Decarbonization, digitalization and safety high on industry agenda
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The report “Breaking New Ground” presents the outcomes of the Global Maritime Forum’s recent Annual Summit in Hong Kong.
The world’s most influential maritime leaders will convene in Singapore for the Global Maritime Forum’s Annual Summit on 30-31 October 2019.
Today the Global Maritime Forum has brought together a group of 34 CEOs and industry leaders from across the maritime value chain and from all around the world to sign a call for action and to lead the maritime industry in a transition towards a new decarbonized future.
Economic issues dominate maritime agenda; impact of future ‘global economic crisis’ ranked as most severe in 10-year outlook. ‘Cyber-attacks and data theft’, ‘energy price fluctuations’, and ‘changing trading patterns’ most likely to occur. Less concern among stakeholders of ‘increasing influence of non-maritime disruptors’. Viable solutions to decarbonization are still perceived as in the future.
Today, the Global Maritime Forum, an international not-for-profit organization committed to shaping the future of global seaborne trade to increase sustainable long-term economic development and human wellbeing, has announced the members of its new advisory council. Professor Christine Loh has been appointed as new Member of the Board of Directors.
The Global Maritime Forum is represented at the CPLC Third High-Level Assembly 2018 in Washington, DC today. The High-Level Assembly takes place as part of the World Bank Group/International Monetary Fund Spring Meetings, and focuses on the opportunities, benefits, and concerns related to carbon pricing.
Hong Kong is chosen to host the Global Maritime Forum’s inaugural Annual Summit on 3-4 October 2018. The high-level meeting will convene leaders to share their ideas on the challenges facing the maritime industry.
Global Maritime Forum, Carbon War Room, the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC), and University College London (UCL) today announced the launch of a Task Force on Decarbonizing Shipping. This industry-led initiative will develop tangible pathways for shipping’s decarbonization through five working groups, each focussed on a key area of the industry.
The Global Maritime Forum is a global platform for high-level leaders from the entire maritime spectrum and aims to effect positive long term change for the industry and for society. A global group of 14 industry leaders are founding partners to the Forum.