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The International Maritime Organization has committed to slashing total annual greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% by 2050, compared with 2008, and it aims to decarbonise the sector fully by the end of the century. The shipping industry is facing up to the challenge, developing new fuels and stronger, environmentally-friendly practices. But with tighter rules and regulations on both a regional and global level to contend with, agreement on the best approach is not easy

Future Fuels

Daily Briefing November 29 2021

One hundred: Shipping’s most influential people in 2021 | The ‘usual speed of IMO co-operation’ is not fast enough | The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Yet another missed opportunity to decarbonise shipping

Daily Briefing EU

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Yet another missed opportunity to decarbonise shipping

The pre-COP26 optimism that climate politics may finally being starting to move at pace has ended in a depressingly predictable cop-out inside the IMO this week. This week’s podcast looks at what happened, what didn’t happen and why multilateral negotiations are necessarily slow to deliver results, even amid a climate emergency

Lloyd's List The Shipping Podcast Sustainability

Belgian port marriage will not be all chocolates and roses

Both ports have ambitious plans for future growth, yet they depend heavily on fossil fuels for their success. Attracting the next generation of talent will mean getting the transition to cleaner fuels right

Belgium Ports and Logistics

Little progress on decarbonisation as another IMO meeting ends

The Marine Environment Protection Committee ended with little progress on emissions controls despite public pressure to increase its climate target: ‘It’s almost as if COP26 never happened’

International IMO

Daily Briefing November 26 2021

Supply chains need fundamental rethinking following systemic shocks | Maersk sees slowdown in 2022 demand growth | IMO mulls voluntary switch to cleaner fuels in the Arctic

Daily Briefing Maersk Group

IMO mulls voluntary switch to cleaner fuels in the Arctic

The IMO came close to approving a voluntary measure against black carbon in the Arctic, but Russia and others objected and the matter was referred to a working group instead

International IMO

Top 10 class societies 2021

The six major class societies dominate in terms of tonnage and number of vessels; they have a breadth and depth of expertise, but each has developed its specialist areas

Top 100 People Classification

Chinese lessors question shipping’s politically driven green agenda

The green transition of international shipping should be driven by technologies not policies, according to Chinese leasing houses

Asia Pacific Containers

Wärtsilä’s compact scrubber targeted at space-restricted container sector

The IQ Series of scrubbers has attracted interest from tanker owners looking to retrofit technology that helps them to meet CII requirements. The benefits of potential carbon capture and storage are part of the package

Technology and Innovation Environment

Daily Briefing November 22 2021

All eyes on MEPC77 | Shipping in a time of Covid | China legal caution creates AIS issues | China relaxes cabotage amid congestion | FFA’s best year ever  

Daily Briefing Asia Pacific

13 Karrie Trauth, Shell

Shell is heavily invested in liquefied natural gas as a marine fuel in the uncertain pathway to zero-emission shipping

Top 100 People Tankers and Gas
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