Energy Efficient Shipping

Taking stock of shipping’s energy transition – making efficient progress?

‘Efficiency’: it’s a word you will hear discussed at length today around the offices and conference calls of shipping companies and charterers around the world. It’s not just talk either: brokers across the industry are reporting record numbers of orders for ships with enhanced energy efficiency or new fuels technologies. But are these million dollar …

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The importance of short-term measures to reduce carbon emissions in shipping

The IMO’s latest GHG reduction strategy and targets are a major step in the right direction, but much more needs to be done if we are to meet ambitious climate goals. We must remain focused and committed to finding solutions that balance both environmental protection and sustained economic growth. Short-term solutions are available to quickly reduce carbon emissions from shipping. From the rapid adoption of high-performance energy efficiency technologies and expediting of UNCTAD’s impact assessments, there are multiple avenues for our industry to take meaningful strides ahead in step with other global actors. Together across the industry, we can make a difference by taking bold steps today – instead of tomorrow.

Part 2: The dilemma of short-term Maritime Decarbonisation

by Alex Routledge, CEO Armada Technologies I worked for many years for a multinational energy company with one of the largest chartered fleets in the world. Throughout this time, I saw the slow but steady transition from maintaining the shipping status quo (e.g., leveraging superior buying power and driving ‘off the shelf’ approaches to ship …

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