India

Adani Ports becomes part of emission reduction initiative

Adani Ports and Special economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) has signed up for the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Through SBTi, companies are responding by committing to set science-based emissions reduction targets that are consistent with keeping global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

ExxonMobil partners with Indian Uni. on low-emission tech research

ExxonMobil inked a five-year agreement with the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras and Bombay to expand its portfolio on research collaboration with India’s universities, focusing on research in biofuels and bio-products, gas transport and conversion, climate and environment, and low-emissions technologies for the power and industrial sectors. 

India explores shore power to reduce air pollution in ports

The Indian Ministry of Shipping issued the Draft of its proposed Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) exploring shore power supply to ships in Indian ports, under the national “Green Port” project seeking to reduce air and noise pollution on major ports across India. 

10 countries selected for emissions reduction project

Jamaica is selected to be among the 10 countries that will take part in the Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships Project, which aims to support the implementation of energy-efficiency measures to reduce GHG emissions from shipping. The other countries are Argentina, China, Georgia, India, Malaysia, Morocco, Panama, Philippines and South Africa.

Kandla port to install shore power equipment

Aiming to align with global regulations and the government’s initiative to reduce pollution from shipping, the port has invited tenders for installing power supply equipment to ships calling at the port when they are alongside berth, chairman of Kandla Port Ravi Parmar informed.

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