Total has joined the Getting to Zero Coalition to support the maritime industry’s decarbonization. The coalition’s ambition is to help achieve the target set by the International Maritime Organization to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from shipping by at least 50% by 2050. Members of the coalition plan to bring commercially viable deep-sea zero-emission vessels powered by zero-emission fuels into operation by 2030.
“As a major energy player, Total is already developing cleaner fuels for the maritime industry,” said Patrick Pouyanné, president and CEO of Total. “By joining the Getting to Zero Coalition, we want to push innovation and foster collective actions with all the stakeholders of the industry, thus contributing more efficiently to the reduction of the carbon footprint of maritime transport and its energy value chains.”
Total is aiming to improve the environmental footprint of the shipping industry, through the development of marine liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply infrastructure, fuel-efficient lubricants, biofuels and batteries.