The transition to zero-carbon shipping is riddled with uncertainties, most outside of the control of shipping companies and the industry itself, so why do so many shipping executives seem so certain about timelines and fuel strategy? ‘This is not a challenge where success is measured by the best soundbite or the best aspirational goal or date you set yourself,’ counters Bud Darr, MSC’s executive vice-president of maritime policy and government affairs in this week’s podcast.
Engine maker will develop a dual-fuel, medium speed, four-stroke engine to run on diesel and ammonia as part of an initiative with the German government. It said there is a need for engine projects to demonstrate ammonia’s viability as a zero-carbon fuel
CMA CGM will directly back the production and deployment of biomethane in another sign of its unwavering support for the prospects of liquefied natural gas. It expects the new offering can reduce lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions by at least 67%
Pressure is growing for more ambitious decarbonisation targets. Efficiency looks doable, and there are other, smaller ways shipping can better measure and reduce its emissions. But the bigger goal of future fuels looks vexing as ever
Stena Bulk is starting to transition to a more sustainable fleet. It will launch the first of three planned, carbon neutral-ready, methanol-fuelled vessels in collaboration with Proman next year
The Danish renewable energy provider said it has a memorandum of understanding with an undisclosed Norwegian–German shipping company that wants to become a leading zero-emissions company in Europe
Its newbuilding will join a chartered-in vessel from Korea Line
Middle East Gulf clean and dirty exports shrunk 9% year-on-year, Lloyd’s List Intelligence data show, the lowest since 2010
The industry needed to focus on a propulsion-centric approach when it came to ship design rather than focusing on the fuel approach. At the moment, wind was not part of the matrix
Biofuels and LNG offer route maps to a carbon-free future. And while they probably will not be the final word in fuel technology, the advantages they offer should be used now to protect the environment
Navig8 joins Maersk, Euronav, MISC and several other shipping lines that have tabled ammonia initiatives
Container lines are feeling the pressure to reduce carbon emissions from both regulators and their own customers; but there are concerns that just showing the emissions per teu on a particular port pairing is nowhere near the transparency required
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