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As shipping seeks a low or zero emission future it will be looking at a multi-fuel future rather than the one size fits model of the past with heavy fuel oil.

This week’s Nor-Shipping has seen the public unveiling of a new Nordic teaming of six companies working together on a project for Zero Emission Energy Distributions at Sea (ZEEDS).

One America’s oldest tourist attractions is going electric as the new Maid of the Mist pair become the first all-electric vessels to be built in the US.

Japan’s Asahi Tanker Co and Exeno-Yamamizu Corporation Tokyo have jointly developed an electric zero emissions bunker tanker set for commercial launch in the last quarter of 2020.

A new study on how vessels can achieve zero emissions has been released by Lloyd’s Register (LR) and University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS), showing what is needed for shipping as it heads toward the IMO 2050 greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction strategy.

New Zealand’s Ports of Auckland is aiming for zero emissions by 2040 and is looking to hydrogen power as an alternative to batteries to power terminal equipment.

Japanese shipowner NYK has released a concept design for a zero emission car carrier.

The first meeting of the UK’s Green Maritime Council, which aims to plot a course for zero emissions from the country’s maritime sector, was held on Monday.

Alternative fuels are making their way into the logistics sector with Kuehne + Nagel has rolled out a fleet of electric vehicles (EVs).

The US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) will set aside $500,000 for the construction and operation of a passenger ferry powered by hydrogen fuel cells, and an accompanying fuel station.