WHAT’S NEW

23 August 2016

National Workshop on MARPOL Annex VI held in South Africa

A national workshop on "MARPOL Annex VI and Technology Transfer" is currently taking place in Durban, South Africa. The three-day workshop aims to raise awareness and provide an overview of MARPOL Annex VI and GHG emissions, as well as IMO regulations including Attained EEDI, Required EEDI and SEEMP, and is being delivered to participants from various Government departments of transport, environment, energy, technology,... Read more

4 August 2016

IAPH joins GloMEEP Project as Third Strategic Partner

The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) joins the GEF-UNDP-IMO GloMEEP Project as Strategic Partner. IAPH will assist the GloMEEP Lead Pilot Countries (LPCs) in addressing air pollutants and greenhouse gas emissions in ports, thereby facilitating a transition to a more energy efficient and low emissions maritime transport system. In particular, IAPH will be collaborating with the GloMEEP Project on... Read more

21 July 2016

MARPOL Annex VI workshop held in Morocco

A national workshop on "MARPOL Annex VI and Technology Transfer" has been delivered in Rabat, Morocco from 19-21 July 2016. The workshop provided an overview of MARPOL Annex VI and details of IMO regulations on maritime energy efficiency. The workshop also covered aspects related to the transfer of technology for ship energy efficiency and its application: industry views, intellectual property,... Read more

China National Workshop

1 June 2016

National workshop held in China

A national workshop on "MARPOL Annex VI and Technology Transfer" was held at Dalian Maritime University, following the Train the Trainer course last week. This workshop aims to raise awareness and provide an overview of MARPOL Annex VI and GHG emissions, as well as IMO regulations including Attained EEDI, Required EEDI and SEEMP. Participants from national maritime training institutions, classification societies, maritime administration as... Read more

TTT Course

26 May 2016

Global Train the Trainer Course held in Dalian, China

A global Train-the-Trainer course on energy efficiency is being delivered at Dalian Maritime University, China (23-27 May), preparing the personnel needed to cascade knowledge on energy efficiency for ships and related efforts for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping. The five-day intensive course was co-hosted by the China Maritime Safety Administration (China MSA) and Dalian Maritime University (DMU). The 30 participants on... Read more

17 May 2016

National workshop held in Malaysia

A national workshop is being held in Johor, Malaysia on "MARPOL Annex VI and Technology Transfer" to raise awareness of IMO's energy efficiency measures and the control of GHG emissions from ships. A wide range of stakeholders have convened for the three-day workshop, ranging from ministries of transport, environment, maritime administrations, ports, universities, maritime training centres, and professional associations with an... Read more

12 May 2016

GloMEEP PCU attends IWC-8

The GloMEEP PCU is attending the 8th GEF International Waters Conference in Sri Lanka, which supports knowledge sharing within the GEF International Waters projects portfolio. The theme of this year's Conference was "Scaling Up Investments from Source to Sea in the Context of Achieving the SDGs" with specific learning tracks devoted to catalyzing transformation and scaling up investments; strengthening governance... Read more

9 March 2016

Promoting ship energy efficiency in Panama

An IMO workshop in Panama City (7-9 March) is raising awareness of the Organization’s regulations on energy efficiency and the control of GHG emissions from ships. This is the latest in a series of national workshops in Lead Pilot Countries for the Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships Project (GloMEEP), which was launched in September last year. The project aims to... Read more

4 March 2016

Jamaica workshop promotes ship energy efficiency

IMO is raising awareness of its regulations on energy efficiency and the control of GHG emissions from ships at a national workshop in Kingston, Jamaica (2-4 March). Jamaica is a Lead Pilot Country for the Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships Project (GloMEEP), which was launched in September last year. The project aims to support uptake and implementation of energy efficiency... Read more

23 December 2015

GloMEEP energy efficiency project gets underway with first national workshop

The first national workshop under the Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships GloMEEP), Project, which aims to support increased uptake and implementation of energy-efficiency measures for shipping, has been held in Georgia. Georgia is one of the Lead Pilot Countries for the project, which aims to build understanding and knowledge of technical and operational energy-efficiency measures to lead maritime transport into... Read more