Provide guidelines for Port Authorities, terminal operators and other port stakeholders on solutions for the decarbonisation of terminal machinery and road transport.

Activities

Efficiency and emissions in port operations

Zero emission technologies (electrification and hydrogen)

Low carbon fuels similar to diesel fuels

Commercial offer of zero emission equipment

Directive on Renewable Energy Promotion

Guarantee of origin schemes

GHG emission limits

Pollutant emission standards (Euro standards)

Seminars on existing technological solutions for terminals

Seminars on regulatory framework and applicable port regulations (exemptions, etc.)

Seminars on project financing mechanisms

Workshops on best practices – Success stories in ports

Maruxa Heras

Maruxa Heras

Chair

Head of Shipping at Global Factor. M. Sc. In Naval Architecture from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

As head of her area, her tasks focus on guiding companies in the sector on issues related to sustainability and climate change to advance in their decarbonisation path, and helping them to understand the challenges and opportunities posed by the new environmental regulations. From the trading side, she offers them access to and knowledge of the regulated and voluntary carbon markets. Before joining Global Factor, he worked for 15 years at the Spanish Shipowners’ Association (ANAVE) advising shipping companies on a range of environmental and maritime policy issues.

Jordi

Jordi Llaguna

Vice-Chair

Jordi Llaguna, is an experienced leader with more than 23 years leading transformation in various departments including procurement, business development, automation, as well as engineering and sustainability, in various industries such as logistics and port infrastructure, water and environment and airports, in multinational companies of recognised prestige.

Currently heading the efforts of the procurement and decarbonisation department of APM Terminals Spanish Gateways, the terminal operator of Maersk. Focused on accelerating the energy transition and decarbonisation in terminals, to achieve NET Zero by 2040 and reduce the carbon footprint to 70% by 2030, as part of Maersk’s goals. Thanks to a cross-functional decarbonisation team and in collaboration with port authorities, state ports and other stakeholders in the sector, closely supported by the group’s global decarbonisation office.

Born in Lérida, Spain. Father of a 14 year old girl and an 11 year old boy. He holds degrees in Electronic Engineering and Industrial Engineering, complemented by various business trainings in innovation, purchasing, lean, project management, among others. Jordi loves cooking and laughing with good friends and family.