EU Council agrees position on revision of shipping emission rules

In a bid to cut red tape while maintaining environmental standards, the ambassadors of EU member states have agreed to update existing EU rules

International Maritime Organization confirms sulphur reduction rule from 2020

The new requirement means all ships will have to cut the level of sulphur in their engine emissions to 0.5% or less, down from a current level of 3.5%

Could solid oxide fuel cells cut emissions from shipping by 45%?

Fuel cell firm Bloom Energy and shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries have teamed up to further develop the technology, which converts gas into power through an electrochemical reaction

Zero-carbon aviation ‘unlikely to be feasible by 2050’

That’s the verdict delivered by Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, who says emissions from aviation could be reduced by around a fifth by the mid-century

Japanese firms team up to build zero-emission tanker by 2021

The businesses say the vessel will be powered by large-capacity batteries and will operate in Tokyo Bay

UK’s new ships could have to be zero emission by 2025

The Department for Transport and Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani have set out a series of ambitious plans to cut pollution from the country’s maritime sector

Shipping firms ‘failing to invest in critical decarbonisation tech’

A new report from CDP warns this is despite the sector being at risk of missing targets set by the International Maritime Organization

UN agency sets sail to tackle emissions from ships

The Government is Norway is providing $1.1 million for the ‘GreenVoyage-2050’ initiative

Dutch ship management firm sets sail with €110m green loan

The project is expected to significantly reduce emissions of sulphur oxide and particulate matter pollutants

Maersk freight ship
Maersk plans to sail to forefront of clean shipping

The Danish shipping giant will eventually stop using fossil fuels altogether in its bid for carbon neutrality