Has the IMO done enough to chart a course towards greener shipping?

Michael Holder
clock • 6 min read

Fraught talks see sector finally agreeing to halve emissions by 2050, but target is far from ambition level sought by the EU and others and implementation remains a challenge

As fraught shipping sector negotiations draw to a close today with a broad emissions reduction target finally on the table, sharp divisions remain between those countries seeking more ambitious climate...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Access our Intelligence Reports and exclusive data-rich studies on business-critical aspects of the green economy (BG Advanced members only)
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Shipping

Green Shipping Corridors: UK, US, Norway, and the Netherlands promise zero emission trading routes

Green Shipping Corridors: UK, US, Norway, and the Netherlands promise zero emission trading routes

UK and US announce launch of new Green Shipping Corridor Task Force on the sidelines of COP27

James Murray
clock 08 November 2022 • 3 min read
Credit: iStock

Global shipping sector backs mandatory carbon levy to help scale greener fuels

‘Fund and reward’ measure could stimulate the growth of still-nascent lower carbon shipping fuel markets, according to the International Chamber of Shipping

Cecilia Keating
clock 25 October 2022 • 3 min read
Credit: Stena Bulk

Stena Bulk plots carbon capture technology on tanker vessel

Shipping company claims it will be the first to demonstrate 'end-to-end' shipboard carbon capture at large scale

Cecilia Keating
clock 06 October 2022 • 4 min read