Brussels, 19 February 2020
On the 19th of February, FEPORT was invited to attend a workshop organized by the World Shipping Council “From targets to transition: developing pathways to Zero-emission vessels”.
Part of this workshop was dedicated to discussing R&D opportunities the shipping sector could seize to move forward the decarbonization of shipping. Ms Beatriz Yordi, Director European and International Carbon Markets at DG CLIMA, gave a presentation about EU funding opportunities.
Mr Tim Scarborough from Ricardo Consultancy and Mr Dagmar Nielsen from CE Delft provided an outlook on the R&D path towards zero-emission shipping.
During the panel discussion, representatives from Hapag Lloyd, Maersk Line, Mediterranean Shipping Company and CMA-CGM provided the perspective of four major shipping lines on the steps needed to achieve the IMO emission reduction targets for 2050.