Tanker operator Euronav, which has in the past criticized scrubbers, has now purchased three VLCC newbuilds fitted with the exhaust gas cleaning systems. The shipping company has previously hinted that it could be open to the technology.
A large number of the world’s container vessels will be forced to sail slower once the IMO’s CO2 rules come into force next year, DB Schenker executive predicts. The rules will ”result in a big redesign of all our schedules.”
Ammonia, which can be environmentally damaging if handled incorrectly, has a very big potential as a future fuel for shipping. An order book will be seen in the market from 2028, forecasts research center.
Box carriers’ access to sharing capacity and ships contributes to lowering carbon emissions, according to three shipping organizations, which are thereby arguing in favor of maintaining the EU’s competition dispensation for container shipping.