Tagged with shipping

Implementing innovative technologies and smart policies to improve energy efficiency of shipping

Implementing innovative technologies and smart policies to improve energy efficiency of shipping

Improving the energy performance of shipping is important and recently EiD has had several posts on the subject. RINA provides an important interview on the Hellenic Shipping News website that discusses recent developments.   Optimising ships for energy efficiency: RINA interview with Dario Bocchetti, Energy Saving Manager at Grimaldi Group Saving energy has major advantages … Continue reading

Shipping increasingly powered by LNG

Shipping increasingly powered by LNG

A few days ago I was speaking with a colleague who is an expert on natural gas. We were discussing shipping and I was unaware of the increased interest and use of liquefied natural gas for shipping fleets. Eva Grey recently wrote on the Ship Technology website about cruise ships now moving to LNG. What … Continue reading

Global shipping industry starting to be serious about carbon emissions cuts

Global shipping industry starting to be serious about carbon emissions cuts

With globalisation, the shipping industry has significantly increased in recent decades. John Vidal writes in The Guardian that many of the world’s biggest shipping groups say ‘ambitious’ action is needed. Let’s hope they are serious about this.   Shipping ‘progressives’ call for industry carbon emission cuts Many of the world’s biggest shipowners and charterers have … Continue reading