Maritime & Ports

Your climate change goals may have a maritime shipping problem

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-08

The international cargo and container shipping industry plays a central role in global supply chains, but until recently has made few inroads toward decarbonization...

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Global Maritime Regulator Touts Contended Decarbonization Plan

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-07

The head of the International Maritime Organisation expects a key panel to adopt a blueprint on reducing carbon emissions at a meeting on 10 June as the global marine regulator faces rising pressure f...

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US, Denmark and Norway commit to ensure hundreds of zero-emission ships are in operation by 2030

Maritime & Ports - 2021-06-03

International co-operation to decarbonise shipping is pressing ahead with a new Zero-Emission Shipping Mission as part of Mission Innovation, a global initiative of 22 countries and the European Commi...

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TEN-T review: one for the central topics of the ESPO conference Regatta 2021

Maritime & Ports - 2021-05-28

The upcoming review of the TEN-T guidelines has been one of the central topics during the first two days of the of the ESPO Conference Regatta 2021...

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Ships to get free pass on emissions until 2030, under compromise proposal

Maritime & Ports - 2021-05-17

A proposal by leading maritime nations to curb the industry’s carbon footprint falls far short of both the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and Paris Agreement climate goals, shipping e...

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PIONEERS consortium coordinated by Port of Antwerp takes lead in greening of European ports

Maritime & Ports - 2021-05-12

An international consortium of 46 partners led by the Port of Antwerp will receive a €25m grant from the European Horizon 2020 programme...

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Decarbonising shipping – could ammonia be the fuel of the future?

Maritime & Ports - 2021-05-10

Today 80% of ammonia produced is used exclusively for the fertiliser industry...

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Shipping Emission Rules to Gradually Tighten, Weakening Profits

Maritime & Ports - 2021-05-05

Global shipping emission regulations are set to tighten, albeit slowly, requiring investment in new vessels powered by alternative fuels and increasing operating costs, Fitch Ratings says...

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All options still on table for cutting shipping CO2 emissions: EC official

Maritime & Ports - 2021-05-04

All options remain on the table for reducing CO2 emissions from the maritime sector, a European Commission Official said on 29 April...

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7% green fuels by 2030 would decarbonise EU shipping mid-century - study

Maritime & Ports - 2021-04-29

7% of the EU’s shipping fuels need to be green by 2030 for the sector to decarbonise by mid-century, a new study shows...

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Fuel cells critical to net-zero emission shipping: Shell’s Henderson

Maritime & Ports - 2021-04-27

Fuel cells will be a key instrument in decarbonising the shipping sector, a Shell Official said on 22 April at an industry event...

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Giant sails on cargo ships could slash CO2 emissions by 30%

Maritime & Ports - 2021-04-23

Fitting sails to cargo ships and sailing more slowly could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the shipping industry by up to 40% – or possibly more as technologies improve – according to...

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Ammonia as Marine Fuel is Going Under the Safety Microscope

Maritime & Ports - 2021-04-22

 When it was first proposed as a marine fuel the mention of ammonia certainly was a cause for raised eyebrows in many quarters...

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Informal discussions focus on lifecycle GHG/carbon intensity of cleaner fuels for shipping

Maritime & Ports - 2021-04-20

IMO has facilitated virtual informal discussion sessions (14-15 April) on lifecycle GHG/carbon intensity for potential future fuels for shipping...

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World Bank: Ammonia, hydrogen are the most promising zero-carbon marine fuels

Maritime & Ports - 2021-04-19

Ammonia and hydrogen are zero-carbon bunker fuels that are most likely to be major contributors to shipping’s decarbonised future, a new series of reports released by the World Bank reveals...

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Evergreen confirms Ever Given arrested pending $916m claim including $300m for loss of reputation

Maritime & Ports - 2021-04-15

Taiwanese liner Evergreen confirmed on Wednesday 14 April that the 20,388 teu Ever Given has been arrested by a court in Egypt this week...

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Turkey joins counterparts in banning scrubber wash water discharge

Maritime & Ports - 2021-04-12

Turkey has banned the discharge of scrubber wash water in its territorial waters following in the footsteps of a number of governments, including that of Saudi Arabia and Singapore...

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A game of two halves at Europe’s vehicle ports

Maritime & Ports - 2021-04-09

Volatility at Europe’s leading finished vehicle handling ports was made worse in 2020 by the impact of restrictions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic in the first half of the year and then by resu...

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Shipping lines and OEMs invest to decarbonise shipping

Maritime & Ports - 2021-04-09

Despite being a relatively efficient way to transport cars and parts, shipping still produces a lot of pollution...

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Zeebrugge remains busiest European vehicle handling port

Maritime & Ports - 2021-04-08

Despite the impact on throughput caused by Covid-19 disruption, Belgium’s port of Zeebrugge maintained its position as Europe’s busiest vehicle handling port in 2020...

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