Dubai Maritime Green Initiative Propagates Environmental Efforts

Press Release
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Photo: Drydocks World

Drydocks World and Maritime World announced the launch of Dubai Maritime Green Initiative, a movement to encourage all-round environmental excellence in maritime and allied sectors including oil, gas and energy.

The initiative was inaugurated in the presence of decision-makers from government and industry and was underlined by MoU for green technology transfer with leading classification society DNV and Rolls-Royce a renowned marine systems provider.

The main aim of the Initiative is to encourage companies engaged in research and development on green design, to disseminate green solutions for efficiency improvement in the maritime industry as well as shipyard concepts, demolition and waste management, project financing, relevant equipment manufacturers and suppliers, classification societies and regulators, shipbuilding and offshore fabricators and integrated solution providers. The role of the Initiative would also to be to encourage government departments to arrive at environment friendly policies. The immediate sphere of impact will be MENA region, Indian subcontinent and Eastern Africa, the Secondary Sphere will be Europe, South East Asia, Australia and Western Africa with a Cross Territorial Sphere Impact on Pacific Ocean, Brazil and U.S.

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