Climate change demands an end to fossil fuel use and the global community has high ambitions in that regard. This webinar explores the role of small ports and the challenges they face in engaging in the energy transition to support these goals.
Our speakers will each provide a different point of view related to the opportunities for small Nordic ports in the energy transition of marine transport. They will discuss solutions that could benefit and promote port contributions to strides along the global green energy path.
The agenda was as follows:
Intro to Challenges of Small Ports
Gunnar Tryggvason, Icelandic Port Association
Overview of Decarbonization Pathways for the Icelandic Maritime Sector
Nikolai Hydle Rivedal, DNV
Port and Alternative Fuel Infrastructure – Status of International Standards
Arild Røed, Norwegian Electrotechnical Committee
Implementation and Benefits of EPI
Jon Olav Stedje, Environmental Port Index
The Role of Utility Companies in the Clean Energy Transition – What Needs to Change?
Jóhannes Þorleiksson, Veitur Utilities
Moderator: Anna Margrét Kornelíusdóttir, Icelandic New Energy
This webinar was a collaboration of Icelandic New Energy, Nordic Atlantic Cooperation (NORA), the Nordic Council of Ministers, and the NordMar Ports project. The recording can be viewed on-demand below.