The Port of Venice participating in Green Port Cruise
Best practices of the port of Venice are presented at the International Conference Green Port, within the cruise industry panel.
The actual debate over perspectives for sustainable development in passengers field, focuses on solutions for reducing emissions; in real facts, the opening session of the conference is dedicated to "ECA compliance: LNG, fuel switching, scrubbers, OPS - the ongoing debate for working "with the 0.1% sulfur regulations? What is working and what other options are there".
At this purpose the Port of Venice has always played a relevant role, as a home port cruise in the Mediterranean, with the employment of policies and programs for water and air protection.
In particular two case studies will be presented by the Port of Venice, as to present concrete results and measurable benefits to the environment:
- Venice Blue Flag - agreements to reduce air pollution,
- SafePORT - a network to monitorate the water quality