UK Shipping and Maritime Minister Nus Ghani opened the UK Chamber of Shipping and British Ports Association one-day conference on decarbonisation on 9 January and talked of the importance of the industry in achieving net-zero emissions by 2050.
During her keynote address, Ghani highlighted the importance of Maritime 2050 and the Clean Maritime Plan in working towards a cleaner, greener future.
Also at the conference was Chair of the Committee on Climate Change Lord Deben, who gave an overview of how UK industry as a whole will need to change to ensure climate change targets are achieved. He also spoke about the opportunities that a shift to clean growth will provide.
A range of speakers from across the shipping and port sectors also presented during the day long conference.
The conference was run and organised with the British Ports Association.
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