Fri, 26 May 2023

Green Shipping

Why in news? Recently, Union minister of ports, shipping & waterways (MoPSW) announced that MoPSW will offer 30% financial support to promote green shipping.


  • Green shipping promotes cleaner practices to enforce emission control, efficient port management, and equipment management.
  • It aims to preserve global environment from GHGs, and environmental pollutants generated by ships.
  • MoPSW made announcements focusing green shipping and digitisation of ports:
    • 30% financial support for promotion of Green Shipping;
    • Single Window Portal to facilitate and monitor river and sea cruise;
    • Some ports will be developed as Green Hydrogen Hubs and as smart ports.
  • The move aims to bolster sustainable practices and propel India toward a green maritime sector.


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