ETS Webinars

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EMSA, together with the European Commission’s Directorate General for Climate Action (DG CLIMA) has held a series of webinars on the extension of the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) to maritime transport, including the relevant changes introduced to the EU Maritime Monitoring Reporting and Verification (EU MRV) system.

The webinars are for invited maritime stakeholders. However, a recording of each webinar is made available shortly after transmission through this page and via a dedicated YouTube playlist on EMSA’s YouTube channel. These webinars complement the information available for shipping companies, verifiers, industry, and other maritime stakeholders on the extension of the ETS to maritime.

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The webinar series began on 22 September 2023, and is still ongoing. We have listed all the webinars here in reverse order (the most recent webinar is displayed first). The entire playlist is available to view on YouTube.

Latest webinar: 18 March 2024. The fifth general webinar, dedicated to the attribution to the Administering Authority and the opening of Maritime Operator Holding Accounts in the Union Registry.

5 March 2024: Fourth general webinar, dedicated to the Monitoring Plan applicable to the reporting period 2024.

15 December 2023: Third general webinar, with an agenda based on stakeholder feedback gathered during the previous edition.

24 November 2023: Second general webinar focusing on topics like key compliance steps from a company perspective and on changes being implemented in THETIS MRV, the dedicated IT system for compliance with MRV obligations.

This webinar also has two question and answer components. The first question and answer session took place in the morning of 24 November 2023:

The second question and answer session linked to the second webinar took place in the afternoon of 24 November 2023:

The first webinar in the series, which took place on 22 September 2023, is hosted on EMSA’s own website and can be accessed by clicking this link.