Shipping CEOs join forces to accelerate the decarbonisation of the global maritime transport

The Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of leading global shipping lines have issued a joint declaration at COP 28 calling for an end date for fossil-only powered newbuilds and urging global regulator the IMO to create the regulatory conditions to accelerate the transition to green fuels. Global temperatures are breaching critical levels, creating more frequent and […]

COP28: DP World joins First Movers Coalition to decarbonise shipping

DP World has joined the First Movers Coalition (FMC), setting a target of 5% of its 5% of its marine power will come from hybrid engines and zero-emission fuels by 2030, making clear its commitment to decarbonisation through the adoption of emerging technologies to accelerate a green and inclusive transition to a net zero future. […]

IMO Assembly elects new 40-Member Council

The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization has elected the following States to be Members of the Council for the 2024-2025 biennium: Category (a): 10 States with the largest interest in providing international shipping services (listed in alphabetical order): China, Greece, Italy, Japan, Liberia, Norway, Panama, the Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom and the […]

ABS hosts fourth annual Offshore Wind Forum, exploring synergies and innovation

Key stakeholders from across the offshore wind industry and from around the world joined ABS in a standing-room-only event to explore the state of the industry during the ABS fourth annual Offshore Wind Forum. Attendees represented all segments of the industry including shipyards, offshore service providers, vessel owners, wind developers, marine engineering firms and government […]

Bureau Veritas unveils Rules for hydrogen-fuelled ships

Bureau Veritas has launched its first classification Rules for hydrogen-fuelled ships (NR678) to support the safe development of hydrogen propulsion in the maritime sector. The rules outline technical requirements for the safe bunkering, storage, preparation, distribution, and use of hydrogen as fuel for power generation on board. Monitoring and control systems are also covered, addressing […]