16 July 2021
Sustainable Technologies in focus at MTCC Asia Conference
Emerging innovative solutions for low-carbon and green shipping were the focus of the International Conference-Exhibition on Maritime Technology for Climate Mitigation (Confex) held virtually and with some people attending in person (11-13 July), as part of the China Maritime Day Shanghai Forum. In a keynote address, Jose Matheickal, IMO’s Chief of Projects and...
16 July 2021
Cutting GHG emission from shipping – 10 years of mandatory rules
2021 marks a decade of action since IMO adopted the first set of mandatory energy efficiency measures for ships. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is marking a decade of action on cutting greenhouse gas emissions from shipping, since the first set of international mandatory measures to improve ships' energy efficiency was adopted on 15 July 2011, as part of the International...
23 June 2021
Energy efficiency in ports to support maritime decarbonization
The maritime industry and particularly ports are part of the solution towards decarbonizing the maritime sector and can contribute towards the UN goal of achieving clean and affordable energy, panelists told a side-event on ports, held during the United Nations-led Ministerial-level Thematic Forums (21-25 June) on energy action. The forums bring together key stakeholders virtually, to...
26 May 2021
GMN Global Webinar Series
We are pleased to announce the next GMN Global Webinar Series! By sharing and disseminating knowledge on the latest Maritime Energy Efficiency Technologies, these webinars will provide a fantastic opportunity to hear directly from the Maritime Technology Cooperation Centres on the potential barriers and opportunities to a Low Carbon Shipping Industry in their regions. Register for GMN...
24 May 2021
Marine fuel stakeholders encouraged to access free workshop
The IMO-Norway GreenVoyage2050 Project has launched a free-to-access 'Alternative Fuels and Energy Carriers for Maritime Shipping' workshop package to help users identify key next steps to explore when considering the uptake of new low- and zero-carbon fuels. The workshop, which can be downloaded via the GreenVoyage2050 website, tackles key concepts related to alternative fuels and provides...
13 May 2021
Energy efficient ship operation – free online course launched
IMO’s public-private partnership initiative to tackle GHG emissions, the Global Industry Alliance to Support Low Carbon Shipping (Low Carbon GIA), has launched a free to access E-Learning course aimed at seafarers and anyone interested in this aspect of shipping. The self-paced course, ‘An Introduction to Energy Efficient Ship Operation’ is intended as a first glimpse into...
15 February 2021
MTCC Caribbean is pleased to announce 3 new publications
MTCC Caribbean launched three new publications documenting and reflecting on the work it has undertaken under the ambit of the Global MTCC Network (GMN) project during the period January 2017 - December 2020. These publications are meant to capture the reflections of the MTCC on the implementation of the project as well as the feedback from stakeholders and the next steps in decarbonizing...
23 November 2020
IMO’s GloFouling project features in new oceans film
IMO’s Glofouling Partnerships Project, which aims to protect marine ecosystems from the negative effects of invasive aquatic species, is featured in a new film “Ocean Aware”, which premiered on 23 November. The documentary draws attention to the challenges facing the oceans. Continue reading >
19 November 2020
MTCC-Asia Global green shipping forum
MTCC-Asia in collaboration with Shanghai maritime University and Shanghai Municipal Government successfully concluded Global Green Maritime Forum that was held virtually on 18 November. The Forum focused on the latest developments in national policies and crucial measures to support decarbonization of the maritime sector. Continue reading >
2 November 2020
MTCC-Africa Women in decarbonization workshop
MTCC-Africa successfully concluded Workshop on the Role of Women in Decarbonization that was held virtually on 29 October. The workshop focused on climate change mitigation in the maritime and shipping industry, taking into account the 2030 United Nations Sustainable Agenda and Goals (UN SDGs) and in particular Goal 5 on gender equality. Continue reading >
21 October 2020
GMN Project extension announcement
We are pleased to announce the six-month extension of the GMN Project. Continue reading >