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Alternative Fuels and Power Solutions for Shipping

On 28 and 29 November, EMSA will hold a workshop on alternative fuels and sources of power for shipping, which will be streamed live from our Lisbon headquarters. Two new studies on the potential of hydrogen as a fuel for shipping and the potential of wind assisted power systems as a power source will be presented and discussed at the workshop. Also presented will be EMSA’s first ever Guidance on the safety of battery energy storage systems on board ships.

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions

The European Green Deal is the roadmap for the European Union to achieve climate neutrality by 2050. To support it, a package of new and revised legislation, known as Fit for 55, sets out how the EU intends to reduce its net greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by at least 55% by 2030. Included in this legislative package is the maritime transport sector.
Strengthening the EU capacity to protect the marine environment, manage climate change and respond to new environmental challenges at sea.
Strengthening EMSA’s role as the core information management hub for maritime surveillance.
Contributing to higher maritime safety standards, anticipate new maritime safety challenges and expectations and provide knowledge-based solutions.
Facilitating the simplification of EU shipping by supporting EU-wide digital maritime solutions.
Contributing to the strengthening of maritime security in Europe and globally, where there is a European interest.