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Trend: Shipping sails toward decarbonization

GreenBiz

Shipping Shipping & Logistics State of Green Business 2020 sustainable shippingThe following is adapted from State of Green Business 2020, published by GreenBiz in partnership with Trucost, part of financial information and analytics giant S&P Global.

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Zero-emission fuel offtake is key to transitioning global shipping

GreenBiz

The tide is turning against ships that pollute both sea and air with the noxious fumes given off by bunker fuel. First movers are leading the way with solutions

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Shape up or ship out: The shipping industry trials new tech to decarbonize

GreenBiz

Shipping accounts for 3 percent of global emissions. Solutions to cut those emissions include biofuels, renewable energy and hybrid systems

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Maersk is testing a biofuel that could alter the course of shipping

GreenBiz

Biofuels Shipping sustainable shipping Transportation & MobilityThe LEO Project, which includes BMW, Levi Strauss, H&M and Marks & Spencer, proposes using a commonly found paper production byproduct as the source of maritime fuel.

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3 actions the industry can take to decarbonize shipping

GreenBiz

Decarbonizing the entire shipping value chain will require flexibility of technologies and investments for new and retrofitted vessels

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Shipping’s voyage to zero carbon is uncertain

GreenBiz

Shipping Shipping & Logistics sustainable shippingFuture goals around carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases require major breakthroughs in fuel and propulsion technologies.

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Maritime shipping could triple by 2050. How will the industry decarbonize?

GreenBiz

Ships carry around 90 percent of goods transported globally, and the shipping sector accounts for about 3 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions today.

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What it will take to decarbonize shipping

GreenBiz

Success will depend on a mix of smart policy, financial incentives, significant leaps in technology and close industry collaboration

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Maritime shipping projected to triple by 2050. How will the industry decarbonize?

GreenBiz

Ships carry around 90 percent of goods transported globally, and the shipping sector accounts for about 3 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions today.

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A New Port for 3M Helps Reduce Shipping Time to Customers

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: A move to give 3M more supply chain flexibility is also helping to reduce shipping time to the company’s customers in Asia. SOURCE: 3M.

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Cruise operator MSC Group inks deal for LNG and hydrogen-powered ships

GreenBiz

Company announces intention to purchase two luxury cruise ships where onboard hotel operations will be powered by hydrogen fuel

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EU Adds Maritime Shipping to Carbon Market Rules

Environment + Energy Leader

Ship operators would have to buy credits to cover 100% of their emissions in Europe starting in 2026. The post EU Adds Maritime Shipping to Carbon Market Rules appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Logistics leaders suggest quickest routes for decarbonizing shipping and shipping

GreenBiz

Shipping & Logistics Transportation & Mobility VERGE 19Customer advocacy, creative partnerships are helping companies such as UPS and Maersk make their way around detours.

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Large emissions from ship scrubbers

Science Daily / Earth & Environment

The study shows that the discharge water from ships' exhaust gas treatment systems, so-called scrubbers, is responsible for up to nine percent of certain emissions of carcinogenic and environmentally harmful substances in the Baltic Sea, which is considerably more than was previously known.

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When shipping containers sink in the drink

Environmental News Bits

We’ve supersized our capacity to ship stuff across the seas. Garbage Shipping/LogisticsRead the full story in the New Yorker. As our global supply chains grow, what can we gather from the junk that washes up on shore?

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AI Platform Aims to Help Shipping Industry Tackle Emissions Regulations

Environment + Energy Leader

The system from Bearing can predict a ship's carbon intensity and give businesses insights to make improvements. The post AI Platform Aims to Help Shipping Industry Tackle Emissions Regulations appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Shipping and aviation plan to go net zero. How?

GreenBiz

It involves a mix of electrification, sustainable fuels and hydrogen power

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New shipping rules are on the horizon. Is your supply chain ready?

GreenBiz

Shipping sustainable shipping Transportation & MobilityThe negative consequences could be both financial and reputational, and should be of particular concern to the traditional fossil-fuels energy supply chain.

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Shipowners float plans for $5 billion fund to catalyze low carbon shipping

GreenBiz

Biofuels Pollution Prevention Shipping & Logistics Transportation & MobilityIndustry body insists it has 'definitely got the memo' on the need for urgent climate action.

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What goes around comes around: shipping in the circular economy

GreenBiz

The circular economy presents an opportunity for consumers to live more sustainably and the parcel serves as the lifeblood for the circular economy

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Oceanic Solutions – Ships and Shipping

Energy Central

Much of the world’s goods travel by container ships, the primary subject of this paper. A current challenge is modifying these vessels such that they operate sustainably. This paper will review two potential solutions: a short-term solution, and a limited solution

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Etsy takes aim at shipping and packaging in setting 2030 net-zero goal

GreenBiz

Etsy takes aim at shipping and packaging in setting 2030 net-zero goal. percent absolute reduction in Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, including seller shipping and fulfillment. Shipping & Logistics. Deonna Anderson. Tue, 03/16/2021 - 05:00.

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Green groups urge UN to raise climate ambition on global shipping

GreenBiz

Green groups urge UN to raise climate ambition on global shipping. The global shipping industry's decarbonization efforts once again face stormy seas. Bennett also argued the total decarbonization of the shipping sector ultimately would rely on technological innovation.

