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New Article - Offshore Support Vessels: Leading Emissions Reduction in Shipping
A newly released article available to download (free) on the OSV Summit website: Offshore Support Vessels: Leading Emissions Reduction in Shipping.
The contemporary shipping industry accounts for 3%-4% of man-made carbon dioxide emissions worldwide and this figure is expected to rise to 6% by 2020 and then double by 2050.
As a reaction to projected growth, the world’s 55 biggest seafaring nations signed on to mandatory energy efficiency promotion and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in the July 2011 meeting of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO).
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