sustainability

ABS debriefs EEXI regulations

ABS issued a white paper discussing the new EEXI regulations that were approved by the recent MEPC, further explaining the amendments to MARPOL Annex VI, Chapter 4.

Maersk sets up dedicated team to accelerate decarbonization

Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller Maersk announced it is setting up a dedicated team to accelerate decarbonization efforts, both of its own and of its supply chain customers. This is part of the company’s ambition, unveiled back in 2018, to have net zero CO2 emissions from its operations by 2050. 

Norway presents its 2030 green targets

The Norwegian Government issued a white paper presenting its action plan for the transformation of Norway as a whole by 2030, explaining how it will achieve its climate target and green growth.

Watch: The “First Wave” of zero emission shipping

The Getting to Zero Coalition published a video explaining its role and vision to improve the shipping industry’s emissions, and highlighting its commitment to making commercially viable zero emission vessels a scalable reality by 2030. 

Do you know what cold ironing is?

Lately, shipping faces more and more pressure to reduce its emissions. Responding to this pressure, the sector is trying to come up with new ideas and solutions to improve the green footprint of ships. From new fuels, to slow steaming it seems that ships have many options, but how about ports? Well, ports can also play a significant role in reducing shipping’s emissions, by using one method: cold ironing. 

Paris Agreement Committee discusses next steps

The Paris Agreement Implementation and Compliance Committee (PAICC) carried out a discussion focusing on how the PAICC will function by addressing substantive aspects of its draft Rules of Procedure.

Carnival sets new goal of 40% CO2 reduction by 2030

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. 

More decarbonization initiatives to boost sustainable efforts

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.

Cargill, Rainmaking partner for decarbonization program

Cargill, Rainmaking and more than 10 industry partners will join their forces to launch a program in Singapore, focused on the decarbonization issue. In fact, the program will be the first of its kind based in Asia and goals to develop new solutions related to CO2 emissions reduce.

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