MEPC 78 – GHG Reductions

Last week delegates to the 78th Session of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC78) participated in a “hybrid format” with some attending in-person in London while most of the delegate attended virtually. Out of the 104 documents submitted ahead of the meeting, forty-three focused on Agenda item 7, formally titled, “Reduction of Greenhouse GasContinue reading “MEPC 78 – GHG Reductions”

MEPC 78 Featured in Washington Post

This week the IMO Maritime Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) will hold it’s 78th Session MEPC78. PortVision50 will be attending virtually. While all eyes of the maritime world have been on these meetings and the Intersessional Working Groups that led up to this week’s meeting, MEPC 78 was featured in today’s Washington Post. To read theContinue reading “MEPC 78 Featured in Washington Post”

PV50 A Green Marine Ambassador

PV50 has joined Green Marine as an Ambassador.  Entities like PV50 serve as ambassadors of the Green Marine environmental certification program. As an ambassador, our organization will promote the efforts and successes of Green Marine participants to numerous industry partners, and governmental stakeholders.  More information about Green Marine can be found here

PortVision50 Highlighted in RMM Podcast

PortVision50’s President Margaret Kaigh Doyle was interviewed for the Riviera Maritime Media (RMM).  John Snyder, RMM’s Managing Editor conducted the interview.  The podcast covered several topics including PortVision50, our mission, the vital role ports will play in maritime decarbonization, and how infrastructure changes will be vital to the success of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.  Additionally,Continue reading “PortVision50 Highlighted in RMM Podcast”

Infrastructure Bill Passes

Source:  AAPA Release 11/6/21 U.S. House of Representatives passed a $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which includes over $5 billion exclusively for port programs and an additional $27 billion that ports would be eligible to apply for. President Biden is expected to sign the bill into law quickly. FundingContinue reading “Infrastructure Bill Passes”

PortVision50 Participates in Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) Fall Convention

On October 28, 2021, PV50’s President, Margaret Kaigh Doyle and founding Director Jan Flores participated in an alternative fuels at the 2021 SNAME Fall Convention held in Providence, RI. Doyle focused on methanol as a marine fuel while Flores’ presentation discussed the use of ammonia as a future fuel. Please click the images below toContinue reading PortVision50 Participates in Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) Fall Convention

PortVision50 Signs Partnership with AAPA

PortVision50 and American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) announced a partnership at the AAPA Annual Conference on October 7, 2021. PortVision50 will work to ensure that port infrastructure projects align with global projects supporting IMO GHG reduction targets for 2030 and 2050 in collaboration with AAPA. “PortVision50 (PV50) is dedicated to empowering the maritime industryContinue reading “PortVision50 Signs Partnership with AAPA”