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Poseidon Med II event at Piraeus Port

Interesting discussions on air pollution measurements in ports and deployment of LNG as alternative fuel will be the focus of the forthcoming EU co-funded Poseidon Med II event which will take place at Piraeus Port Authority on 16 February 2018.

Port authorities, EU officials, stakeholders from shipping sector, environmental associations will have the opportunity to exchange views about the regulatory aspects for the amelioration of air quality in ports; to comment on the findings of the shipping emissions measurements held in Piraeus and Patras Port within Poseidon Med II framework; to map opportunities of greening ports through the deployment of LNG as alternative fuel.

It is an open event subject to registration.

What is Poseidon Med II project?

Poseidon Med II project is a practical roadmap which aims to bring about the wide adoption of LNG as a safe, environmentally efficient and viable alternative fuel for shipping and help the East Mediterranean marine transportation propel towards a low-carbon future. The project, which is co-funded by the European Union, involves three countries Greece, Italy and Cyprus, six European ports (Piraeus, Patras, Lemesos, Venice, Heraklion, Igoumenitsa) as well as the Revithoussa LNG terminal. The project brings together top experts from the marine, energy and financial sectors to design an integrated LNG value chain and establish a well-functioning and sustainable LNG market.
Source: Hellenic Lloyd’s

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