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2019 February 8 16:11

BAT reference book is now available for stevedoring companies

Dmitry Tarasov, Chairman of Ecological and Environment Protection Committee, Association of Commercial Sea Ports, informs about availability of information and technical reference book with the best available technologies (BAT). 

The voting of technical working group created for development of the TWG 46 reference book is underway. The reference book accumulates the best technologies allowing to reduce polluting emissions including those caused by operation of coal terminals.

“It is the first BAT book developed for a stevedoring industry. It is actually a set of tools allowing to minimize the impact of coal dust on the environment,” Dmitry Tarasov told IAA PortNews. 

According to him, by May 2019 this document will become an working tool for operators of coal terminals.