While efforts to build a decarbonized society are being accelerated such as through strengthened GHG reduction targets in various countries and with the progress of sustainable finance, a framework for assessing GHG emissions has also been introduced to IMO regulations.
Vard Electro announced the award of the contract for an innovative hybrid battery power system with Atlantic Towing to be integrated on their vessel Atlantic Shrike.
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) announced the establishment of “MOL Group Environmental Vision 2.1” as a guide to achieving net-zero GHG emissions by 2050 and realizing a sustainable society.
Guidelines to support new carbon intensity cutting measures agreed by working group ahead of MEPC.
A key project to support the reduction of GHG emissions from shipping in developing countries through regional maritime technology cooperation centres has been extended to March 2022.
IMO has facilitated virtual informal discussion sessions (14-15 April) on lifecycle GHG/carbon intensity for potential future fuels for shipping.
Wärtsilä is cooperating with the Finnish Border Guard in the testing of Bio LNG as fuel for a Coastguard patrol vessel. The aim is to lower GHG emissions, thereby lessening the impact on global warming.
To prevent the spread of COVID-19 among both new and current employees, strict precautions were taken to ensure safe social distancing.
Following the successful sea trial of the ‘Ocean Victory’ which was completed in February 2021, the charterer Albatros Expeditions now announces record-low emissions per passenger.