Weekly briefing from ship.energy

Commentary: Decarbonise or bust?

The energy transition needs to be profitable now, as well as in the decades to come, writes Mathieu Philippe, Marine Marketing & Sales Director at Bureau Veritas.

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Energy News: Hydrogen: squaring up to shipping’s decarbonisation challenge

Hydrogen faces challenges common to other alternative fuels – price, availability, storage and the need for renewable feedstocks, writes Sotirios Mamalis, Manager, Sustainability, Fuels and Technology at class society ABS.

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Technology News: EU funds heavy-duty fuel cell standardisation project

The Standard-Sized Heavy-duty hydrogen (StaSHH) initiative will develop an open standard for heavy-duty fuel cells for industries including off-road, rail and maritime.

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Policy News: UK consortium to launch Humber Freeport bid

‘The Humber has a unique opportunity to blaze a trail for decarbonising our economy as well as build on the area’s status as the most exciting place for growth in green energy,’ say the consortium’s members.

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Knowledge News: The ship.energy podcast: Adrian Tolson

Adrian Tolson, Director and Lead at BLUE Insight, talks about the commercial, societal, and logistical challenges on shipping’s journey towards zero emissions – including slow steaming, market consolidation, and the declining trend of globalisation.

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