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Amazon, Unilever, IKEA back zero-emission shipping initiative

GreenBiz

Nine global corporations adopt ambition statement that commits them to transitioning their freight vessels to zero-carbon fuels by 2040

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Logistics leaders suggest quickest routes for decarbonizing shipping

GreenBiz

Shipping & Logistics Transportation & Mobility VERGE 19Customer advocacy, creative partnerships are helping companies such as UPS and Maersk make their way around detours.

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3 actions the industry can take to decarbonize shipping

Environmental News Bits

Shipping must align with the Paris Agreement temperature goal and be run entirely on net-zero energy sources by 2050. Over 200 signatories to the industry-led Call to Action to decarbonize shipping firmly believe that urgent and equitable decarbonization of the maritime supply chain by 2050 is possible and necessary. The private … Continue reading 3 actions the industry can take to decarbonize shipping. Shipping/LogisticsRead the full story at GreenBiz.

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Delivering for Good: Shipping Today's Tech for Tomorrow's Leaders

3BL Media

For over 10 years, FedEx has donated shipping valued at more than $15 million to FIRST competitions around the world. SOURCE: FedEx Corporation.

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Shipping sets Sail for Greener Horizons

Chris Hall

It’s an industry you can’t put on the internet; we will need shipping in the years to come, which means we have to ensure it is sustainable in the long term,” says Stephen Fewster, Global Head of Shipping Finance at Amsterdam-headquartered ING Bank. .

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Comparing food, shipping and tech emissions isn't equal

GreenBiz

A new report from New Climate Institute tries to compare sectors apples to apples when food and tech can be like oranges and bananas

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BP, Shell, oil giants fund research into mobile carbon capture from ships at sea

GreenBiz

BP, Shell, oil giants fund research into mobile carbon capture from ships at sea. Expanding carbon capture to long-distance marine shipping could help accelerate its use, while addressing a difficult to abate sector of the transport industry.". Shipping & Logistics.

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Shipping giant Maersk orders 8 'carbon-neutral' vessels

GreenBiz

Landmark order will support next-generation technology that uses 'green' methanol and that could be delivered by early 2024

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How to transform your shipping company

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

After a few boom years, the global shipping industry faces a potential downcycle—but increased digitization can help companies prepare for volatility.

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California lawmakers want to decarbonize shipping, but is the technology ready?

GreenBiz

Experts say getting to net-zero will require more research and government support

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Cadence Computational Fluid Dynamics: Lowering Fuel Consumption Through Robust Design Optimization (RDO) of Ship Propellers

3BL Media

DESCRIPTION: Even the smallest improvement in the design of the propellers can save ship operators millions of dollars across an entire fleet. and make shipping a bit more sustainable. . and make shipping a bit more #sustainable. SOURCE: Cadence Design Systems.

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After Cyber Monday, here comes a new spotlight on e-commerce shipping

GreenBiz

Subscribe here.How many Amazon packages were rapidly shipped to your home this week thanks to Black Friday and Cyber Monday?For Shipping & Logistics Transportation & MobilityThis article is adapted from GreenBiz's newsletter, Transport Weekly, running Tuesdays.

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Joint Research Project Aims to Reduce Carbon Footprint of Shipping Industry

Environment + Energy Leader

The post Joint Research Project Aims to Reduce Carbon Footprint of Shipping Industry appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Potential for Ammonia as Fuel in Shipping

Energy Central

Among the broad spectrum of technologies and fuel solutions ship designers, builders, owners and operators, anhydrous ammonia (NH3) has been identified as a potential long-term fuel that could enter the market relatively quickly and

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Royal Caribbean Becomes First Company in US to Sail a Cruise Ship Using Renewable Diesel Fuel

Environment + Energy Leader

Royal Caribbean Group became the first major cruise line operator to sail a cruise ship from a US port while using renewable diesel fuel to meet part of the ship’s fuel needs when Navigator of the Seas set sail from the Port of Los Angeles.

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Eco-friendly paint most effective against fouling on ships and boats

Environmental News Bits

As much as 40 percent of copper inputs to the Baltic Sea come from antifouling paints on ships and leisure boats. When the researchers compared copper-based antifouling … Continue reading Eco-friendly paint most effective against fouling on ships and boats. Painting/Coating Pollution prevention Shipping/LogisticsRead the full story from Chalmers University of Technology. Emissions from copper-based antifouling paints are a well-known environmental problem.

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Royal Caribbean Takes Step Toward Zero Carbon Shipping

Environment + Energy Leader

The post Royal Caribbean Takes Step Toward Zero Carbon Shipping appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Carnival Corporation Joins Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping

3BL Media

World’s largest cruise company is first in cruise sector to join research and development center committed to facilitating and accelerating decarbonization of the global shipping industry. DESCRIPTION: Carnival Corporation Joins Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping.

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Maersk Orders Six Green Fuel-Powered Large Ships

ESG Today

The ships, each with a nominal capacity of approximately 17,000 containers, are to be delivered in 2025. Running on green methanol, the ships are expected to save about 800,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions annually. Integrated container logistics company A.P.

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What lurks inside shipping containers

Environmental News Bits

Read the full story in Hakai Magazine. Seizure-inducing methyl bromide and carcinogenic formaldehyde are only some of the poisonous chemicals scientists found inside cargo containers. Environmental health Occupational health and safety Supply chain Transportation