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We’ve got less than three decades to reach zero, according to the current targets, but is it achievable? In this issue, we look at the role of new alternative fuels in decarbonising the maritime sector, the challenges in building the necessary infrastructure to make them viable and whether one fuel type will come out top, or if the future will be multi-fuel.

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Elsewhere, we look at the Yemen oil tanker crisis and the environmental risks associated with oil spills in war-torn and disturbed regions. We also profile the logistics infrastructure of Mexico, and how it will need to expand to meet growing demand. Finally, as is customary at this time of year, we look ahead to next year, highlighting the key industry themes we think will dominate the maritime sector in 2024.

For all this and the latest maritime industry news, comment, and analysis from GlobalData, read on. And don’t forget to stay up to date with everything at @ShipTechMag.

Peter Nilson, editor

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In this issue of Ship Technology Global

What does the 2023 IMO Greenhouse Gas Strategy mean for shipping?

The new greenhouse gas strategy agreed at MEPC80 has raised ambitions in the maritime sector to hit net-zero emissions by 2050. Keri Allan explores how the industry is evolving to meet these targets.

Peril on the high seas: the Yemen oil tanker and the menace of oil spills

The Yemen oil tanker crisis serves as a grim reminder of the environmental risks associated with oil spills in war-torn and disturbed regions. Ashima Sharma investigates.

New fuels and slower sailing: can shipping ride the decarbonisation wave?

The global shipping industry contributes about 3% to global emissions. Ashima Sharma asks: is the industry ready to change course?

Mexico’s manufacturing is thriving; the logistics behind it not so

More US companies are moving operations to Mexico, but the country’s infrastructure and logistics are yet to cope with the demand. Sorin-Andrei Dojan investigates.

2023 is the China Belt and Road Initiative’s greenest year ever

Energy still makes up the largest share of Belt and Road Initiative investments, and most of that money is now going into wind, solar and hydropower. Polly Bindman looks at the project’s green credentials.

Why LNG’s current boom will only accelerate its ultimate demise

A tight market is putting emerging markets off LNG – and Europe’s energy transition may push the continent off gas faster than anticipated. Nick Ferris investigates.

Industry predictions: what’s in store for 2024?

Peter Nilson finds out what industry experts are predicting will be the key themes in the maritime industry over the coming year.

Next issue preview

A report from earlier this year noted that over 80% of the seafarers questioned believe that they need more training to deal with the new technologies arriving and changes taking place in the maritime sector. What do they need to know, and what is the best way to teach them these new skills? We take a deeper look in the next issue of Ship Technology Global.

In the meantime, you can stay up to date with everything at @ShipTechMag.

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