Finnish Presidency of CBSS and HELCOM in cooperation with the Baltic Development Forum and NDPTL promote green technology and alternative fuels for shipping in the Baltic Sea
The event launched the Green Technology and Alternative Fuels Platform for Shipping. The aim of the new platform is to bring together policy makers, administrations, business community, financial experts; as well as research and development representatives to work on a joint understanding on the way forward. The establishment of the platform stems from a commitment agreed at the HELCOM Ministerial Meeting on 3 October 2013.
The event was attended by around 100 participants altogether,representing several pan Baltic organizations, Baltic Sea States, shipping companies, classification societies, manufacturing and shipbuilding industry, bunker fuel suppliers, European Commission, European Safety Agency (EMSA), European Investment Bank, Nordic Investment Bank, Nordea, Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau Bankengruppe (KfW), Universities etc.