Major shipping news from the World Cities Summit in Singapore

Two of the world’s largest ports have made a major push to move the shipping industry into a more sustainable future. 

The Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Port of Rotterdam have recently signed a memorandum of collaboration to build the world’s longest green shipping corridor. 

Aiming to have sustainable vessels on the route by 2027 is a significant commitment in the move toward reducing emissions and proving that green and sustainable futures have a place in shipping. 

Bringing partners to the table

The port authorities will work with the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation, the Maersk Mc-Kinney Mller Center for Zero-Carbon Shipping and industry partners across the supply chain, including BP, CMA CGM, Digital Container Shipping Association, Maersk, MSC, Ocean Network Express, PSA International, and Shell. 

Together with other suppliers across the industry, the project will offer a new level of collaboration on testing and trialling alternative fuels like synthetic methane, hydrogen and hydrogen-based fuels like ammonia and methanol. 

We’re excited to see where this project goes and look forward to seeing the new green corridor in action in the coming years. 

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