During the last month the AI assistant Stena Fuel Pilot has been successfully introduced on two more Stena Line vessels, Stena Flavia and Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
Over the coming week, member states must agree on how shipping will concretely reach the 40 percent climate reduction target by 2030, which is part of the IMO’s climate strategy.
Black Trail is an agenda-setting collaborative investigation into the environmental impacts of the shipping industry — a sector that is all but untouchable as it receives eye-watering subsidies and stashes its profits in tax havens, all the while polluting with impunity.
The action with the most significant positive impact for the environment is to supply the energy needs of moored ships with green electricity, instead of diesel engines, or to switch ships to alternative, more environmentally friendly fuels, which would reduce emissions by up to half.
72% of shipowners and charterers said they were yet to set emissions reduction strategies and 15% admitted to not knowing where to start
A greener, more efficient rudder system, designed at the University of Strathclyde, will be demonstrated as part of a €6 million EU-funded research project.
In 2020, ferry company Stena Line continued to reduce its total CO2 emissions and is ten years ahead of the IMO international shipping emission reduction targets.
This study is the first iteration since the adoption of the Initial IMO Strategy on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships in 2018, under which IMO Member States have pledged to cut GHG emissions from international shipping and to phase them out as soon as possible.
Van Oord is taking a next step in the energy transition of its fleet. An advanced combustion conditioning system with hydrogen and methanol will be installed on subsea rock installation vessel Bravenes.