gmec, the global maritime environmental congress

Shipping Industry Heads for Climate Protection

Lowering exhaust gas emissions, boosting efficiency: At gmec, the global maritime environmental congress during SMM in Hamburg, high-profile business and science experts discussed how the global shipping industry can achieve the IMO’s ambitiousenvironmental goals while continuing to provide its services at competitive prices.

Hamburg, 06/09/2018 – “We are at the beginning of a new chapter in the history of shipping,” said Tian-Bing Huang, Deputy Director - Marine Environment Division at the International Maritime Organization (IMO). In his opening keynote at the global maritime environmental congress (gmec) he instantly caught the attention of the noticeably eager audience in the well-filled conference hall. Organised jointly with Seatrade, the gmec took place for the fifth time this year.

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We are facing an unbelievably huge task, and I have no idea how we are going to
solve it. Nobody knows. But this is the kind of situation in which an industry can surpass itself. The most important thing is that we begin addressing it now. And that we do it together,”

Bud Darr
EVP Maritime Policy and Government Affairs,
MSC Group

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