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Aiming to facilitate actions towards limiting carbon emissions in Cyprus’ maritime sector, the British High Commission in Nicosia, the Cyprus Energy Agency, and the Cyprus University of Technology, are co-organising a series of three webinars on the theme of ‘Decarbonising the Maritime Sector’. The webinar series is being organised on the occasion of the 2021th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26), currently taking place in Glasgow from October 31st, and as part of the Maritime ClimAccelerator programme which is co-funded by EIT Climate-KIC.

The series of webinars which will take place on the 1st, 3rd, and 6th of December, aims to galvanise action to reduce carbon emissions in the maritime sector in Cyprus and to promote alliances with international experts in the field.

Distinguished speakers will discuss technological innovations and possible pathways to achieving decarbonisation of the sector.

On 1η December, Diane Gilpin, CEO and Founder of Smart Green Shipping, will discuss climate innovation in the shipping industry. Smart Green Shipping is an award-winning systems-design house that develops technical, commercially viable wind-powered solutions. that enable the shipping sector to reduce fuel and emissions.

In the second webinar, on December 3, Olivia I. Burke and Sam Strivens of Carbon Trust, will discuss the roadmap and actions needed to decarbonise recreational vessels. Carbon Trust are a trusted expert guide to Net-Zero, providing solutions to the climate crisis for businesses, governments, and organisations around the world.

On the third and final webinar, on December 6, Dr. Tristan Smith, Associate Professor in Energy and Transport at University College London, will discuss future scenarios and emerging technologies for the decarbonisation of deep-sea shipping, as well as the policy framework following COP26 and related decisions by the International Maritime Organisation.

All the webinars will be hosted on zoom. To register please use the following links:

For queries and further information, please contact Louisa Marie Shakou at or (+357) 22667846.