Green ship finance climbs up the agenda

Any shipping banker not considering green issues and climate concerns when weighing up a customer and a potential transaction is now under-performing. This was the clear message from Sir Roger Gifford, chairman of the Green Finance Initiative and a Senior Banker at Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, speaking in London. Read More

10 dead in Chinese ship repair accident

Ten workers were killed and 19 injured due to carbon dioxide leak on the Chinese cargo ship Jin Hai Xiang that was being repaired at Xixiakou ship repair yard in Shandong province.

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Charting a course to decarbonise shipping

The decarbonisation of shipping and the IMO targets for CO2 reductions by 2030 and 2050 have thrown open the question as to what will be the future fuel, or fuels, of the industry. It is a complex question with no single silver bullet, and one which classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) is involved with on a global basis in trying to find a solution to.

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