization and sustainability within the industry.
During the World Ports Climate Action Program (WPCAP) online conference on 2 February 2020, collaborators announced that plan to take new series of climate change actions.
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