Webinars on the Future of Shipping 17 September 2020 and 8 October 2020



IMO and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore are jointly organizing two free to access  webinars on the Future of Shipping, on 17 September 2020 and 8 October 2020. The webinars seek to share insights on digitalization, decarbonisation and trade in a disrupted world following the global COVID-19 pandemic.

The IMO and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore are jointly organizing two webinars on the Future of Shipping, on 17 September 2020 and 8 October 2020. The webinars seek to share insights on digitalization, decarbonisation and trade in a disrupted world following the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Future of Shipping: Decarbonisation

​The first webinar – “Future of Shipping: Decarbonisation” will be held online on 17 September 2020 from 10 a.m. – 12 p..m. (BSM, GMT+1). It will hear presentations on various cooperation-frameworks on decarbonisation from differing perspectives, ranging from the initiatives in the Pacific to actions led by the industry. A panel discussion will allow for an exchange of views on what are additional opportunities for cooperation, and consider next steps in realizing those opportunities  together to support achieving the 2050 level of ambition set out in the Initial IMO Strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from ships.

Click for event flyer, including programme.

Future of Shipping - Decarbonisation - event flyer (467 KB)

Sign up here: https://twistmedia.sg/events/fos_decarbonisation2020.htm.

Future of Shipping: Digitalization

​The second webinar – “Future of Shipping: Digitalization” will be held online on 8 October 2020 from 10 a.m – 12 a.m (BSM, GMT+1). It will hear presentations on the potential that digitalization offers to make the maritime supply chain more resilient even in the face of new demands, and also discuss how to overcome challenges faced by maritime administrations and the industry on their digitalization voyage.

Registration

​The webinars are open to all interested parties (subject to capacity constraints) and addressed to maritime administrations, industry professionals and organizations from the maritime community. The webinars will be conducted in English without interpretation. 
Sign up here: https://twistmedia.sg/events/fos_decarbonisation2020.htm.
 

Notes to editors

ICYMI -

Just In Time Arrival Guide issued to support smarter, more efficient shipping

​A new Just In Time Arrival Guide which aims to provide both port and shipping sectors with practical guidance on how to facilitate Just In Time Arrivals has been released. 

The Guide has been developed by the Global Industry Alliance to support low carbon shipping (Low Carbon GIA), based on research and discussion amongst its membership, and the Guide documents the findings of a series of industry roundtables which brought together nearly 50 companies and organizations who are key stakeholders in the port call process.  

Widely recognized as a means of increasing port efficiency and port call optimization, the successful implementation of JIT Arrivals can have a significant environmental impact through reduced GHG emissions from optimizing the ships speed to arrive just in time. The concept is based on the ship maintaining an optimal operating speed, to arrive at the Pilot Boarding Place when the availability is assured of: 1. berth; 2. fairway; and 3. nautical services (pilots, tugs, linesmen). Arrivals also contributes to reduced time at anchorage and therefore reduced congestion in the port area. It is estimated that ships spend up to 9% of their time waiting at anchorage, which could be reduced through the implementation of JIT Arrivals.  

The Guide provides a holistic approach to Just In Time Arrivals, considering contractual aspects to its implementation as well as operational. The Guide is envisaged as a useful toolkit for many stakeholders including shipowners, ship operators, charterers, ship agents, shipbrokers, port authorities, terminals, nautical and vessel service providers. All these actors ultimately play a key role in implementing the necessary changes and facilitating the exchange of communication required to realize JIT Arrivals.

The Low Carbon GIA is a public–private partnership with the aim to identify and develop innovative solutions to address common barriers to the uptake and implementation of energy efficiency technologies and operational measures. The Low Carbon GIA was originally established under the framework of the GEF-UNDP-IMO Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships Project (GloMEEP Project), and since the conclusion of the GloMEEP Project at the end of 2019, the Low Carbon GIA has been operating under the framework of the IMO-Norway GreenVoyage2050 Project. 

IMO – the International Maritime Organization – is the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships. 

Search: IMO – The International Maritime Organization 

For other news, Please visit imo web site as well.

www.imo.org