Decarbonising the shipping industry: panel discussion

The shipping industry is progressing its efforts to reduce CO2 emissions. With the IMO’s strategy to reduce the carbon intensity of international shipping by 40% by 2030, alongside increasing finance and customer pressures, decarbonisation is at the top of the agenda for the global maritime and shipping sector.

Considering the industry’s commitment to become more environmentally sustainable, Lockton and P.L. Ferrari hosted a marine insurance panel discussion with key industry leaders to discuss the challenges and priorities when implementing measures to reduce CO2 emissions.

Capturing everything from the recent Poseidon Principles through to the latest views shipowners have on sustainable ship design and financing – the discussion provided insights into the different views and approaches when achieving net zero and tackling decarbonisation.

Panellists included:

  • Patrizia Kern Ferretti – Head Marine | Director | Corporate Solutions, Swiss Re

  • Alessio La Rosa – Global Head of Freight | COFCO International

  • Fabrizio Vettosi – President of ECSA Ship Finance Working Group and Board Member of Confitarma (Italian Ship owner Association)

  • Bjørnar Andresen – Group Chief Underwriting Officer | Gard P&I

  • Matteo Catani – Chief Executive Officer | GNV Grandi Navi Veloci

  • Nick Shaw – Chief Executive Officer | International Group of P&I Club

  • Paolo Moretti – Chief Executive Officer | RINA Services

  • Alexander Gray – Head of Marine P&I | Lockton Singapore