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Pacific Environment Calls on Biden Administration for a Zero Emission Ship Standard, Protection for Port Communities

Press Release | March 4, 2022
On March 1, President Biden mentioned port modernization and environmental justice in his State of the Union address, saying “We’ll create good jobs for millions of Americans, modernizing roads,...

Ship It Zero Campaign to Walmart: Protecting Oceans Requires Zero Emissions Shipping

Press Release | February 22, 2022
LONG BEACH (February 22, 2022) – Walmart Senior Vice President for Sustainability Jane Ewing will be a keynote speaker at the  9th annual World Ocean Summit Virtual Week taking...

New Clean Cargo Ship Signals Continued Technology Availability

Press Release | February 10, 2022
Today, Energy Observer is scheduled on Thursday, February 10 to announce a new zero-emissions cargo ship at the One Ocean Summit in Brest, France. The Ship It Zero coalition...

Advocates Welcome Ports of Los Angeles, Shanghai Announcement of First Transpacific Green Shipping Corridor Commitment 

Press Release | January 31, 2022
LOS ANGELES (January 31, 2022) – The Port of Los Angeles, Port of Shanghai, and C40 Cities have announced that they will work with industry to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from...

Global Shipping Emissions Rose 4.9% in 2021, As Shippers Reap Sky-high Profits

Press Release | January 27, 2022
LOS ANGELES (January 26, 2022) – Lloyd’s List reported that global shipping’s carbon dioxide emissions posted an increase of 4.9% in 2021 and were higher than 2019, according to...

Maersk to Test Electric Charging Stations for Ports, Reducing Emissions from  Fossil-fueled Ocean Cargo Ships by 5 million tons a year overall 

Press Release | January 26, 2022
LOS ANGELES (January 26, 2022) – Shipping giant Maersk announced that it will install hundreds of offshore electric-powered charging stations at ports to reduce emissions from the approximately 3,500...