Lloyd’s Register and UMAS release Zero Emission Vessels 2030 study

20 Dec 2017   Electric Ships

Lloyd’s Register and University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS) released a new study— Zero Emission Vessels 2030 —that aims to demonstrate the viability of zero-emission vessels (ZEVs) by identifying what needs to be in place to make them a competitive solution for decarbonization. The first milestone in the IMO greenhouse gas (GHG) Roadmap is rapidly approaching: MEPC (Marine Environment Protection Committee) 72 in April 2018, which will, inter alia, address the reduction of greenhouse gases from ships. To achieve an ambitious greenhouse gas reduction strategy in line with the Paris Agreement, ZEVs will need to be entering the fleet in 2030 and form a significant proportion of newbuilds from then on. Although none of the ZEVs are estimated to be […]

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