Tag: <span>United Nations</span>

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...

New report highlights benefits of reducing ship speeds
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New report highlights benefits of reducing ship speeds

On the eve of the latest round of UN ship climate negotiations at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London, a new report published by Seas at Risk and Transport & Environment has highlighted how slower ship speeds would massively reduce the damage shipping is causing to human health, nature and the climate. The large...

Shipping decarbonisation initiative launched at UN
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Shipping decarbonisation initiative launched at UN

Senior leaders from more than 70 companies across the maritime, energy, infrastructure and finance sectors have come together with the Global Maritime Forum, the Friends of Ocean Action, and the World Economic Forum to launch the ‘Getting to Zero coalition’ at the UN Climate Action Summit. The summit, which was held on 23 September, saw...

The fuel-saving technologies hailed game-changers by the UN
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The fuel-saving technologies hailed game-changers by the UN

A report by the United Nations Global Compact, DNV GL, and Sustaina has hailed Cavotec’s MoorMaster automated mooring technology and Norsepower’s Rotor Sail solution as two of the key game-changing technologies driving fuel efficient and sustainable shipping operations. Autonomous solutions, wind, and electrification are vital solutions in the shipping industry’s journey towards decarbonisation. Rapidly implementing...