Shipping companies want themselves to tighten their emissions targets

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) proposed yesterday that shipping worldwide should be carbon neutral by 2050 This is a significant tightening on the previous target level. To date, the UN 's International maritime organisation IMO, which regulates world shipping, has set a target that greenhouse gas emissions from shipping should be halved by 2050 … Continue reading Shipping companies want themselves to tighten their emissions targets

Environmental views on shipping, part 2: reducing exhaust gas emissions

“In the next 20 years the maritime industry must rebuild its cargo fleet. If this is done with the radical technologies now available, it will lead to the biggest change in ship design since steam replaced sail in the 19th century”, writes Martin Stopford, the world’s most important maritime economist. The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) … Continue reading Environmental views on shipping, part 2: reducing exhaust gas emissions