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Shell Defines Path For Net Zero Emissions Shipping

Oct 4, 2020

Shell has recently published a report that defines the path for net zero emissions shipping.

The report titled, ‘Decarbonising Shipping: Setting Shell’s Course’, highlights the important role that hydrogen and fuel cells could play in achieving a decarbonised shipping sector. In addition to calling for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to adopt a clear trajectory to net-zero emissions by 2050, Shell outlines how it is contributing to accelerating the change needed in the industry to achieve this goal.

“The shipping industry needs to develop the new technologies, fuels and infrastructure required for a net-zero emissions sector at a pace never previously seen,” said Grahaeme Henderson, Global Head of Shell Shipping & Maritime. “This will require the determination of all of those at the forefront of this transition. We have listened to our customers and partners in the sector and we have set ourselves an ambitious course. I hope that by doing so, openly and transparently, others will be encouraged to join us and help create a net-zero emissions future for shipping.”

In its new report, Shell considers the potential role of different future fuels. Continuing to build the industry’s understanding of possible future technologies through research and development will be critical. Download the report here.

Royal Dutch Shell is also a current member of the Race to Zero campaign, you can find more information on their climate actions here.

Find out how to join the Race to Zero here.

 

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