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NAVIGATING DECARBONISATION: UNDERSTANDING THE EU-ETS

NAVIGATING DECARBONISATION: UNDERSTANDING THE EU-ETS

By North P&I Club’s Alvin Forster and Helen Barden (pictured) With the European Union’s carbon trading scheme expected to include shipping from 2023, shipowners should review their contractual arrangements in good time to ensure the liability for the cost of...

DO CARBON CREDITS HAVE A PLACE IN SHIPPING’S FUTURE?

DO CARBON CREDITS HAVE A PLACE IN SHIPPING’S FUTURE?

By CJC Associates' Simran Lajmi and Francesca Norman. Considering moving targets on greenhouse gas emissions, it is once more legitimate to question the role carbon credits will play in the maritime future. Will they be a valuable asset in the carbon crackdown to come...

A LIFESTYLE APPROACH TO METHANOL

A LIFESTYLE APPROACH TO METHANOL

By Gregory Dolan, Chief Executive Officer, Methanol Institute The recent announcement that the United States, Denmark, and Norway, along with the Global Maritime Forum and the Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping will lead a Zero-Emission Shipping...

GREEN SHIP TECHNOLOGY ISSUES DEMAND SUSTAINABLE ANSWERS

GREEN SHIP TECHNOLOGY ISSUES DEMAND SUSTAINABLE ANSWERS

By Trevor Small, Manager of Global Sustainable Technologies, Foreship Requirements for hydrodynamic-efficiency, EEXI compliance analysis, energy storage, shore-charging, fuel cells and alternative fuels suggest something like a perfect storm of demand for ship...

CORVUS ENERGY IN TOYOTA TIE-UP

CORVUS ENERGY IN TOYOTA TIE-UP

By Geir Bjørkeli, Chief Executive Officer, Corvus Energy Corvus Energy has tapped into Toyota’s 30 years of fuel-cell experience to form a partnership that will enable large-scale production of fuelcell systems for the maritime industry Bergen-based energy storage...

WILL COVID-19 USHER IN A NEW DEAL?

WILL COVID-19 USHER IN A NEW DEAL?

In the global depression that followed the Wall Street Crash of 1929, it is argued that 7 million people died of starvation, severe malnutrition, infection and suicide before Roosevelt’s New Deal was rolled out in 1933. While historians continue to debate the figure,...

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Protea
IMO2020: ONE YEAR ON

IMO2020: ONE YEAR ON

How has the introduction of the International Maritime Organisation’s low sulphur cap fared amid what has been one of the most turbulent years in living memory? “Through 2020, just 55 cases of 0.5% compliant fuel being unavailable had been reported in IMO’s Global...

FOCUS ON FUEL SUPPLIERS SAYS CYPRIOT SHIPPING MINISTER

FOCUS ON FUEL SUPPLIERS SAYS CYPRIOT SHIPPING MINISTER

Natasa Pilides (pictured) Cyprus’ shipping deputy minister believes that it is wrong for the focus of environmental regulation to fall on shipowners only and argues that the focus for greenhouse gas emissions should switch to fuel suppliers. In an interview...

GUIDANCE ON SCRUBBER USE WORLDWIDE

GUIDANCE ON SCRUBBER USE WORLDWIDE

By Alvin Forster, North P&I’s Loss Prevention Executive The subject of scrubbers – particularly of the open-loop type – stokes quite a lot of emotion and has polarised opinion. The North P&I Club has provided members with advice on how to best protect...

BEWARE BALLAST BOOBY TRAPS

BEWARE BALLAST BOOBY TRAPS

By Adam Jolliffe, Senior Sales Manager, Maritime, Chelsea Technologies Shipowners who have invested in Ballast Water Management Systems (BWMS) rightly expect that they’ll deliver reliable, simple regulatory compliance. These systems often represent millions of...

JUST WHERE ARE WE HEADING?

JUST WHERE ARE WE HEADING?

By Ian Cochran You have to be living on another planet if you are not aware that the de-carbonisation in shipping debate is in full swing. However, we are still a long way off. As one expert put it: “There is no winning solution at present.” Regulations will need to...

IS LNG STILL THE FUEL FUTURE?

IS LNG STILL THE FUEL FUTURE?

Natural gas has been regarded as the marine “fuel of the future”, but growing concerns over the impact of methane emissions on climate change means that some owners remain sceptical. CSI spoke to Christos Chryssakis business development manager at DNV GL – Maritime...

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