P&O Maritime Logistics’ Martin Helweg would like to see offshore play a greater role in shipping’s emissions reduction journey, but it needs the sector’s end users to get on board.

The chief executive of the Dubai-headquartered offshore giant believes that the trading patterns of offshore vessels make them ideally suited to the new technologies and fuels that are currently under development.

“Areas of operation for offshore vessels are geographically limited, and unlike tankers and bulk carriers, we know where they are going,” he said in an exclusive interview with TradeWinds.