Mounting pressure on the maritime world to act with appropriate urgency over the climate crisis is building with an unprecedented series of events in the coming days.

The 26th United Nations’ climate summit will start on 31 October in Glasgow, Scotland, with host Alok Sharma insisting this is the last chance to avert “catastrophe”.

The maritime world will hold its own "Shaping the Future of Shipping" as the industry’s flagship event at COP26 on 6 November.