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COP27 | MTCC Africa/IMO CARES Side Event
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The 27th Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP27) is the highest profile international event dedicated to fighting global climate change. MTCC Africa and the IMO Cares Project showcased an on-site and online session titled “Mobilizing Global Support for Green Maritime Transition in Africa”, on 16 November 2022 in Sharm El Sheikh. Developing countries...
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TEST Biofouling
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  • Category: Ship Activities
Transfer of Environmentally Sound Technologies Biofouling (TEST Biofouling) Project Building on the achievements of the GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling Partnerships, the “Accelerating Transfer of Environmentally sound Technologies through demonstration pilots to reduce biofouling and related emissions” (TEST Biofouling) Project aims to further support developing countries in building their knowledge on control and management of biofouling and showcase...
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The IMO-UNEP-Norway Innovation Forum
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  • Category: Event, Workshop
The IMO-UNEP-Norway Innovation Forum The IMO-UNEP-Norway Innovation Forum, a two-day hybrid global platform, took place on the 28 and 29 of September 2022 at the IMO Headquarters in London and virtually with the aim of championing innovation to accelerate the transition of the marine sector towards a zero- and low-emission future. The forum focused on...
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World Maritime Day 2022 Celebrations
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The World Maritime Day theme for 2022 - 'New technologies for greener shipping' – underlines the need for innovation and cooperation in support of a green transition of the maritime sector into a sustainable future, while leaving no one behind. MTCC Africa participated in the 2022 #WorldMaritimeDay celebrations organized by the MTCC Africa consortium member,...
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NIMASA Courtesy Visit & Thorium-X Tablet Handover
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  • Category: Meeting, Pilot Project 2, Regional Cooperation, SDG17
Partnerships for the Goals #SDG17 MTCC Africa completed its 2nd Pilot Project on Fuel Consumption and Emissions Data Collection and Reporting. The study aimed to quantify the impact of greenhouse gases from the shipping industry in selected ports and waterways in the African region through various means including equipping selected ships with on-board tablets (Thorium-X...
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MTCC Africa Courtesy Visit to the Tanzania Shipping Agencies Corporation (TASAC)
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  • Category: Meeting, Regional Cooperation, SDG17
MTCC Africa Secretariat together with consortium member representatives paid a courtesy visit to the Tanzania Shipping Agencies Corporation (TASAC) offices in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 18th August 2022. The delegation that included the MTCC Africa Head met with the Acting Director General, Mr Moses Mabamba to appreciate the support afforded to the Centre by...
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Sustainable Port Development, Western Indian Ocean (WIO) Stakeholders Workshop
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The Nairobi Convention is part of UNEP’s Regional Seas Programme which aims to address the accelerating degradation of the world’s oceans and coastal areas through the sustainable management and use of the marine and coastal environment. The Nairobi Convention Secretariat, through the Project entitled ‘Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the protection of the...
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MTCC Africa Third Pilot Project
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  • Category: Pilot Project 3, Success Stories
MTCC Africa Completes Third Pilot Project The Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre-Africa (MTCC Africa) has concluded its third pilot project aimed at establishing a baseline inventory on emissions at the Port of Mombasa. The pilot project has entailed the collection of historical data obtained from the Kenya Ports Authority’s Vessel Traffic Systems (VTS) for the years...
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The IMO Coordinated Actions to Reduce Emissions from Shipping (CARES) Workshop
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The IMO CARES Foundation Project in collaboration with MTCC Africa co-organized a virtual workshop on the IMO CARES Project on 20th July 2022. The virtual forum brought various participants together in a workshop format to learn about the IMO CARES programme and to share knowledge on best practices and green technologies for maritime decarbonization. The...
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MTCC Africa Virtual Energy Efficiency ConfEx
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  • Category: Event, Success Stories, Workshop
Click Here to Access the ConfEx Microsite MTCC Africa, in collaboration with the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA), conducted the virtual Energy Efficiency Conference & Exhibition (ConfEx) in March 2021. The ConfEx was held over (4) days in two successive weeks the first on 17th & 18th March 2021 and thereafter on 24th &...
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