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Environmental concerns have significantly heightened, especially in the last 2 decades.All major heavy industries which contribute to some form of production of wastes into the environment and utilization of natural resources have committed themselves to cut down on emissions. The shipping industry is particularly keen on contributing to the responsible utilization of environmental resources in various ways.

Environmental concerns have significantly heightened, especially in the last 2 decades.All major heavy industries which contribute to some form of production of wastes into the environment and utilization of natural resources have committed themselves to cut down on emissions. The shipping industry is particularly keen on contributing to the responsible utilization of environmental resources in various ways.

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How the Shipping Industry is Turning Green

  1. 1. How the Shipping Industry is Turning Green Neal Elbaum NealElbaum.org Through the umbrella body, the International Maritime Organization, the shipping industry has committed itself to the reduction of sulfur emissions by 85% by the year 2050. REDUCTION OF EMISSIONS Environmental concerns have significantly heightened, especially in the last 2 decades. Among the particularly great sources of clean energy that shipping companies are exploring today include solar power and wind energy. CLEANER SOURCES OF ENERGY Research and development have led to the discovery of new and green shipping technology, such as the introduction of bubbles in the underbelly of ships to help in lubrication. ENHANCED SHIPPING EFFICIENCY The development of robotic cleaners capable of saving on oceanic debris such as nylon and other pollutants come in handy in facilitating resourceful utilization of the ocean. COMMITMENT TO OCEAN CLEANUP All major heavy industries which contribute to some form of production of wastes into the environment and utilization of natural resources have committed themselves to cut down on emissions. The shipping industry is particularly keen on contributing to the responsible utilization of environmental resources in various ways.

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