Various legislative initiatives are being made to improve the Directive and its implementation in EU Member States, book your place now to find out more.

Anna Bobo-Remijn, European Commission, Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport, Maritime Safety Unit, will set the scene in the Working Group on Port Reception Facilities (PRF) by giving an update and details of the new PRF group, set up under the European Sustainable Shipping Forum where the possible revision of the Directive and implmentation issues are being discussed with a wide range of stakeholders.

This will be followed by presentations on:

  • Scrubber development, scrubber discharges and scrubber waste, Stian Aakre, General Manager R&D, Exhaust Gas Cleaning, Wärtsilä
  • Ballast water management – port solutions, Gert-Jan Oude Egberink, Manager Ballast Water Treatment, Damen Shipyards
  • Working Group to address the need for Port Reception Facilities, Paul Holthus, Founding CEO and President, World Ocean Council

Read the full GreenPort Congress programme here.

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