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Houthi attacks trigger “environmental disaster” and rising freight rates

A Houthi attack on a UK-owned bulk carrier in the Red Sea has left an “18-mile oil slick” in the…

The trailblazing EU policy set to decarbonise the global shipping industry

At the end of January, the largest cruise ship ever built set sail on its maiden voyage from Miami. Longer…

Weekly data: Red Sea crisis could quadruple CO₂ emissions from ships

The diversion of more than 100 container ships around the southern tip of Africa, from their usual Asia-to-Europe route from…

Red Sea crisis to cause cross-sector disruption for “a few months at least”

With the US military yesterday (18 January) firing its fourth wave of missile strikes on Yemen in the space of…

Signal: Deutsche Bank “phasing out business” with thermal coal

Deutsche Bank published its initial Transition Plan last week (October 19), including new net-zero targets for three high-emitting industries in…

IMO adopts revised plan to reduce emissions from international shipping

Member states of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the UN body responsible for the governance of global shipping, have agreed…

Weekly Data: is it better to take a cruise than fly?

Cruises in Europe emitted more sulphur than one billion cars – 4.4 times more cars than there are on the…

Inside Norway’s efforts to move on from oil and gas

Amidst soaring interest in energy security and Russian fossil fuel exports, one of the lesser reported developments over the past…

The secret to the rapid electrification of ferries

From London to Paris to Hong Kong, a common feature of many of the world’s most populated and economically successful…

Net-zero shipping: where there’s a will

Maritime shipping accounts for almost 3% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions – about the same amount as Germany. Around…