Briefing: 8 December 2016

New workshop on IMO’s Model Course on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships underway in Hangzhou, China


A brand new workshop package is currently being rolled out in Hangzhou, China from 8 to 9 December 2016. The national level workshop on “Implementation of IMO Model Course 4.05 on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships” aims to capacitate maritime training institutes to deliver  IMO’s Model Course 4.05 to seafarers.

The workshop provides an overview of the regulations on energy efficiency for ships (MARPOL Annex VI, Chapter 4), and layouts various methods for optimized ship handling, fuel management and shipboard system planning. The comprehensive package has been designed to be delivered as a 5-day course, with interactive exercises and videos to enhance the learning experience.

Participants from various maritime universities, shipping colleges and institutes are attending from across China.