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Monday, June 21, 2021
Trafigura Calls on IMO to Up the Pace on CO2 Curbs
By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Trafigura Group said the shipping industry’s regulator needs to act with ‘lightning speed’ to cut carbon emissions from an industry that spews more C02 into the...
Thursday, May 20, 2021
IEA: Maritime Shipping to Fall Short of Net Zero by 2050
By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, May 20 (Reuters) – The maritime shipping industry will fall short of achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions (NZE) by 2050, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in...
Friday, May 7, 2021
Approaching 2030-2050 with Transparency and Consolidation in Our Eyes
Brian Coyne, Managing Director, Americas at KPI OceanConnect shares his insights with gCaptain on the global bunkering market, and the importance of building transparent, trusted partnerships in bunkering. At the...
Friday, April 30, 2021
Cargill Steps Up Push to Cut Carbon Emissions from Shipping Fleet
By Jonathan Saul LONDON, April 30 (Reuters) – Cargill, one of the world’s biggest charterers of ships, has cut nearly 1.5 million tonnes of gross carbon emissions from its fleet...
Monday, April 26, 2021
Biden to Push IMO Member States to Adopt Zero Emissions by 2050 Goal for Shipping
The Biden Administration will push International Maritime Organization Member States to to adopt a goal of achieving “zero emissions” from international shipping by 2050. The call comes as President Biden...
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Shipping Industry Pushes for ‘Market-Based Measures’ to Help Achieve Decarbonization Targets
Several of the world’s major shipping organizations are calling on world leaders to urgently examine the role of so-called market-based measures (MBMs) to ensure ambitious decarbonization targets are met across...
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
U.S. to Join Effort to Decarbonize Global Shipping
The United States will push the International Maritime Organization towards net zero emissions by 2050. In 2018, the IMO adopted an initial strategy seeking to reduce total annual GHG emissions from...
Monday, March 15, 2021
Support Grows for Shipping’s $5 Billion Decarbonization Proposal
Support is growing for a proposed $5 billion research fund to help decarbonize shipping. The World Shipping Council, one of the proposal’s original non-governmental co-sponsors, reports that Denmark has now...
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Shipping Groups Press EU to Advance Ammonia and Green Hydrogen as Marine ‘Fuels of Future’
By Jonathan Saul LONDON, March 11 (Reuters) – Shipping and trade groups are calling on the European Union to advance the development of ammonia and green hydrogen as the best marine fuel...
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Shipping Industry Backs ‘Moon-Shot’ $5 Billion Program to Accelerate Its Decarbonization
Shipping trade groups representing the vast majority of the global shipping industry are throwing their support behind a “moon-shot” proposal by governments for a $5 billion research and development fund...
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
IMO Seen as Best Suited for Developing a Future Carbon Market for Shipping
By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – The International Maritime Organization is expected to codify a transitional (i.e. 2030) energy efficiency pathway for commercial ships in an upcoming meeting in June of...
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