Preparing for new legislation & fuels

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Preparing for new legislation & fuels

Managing the fuel transition

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Algeciras Port Authority, Spain Location seminar: Millán Picazo Center 11207 Algeciras Spain

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  • 1 day 5 hours
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Thursday, May 4 and Friday, May 5, 2023, Algeciras, Spain

"Preparing for new legislation & fuels"

The European Harbour Masters’ Committee (EHMC) is delighted to have its 11th Biennial Seminar hosted by the Algeciras Port Authority, Spain. The seminar will consider the fuel transition and how ports need to prepare to support ships in meeting their requirements under forthcoming regulations.

New IMO and EU legislation will impact the next coming years the current fleet of ships. Over 95% of this fleet will only transition to alternative fuels after ships’ lifespan. Nevertheless legislation will oblige them to cut emissions. At the same time new fuels will become available soon for the first ships of the future fleet. For both current and future fleets ports and harbour masters need to be prepared. This is the subject of this years EHMC seminar; the fuel transition phase and avoiding a gap between obligations on ships and what ports can offer them.

The event will provide the chance to meet others in the harbour master community and introductions here will be particularly valuable as EHMC now has some new members after a generation has retired, so much communication between delegates is anticipated. Although this is an event for European Harbour Masters, members in the 'aspiring' harbour master category are also welcome to attend.

Algeciras Port is a strategic pathway located in the main maritime routes in the globe: north, south, east, west with zero deviation. A distribution platform for Europe, Africa and the Mediterranean sea, placed in the Strait of Gibraltar and surrounded by the natural shelter of the Algeciras Bay, leading the green transition in southern Europe.

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Thursday May 4, 2023; Seminar 09:00 - 17:00

Diner; 19.00 – 22.00

Friday May 5, 2023; Port visit and lunch 10:00 - 14:00

Contact; Ingrid Römers, secretary EHMC;, +31 6 158 22 469

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