Declan Bush is a Lloyd’s List news reporter based in London. He contributes to daily News Desk coverage across shipping industry beats. Declan is interested in a range of topics including regulation, environment, and seafarer safety.
He worked in local newspapers in Western Australia before moving to the UK in 2017 and working in legal trade publications. Declan received his undergraduate degree in international relations and journalism from Curtin University, Perth, in 2015.
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None of the funds raised by bringing shipping companies into the EU’s carbon market are earmarked for the industry, Carnival Corp’s Tom Strang told a panel discussion. He said shipping needed the funds to pay for future fuels infrastructure
Concerns over safety, handling and public perception of future fuels will be increasingly in the spotlight. Huge investments in ports and modernising safety and training regulations are also needed, an industry event has heard
Representatives from the EU and European Community Shipowners’ Association sparred over green regulations on a Capital Link session. BIMCO said it was too early to discuss how to push shipping to decarbonise when the means and power supplies to do so were not yet in place
Hot dry bulk and containers markets could tempt banks back to lending to shipping companies, but this boom is different to previous ones
UK transport secretary Grant Shapps calls for shipping to cut its emissions to zero by 2050 at the start of London International Shipping Week
Subjecting shipping to regional emissions rules will not imperil IMO efforts, a European Commission policy advisor says