23 March 2018

Reducing emissions in ports

How can ports cut emissions to ensure cleaner air and contribute to the battle against climate change? A strategic partnership between the GloMEEP Project and the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) is helping selected developing countries in tackling port emissions. Over the coming months, several GloMEEP-IAPH workshops will train port personnel in how to undertake port emission inventories... Read more

13 December 2017

Global Industry Alliance Task Force meets at IMO HQ

The second meeting of the Global Industry Alliance (GIA) Task Force – a partnership of key maritime stakeholders pursuing low carbon shipping – took place at IMO Headquarters, London on 7 December. The meeting saw 20 industry representatives from across the Alliance’s 16 member companies discuss how to make further progress on on-going GIA-funded activities and to agree new priority... Read more

8 November 2017

Regional PSC workshop held in Argentina

Following the national workshop on the “Implementation of IMO Model Course 4.05 on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships” held last week in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the GloMEEP Project is implementing a regional workshop on “Port State Control and Enforcement of MARPOL Annex VI” back to back. The workshop is aimed at Port State Control Officers responsible for carrying out inspections... Read more

3 November 2017

National workshop on IMO’s Energy Efficiency Model Course held in Argentina

The GloMEEP Project is currently implementing a national workshop on the implementation of IMO Model Course 4.05 on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 2 to 3 November, training lecturers from maritime training institutes to deliver IMO’s Model Course on Energy Efficiency to seafarers. Participants from various maritime tertiary institutions have gathered for the two-day workshop... Read more

27 September 2017

Strategy development workshop held in Singapore

Following the Future-Ready Shipping Conference 2017 in Singapore, the GloMEEP Project held a one-day workshop on the "Development of maritime energy efficiency and emissions strategies and their implementation" which served as a platform for participants to exchange views on the national strategy development process. Co-organized by the Singapore Maritime Port Authority and co-sponsored by the Singapore Cooperation Programme, the workshop... Read more

26 September 2017

Future Ready Shipping Conference sees the expansion of the GloMEEP GIA

The Future-Ready Shipping Conference 2017, held from 25 to 26 September in Singapore, witnessed the expansion of the GloMEEP Global Industry Alliance to Support Low Carbon Shipping (GIA). The Conference welcomed two new members to the GIA: Bureau Veritas and the Port of Rotterdam. Philippe Donche-Gay, President Marine & Offshore, Bureau Veritas said that he was delighted BV was able... Read more

25 July 2017

Future-Ready Shipping Conference 2017

The Future-Ready Shipping Conference 2017 – the joint Singapore-IMO International Conference on Maritime Technology Transfer and Capacity-Building. While great technological advances have been made towards achieving sustainable shipping, a gap remains between such advances and their widespread uptake. Technology-transfer and deployment need to be fast-tracked to support the effective implementation of requirements for ships' energy efficiency under MARPOL Annex VI, and to further the... Read more

6 July 2017

Low-carbon shipping alliance gains momentum

Just days after the announcement by IMO of the ground-breaking Global Industry Alliance (GIA), another commercial company has joined the initiative to help shipping and related industries transition towards a low-carbon future. The Grimaldi Group, a global shipping and logistics company, has become the fourteenth company to join the GIA, a public-private partnership initiative in which 'industry champions' from various... Read more

29 June 2017

Global Industry Alliance launched to support low carbon shipping

Leading shipowners and operators, classification societies, engine and technology builders and suppliers, big data providers, and oil companies have signed up to a new Global Industry Alliance (GIA) to support transitioning shipping and its related industries towards a low carbon future. Thirteen companies have signed up to launch the GIA, under the auspices of the GloMEEP Project, a Global Environment... Read more

26 June 2017

Regional workshop on PSC and Enforcement of MARPOL Annex VI held in South Africa

A regional training workshop on “Port State Control and Enforcement of MARPOL Annex VI” took place in Durban, South Africa from 22 to 23 June 2017. The two-day workshop aimed to train Port State Control Officers on how to effectively enforce the provisions set out in MARPOL Annex VI. Hosted by the Department of Transport of South Africa, PSCOs from across the... Read more