Date: 11/06/2024

Call for port sector to decarbonise entire chain of operations

There is a need for the public and private stakeholders in the port sector to collaborate in decarbonising the entire chain of operations, said Mr Praveen S. Khara, Chief Port Officer, Maharashtra Maritime Board, while speaking at the recent Harit Sagar Conference 2024, hosted by CII under the theme “Navigating Sustainability in the Maritime Ecosystem: Vision”. He also emphasised the government’s active promotion of the green port guidelines, “Harit Sagar,” rolled out by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways in May last year as part of efforts to meet the larger vision of achieving zero carbon emissions. The guidelines emphasise the use of clean and green energy in port operations, developing port capabilities for storage, handling and bunkering greener fuels. These fuels include green hydrogen, green ammonia, green methanol and ethanol, among others, said a report.
Source: Exim News Service: Mumbai, June 10