Our industry is changing, in many ways for the better, and in the forefront of change are the environmental initiatives that help make shipping cleaner, greener and more sustainable. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is paving the way ...
Greece’s shipowners have thrown their considerable weight behind an Athens proposal for a short-term, prescriptive measure to improve the operational energy efficiency of existing ships and reduce GHG emissions by sharp reductions in main engine...
Anglo-Dutch oil major Shell has called for a level playing field to be created through the maritime regulatory authorities that will see alternatives to fossil fuels compete on an equal basis with their carbon-based counterparts.
An IMO 2020 survey by Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) provides insight into the readiness of smaller owners for the sulphur cap with some 22% saying there is no way they can comply.
Even as the shipping industry is facing more stringent regulations, particularly on curbing emissions for the environment, regulations must not be seen as a negative thing for the industry – but they need to be considered carefully and implemented...
Oct 09, 2019
The next fuel emission challenge
The IMO’s greenhouse gas reduction (GHG) targets for 2030, 2050 and beyond look daunting to many and practically unachievable to others.
Forward thinking owners and industry players that act today on Greenhouse Gas emissions will make regulators recognise their progress and performance – that was the message from the US Coast Guard at the annual ABS North America Regional Committee.
An ambitious goal toward a total decarbonisation of international shipping by 2030 has been announced at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York on Monday, leading to the set up of the ‘Getting to Zero Coalition’ movement.