Global Maritime Environmental Congress

Monday, September 21, 2009

For two days, industry experts from all over the world will attend the Global Maritime Environmental Congress (GMEC) in Hamburg to discuss developments, to present results, and to set a new course for sustainable green shipping. Patronage for this event, which is to be held regularly in future, has been accepted by Chancellor Angela Merkel.

From 7 to 8 September 2010, more than 700 leading representatives from industry, government, academia, navies, tourism and environmental protection will meet in Hamburg to discuss specific solutions for environment-friendly, sustainable shipping. The three Chairmen of the event are Micky Arison, Corrado Antonini and Spyros Polemis.

GMEC will address subjects such as green design and building for passenger vessels, navy and merchant ships, and their operation and subsequent recycling. It will come up with solutions to energy and emission problems at sea, the use of innovative propulsion concepts, and requirements for modern waste management, and provide answers to questions of environmental protection in ports and regional maritime areas.

The new conference provides the ideal setting, with Hamburg as its venue, and with its timing during SMM 2010, a ship building fair, with nearly 2,000 exhibitors and more than 52,000 trade visitors.

“The conference is vitally important,” says Corrado Antonini, CEO of Fincantieri, Italy’s largest shipbuilding company, and also a member of the Board of GMEC, “because the development of innovative, efficient technologies is essential to the future of the whole of the maritime industry.”

This conference, to be held every two years in future, is organised by Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH in cooperation with Jochen Deerberg, Owner and CEO of the world’s leading maritime equipment supplier of waste treatment and disposal systems.

(www.gmec-hamburg.com)

Maritime Reporter February 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Environmental

Tug Boat Owner Jailed After Crew Man Dies

A tug boat owner was today was given an 8 month custodial sentence after his crew member died trying to reattach a tow line in a violent storm. During today’s hearing at Southampton Crown Court,

Mariners Transiting Delaware River Cautioned

The Captain of the Port (COTP) Delaware Bay is notifying mariners that Upper Delaware River lighted buoy 33 (LLNR 3875) and Upper Delaware River lighted buoy

Ocean Cycles Pause Global Warming

The natural oscillations in the climate, which resulted in cooler Pacific Ocean waters, were partially behind the controversial global warming "pause", say researchers.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Port Authority Salvage Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1168 sec (9 req/sec)