Marseille, France (PortSEurope) June 28, 2019 – Marseille port has introduced a series of measures prepared by the Port Authority and port pilots to reduce the impact of maritime traffic on air quality.
In this way, the port adheres to the emergency plan launched at the beginning of this month by the prefect of the region Provence – Alps – French Riviera to deal with episodes of air pollution, with concentrations of pollutants in the air that are higher than the daily limit set by the standards.
The plan of measures prepared by the port provides that, starting June 27, ships will have to limit their speed to within 10 knots outside port and 8 knots inside the harbour.
Marseille port authority has specified that additional measures will be adopted that will be in the future.
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