Racing to acquire the highest capacity has been de-rigeur for container lines for years; but with no consensus on which fuels to use, would they be wise to continue?
Offshore wind power was expected to be the next big thing years ago, but got off to a faltering start; now though, there is real cause for excitement
The EU voted to include shipping in its emissions trading scheme in February; but is it settled? Indeed, there are strong cases both for and against – and some shipowners have other ideas altogether.
The US VGP 2013 will not be the last legislation to punish vessels for leaving a trail of lubricant from leaky sterntube seals. So why are we still using them?
For a time, the introduction of scrubbers, as well as new low-sulfur fuels, looked like it might have been a disaster. But shipping appears to have adapted well to the new reality – promising, given the requirements of the next decades