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Hydrogen and The Maritime Sector, Part I: Introduction to The Industry [PODCAST]

In this episode, co-hosts David Wochner (K&L Gates) and Sandi Safro (Edison Electrical Institute) talk with K&L Gates partner and former U.S. Coast Guard officer, Luke Reid, about the potential adoption of hydrogen as a fuel source for the maritime sector, and opportunities and challenges the global shipping industry faces as it tries to reduce its emissions profile. The discussion includes consideration of the current regulatory state of play and potential changes to regulation on the horizon that could provide an opening for hydrogen as a marine fuel. Luke also discusses exciting recent maritime hydrogen projects, like Sea Change, which is the first fuel cell vessel in the United States and the first commercial fuel cell passenger ferry in the world.

 

Copyright 2021 K & L GatesNational Law Review, Volume XI, Number 258
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David Wochner, KL Gates Law Firm, Public Policy Attorney
Practice Area Leader

Mr. Wochner has advised, represented and advocated on behalf of clients on natural gas, LNG and oil related matters, including natural gas and oil commodity and pipeline transportation issues, LNG imports and exports, and natural gas as a transportation fuel, before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Departments of Energy, Transportation and the Interior, EPA and on Capitol Hill. He served as lead Washington counsel on behalf of a major international drilling company in multiple Congressional and federal agency investigations and hearings related to the...

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Luke Reid Litigation Attorney KL Gates
Partner

Luke Reid is a partner in the firm’s Boston office. Mr. Reid provides advice and representation in connection with government investigations, criminal and civil litigation, maritime regulatory compliance, environmental enforcement defense, and international law. Since entering private practice in 2012, he has represented numerous maritime corporations and individuals in a variety of civil and criminal matters, including matters before the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Labor, and other government enforcement and regulatory agencies. Most recently...

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