COP27 failed to deliver much in the way of progress. For shipping, though, the next steps in the IMO are what will determine the trajectory of whatever happens next. Fail to agree the detail and a complex, costly future awaits. There are positive signs that shipping is at least now having the right conversations, but is this too little, too late? This week’s edition of the Lloyd’s List Podcast explores the impact of climate talks on shipping and what happens next.
Scores for insurers worse than scores for banks, say sources, but highlight differences in methodology that they say make direct comparison impossible
It will require significant R&D investment to achieve zero-emission ships. MSC says this must be supported by a political environment that allows for businesses to ‘de-risk’ such investments, and a commitment to infrastructure development in the developing countries
Sustainability Spotlight: Analysis and comment
The transition to net zero needs the emergence of a Field of Dreams’ factor. If you build methanol-bunkering terminals, will they come?
Shipping’s greatest asset is its people. To meet its decarbonisation targets, the composition of the industry’s workforce will be critical — whether bringing in new talent or upskilling existing staff
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