Metropolitan College's Maritime Academy participated as a Sponsor at the GREEN4SEA Athens Forum
Metropolitan College's Maritime Academy, one of the largest Maritime and Shipping Education and Training providers in Southern Europe, attended the GREEN4SEA Athens Forum as a Sponsor.
GREEN4SEA Forum was successfully organized by SAFETY4SEA and addressed the topical green shipping issues and the challenges ahead. The event took place at the Lighthouse at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) with the participation of global experts who shared views and updates focusing on one of the most current topics in the Shipping Industry: the recent, as well as, the future green shipping challenges and the fuel options.
More specifically, during the discussions, the panels shared their views on how shipping is complying until now with the 2020 sulphur cap, noting that the transition is quite smooth so far. Alternative fuels solutions were also presented, including LNG and LPG. Experts also expressed their opinion for innovative technologies for propulsion, such as wind, saying that this decade will be crucial. Finally, the panels provided tips and best practices to ensure greener operations, as well as ways to optimize fuel management.
Metropolitan College’s Maritime Academy constitutes the most comprehensive School of Maritime Studies in Greece and one of the largest Maritime and Shipping Education and Training providers in Southern Europe.The academic programmes of both Metropolitan College’s Maritime Academy and School of Maritime Studies are provided through an exclusive partnership with the renowned Warsash School of Maritime Science and Engineering of Solent University in Southampton, which is consistently featuring among the best worldwide. Programmes of study cover a full range of education and training for the professions related to the maritime industry, either on land or at sea.The establishment of Metropolitan College Maritime Academy marks a new era in Greek higher education, thus giving young Greeks the opportunity to attend one of the world’s best maritime academies without leaving their country.