Energy efficiency workshop was held at the National convention centre in Port vila. Photo credit: SPC


An energy efficiency workshop for Pacific Island countries and territories has been held in Port Vila, Vanuatu  from (12-14 December).

According to International maritime Organization (IMO),the event helped participants gain knowledge and tools to develop national strategies and clear policies to improve energy efficiency in maritime and port infrastructures, to use alternative and cleaner fuels and to increase awareness of energy-efficiency measures.

IMO’s Edmund Hughes delivered a presentation (via remote participation) on policy and strategy for energy efficiency in maritime transport.

The workshop was delivered by the Pacific Community (SPC), in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), and was funded by IMO.  There were 51 participants in Vanuatu, from across the region, including nine from the SPC.

Vanuatu currently involving  two major Port of entry project in Luganvile and Port vila which the two wharf has been extended to meet international standard and carter for bigger ship.

Source: IMO