COP26 Live: 18 countries to create zero-emission ocean shipping corridors

The initiative will enable the creation of zero-emissions maritime routes between two or more ports

COP26 Live: Port authority allows Greenpeace ship to dock outside conference centre

Initially, the river port authority refused to give permission to the ship to berth at the venue where the COP26 is taking place

Maritime decarbonisation cruises forward in Orkney with £2.2m project

The seven-month HIMET – Hydrogen in an Integrated Maritime Energy Transition – project aims to demonstrate technologies focused on two key local sectors: ferry services and cruise terminal operations

Government backs zero global shipping emissions target by 2050

The UK expects to see zero emission vessels put into commercial service by 2025

UK launches world’s largest ocean monitoring system

The £2m Global Ocean Wildlife Analysis Network is expected to allow scientists to improve their understanding of the marine environment and restore the oceans

Green hydrogen gets big backing from Scandinavian corporates

When fully scaled-up by 2030, the project could deliver more than 250,000 tonnes of sustainable fuel

Shipping sector says clean R&D board is needed to go green

The new non-governmental body would ‘pave the way for decarbonisation of shipping’ and help develop clean propulsion technologies

Green light for ‘world’s first’ LNG-powered shallow water pushboat design

Rolls-Royce and Robert Allan say the new design produces less pollutants than vessels with conventional propulsion systems

UK backs underwater engineering hub in Aberdeen

Seizing the opportunities in the blue economy is expected to help the oil and gas sector to diversify and support the move towards clean growth

Competition to cut shipping’s carbon emissions sets off from port

Cargill aims to find and scale new technologies capable of reducing a ship’s greenhouse gas emissions by 10%