Transport Ministers met in Opatija, Croatia, and support on shore power supply to ships at berth – OPS

Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union

11/03/2020. Ministers responsible for waterborne transport policy, covering maritime transport and inland navigation, under the chairmanship of Oleg Butković, Minister of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure of the Republic of Croatia and in the presence of Adina-Ioana Vălean, Commissioner for Mobility and Transport, on the occasion of the Informal Ministerial Meeting in Opatija, reiterate support for the clear vision for green and carbon-neutral ports, including the provision of onshore power supply and other alternative fuels like the use of LNG as a transitional fuel, the same as adequate facilities for the reception of waste from ships and hinterland connections to rail and inland waterway transport, reducing pollution of air and water and safeguarding biodiversity, without compromising safety.

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