Report on CO2 Emissions in North American Waterborne Transportation

Report on CO2 Emissions in North American Waterborne Transportation

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Aug 1, 2022 11:20 AM by

The Maritime Government

[By: BSMC]


The Blue Sky Maritime Coalition (BSMC) has launched a brand new report in the present day which gives a present benchmark for CO2 emissions from the main vessel sectors that make up maritime transportation in North America.


“Having a whole view of the North American maritime business’s carbon footprint helps us higher perceive the sum of the problem forward of us and the options wanted to deal with these challenges. This report drills all the way down to the sector stage, serving to us focus and prioritize our efforts the place they will have the largest influence,” stated David Cummins, BSMC President and CEO.


Developed by the Finance, Business and Chartering Workstream, the report discovered that CO2 emissions from North American waterborne transportation was roughly 47 million tonnes in 2018. Of the full North American maritime-related emissions, the offshore help vessel fleet and the inland tug and push-boat fleets make up practically 50 p.c of all emissions. Coastal and harbor tugs and ferries make up one other 14 p.c, and tankers and articulated tug-barges contribute 6 p.c. 


“Establishing a baseline for emissions that considers operational variables and distinctive sector traits is a crucial step in having the ability to measure progress towards our decarbonization objectives. Sharing this knowledge is vital to constructing collaboration and belief amongst our stakeholders and helps chart a path ahead collectively,” continued Cummins.


To learn extra, obtain a duplicate of the report by clicking right here.

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