Maritime Innovation Sound Waves - Podcast Episode 5: Future Sustainable Ports
Episode 5 of the Maritime Innovation Sound Waves Podcast from the Maritime and Ports Innovation Network has arrived at the harbour. This podcast series is dedicated to discussing and exploring technologies as well as solutions developed and used in the Ports and Maritime sector to meet the UK’s Net Zero targets.
In this episode, Matthew Moss, the Maritime Knowledge Transfer Manager at Innovate UK KTN is joined by our very own Debra Jones, Knowledge Transfer Manager – Chemistry to talk about Future Sustainable Ports.
During this podcast conversation, Matt and Debra discuss making vessels and port machinery sustainable by using renewable electric power or alternative fuels including biofuels, or hydrogen, ammonia and methanol. They also discuss specific examples of use cases of this technology such as hydrogen or battery powered ferries.
Useful links and additional information
- The Maritime & Ports Innovation Network is a community that collates knowledge from the maritime and ports sector to solve challenges and share industry opportunities to succeed in the transition to a Net Zero future through building innovative maritime solutions.
- Contact Innovate UK KTN’s Infrastructure team.
- Contact Innovate UK KTN’s Transport team.
- Read the Maritime Innovation Podcast Episode 5 Transcript.
Maritime & Ports Innovation Network
Following the success of the Decarbonising Ports & Harbours Innovation Network held from 2020 to 2022, we have decided to extend the programme for an additional year. We recognise that since the inception of our original programme in 2019, a lot has happened, we left the EU, we entered a pandemic and a financial crisis (not just because we left the EU) and we reaffirmed our commitment to decarbonising our industries including maritime.