Workshop: Latest international developments in ships' waste

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Reducing and recycling ships’ waste remains a serious topic in trying to make marine business greener reducing its carbon footprint, and being more sensitive to environmental considerations. This workshop provides business information on environmental best practice and corporate responsibility centered around marine ports and terminals, including shipping, transport and logistics.We will present ALL ABOUT SCRUBBERS, BALLAST WATER, ENFORCEMENT AND AN IMPROVED EUROPEAN SCHEME.


Products and solutions: Vapour recovery in inland navigation: still a hot issue !

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The polluter pays: on this principle the CDNI Treaty governing the waste from inland navigation is based. The Treaty deals with the different aspects of waste collection, disposal and treatment for river barges sailing in Belgium, France, Germany, Luxemburg, the Netherlands and Switzerland.


Member profile: ATM Moerdijk

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Before each cargo switch, barges need to be cleaned thoroughly. ATM Moerdijk offers high quality cleaning services for inland navigation - at its own jetty. Skippers choosing to clean their ships themselves, can also dispose their wash waters for further treatment there.


CDNI in a nutshell: Environmentally sound inland waterways transport ​

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Inland waterway transport is deemed to be the most environmentally friendly mode of transport. To ensure it stays that way, the management and the disposal of waste generated by the operation of these inland vessels is in Western Europe regulated by the CDNI: The Convention on the collection, deposit and reception of waste produced during navigation on the Rhine and Inland Waterways.


Member profile: MAIN bv

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The port of Amsterdam already banned on vapour ventilations, due to their impact on the air quality in the city. MAIN responded to this ban by offering inland barges the service of its vapour recovery installation.