Reaching net zero ‘needs to be driven by existing technologies’

That’s the suggestion from UK Fires, which says it is too risky and slow to wait for breakthrough technologies to deliver future emissions reductions

Shipping sector ‘needs more than $1tn of new investment to hit 2050 targets’

A new report from University Maritime Advisory Services, conducted on behalf of the non-profit Getting to Zero Coalition, suggests reaching full decarbonisation by 2050 could cost as much as $1.9 trillion

Tristar adds LNG tanker to shipping fleet

The vessel will be the first LNG ship to be added to the firm’s fleet of 30 ocean-going tankers

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

Shipping giant Maersk to trial battery solution

The shipping giant says it expects the upgrade to improve vessel performance and reliability while reducing carbon emissions

Global electric ship market projected to triple in value by 2030

ResearchAndMarkets highlights a compound annual growth rate of 13.2% between 2025 to 2030 will be driven largely by the “broad adoption” of fully electric passenger vessels and inland cargo ships

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