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The ship.energy report 12/11/2021

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The ship.energy report 12/11/2021


Weekly briefing from ship.energy


Commentary: COP 26 – the long goodbye to fossil fuels?

Pledge after pledge has been issued at COP 26, but will they really wean the global economy off its dependence on fossil fuels? Mark Williams takes a look at the signatories who did – and didn’t – sign up to the raft of ‘clean power’ declarations and asks whether unilateral approaches to reducing the use of fossil fuels may yet achieve more than multilateral calls to action.

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Energy News: The COP 26 podcast – Natalie Gupta, Director Bunkering – Value Chain Partnerships, Yara Clean Ammonia

Yara’s Natalie Gupta gives an overview of the company’s operations and introduces its newly established business unit, Yara Clean Ammonia. She also talks about ammonia as a molecule, a commodity, and as a shipping fuel.

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Technology News: Sailcargo partners with Café William on zero emission sailing cargo ship

The Ceiba, a three masted traditional topsail schooner, will transport coffee beans from South America to Café William’s roasting plant in Sherbrooke, Quebec.

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Policy News: Opportunity Green: Those most vulnerable to climate change must be front and centre in energy transition policies

Aoife O’Leary, the CEO of the recently-formed environmental action group Opportunity Green, has welcomed the formation of the Just Transition Maritime Task Force which shipping industry associations announced earlier this week – but urged that ‘those most vulnerable to climate change’ must be ‘front and centre’ in future policy discussions.

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Knowledge News: The ship.energy podcast – Simon Tarrant, Director, Commercial Engine Lubricants, Large Engines, Lubrizol

Simon Tarrant offers his insights on shipping’s decarbonisation challenges and also explains Lubrizol’s key role in developing additives used in marine lubricants, not only for today’s range of bunker fuel grades but also for the marine fuels of the future. 

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Event Spotlight: LNG Bunkering North American Summit, 16-17 November, Jacksonville, USA

This inaugural summit will look at the viability of LNG as a long-term solution, explore the viability of alternative marine fuels and provide insights into the decision making, planning, development, operation, safety and training processes that are driving the LNG bunkering market forward in North America.

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