Such is the scale of industry disruption from decarbonization that a decarbonization strategy likely is now the best business strategy for shipowners.
MSC and the China Waterborne Transport Research Institute, an agency under China’s Ministry of Transport, signed a MoU agreement to jointly promote decarbonisation and sustainable development of the shipping industry.
The NextGEN web portal, an online collaborative global ecosystem of maritime transport decarbonisation initiatives, has been launched by the IMO and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).
Other signatories to the Call to Action for Shipping Decarbonization include A.P. Moller – Maersk, BW LPG, Hapag-Lloyd, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company and the Port of Rotterdam.
ABS has launched an advanced service using sophisticated modelling and simulation technologies to assess the impact of a wide range of vessel decarbonization technologies at the design stage as well as simplifying EEXI and CII compliance.
ABS and Vanderbilt University have published a landmark report analyzing decarbonization strategies for U.S. inland waterways.
The global trade association for ship operators, the ICS has put forward a comprehensive proposal for a global levy on carbon emissions from ships, in what would be a first for any industrial sector.
Global shipping has announced an unprecedented cross-industry event, to be held during COP26, bringing together leaders in shipping, energy, politics and finance to discuss maritime decarbonisation efforts.
MSC and Shell have agreed to work closely together to help accelerate the decarbonisation of the global shipping sector.