gmec, the global maritime environmental congress

Setting a green course

Hamburg, 9 september 2020 

The conference programme for the upcoming SMM will be published in spring 2020.


Review 2018: Setting a green course

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.

Closing report as PDF


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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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