EU unveils strategy for green and digital transformation of transport

The European Commission presented Wednesday its ‘Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy’, laying the foundation for a green and digital transformation in transport sector to make it more resilient to future crises. The strategy comes together with an Action Plan of 82 initiatives that will guide EU work for the next four years. 

Biofuels are not the solution, European think tank says

Transport & Environment, the Europe’s clean transport campaign group, highlighted that the heavy reliance on biofuels instead of electrofuels for planes and ships risks an ecological disaster similar to the bloc’s last biofuels misadventure.

Port of Rotterdam and partners to develop smart road gullies

Following a heavy rainfall and the climate change situation, Port of Rotterdam along with Van Gelder civil engineers and Wavin, suppliers of construction and infrastructure solutions, collaborated to develop data-driven road gullies. 

Yara to invest in green ammonia plant project

With the shipping industry exploring alternative fuels and the case of ammonia as a green and sustainable fuel, Norway’s chemical and fertilizer company Yara announced plans for full-scale green ammonia project.

SSI launches updated Roadmap to a sustainable shipping industry

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI) launched the updated version of the Roadmap to a sustainable shipping industry, a resource for stakeholders across the shipping value chain to navigate the major, pressing sustainability challenges facing the industry.

ABS launches guide to help operators better adapt UN SDGs

In order to help marine and offshore operators better adapt the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) requirements outlined in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), ABS published a guide for sustainability notations.

DNV GL forecasts fall of offshore wind costs leading to growth

A new report issued by DNV GL addresses the cost of offshore wind, which will fall approximately 70% by 2050 and offer new opportunities to players in the offshore wind, oil & gas and maritime industries as they shift their portfolios to become less dependent on fossil fuels. 

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