Ship generated waste is an important issue when it comes to protection of the marine envirnoment. The big blue bin is the easiest way to get rid of waste when out at sea. To tackle this, a coalition of maritime organisations, the Dutch government and environmental experts teamed up to design a Green Deal on ship generated waste. From the beginning I was involved with this process and will keep an eye on the realization of the targets. Apart from this Green Deal on ship generated waste, a separate Green Deal was negotiated on waste from fisheries
- 30 juni 2015
Shipbreaking: At the end of their working life, most ships end up on the beaches…
Co-operation between a range of maritime organisations. The Platform is aiming to enhance the sustainable development within the maritime sector.
The most important forum for maritime policy is the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Based in…