Key milestone reached in transition to net-zero fishing


Source: FIS

A report from Fisheries Innovation & Sustainability sets out new designs for alternatively-powered fishing vessels

To better understand how alternative fuels, power systems and drivetrains could offer a fresh blueprint for fishing vessels and greener fishing operations, six new vessel designs have been created to identify critical barriers to achieving net-zero emissions. This work follows on from a Fisheries Innovation & Sustainability (FIS) -organised “Vessels of the Future” workshop, held in Glasgow in April 2022, in which UK fishing industry leaders and key stakeholders converged to discuss the opportunities and challenges associated with creating net-zero fishing fleets.

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