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From electric ferries to wind-powered boats: here’s how the shipping industry can decarbonize

International shippers are exploring decarbonization technologies including biofuels, renewable energy and hybrid systems. Image: Unsplash/Venti Views

Victoria Masterson

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Sweden’s new ferry is described as the world’s fastest electric passenger vessel. Such decarbonization technologies are essential for making the industry emission free. Image: Candela

Emissions from shipping are growing as the industry expands. Decarbonization is key to control the industry's impact on climate change. Image: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Hybrid systems that combine batteries and other fuels are also being developed that will help in decarbonization of the shipping industry. Image: Britanny Ferries

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