Articles & Video
Decarbonization of shipping: taxes, levies, investment
At the recent CMA Shipping Virtual Event, Michelle Wiese Bockmann, Dr. Sadan Kaptanoglu, and Scott Bergeron discussed the evaluation of investments and a recent call from some owners at the Global Maritime Forum for regional approaches to the decarbonization of shipping
Retrofits key to realizing decarbonization in maritime
Arlie Sterling, Charles Haskell, and Sergio Garcia discussed the role of technology, fuel and collaboration in realizing sulphur abatement technology.
[WEBCAST] Celebrating maritime’s innovative Blue Economy and building strategic resilience
Watch this webinar, to discover potential effective measures to meet the 2050 goal and to build up new business models in an innovative, sustainable and resilient manner.
[WEBCAST] Environmental Compliance For Shipping In A Time Of Uncertainty
This essential briefing will bring you up to date on the latest thinking at IMO and the MCA on management of environmental regulation and compliance during this unprecedented disruption to business, trade and normal life.
[WEBCAST] Accelerating Wind Shipping: Class, investment, and steps toward 2050
In this exclusive webinar session Frank Nieuwenhuis (eConowind) and Gavin Allwright (IWSA) look at class, investment, and steps toward 2050, for wind shipping.
Turning the Tide Towards a Sustainable Blue Economy
We’ve all heard that business is going green, but 2020 just might be the year of the “blue economy” with organizations from the major shipping banks in the Poseidon Principles Association to the UN and the World Bank paying attention and taking action.
How just in time shipping was effortlessly accomplished in 4 steps
On the first day of the Smart Ports Summit attendees were treated to a proof of concept and panel discussion on just in time sailing. If you are unfamiliar with the concept of just in time sailing, it is a lean strategy based on coordinating ports, terminals and vessel operations through a real-time data exchange.
The Jones Act - legislative and regulatory influence on the offshore industry of America
How would the right reforms, or a repeal of the Jones Act, change the offshore industry in America? We look at the legislative and regulatory influence of the act on the offshore industry.
[Part Two] The future of wind propulsion solutions - adoption and finance
In part two of our interview with Gavin Allwright we discuss the effect of social and legislative changes and assess the opportunities and challenges of green finance. Gavin also shares the 5 P’s for the successful adoption of sustainable development and improve adoption of wind-assist and primary wind propulsion solutions.
[Part One] The future of wind propulsion solutions - challenges, technology and trends
In part one of our interview with Gavin Allwright we discuss the about the challenges of wind-assist and primary wind propulsion solutions, technology, trends, and what the future holds for wind propulsion.
Satellite tracking shows how ships affect clouds, climate and sulphur emissions
By matching the movement of ships to the changes in clouds caused by their emissions, researchers have shown how strongly the two are connected.
Climate change: port climate risk and adaptation
We spoke with Greg Fisk, Director of the Environment Partnership at BMT (a global marine science and technology consultancy firm) to better understanding the vulnerability of the port to future climate change.
Inside the UK government's landmark Clean Maritime Plan
This month marks the release of the Government’s Clean Maritime Plan. Like the net-zero target, the plan signals the UK’s willingness to lead the transition to a low carbon future. Its headline ambition is to ensure that all new ships ordered for use in UK waters are equipped with zero emission propulsion capability by 2025.
What Maersk looks for in a BWM systems supplier: Q&A with Hrishikesh Chatterjee
Hrishikesh Chatterjee is a Project Manager for Maersk Line’s Machinery, Fleet Management & Technology department, and is currently involved with a fleet-wide ballast water retrofit project for Maersk vessels. In our interview with him at the BWMtech conference in London, we asked what the world’s largest shipowner looks for in a ballast water management system supplier.
Are the biofouling guidelines sufficient in their current form? Q&A with Theofanis Karayannis
Theofanis Karayannis is the Head of Marine Biosafety at the International Maritime Organisation. We caught up with at the BWMTech conference in London to discuss the upcoming review of the IMO’s biofouling guidelines, and the potential for a mandatory instrument on biofouling post-2020.
Assessing the impact of environment and sustainability standards on crewing
With the 2020 sulphur cap imposed by IMO looming, the progress in LNG propulsion, the mounting pressures from the customer base for business to become more sustainable, there are big questions as to how operators will manage expectations, as well as the impact these pressures will have on the crewing function.
WEBINAR: 2020 Update from Roger Strevens, Wallenius Wilhelmsen
In this webinar, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Global Head of Sustainability Roger Strevens gives an overview of challenges and actions towards compliance needed from the supply chain.
WEBINAR: Hybrid and electric integration in the fleet
In this webinar, Sondre Henningsgard, Managing Director of the Maritime Battery Forum, outlines the financial advantages of a hybrid and electric fleet and challenges of integration.
WEBINAR: The roadmap to drive decarbonisation
In this webinar, Gavin Allwright (International Windship Association) and Diane Gilpin (Smart Green Shipping Alliance) discuss the challenges of GHG reduction in shipping.
Prashanth Athipar, BHP Billiton: "Shipping can’t continue to survive in the current form"
Prashanth Athipar, Principal Ocean Freight Sustainability, Marketing Freight at BHP Billiton, talks about sustainability in shipping, and digitalisation that will help get the industry there.