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.
The Second Clean Air Outlook report concluded that the number of premature deaths due to air pollution could be reduced by around 55% in 2030 compared to 2005, if Member States implemented all measures agreed and announced under the existing EU legislation regulating sources of air pollution and limiting climate change.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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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