Managing technology and sustainability at GreenPort Congress Americas
Climate change and utilisation of technologies to measure port air emissions will be the focus of sessions on the first day of GreenPort Congress Americas.
Delegates at Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore will hear about the strategies and technologies ports are adopting to address climate change in a session chaired by Donald F. Boesch PhD, president, retired, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.
There will also be an opportunity to review developing technologies in a session designed to help ports understand emissions and minimise their impact. This will be led by George Aburn, director of Air and Radiation Administration, Maryland Department of Environment.
Day two of the conference will see sustainability practises being addressed, with insight on what ports are doing to ensure viability in the future through collaboration, design and construction guidelines, energy transition and cost-effective emission reduction technologies.
Examples of collaboration will be given by Tim Van Wormer, senior marine planner at Port of Portland. He will discuss the sustainable design and construction guidelines drawn up by West Coast ports and how they have become adaptable throughout the US.
The Ports of Tacoma and Seattle, plus their sister ports of Kitakyushu and Kobe, will also talk about their environmental innovation and successes.
Patrick Verhoeven, managing director, policy and strategy at International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), will deliver the keynote address on world ports sustainability.
GreenPort Congress Americas will take place from 16-18 May.
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