Sunday, January 16, 2022

Kuwait, One Of The World’s Wealthiest Oil Exporters, Is Becoming Unlivable

By Fiona MacDonald (Bloomberg) –Trying to catch a bus at the Maliya station in Kuwait City can be unbearable in the summer. About two-thirds of the

January 16, 2022
Total Views: 49726

Monday, November 29, 2021

Shipping Still Falls Short on Decarbonization After Climate Talks

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — The organization that regulates shipping made little fresh progress toward decarbonizing the industry during a series of

November 29, 2021
Total Views: 518

Friday, November 26, 2021
smoke pollution coming from a container ship

Critical IMO Meeting Fails to Speed Up Shipping’s Decarbonization

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Further shipping talks are scheduled for next year after delegates at a U.N. agency meeting that

November 26, 2021
Total Views: 542

Saturday, November 20, 2021
smoke pollution coming from a container ship

IMO Is Challenged With Steering Its 175 Member States Toward Cleaner Shipping

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) –Global talks on how to clean up shipping are set to begin Monday as momentum builds to cut pollution from the

November 20, 2021
Total Views: 901

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Decarbonizing Shipping By Starting Small: Green Corridors and The Clydebank Declaration

How will shipping decarbonize; what’s the path? That’s the $2 Trillion – $4 Trillion question, depending which set of prognosticators that you are

November 11, 2021
Total Views: 809

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
smoke pollution coming from a container ship

Countries Launch Plan for Net-Zero Shipping Lanes at COP26

By Jonathan Saul and Elizabeth Piper GLASGOW, Nov 10 (Reuters) – A coalition of 19 countries including Britain and the United States on Wednesday agreed

November 10, 2021
Total Views: 841

Monday, November 8, 2021

‘I Love Rules’ – Companies Consider Paths to Net Zero at COP26 Future of Shipping Event

The most quotable quote, from an event where shipping’s heavyweights were on full display (many in person, and some virtually) came from Svein Steimler, the

November 8, 2021
Total Views: 1133

Friday, November 5, 2021
offshore wind farm with vessel in foreground

US Calls on Nations to Set Bold Targets for Offshore Wind

Nov 4 (Reuters) – A top U.S. official on Thursday challenged nations to join the United States in setting aggressive goals to expand electricity

November 5, 2021
Total Views: 606

Thursday, November 4, 2021
smoke pollution coming from a container ship

First Movers Coalition to Accelerate Net Zero Emissions Technology in Shipping and Other ‘Hard to Abate’ Sectors

The United States has launched a new “first movers” coalition platform seeking to use the purchasing power and supply chains of some of the

November 4, 2021
Total Views: 460

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

The COP26 Gathering and Upcoming IMO Meeting, With a Sprinkling of US Strategy

Alternative zero carbon fuels for shipping are in the pipeline, with uncertainties that are too numerous to mention. Unfortunately, shipping people don’t

November 2, 2021
Total Views: 598

Monday, November 1, 2021
smoke pollution coming from a container ship

At COP26, Denmark, US and Other Nation’s Back Tougher Climate Target for Shipping

By Kate Abnett, Jonathan Saul and Ilze Filks GLASGOW, Nov 1 (Reuters) – Denmark, the United States and 12 other countries on Monday backed a goal to

November 1, 2021
Total Views: 1786

Sunday, October 31, 2021
ship emissions

COP26 Summit Is A Make or Break Chance To Avert Climate Disaster

GLASGOW, Oct 31 (Reuters) – The United Nations COP26 summit that starts in Glasgow this week has been billed as a make-or-break chance to save the planet

October 31, 2021
Total Views: 995

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Industry Looks to U.N. Climate Talks to Steer Cleaner Shipping

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Oct 28 (Reuters) – World leaders attending COP26 climate talks from the end of the month must ratchet up pressure to

October 28, 2021
Total Views: 453

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
ships in port

Shipping Industry Leaders to Convene for Landmark Decarbonization Conference at COP26

CEOs from the world’s biggest shipping companies and government representatives from maritime states will convene in Glasgow at a cross-industry

October 26, 2021
Total Views: 775

Friday, October 22, 2021
IMO greenhouse gas emissions

International Chamber of Shipping Reports Progress on Carbon Pricing at IMO Working Group

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has welcomed calls from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for impact assessments to be submitted

October 22, 2021
Total Views: 512

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Shipping Industry Faces ESG Heat from Lenders

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) – Banks are demanding much stricter environmental criteria when financing shipping companies as

October 19, 2021
Total Views: 1058

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
ship emissions

Shipping Industry Outlines Roadmap to Achieve Net Zero CO2 Emissions by 2050

A shipping industry trade group representing over 80% of the world’s merchant fleet has proposed a bold new plan to help the industry achieve net zero

October 6, 2021
Total Views: 981

Tuesday, August 10, 2021
ship emissions

Shipping Industry Set to Debate ‘Code Red’ Climate Change Issues Ahead of COP26

Maritime industry leaders are set to discuss “code red” climate issues and how the shipping industry can play its part in meeting global targets

August 10, 2021
Total Views: 740

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
ship emissions

Shipping Industry to Hold Cross-Industry Decarbonization Event at COP26

Shipping industry stakeholders will convene a cross-industry event at COP26 with leaders in energy, politics and finance to discuss maritime decarbonization

July 21, 2021
Total Views: 764