Tag: <span>IMO 2050</span>

Policy measures needed to make zero-emission shipping commercially viable
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Policy measures needed to make zero-emission shipping commercially viable

A new report launched today (January 18, 2022) indicates the urgent need for the development of policies that can close the competitiveness gap and accelerate the maritime zero-emission trajectory. For the international shipping industry to decarbonise, zero-emission fuels need to become the dominant fuel source by the 2040s. According to the report titled Closing the...

Ammonia could play a key role in climate-neutral shipping, find Danish researchers
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Ammonia could play a key role in climate-neutral shipping, find Danish researchers

A new report by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU)  has found that ammonia is a key green fuel in shipping’s decarbonisation by 2050. As part of the MarE-Fuel project, researchers from DTU together with Anker Invest, Maersk Line, Copenhagen Economics, OMT, and DFDS, and with funding from the Danish Maritime Fund and Lauritzen Fonden,...

LR launches framework to compare fuel transition pathways
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LR launches framework to compare fuel transition pathways

The Lloyd’s Register (LR) Maritime Decarbonisation Hub has launched ‘First movers in Shipping’s Decarbonisation – a framework for getting started’, a methodology that enables a detailed comparison of different fuel transition pathways regardless of vessel type or trade route. The framework evaluates the entire supply chain, from fuel production to usage onboard vessels, and can...

WinGD outlines steps to decarbonise deep-sea shipping
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WinGD outlines steps to decarbonise deep-sea shipping

Swiss marine engine technology developer WinGD has published a new white paper outlining the steps it believes will enable deep-sea shipping to decarbonise in line with the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO’s) requirements. The guide aims to provide shipowners with an illustration of the choices that can be made with confidence today to drastically reduce emissions,...

K Line trials marine biofuel on car carrier
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K Line trials marine biofuel on car carrier

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has conducted a trial use of marine biofuel on its car carrier Polaris Highway. The marine biofuel was supplied by bp and delivered to the vessel at the Dutch port of Flushing on Nov 6th, 2021. After leaving a Europe Emission Control Area, the vessel conducted the trial of the...

K Line aims to achieve net-zero GHG emissions by 2050
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K Line aims to achieve net-zero GHG emissions by 2050

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line) has announced it is raising its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction target to net-zero by 2050. It is revised targets, K Line states that it aims to improve CO2 emission efficiency by 50 per cent by 2030 compared to 2008, exceeding the 40 per cent target set by the International...

Sea World Management to establish carbon credits platform
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Sea World Management to establish carbon credits platform

Monte Carlo-based ship operator and manager Sea World Management has joined with an environmental solutions consulting group to supervise all future dry-dock works of the fleet to help the company reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and meet the IMO’s 2050 target*. The goal of the first project is to expand its knowledge and to maximise...

Enhancing lubricants to support shipping’s shift to future fuels
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Enhancing lubricants to support shipping’s shift to future fuels

Ship operators must work alongside the companies they charge with maintaining engine condition to ensure a smooth transition to using alternative fuels, says Ian Bown, Lubrizol’s technical manager for marine engine oils. The company is currently exploring how it must adapt lubricants to protect ship engines burning alternative fuels. Shipping’s long-term environmental targets are propelling...

More than 150 shipping leaders make call to action for shipping’s decarbonisation
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More than 150 shipping leaders make call to action for shipping’s decarbonisation

Over 150 industry leaders and organisations representing the entire maritime value chain have made a call to government for decisive action to enable full decarbonisation of international shipping by 2050. The UN’s International Maritime Organization (IMO) aims to reduce international shipping’s total annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 50 per cent of 2008...

Industry trio to develop IMO 2050 CII-ready LNG carrier
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Industry trio to develop IMO 2050 CII-ready LNG carrier

Wärtsilä, ABS, and Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (HZS) are teaming up to develop a flexible, future-proof, and modular liquified natural gas (LNG) Carrier (LNGC) vessel concept. The design of the multi-fuel electric vessel is intended to deliver immediate CO2 savings, and to be ready for the adoption of future decarbonisation technologies to support the marine industry’s ambitions...

UK shipping industry demands net-zero by 2050
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UK shipping industry demands net-zero by 2050

The UK shipping industry has agreed that the international shipping sector must pursue a net-zero carbon emissions target by 2050. International regulations require the global shipping industry to cut its emissions by at least 50 per cent compared to 2008 levels. But the UK Chamber of Shipping has now confirmed it wants the  International Maritime...

DNV’s decarbonisation stairway model to help owners navigate newbuild dilemmas
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DNV’s decarbonisation stairway model to help owners navigate newbuild dilemmas

DNV has launched its latest Maritime Forecast to 2050, part of the Energy Transition Outlook (ETO) suite of reports. Conceived to help shipowners navigate the technologies and fuels needed to meet global greenhouse gas (GHG) targets, the report features an updated carbon risk management framework, including a new ‘decarbonisation stairway’ model to help owners map...