Shipping: Exhaust Emissions

Department for Transport written question – answered on 28th July 2022.

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Photo of Lord Berkeley Lord Berkeley Labour

To ask Her Majesty's Government what progress they have made on implementation of the Clydebank Declaration since the agreement at COP26; and what support they are providing to businesses to develop green shipping corridors.

Photo of Baroness Vere of Norbiton Baroness Vere of Norbiton Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Clydebank Declaration for Green Shipping Corridors was launched at COP26 to help drive the decarbonisation of the maritime sector and 24 countries have now signed the Declaration.

Establishing green shipping corridors is a multi-year endeavour, and we are now moving, with other States and the industry, to explore and then deliver corridors involving the UK. As a first step, we recently invited funding proposals for detailed feasibility studies on UK green corridors under the second round of the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition which was launched in May. The winners of the competition will be announced in due course.

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