Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis mentioned that Greece wants to move forward with with the green transformation of its economy, planning to become a leader in the decarbonisation of shipping.
amely, Mr. Mitsotakis said Greece is focusing on sectors where it feels it can be a leader in the global climate agenda.
Greece controls 25 per cent of global merchant shipping. They should be at the forefront of shipping decarbonisation
He added however that it iss not clear how this is going to happen.
Greece has also supported an International Chamber of Shipping proposal for a $5 billion research and development fund, the IMO Maritime Research Fund.
The fund aims to accelerate the rapid increase of technology-readiness levels to ensure zero-carbon fuels can be used on large ocean-going ships, making net zero shipping by 2050 a reality.