Transport and Covid-19: responses and resources

Navigating Towards Cleaner Maritime Shipping

Lessons From the Nordic Region

Policy Insights

  • Increase the energy efficiency of new and existing ships.
  • Leverage public sector procurement to stimulate the electrification of short-distance shipping.
  • Introduce regulations on lifecycle emissions of maritime fuels.
  • Put in place carbon pricing for shipping and policies that can reduce the carbon content of shipping fuels.
  • Advance the discussion on market-based mechanisms at the International Maritime Organization.
  • Launch pilot projects to gain experience with new fuels and accelerate the adoption of safety guidelines.

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