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Aviation and Maritime Sectors Confront Decarbonization Hurdles with Progressive Energy Transition Technologies -

Published by Todd Bush on March 28, 2024

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Decarbonizing Aviation and Maritime Industries - 2024" report has been added to's offering.

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The urgent push for decarbonization in the heavily emitting aviation and maritime industries has given rise to a concerted focus on transitioning to cleaner energy sources. This global challenge has seen significant strides with the implementation of cutting-edge energy transition technologies. The recent report examines these pivotal sectors as they work to achieve their ambitious net-zero emissions targets amidst formidable challenges.

Embracing Alternative Fuels and Electrification

The electrification of aircraft and ships emerges as a potential game-changer for increasing efficiency and eliminating direct emissions. However, the transition faces obstacles, notably the need for energy-dense solutions that surpass the current limitations of battery technology. The path to decarbonizing these sectors is expected to be paved with innovative alternative fuel options, such as sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs) that hold promise for near-term emissions reductions compatible with existing fleets.

Charting the Net-Zero Journey

Despite the global pandemic's temporary impact on emissions, the aviation and maritime sectors are still grappling with aligning their operations with net-zero trajectories. The report offers an insightful look at the current carbon footprints of the largest players in these industries, alongside evaluations of their emission reduction strategies and sustainability commitments.

The Role of Hydrogen and Carbon Capture

Hydrogen fuel and Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (CCUS) technologies each play a pivotal role in the envisioned decarbonization of aviation and maritime operations. These long-term solutions offer hope for substantial emissions reduction, contingent upon advancements in technology and the establishment of supportive policy frameworks. The report delves into market forecasts, highlighting the potential and challenges of these technologies in transforming the sectors.

Shaping the Future of Transportation

Through an in-depth assessment, the report sheds light on the suitability of various energy transition technologies for different operational use-cases within aviation and maritime. It encapsulates the ongoing efforts and the market trends that characterize the move towards a greener future. These insights serve as an invaluable resource for stakeholders seeking to navigate the complexities of decarbonizing these global industries.

Driving Industry Transformation

With climate action gaining momentum, the report epitomizes a relevant dialogue on the role of innovation and corporate responsibility in addressing climate change. It underscores the challenges at hand and profiles pioneering companies that are leading the charge in decarbonizing their operations. This in-depth analysis facilitates a deeper understanding of the progress and potential roadblocks in aviation and maritime's journey toward a sustainable future.

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes

  • United Airlines Inc

  • American Airlines Group Inc

  • Delta Air Lines Inc

  • AirFrance-KLM Group

  • Ryanair Holdings plc

  • International Consolidated Airlines Group S.A

  • Qantas

  • The Emirates Group

  • Qatar Airways Company

  • Southwest Airlines Co

  • InterGlobe Aviation Ltd

  • Turkish Airlines A.O

  • EasyJet plc

  • Aeroflot Russian Airlines

  • Singapore Airlines Ltd

  • Deutsche Lufthansa AG

  • Air Canada

  • A.P. Moller-Maersk Group

  • Mediterranean Shipping Company

  • CMA CGM Group

  • Cosco Shipping

  • Hapag-Lloyd

  • Evergreen Marine Corporation

  • Wallenius Wilhelmsen

  • Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation

  • Mitsui O.S.K Lines (MOL)

  • Ocean Network Express Holdings Ltd

  • HMM Co. Ltd

  • ZIM Integrated Shipping Services Ltd

  • Wan Hai Lines Ltd

  • Pacific International Lines (PIL)

  • Joby Aviation Inc

  • Honeywell International Inc

  • Air New Zealand Ltd

  • Textron Inc

  • JetBlue Airways Corp

  • EnerSys Ltd

  • SkyWest Inc

  • Flewber Global Inc.

  • Xeriant Inc

  • General Electric Co

  • New Horizon Aircraft Ltd

  • Airbus Group

  • Heart Aerospace AB

  • Elysian Aircraft

  • Yara International ASA

  • China Yangtze Power

  • Wärtsilä

  • Wizz Air Holdings Plc

  • Shell Aviation Ltd

  • LATAM Airlines

  • Japan Airlines Co Ltd

  • Finnair Oyj

  • Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd

  • All Nippon Airways

  • Embraear

  • BP Plc

  • ZeroAvia Inc

  • Exmar LPG

  • The Boeing Co

  • Value Maritime

  • Seabound. 

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