Oscar Wezenbeek, Managing Director Marine Coatings at AkzoNobel International Paints, comments on MEPC71 decisions and suggests ways to move on with the decarbonisation strategy. He talks about the challenges that the coatings industry face, highlighting the importance of practical solutions for sustainability, ahead of regulation.
Harilaos N. Psaraftis, Professor at the Department of Management Engineering of Technical University of Denmark, shares his view on the recent exchange between Panos Zachariadis and James Mitchell on the subject of the Existing Vessel Design Index (EVDI).
James Mitchell, Carbon War Room clarifies that ship energy efficiency indicators are not ‘fake news’ and explains how these measures strive to make decarbonisation profitable for shipping.
Panos Zachariadis, Atlantic Bulk Carriers Management, gave a presentation at the 2017 GREEN4SEA Conference in which he showed that the so called Ship Energy Efficiency Indicators, either design or operational ones, such as EEDI, EEOI, EVI, CSI, EVDI, ESI and the like, have no connection whatsoever to a ship’s actual fuel efficiency
Roberto Bernacchi, ABB, explaines that commercial ports are complex systems where goods and passenger traffic must be managed efficiently and in a sustainable way: all ports stakeholders shall cooperate to achieve the lowest environmental impact.
Dr. Edmund Hughes, Head of Air Pollution and Energy Efficiency, Marine Environment Division of International Maritime Organization (IMO), talks about IMO’s efforts to combat GHG emissions from shipping, highlighting that industry needs to continue to support the Organization in formulating global regulations towards a more sustainable future.
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