Riding out the Storm
Shipping is propelled into the future by a force that has moved vessels since antiquity: the wind. Ships powered with sails, kites, flettner rotors, and more sustainable fuels have aided decarbonization. Captain Karan Sharma battles a hurricane as he competes in a company-wide efficiency rating game called GreenShip50.
Digital tools and increased automation have transformed the shipping industry. Today, most of our vessels and ports operate with minimal human intervention–except in emergencies. The industry also began to share data, and nations began to collaborate; critical steps to ensuring the sustainability of this industry.
Peter Jameson, a BCG partner and sustainable shipping expert, explains how the shipping industry has evolved in recent decades. Faïg Abbasov, director of the shipping program at Transport & Environment, Europe’s leading clean transport campaign group, is also a guest
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