The energy transition is a reality – but it will only succeed if it is economically viable, too.
Based on the resolutions made at the Paris climate
summit, the world agreed in principle on the goal of CO2-neutrality from 2050 onwards.
Two years ago, the large engine industry as the manufacturer of the affected drive technology initiated a dialogue with the public and politicians of the Maritime Energy Transition Initiative in order to tread the path to climate neutrality in shipping and make a sustainable contribution to the success of the energy transition.
With our new brochure "Maritime Energy Turnaround - An Industry on Course" we show impressive examples of the implementation of the Maritime Energy Transition.
Power-to-X technology is ready for the step from the laboratory to reality - plant construction must now be driven forward. Synthetic fuels produced with this technology are a necessary building block for the comprehensive defossilisation of shipping.
With immediate effect, innovative pilot projects for the real-life testing of environmentally friendly on-board and mobile (containerised, rolling or floating) shore power supply systems can be funded. Funding is provided for the continuation of the mobility and fuel strategy (FMD) and the promotion of alternative fuel infrastructure.
What has happened in the industry since the launch of our "Maritime Energy Transition" initiative? A lot! Here you will find impressive examples of how the large engine industry is contributing to the Maritime Energy Transition.
In April 2018, the International Maritime Organization of the United Nations (IMO) adopted it’s GHG reduction strategy. This strategy was subject of the workshop "Low-Carbon Shipping: Where do we sail to with IMO's initial GHG reduction strategy?" at the World Bank's Innovate4Climate conference in Frankfurt on May 25th, 2018.
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