Public opinion plays a vital role in shaping the future of the shipping industry, especially when it comes to transitioning to alternative fuels for decarbonization.
Gen2 Energy, a Norwegian energy company, and Provaris Energy, a provider of hydrogen storage and shipping solutions, have joined forces in a collaboration agreement to conduct a prefeasibility study.
Swiss commodity trading house Trafigura has released groundbreaking research highlighting the vital role that hydrogen-based fuels can play in decarbonizing the shipping sector.
The Port of Rotterdam, in collaboration with the Province of Zuid Holland and more than 40 partners, has launched an ambitious project to achieve emission-free inland and near-shore shipping on hydrogen.
In order for the maritime sector to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, emissions must be cut by 45 percent from 2010 levels in 2030 and reach zero by 2050.
RINA and Fincantieri have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop decarbonization synergies in the shipping sector, with an emphasis…
shipping accounts for around 2.5 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. However, unlike vehicles, huge ship engines are rarely replaced with electric motors. Hydrogen, methanol, and ammonia are now considered to be climate-friendly replacement fuels.
Notes Grant Shapps, the UK Transport Secretary, has announced a total investment of GBP23 million in 55 winning projects to expedite the development, design, and construction of zero-emission vessels in British shipyards by 2025.
Hydrogen is produced locally in various European industrial centres (Antwerp, Zeeland, Rotterdam), mainly from natural gas by steam methane reforming to produce grey hydrogen.
Uniper has become a partner in the Swedish Liquid Wind, which develops electro-fuel based on hydrogen to aid carbon neutral…