Eranda Kotelawala

Solomon Islands Ports Authority

Chief Executive Officer

SESSIONS WITH Eranda Kotelawala

Friday, 25 June

  • 02:25pm - 02:55pm (CET) / 25/jun/2021 12:25 pm - 25/jun/2021 12:55 pm

    Climate and Energy

    Financing Decarbonization of Shipping


    With the recent submissions of key IMO member states and NGOs to MEPC 76 urging the imposition of market-based measures to finance and accelerate the decarbonization of shipping, will the USD 5 billion "moonshot" be enough? What are advanced charterers, owners and other maritime partners already doing in order to push decarbonization forward ? How realistic are the IMO 2050 targets and what are the principal barriers to reaching them ?