Wide support in European Parliament for CO2 quotas on shipping
The European Parliament's environmental committee is predominantly positive about including the shipping industry under the EU's CO2 quota scheme. And it may become a reality as early as from this year, despite protests.
The price difference on LNG and heavy fuel is historically high, adding pressure on carriers which have banked on LNG as a marine fuel, says analyst. CMA CGM and Hapag-Lloyd have chosen two different approaches with their dual-fuel fleets.
Maersk has just ordered six new methanol-powered container ships and now reveals that the added cost of building green ships compared to conventional ones is decreasing. Economies of scale, says equity analyst.
The Danish offshore service operator has located a possible partner on the island as a part of high hopes for the local offshore wind market. If successful, Esvagt could be ready to service wind at sea in the far east in a few years.