Japanese shipping company MOL, operator of the ill-fated bulk carrier MV Wakashio, announced 1 billion yen ($9.42 million) on measures to support Mauritius, including clean-up and contribution to an environmental recovery fund, in cooperation with the government of Japan.
In 2019, Carnival Corporation made further progress on its 2020 carbon reduction goal and committed to a new goal of 40% reduction in the intensity of CO2 emissions by 2030, in line with IMO requirements and the Paris Agreement, the company said in its newly launched sustainability report.
French shipping major CMA CGM, technology giant Microsoft, Japanese player NYK Line and the Port of Rotterdam, Europe’s largest port, are among the 11 new members to have joined The Hydrogen Council, a global CEO-led coalition working to enable the global energy transition through hydrogen.
Oceana released a report revealing that a voluntary slowdown measure put in place by Transport Canada this year to protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales from deadly ship strikes in the Cabot Strait is being largely ignored.
Nine major businesses shake their hands in order to accelerate the transition to a net zero global economy. Through their initiative, collaborators goal to enable all businesses to achieve net zero emissions.
It is important that the shipping industry implements short-term efficiency gains to reduce carbon emissions while also embrace more radical long-term sustainability challenges to overcome the regulatory framework, Captain Rajesh Unni, CEO, and Founder of Synergy Group stated.
Last year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) jointly organised the first International Symposium on “Extreme Maritime Weather: Towards Safety of Life at Sea and a Sustainable Blue Economy”, while launched the report now.
The World Ports Sustainability Program (WPSP) launched its World Ports Sustainability Report 2020, part of the WPSP, aiming to fulfil its mission to enhance and coordinate future sustainability efforts of ports worldwide, fostering international cooperation with partners in the supply chain.
Stena Bulk successfully completed marine biofuel trials on the 49646 deadweight tonne MR tanker, “Stena Immortal”. Specifically, the MR tanker received the first delivery of Bio Fuel Oil in its recent call at the Port of Rotterdam, supplied by GoodFuels.
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