The objective is to discuss the potential of innovative solutions to decrease the impact of shipping on climate change and public health. Examples of interesting solutions already on the market, as well as future more radical solutions, will be highlighted. A recently released report by EPSD, addressing more aspects of sustainable shipping will be presented. In the end, there will be an interactive mentometer session, discussing the options for a path forward, in a European and a global perspective.
The key messages will also be further developed during the workshop, based on the material presented by the speakers, and to some extent on the results from the interactive mentometer session.
Preliminary key messages are:
Two additional persons will be invited to participate in the panel discussions, each making a short introductory statement; Pia Berglund - CEO of the Swedish Shipowners´ Association and John Maggs - Seas at Risk