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Mauritius Joins Saudi Funded IMOCARES Maritime Technology Global Challenge

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is pleased to welcome the Republic of Mauritius as a partner and recipient country to the IMOCARES Maritime Technology Global Challenge. Mauritius is the fourth country and second African nation to join the challenge.


Saudi Arabia is the principal supplier of IMOCARES. The Maritime Technology Global Challenge is a principal key activity under this the IMOCARES project, funded by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which invites technology providers to propose market ready decarbonization technologies to reduce GHG emissions from domestic shipping and ports in Africa and the Caribbean. The winners of the challenge will each receive USD $15,000 to $30,000 and technical support to put together in-depth proposals for how their technological solutions can help the four countries green their domestic shipping and port sectors.

 

IMO CARES aims to advance global efforts in reducing shipping emissions by promoting technology focused partnerships, collaboration, demonstration of technologies and knowledge sharing between the global north and south. The project focuses on  supporting Least Developed Counties (LDCs) and Small Developing Island States (SIDS), a key concern for the Kingdom. This The CARES Project will build collaboration towards fostering a greener and more sustainable maritime industry built on the reduction of GHG gas emissions.


The Kingdom is working to support Lest Developed Counties (LDCs) and Small Developing Island States (SIDS) through their funding of projects such as IMOCARES.


The winners of the challenge will each receive USD $15,000 to $30,000 and technical support to put together in-depth proposals for how their technological solutions can help the four countries green their domestic shipping and port sectors.


The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continues to support the IMO CARES and the Maritime Technology Challenge as part of its aims to foster collaboration cooperation within with IMO member states and the IMO and and ensure that international collaboration can be further developed to support IMO’s objectives. no one gets left behind on the path to greener shipping.




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