IAPH vice-president José Firmo at COP27

The 27th UN Climate Change Conference (COP 27) is being held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, during this and next week. IAPH is represented at the summit by its vice-president for Central and South America José Firmo, the CEO of Porto do Açu in Brazil. Tomorrow, José will be participating in a side event on the production of future marine fuels and the opportunities this creates for renewable energy production in developing countries. The event is jointly organised by the International Maritime Organization, UNCTAD, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), and the World Bank. The session is scheduled from 6.30 to 8.00 PM Eastern European Time (EET). You will be able to follow the session online via this link. Porto do Açu and other port representatives present at the summit will be participating in several other maritime-related events, including a session on the Clean Energy Marine Hubs initiative.