WHAT’S NEW

19 March 2019

Global Industry Alliance expands

A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S and the Panama Canal Authority are the latest entities to join the Global Industry Alliance to Support Low Carbon Shipping (GIA). The GIA now has 18 members, including leading shipowners and operators, classification societies, engine and technology builders and suppliers, big data providers, oil companies and ports. The new members signed up to the GIA during the... Read more

21 November 2018

New workshop on IMO Data Collection System launched

With entry into force of regulation 22A of MARPOL Annex VI earlier this year, the GloMEEP Project has developed a brand new workshop package to train maritime administrations on the provisions of this regulation - the IMO data collection system for fuel oil consumption. The data collected will provide vital information to support IMO’s global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas... Read more

21 November 2018

Global Project Task Force Meeting held in Hangzhou, China

Last week (12-13 November) the GloMEEP Project held a Global Project Task Force meeting in Hangzhou, China to take stock and assess the progress made during the first phase of the project. Representatives of the Lead Pilot Countries (LPCs) convened for the two-day meeting, and reported considerable progress on a number of regional and national level activities such as the... Read more

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

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