Diane Gilpin - Founder CEO, Smart Green Shipping Alliance
Alexander Panagopulos - CEO & Founder, Arista Shipping & Project Forward
Peter Crawley - Programme Officer, DG Research & Innovation Unit H2: Surface Transport, European Commission
Panos Mitrou - Technology & Innovation Manager, South Europe Marine & Offshore, Lloyd's Register
Our expert panel discusses the challenges of upscaling electric and hybrid marine propulsion, andmoving beyond short sea passenger vessels:
- Are diesel and LNG hybrids the solution to achieve the IMO’s target of 50% CO2 emissions reduction by 2050?
- Can electric propulsion systems ever be commercially viable for transoceanic routes and large vessel types?
- What drivers could be effective in overcoming shipowner hesitance and encouraging long term investment in decarbonisation?