Supply Chains

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

Senior Writer, Formative Content

Share:

Our Impact
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Supply Chains is affecting economies, industries and global issues
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale

Stay up to date:

Supply Chains

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
Discover

What is the World Economic Forum doing to help companies reduce carbon emissions?

Have you read?

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:

Supply ChainsEnergySweden

Share:

Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

The supply chain is dead: Why we must build a ‘living supply chain’ for food
About Us
Events
Media
Partners & Members
Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2022 World Economic Forum