Briefing: 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, financing issues and barriers to implementation were also discussed.

Morocco also held its first National Task Force (NTF) meeting back-to-back with the workshop to discuss the roles and responsibilities of different maritime agencies and stakeholders within the GloMEEP project.