The Maritime Standard is thrilled to reveal the much-anticipated third session, ‘Sustainable Shipping and Marine Technology,’ as part of the esteemed Transportation and Climate Change Conference (TACCC). This session will spotlight groundbreaking initiatives by leading shipping lines and cruise operators, alongside cutting-edge onboard technologies that combat emissions. Set to take place on September 27, 2023, at Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Rotana Resort, TACCC will unite industry experts, stakeholders, and innovators dedicated to advancing sustainability in maritime practices.
Under the theme “Sailing towards zero emissions,” the ‘Sustainable Shipping and Marine Technology’ session of TACCC addresses the crucial need for curbing greenhouse gas emissions from marine transport. With projections suggesting potential increases of 50 to 250% in sector emissions by 2050, finding effective and economically viable emission-reduction solutions is paramount.
The session will showcase engaging presentations by leading experts driving sustainable shipping and marine technology advancements:
Container Shipping: Quick Wins to Reduce Climate Change Impact while Ensuring Economic Viability: An industry specialist will explore strategies for reducing container shipping’s climate footprint while ensuring economic sustainability. Insights will cover optimizing vessel capacity, enhancing port logistics, data-driven route optimization, and exploring alternative fuels.
Cruise Shipping: Leading the Way in Environmental Protection: A cruise shipping expert will highlight successful environmental stewardship practices, encompassing wastewater treatment, energy efficiency, single-use plastics reduction, and sustainable destination management.
Innovations in Marine Propulsion Systems and Alternative Fuels: A marine technology authority will present advances in electric propulsion, LNG, and biofuels, shaping the path to zero-carbon ships.
Sustainable Design and Construction of Ships: A classification society representative will delve into eco-friendly ship design, including energy-efficient hulls, lightweight materials, and emission reduction techniques.
Advancements in Energy-efficient Marine Technology and Vessel Design: A naval architect will discuss energy-efficient marine technology and vessel design, emphasizing reduced fuel consumption and emissions.
Enhancing Maritime Safety and Environmental Protection Measures: An expert will detail spill prevention, waste management, and environmental monitoring, showcasing safety alongside environmental responsibility.
The ‘Sustainable Shipping and Marine Technology’ session of TACCC strives to inspire collaboration, innovation, and zero-emissions aspirations in the maritime industry.
For more on The Maritime Standard’s Transportation and Climate Change Conference, schedule, and registration, visit https://tmstaccc.com/