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. 

Watch: IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap comes into force

The long awaited IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap regulation finally came into force in January 1st 2020, aiming to crucially reduce shipping emissions, bringing significant benefits to both human health and the environment.

Watch: GHG concentrations reach another high record

The World Meteorological Organization reports of a new GHG-emissions level that “have reached another new record high”, meaning that future generations will experience the severe impacts of climate change, including rising temperatures, extreme weather conditions, sea level increase, as well as disruption to marine and land ecosystems.

UK announces further investment on low carbon shipping

As part of its efforts to become a global hub for low-carbon maritime technology, the UK government announced a further £1 million for technology and innovation projects through MarRI-UK, a consortium of leading maritime organisations.

Belgian CMB and Japanese TFC to build hydrogen-powered ferry

Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB), based in Antwerp, and Japanese shipbuilder Tsuneishi Facilities & Craft (TFC) announced their collaboration to construct a hydrogen-powered ferry. TFC will bring its state-of-the-are shipbuilding expertise, whereas CMB Technologies will bring their knowledge on marine hydrogen systems.

World’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel delivered

Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft announced delivery of the world’s largest plug-in hybrid vessel, ‘Color Hybrid’, to Oslo-based company Color Line, on 1st August. The ship represents an important milestone for its innovative and new environmentally friendly solutions.

Watch: The benefits of shore power at Port of Vancouver

Shore power enables ships equipped with the necessary equipment to shut down diesel powered auxiliary engines and plug into land-based electrical power. This reduces emissions of pollutants that damage air quality and GHG emissions that contribute to climate change. It also reduces engine noise. In this video, the Port of Vancouver presents its own shore power facility.

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