The global trade association for ship operators, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), welcomes the launch of Mission Innovation’s ‘Mission for Shipping’.
Governments of the three countries, together with the Global Maritime Forum and the Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping, will spearhead initiatives decarbonizing the entire maritime value chain.
Höegh Autoliners is accelerating its decarbonisation efforts to meet its goal of a zero-emissions future.
From 2008 to 2019, the carbon footprint of the Port of València has been reduced by 30%, from 3.19 to 2.23 kg of CO2 per tonne handled.
Staff numbers at Artemis Technologies, which is leading a Belfast-based consortium to decarbonize maritimely, are expected to almost treble to 70 by the end of 2021 and rise to 100 by this time next year.
VanadiumCorp Resource announced that commercial development work has commenced for the first phase of key design and engineering of next-generation vanadium redox flow-battery systems (“VRFB Battery”) for marine propulsion applications.
Interest in ammonia-powered fuel cells for the maritime sector is growing, but stakeholders have been hesitant to commit to investments in large-scale systems.
Although total emissions from shipping are about 7% lower than in 2008, there is a limit to what can be achieved so long as ships remain dependent on fossil fuels and global demand for maritime services continues to grow.
It is the lead partner in the Belfast Maritime Consortium which aims to design and build zero-emission high-speed ferries in the city by creating a unique electric hydrofoiling propulsion system that will revolutionise the industry.