Japan and California ink green shipping corridor agreement

Another Green Corridor is in the making.

California and Japan signed a letter of intent (LOI) to establish a green corridor, and also implement some zero-emission infrastructure. There will also be some emphasis on zero-emission fuel infrastructure and offshore wind development. The LOI is backed by two memoranda of understanding (MOU), between the Polr of Los Angeles and the Port of Tokyo and Port of Yokohama.

Some environmental pressure groups such as Pacific Environment applaud the move. They are calling for mandatory enforcement of the green corridors with aggressive interim goals to aim at 100% zero-carbon shipping by 2040.

Green Corridors are an excellent way to get cooperation on emissions and climate initiatives between ports, governments, and carriers.

Michele Labrut, Marcus Hand | Mar 17, 2023

Japan and California ink green shipping corridor agreement

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