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The Lloyd’s List Podcast: Shipping's moonshot — zero-emission vessels by 2030

Shipping’s first major far-reaching moonshot initiative is here. The Getting to Zero coalition has set its eyes on delivering commercially viable zero-emission vessels by 2030. On the podcast this week to explain what the coalition is all about are the Environmental Defense Fund’s Baroness Bryony Worthington and Tristan Smith from the University College London Energy Institute and University Maritime Advisory Services

A 0.1% sulphur cap in the Mediterranean Sea is coming closer

The governments involved have agreed on the next steps, but their roadmap leaves the possibility open that they will not ask for a Mediterranean Sea sulphur emission control area

The customer should pay for cleaner shipping

The basic flaw in the maritime business model is that the aim of the game is to control costs. That puts the onus on elements of the supply chain that can’t or won’t dig their heels in. The customer should instead pay more for a cleaner shipping industry, not expect shipowners to pay for it on their own

MSC listed among Europe's top 10 polluters

UPDATED: MSC hits back at criticism of its environmental performance. It argues that its ratio of CO2 emissions per tonne of cargo moved is among the lowest in the industry

Bunker sales reveal progress in sulphur cap transition and compliance

Large bunkering ports are reportedly well-stocked and shifting smoothly into the new era of global sulphur rules. However, shortages of high-sulphur fuel oil have emerged in smaller ports

Gothenburg terminal aiming to be fossil fuel free in 2020

The APMT terminal at the Swedish port will switch entirely to renewable energy in 2020

The Lloyd’s List Podcast: The View from Athens

How do the Greek shipowners feel this year has gone and what’s keeping them up at night when they look to 2020? The podcast lands in Athens this week for the annual sequined festival of camp showbiz excess and shipping excellence that is the Greek Shipping Awards. Joining Lloyd’s List editor Richard Meade to dissect the fortunes of shipping’s most vibrant of markets are our two resident Greeks, Athens correspondent Nigel Lowry and London-based reporter Anastassios Adamopoulos

The Interview: Hugo De Stoop

Mr De Stoop leads one of the largest crude oil tanker companies in the world. Over the past couple of years, Euronav has positioned itself as an environmentally conscious company that wants to help the wider industry combat its emissions. Mr De Stoop talks to Lloyd's List about what the future has in store and what the company learned in preparing for the global sulphur cap

Titan LNG to expand fleet for rising ARA bunker demand

Titan LNG’s third bunker barge ‘will be ideal for servicing larger tankers, cruise, container and offshore vessels’, says chief technical officer Ronald van Selm

Viewpoint: Logistics log-jam

At a time of heightened environmental consciousness, big diesel-engined ships and truck fleets have become perceived as a public enemy by a substantial part of the population

Lloyd’s List Gothenburg summit will map a volatile 2020

Programme will include geopolitics, sanctions implications, the impact on trade patterns of shifting political balance, energy realignment, technological advances and fleet and fuel developments

Kitack Lim reappointed IMO chief for second term

Lim will serve as IMO secretary-general until the end of 2023

Forecasting the effects of world fleet decarbonisation options

Applying the GHG Pathway Model based on long-term trends, the report projects possible pathways for the world fleet size, fuel mix and CO2 emissions towards 2050 for the expected transport demand

DNV GL introduces class rules for using LPG as an alternative fuel

The new rules cover internal combustion engines, boilers and gas turbines for both gas-only and dual-fuel operations

Scrubber payback forecast within a year as fuel oil spreads stay wide

An investment fund has analysed exhaust gas scrubber payback times based on fuel oil spreads of $100, $200 and $300 per tonne

CMA CGM joins UN Global Compact

As the UN meets to discuss climate change in Madrid, CMA CGM pitches its green credentials

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