The International Maritime Organisation is restricting the use of high-sulphur fuel from 2020. Harmful emissions from ships have caused health problems in Hong Kong, which has one of the world’s busiest ports. Photo: EPA-EFE
David Dodwell
Opinion

Opinion

Outside In by David Dodwell

Green revolution for the world’s shipping fleet comes not a moment too soon

  • New regulations restricting the use of high-sulphur fuel have oil markets in a panic. But shippers are coming up with innovative solutions to power their vessels – essential for the future given that ships account for 90 per cent of world trade

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The International Maritime Organisation is restricting the use of high-sulphur fuel from 2020. Harmful emissions from ships have caused health problems in Hong Kong, which has one of the world’s busiest ports. Photo: EPA-EFE
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