The UK-based University of Portsmouth launched a new research center, in order to enhance the safety of the world’s marine and freshwater environment. In fact, the Centre for Blue Governance (CBG) goals to develop and conduct multi-disciplinary research to inform blue governance policies globally.
In light of the adoption of the 2020 CEF Energy Work Programme today, the 2020 CEF Energy call for proposals has opened, offering funding to support projects of common interest in the energy sector, in the areas of electricity, gas, smart grids and cross-border carbon dioxide networks.
During the 2020 SAFETY4SEA London Forum, Martin Crawford-Brunt, Chief Executive Officer, Rightship, focused on the mega trend of decarbonization and analyzed the importance of having an efficient fleet towards the ambitious target of reducing emissions significantly.
The key green challenges for shipping, emissions reduction measures as we are heading towards 2030 and ways to enhance sustainability were discussed during the last GREEN4SEA Athens Forum, where Mr. Apostolos Belokas, Managing Editor, SAFETY4SEA, asked industry experts to think of what needs to change to improve current landscape in the maritime industry. Namely, all speakers at the event answered the following question:
Cargill, Rainmaking and more than 10 industry partners will join their forces to launch a program in Singapore, focused on the decarbonization issue. In fact, the program will be the first of its kind based in Asia and goals to develop new solutions related to CO2 emissions reduce.
The third SAFETY4SEA Limassol Forum successfully concluded on Tuesday 11th of March 2020 at the Columbia Venue Centre of Columbia Plaza, Limassol, Cyprus. The event focused on the main present and future challenges for shipping industry, equally divided to safety and environmental issues.
During the 2020 SAFETY4SEA London Forum, Dustin Eno, COO, Navigate Response, analyzed how the global interest in shipping’s environmental footprint has doubled in the last decade.
Cruise Baltic became the first cruise network to become completely paperless. The paperless initiative means that Cruise Baltic will not print any brochures or leaflets at all to any markets. The only printed materials the network has left are business cards, which are made of 100% recycled t-shirt offcuts.
Port of Helsinki and its partners issued to the European Union three funding applications in relation to the port’s environmental future, aiming towards a better environment and sustainability. Through the investments, the port aspires to reduce emissions in the port area and allocate benefits to local residents and the whole city.
EU recently granted funding to ABS for its study on the future of the Ship Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI). In fact, the study will focus on EEDI’s ability to improve designs, boost the deployment of low carbon solutions and provide its recommendations on how to integrate innovative technologies.
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