Tag: <span>COP26</span>

Alfa Laval and Wallenius finalise wind power joint venture
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Alfa Laval and Wallenius finalise wind power joint venture

Alfa Laval and Wallenius have finalised the 50/50 joint venture that will take the Oceanbird wind power solutions from concept to reality. Through the joint venture, formally named AlfaWall Oceanbird, the two companies will intensify the development of Oceanbird wind power technology. Conceived by Wallenius, the system for vessel propulsion uses wing sails that have...

NAPA analysis shows EEXI would lead to a 6.6 per cent emissions cut
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NAPA analysis shows EEXI would lead to a 6.6 per cent emissions cut

NAPA has shared the preliminary results of its new research that explores the potential effect of The Energy Efficiency Index for Existing Ships (EEXI) on the transportation capacity, total emissions and carbon intensity of the global bulker fleet. Adopted by MARPOL in June 2021, EEXI measures and restricts CO2 emissions per transport work, purely considering...

COP26 commitments mean IMO must halve shipping emissions by 2030
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COP26 commitments mean IMO must halve shipping emissions by 2030

Recent reports by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and developments at the COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow are a wake-up call that the UN’s International Maritime Organization (IMO) cannot ignore. Countries must now build on their commitments to save the Paris Agreement’s 1.5 degrees Celsius temperature goal with concrete action and halve shipping...

Declaration signed by key nations to set up zero-emission shipping corridors
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Declaration signed by key nations to set up zero-emission shipping corridors

19 nations have agreed today during COP26 to work together on establishing ‘Green Corridors’. These corridors will be shared maritime trade routes on which to scale up zero-emission shipping. The corridors cover both the necessary port infrastructure as well as vessels powered by zero-emission fuels. The goal is to establish six green corridors by 2025,...

iconsys launches new shore-to-ship power solution
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iconsys launches new shore-to-ship power solution

UK automation solutions provider and systems integrator iconsys has launched a new shore-to-ship power solution, named iconvert. iconvert is a fully integrated product that offers unlimited flexibility of voltage and frequency. It can be equipped with batteries to form a microgrid, limiting demand on the grid. iconvert provides fully flexible vessel connectivity solutions and is...

Shipping a critical enabler in transition to low carbon operations, says ABS chairman
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Shipping a critical enabler in transition to low carbon operations, says ABS chairman

Shipping is the critical enabler in the world’s transition to low carbon operations and needs Government support to ensure it is at the front of the queue for next-generation fuels, Christopher J. Wiernicki, ABS chairman, president and CEO, told delegates at COP26. “Governments will have a pretty significant role in this, but shipping is going...