Greenhouse gas emissions from shipping make up roughly 2.5% of the world’s total, making the ocean freight sector a heavy contributor to the looming environmental crisis. And, unless something is done, as international trade grows this number is only likely to rise.
With numerous countries around the world bringing in carbon border taxes and other taxes on pollutants, this is becoming a financial issue as well as a social one.
Innovations and new technologies are increasingly seen as the way to reduce the shipping industry, and by extension trade’s, carbon footprint, reports Institute of Export.
Below are the top 5 green technologies that are extensively used for Maritime decarbonisation.
- Scrubbing and carbon capture
- Air bubbles
- Digitisation and green corridors
Read the full article to read each technologies in detail.
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Source: Institute of Export