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News: Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways has launched ‘Harit Sagar’ the Green Port Guidelines.
Harit Sagar are guidelines released with the aim to achieve Green Ports.
It seeks to achieve Zero Carbon Emission Goal and promote environmental-friendly practices across all ports.
The guidelines lays emphasis on use of Clean / Green energy in Port operation, developing Port capabilities for storage, handling and bunkering of Greener Fuels viz. Green Hydrogen, Green Ammonia, Green Methanol / Ethanol etc.
It provides a framework for major ports to draw a comprehensive action plan for achieving a quantified reduction in carbon emission over defined timelines.
It aims to achieve Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDG) and minimising waste through reducing, reusing, repurposing, and Recycling to attain zero waste discharge from port operations.
It also includes provisions for adopting the International Green Reporting Initiative (GRI) standard and covers parts of the National Green Hydrogen Mission related to ports, the creation of green hydrogen facilities, LNG bunkering, offshore wind energy, etc.