Fishing to Net Zero

Net Zero refers to the UK government strategy to meet commitments to have net zero emissions by 2050 – for the fishing industry this means significantly reducing emissions, and using alternative fuels and renewable energy to power vessels.

Watch the FITF TALKS: Fishing to Net Zero

Watch our FITF Talks on what Net Zero means for industry and initiatives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from fishing vessels

Fisheries Innovation & Sustainability: Our own Path to Net Zero

Report from Fisher-led workshops to identify skills needs for net zero fishing vessels in the Clyde

Fisheries Innovation & Sustainability: Net Zero Vessels

Report prepared by Macduff Ship Design Ltd. on concept designs for Net Zero Vessels

Sea Views Podcast: Green Fuels in Shipping

A conversation with Jeff Parfitt, Head of Safety & Environment at The Nautical Institute, exploring the impact & challenges of green fuels.

EU Report: Possibilities & examples for energy transition of fishing & aquaculture

EU publication with an overview initiatives for the energy transition of fishing and aquaculture vessels.

BBC Sounds Scotland: Hans Unkles and his Solar Powered Fishing Boat

Listen Mark Stevens present a Scotland Outdoors podcast on Hans Unkles’ Solar Powered Boat.

Trailer for a  documentary film following Hans Unkles building an electric powered fishing vessel.

Northern Ireland: Climate Action Plan & Exchange visit to Norway

See the presentation given by Fiona Taylor & Ronnie McBride at our FITF Talks session on Fishing to Net Zero

Magnus Johnson – University of Hull: Research on reducing emissions

See the presentation given by Magnus Johnson at our FITF Talks session on Fishing to Net Zero

Nautical Institute: An ocean of change

Article on zero emission shipping

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