Norsepower announced the completion of a joint development project with SWS for developing an energy-efficient dual-fuel VLCC design that has gained AiP from Lloyds Register and ABS.
ClassNK is participating in the “Getting to Zero Coalition”, an international corporate coalition that promotes the de-carbonization of the maritime industry.
SHI received AiP from DNV GL for its A-max tankers using fuel cells with improved efficiency and reduced greenhouse gas emissions.
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has been reporting on the solid progress being made by the Organization to reduce GHG emissions from international shipping, in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in particular SDG 13 on Climate change.
IMO continues to contribute to the global fight against climate change, in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goal 13, to take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts.
The shipping industry is under increasing pressure to act upon the Paris Agreement and reduce GHG emissions.
ICS remains confident that shipping will improve its carbon efficiency by at least 40% by 2030 compared to 2008, in line with the UN IMO targets to reduce GHG emissions.
IMO-Norway GreenVoyage-2050 project will initiate and promote global efforts to demonstrate and test technical solutions for reducing GHG emissions from shipping.
The independent study report launched today has revealed that GHG reductions of up to 21% are achievable now from LNG as a marine fuel, compared with current oil-based marine fuels over the entire life-cycle from WtW.