It reflects the need to support an ecological transition of the maritime sector towards a sustainable future, leaving no one behind.
The IMO Council approved the "New Technologies" issue at the suggestion of IMO Secretary General Kitack Lim.
All of this will provide an opportunity to focus on the importance of a sustainable maritime sector and the need to better and more ecologically rebuild the post-pandemic world.
"IMO actively supports a greener transition of the shipping industry to a sustainable future. New technologies for greener shipping also provide the opportunity to showcase maritime innovation, research and development, demonstration and deployment of the best practical, including innovative financial and support solutions, "said Mr. Lim.
This slogan will give flexibility to the Secretariat, Member States and observer organizations to focus on the importance of a sustainable maritime sector and the need to better and more ecologically rebuild the post-covid world, while allowing the Activities delve into specific topics related to fostering innovation and the adoption of new technologies to support the needs of a greener transition in the maritime sector, especially in the context of developing countries.
Decarbonisation, marine plastic debris and biofouling are some of the issues that are already being addressed in major IMO projects. All these projects aim to support and promote innovation and green technologies.
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