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Decarbonising the maritime industry: ABS on regulation and carbon capture

Vassilios Kroustallis, Senior Vice President – Global Business Development and Global Market Sector for ABS talks to Seatrade Maritime News about the significant challenges and opportunities within the decarbonisation of the maritime industry.

Vassilios delves into the crucial role of regulation, discussing the need for clear frameworks and consistency to spur investments into low-carbon and zero-carbon technologies.

He also explains how ABS is facilitating the transition towards a net-zero outcome with a focus on onboard carbon capture and a landmark study in collaboration with Texas A&M University at Qatar.

Discover how ABS is expanding in the Middle East, with an emphasis on sustainability and decarbonisation strategies. Learn about key partnerships and projects, including a Memorandum of Understanding with the Suez Canal Authority, various initiatives with ADNOC Logistics and Services, Abu Dhabi Ports Co, Nakilat of Qatar, and collaborations in Saudi Arabia.

Additionally, Vassilios outlines ABS's role in the establishment of Green Corridors and its support towards Qatar’s Nakilat in expanding their decarbonisation strategy.