On 15th of March INEA headquarter hosted the first MoS Forum on Environment. Over 90 participants, including Members of the European Parliament, representatives of the EU Member States, and industry stakeholders gathered in Brussels to discuss the environmental aspects of Motorways of the Sea.
In June, Mr. Brian Simpson will present the Detailed Implementation Plan (DIP) to MEPs in European Parliament, so in preparation of this, three MoS fora have been organized on three pillars (Environment (in March), Logistic chain and Human elements (both in May)).During the first one, Mr. Dirk Beckers, the INEA Director, welcomed guests of the event and he explained that for the European Commission the environment issue is a very important priority. EC would like that several countries invest in maritime technology (one of the most relevant fuel is LNG), innovation for their ports in order to improve the sustainability of maritime and transport filed.
Below the video of Mr. Beckers’s speech