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The general director of The Maritime Rescue and Marine environment protection of the Ports and Maritime Organization announced the purchase and use of new marine pollution control equipment at all ports of the country.

Ali Reza Khojasteh on the opening ceremony of the eighteenth International Exhibition of the Environment, stating that the Ports and Maritime Organization on behalf of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is responsible for preventing and controlling pollution, said that the Ports and Maritime Organization in line with " The MARPOL Convention "and the domestic law,  has established waste collection, processing and disposal centers to prevent large-scale depletion of wastes by ships in territorial and international waters.

Referring to the sensitive role of the Ports and Maritime Organization in combating ship-borne pollution and the organization’s inclusion in the OPRC convention and Chemical Hazardous Substances (OPRC HMS), The general director of The Maritime Rescue and Marine environment protection stated that The Ports and Marine Organization has invested more than $ 100 million in dealing with hazardous contamination and has facilitated the process of tackling and clearing the marine environment through the purchase of strategic equipment such as skimmers.

Khojasteh also announced the construction of a "clean sea ship" at Bandar Abbas Shipyard, aiming at tackling marine pollution, and expressed his hope that the ship would be operationalized in the ports of the country as soon as possible.

He described "low sulfur fuel supply “as one of the most important issues at the ports and maritime organization this year and stated that correspondence with the organizations, in particular the oil products distribution company, has been carried out. According to the estimates made for 2020, we need about 1.5 million tons of low sulfur fuel.

 

Reference: pmo.ir

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