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A Post-Pandemic Bounce Back – A Long-Term Decarbonisation Shift

Following a challenging two years, UK port freight volumes are expected to begin their bounce back in 2022. However, changes resulting from Brexit and decarbonisation are expected to alter demands of the industry. Tim Morris reflects on the Drewry five year forecast for the ports sector and what measures are already being taken to shore up industry resilience.

Looking Back at COP – Looking Forward to a Green Ports Future

Over three weeks, UKMPG has highlighted the important work our members are conducting to reduce carbon emissions and increase sustainable energy generation. In this summary of COP26, Chief Executive Tim Morris discusses the lessons learned from the event and where we collectively go from here.

Associated British Ports – Delivering Net Zero in Maritime

With twenty-one ports under their management, ABP recognises the importance of playing an active role in decarbonising the industry. In another entry for our UKMPG at COP26 series, ABP CCO Julian Walker expands on what his organisation is doing to invest in the future.

Port of London Authority – The Hydrogen Highway

As COP26 closes, thoughts inevitably turn to turning words into quantifiable action. One way in which industry can assist in meeting decarbonisation targets has always been finding suitable alternative fuel sources and the Port of London Authority has been investigating the practical and economic incentives attached to hydrogen fuel development. Head of Environment Tanya Ferry explains how the PLA is planning to work with other ports to make hydrogen and affordable for all.