• Shipping has its ‘Kyoto’ moment in 2018 Undoubtedly, how shipping manages its environmental footprint was this industry’s news story of the year. 2018 was the year where regulators finally gave shipping its ‘Kyoto’ moment – demanding vessels slash their carbon footprint in half by 2050 compared to 2008 levels. With ships trading for 25 years, what this new ruling means is that […] Sam Chambers 0 Comments December 12, 2018
  • Shipping needs more time to comply with sulphur cap The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) ruling to cap ships’ sulphur emissions to 0.5% by 2020 was applauded by environmentalists. This will reduce SO2 emissions from shipping by 85% compared with today’s levels, and save millions of lives in the coming decades. However, the challenge comes in enforcing and implementing this decision. There are also concerns […] Fwd News 0 Comments May 3, 2017