The GloFouling Partnerships project a collaboration between the GEF, the UNDP and the IMO will address the transfer of aquatic species through biofouling,
Leading maritime industrialists, have signed up to a new GIA to support transitioning shipping and its related industries towards a low carbon future.
The Philippines is the latest country to receive IMO support to promote energy-efficient ship operation.
Educators in China are the first to undergo a newly developed course designed to assist maritime training institutes to introduce the topic of energy-efficient ship operation into their curriculums.
The GloMEEP training was held from 12 to 14 September in Batumi, Georgia, which is one of the Lead Pilot Countries of the Project.
IMO’s continuing efforts to promote environmentally sound shipping received a boost today with the launch of Glomeep.imo.org which provides important information and updates on the GloMEEP project – a GEF-UNDP-IMO initiative that supports the uptake and implementation of energy efficiency measures for shipping, thereby reducing the industry’s greenhouse gas emissions.
A global Train-the-Trainer workshop on energy efficiency has been delivered in China (23-27 May), preparing the personnel needed to cascade knowledge on energy efficiency for ships and related efforts for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping.
The first national workshop under the Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships (GloMEEP), Project, which aims to support increased uptake and implementation of energy-efficiency measures for shipping, has been held in Georgia.
The concept of a global network of maritime technology cooperation centres to accelerate capacity building and technology transfer in the maritime field was one proposal discussed during the two-day inaugural Future-Ready Shipping 2015 Conference, a joint IMO-Singapore International Conference on Maritime Technology Transfer and Capacity Building, held in Singapore on 28-29 September 2015.