WHAT’S NEW

27 September 2018

Addressing emissions in ports in Panama

The latest workshop on the "Prevention and control of shipping and port air emissions" was held in Panama City, Panama from 25 to 27 September 2018, which concludes the global roll-out of this series of workshops in all ten Lead Pilot Countries of the GloMEEP Project. The workshop trained participants in how to conduct port emissions inventories and develop emission reduction strategies... Read more

14 September 2018

Regional port emissions workshop held in Georgia

The GloMEEP Project has held a regional workshop on the Prevention and control of shipping and port air emissions in Batumi, Georgia, from 10 to 12 September, back-to-back with the Georgia International Maritime Forum 2018. The workshop brought together maritime and port personnel from Georgia, Turkey and Ukraine and provided training on how to quantify emissions in ports through the development... Read more

26 July 2018

Addressing port emissions in Malaysia

The latest workshop on the Prevention and control of shipping and port air emissions took place this week (24 to 26 July 2018) in Bintulu, Malaysia. Kindly co-hosted by the Marine Department Malaysia and the Bintulu Port Authority, the objective of the workshop was to train participants in how to conduct port emissions assessments, and how to quantify and calculate... Read more

12 July 2018

Port emissions workshop held in Argentina

The roll-out of national workshops on the "Prevention and control of shipping and port air emissions" continues, with the latest workshop being held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Almost 40 participants  convened to attend the three-day training course, aimed at understanding the different source categories of emissions in ports, and how to quantify them. The workshop, hosted by Prefectura Naval Argentina,... Read more

29 June 2018

IMO holds Roundtable on Just-in-Time Operation of Ships

When arriving at a destination port, ships can remain anchored for many hours or days until getting a berth. During this time, fuel is still being used – which can have a significant impact on port air quality. Could Just-In-Time (JIT) ship operation be part of the solution to reducing ship emissions? This is the question being discussed at an... Read more

21 June 2018

Training on developing port emissions inventories held in Morocco

GloMEEP's series of national workshops on the "Prevention and control of shipping and port air emissions" continues with the latest workshop being held in Casablanca, Morocco (19-21 June). More than 20 participants have convened for training on how to quantify emissions in ports through the development of port emissions assessments (both ocean and land-based, including emissions from cargo handling equipment, trucks,... Read more

8 June 2018

Addressing port emissions in South Africa

South Africa are the latest country to receive training on the "Prevention and control of shipping and port air emissions" (6-8 June). This three-day workshop, developed in collaboration with the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), aims to train participants in how to conduct a port emissions assessment and develop emission reduction strategies accordingly. South Africa also shared the current air... Read more

31 May 2018

Global Industry Alliance Task Force meets at Ricardo HQ

The Global Industry Alliance to Support Low Carbon Shipping (GIA) met for the third meeting of the GIA Task Force and an Ideas Generation Workshop (29-30 May), at Ricardo UK Ltd's Headquarters in Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom. The GIA Task Force meeting progressed work on several on-going projects, including on the validation of performance of Energy Efficiency Technologies (EETs), the assessment... Read more

21 May 2018

Philippines holds a national workshop on port emissions

The Philippines has held a national workshop on the Prevention and control of shipping and port air emissions (15-17 May), which trained over 30 participants on how to conduct a port emissions assessment and develop emission reduction strategies accordingly. The workshop looked into how to quantify emissions in ports (both ocean and land-based) from various different source categories such as cargo handling... Read more

16 May 2018

Training on assessing port emissions in India

The GloMEEP Project continues its roll-out of a new training package on addressing port emissions with a national workshop currently taking place in Mumbai, India (15-17 May). Port personnel from across the country have convened to attend this IMO-IAPH training, aimed at supporting ports to undertake the development of emissions inventories, with a view to better understanding emissions sources in... Read more

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