Our ETS extension to maritime webinar series
EMSA, together with the European Commission’s Directorate General for Climate Action (DG CLIMA) has held a series of webinars on the extension of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) to maritime transport, including the relevant changes introduced to the EU Maritime Monitoring Reporting and Verification (EU MRV) system.
These webinars complement the information available for shipping companies, verifiers, industry, and other maritime stakeholders on the extension of the ETS to maritime on 1 January 2024.
15 December: Third general webinar, attended by more than 1000 participants. This webinar’s agenda was based on stakeholder feedback gathered during the last edition.
24 November: Second general webinar; attended by more than 1200 participants. This webinar focused on topics like key compliance steps from a company perspective and on changes being implemented in THETIS MRV, the dedicated IT system for compliance with MRV obligations.
14 November: First specialised webinar for verifiers of the MRV system. The webinar included information on the accreditation process, assessment of revised monitoring plans, emissions reports, and new developments and functionalities within the THETIS MRV reporting tool.
22 September: First general webinar; giving an overview of the general principles of the ETS and its extension to maritime, new features and changes from the perspective of THETIS-MRV users, and an introduction to the Union Registry.
Also available for maritime stakeholders to help them prepare for the changes brought about by the new and revised legislation are frequently asked questions, prepared by EMSA and DG CLIMA.