At the historical 72nd Marine Environmental Protection Committee meeting, the maritime industry was forced to look past 2020, and think about its long-term decarbonisation strategy in order to align shipping with the Paris Agreement’s goals.
The lead up to MEPC 72 brought forward a more varied line of discourse, however, which put the IMO’s decision making process under fire, and questioned the industry’s commitment to decarbonisation goals in general.
Pushing the Envelope: The Green Issue looks back to these transpired events through the eyes of maritime experts.
Read opinions and analyses from:
- Simon Bennett, Deputy Secretary General of International Chamber of Shipping, on the IMO’s decision making process,
- Chris Chatterton, Chief Operating Officer of the Methanol Institute, on the rise of biofuels in the maritime industry,
- James Baker, Editor at Lloyd’s List Containers, on the industry’s attitudes towards green shipping,
- Michael Grey on the impact of sustainability projects on world trade, and
- Anastassios Adamopoulos, Reporter at Lloyd’s List, on the key regulations to look forward to.