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Coastal Futures 2022 – Challenges and Solutions

In January 2022, UKMPG sponsored the Coastal Futures conference which granted the opportunity to discuss sustainability solutions between maritime industries. Senior ESG policy lead Alex Pepper spoke at the conference and delivers her summary of the importance of the event.

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.

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