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Green Voyage2050 Project

Green Voyage2050 Project:

India has been selected as the pioneer lead country for the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Green Voyage2050 Project.

  • Green Voyage2050 Project overall goal of the Project is to support effective implementation of the Initial IMO GHG Strategy.
  • It provides support to developing countries in their efforts to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions from ships.
  • The Initial IMO Strategy sets out a clear vision and levels of ambition, one of which is to reduce the total annual GHG emissions by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008.
  • It is envisaged that the project will strengthen MARPOL Annex VI compliance, facilitate sharing of operational best practices, catalyse the uptake of energy efficient technologies and explore opportunities for low- and zero-carbon fuels.
  • The GreenVoyage2050 Project, currently in its first phase which is funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment for an initial period up to December 2023