Edvard Molitor

IAPH Climate & Energy Committee / Gothenburg Port Authority

Vice-Chairman / Head of Sustainability

Edvard Molitor, Head of Sustainability, Port of Gothenburg

Edvard Molitor is the Head of Sustainability in Port of Gothenburg, Scandinavia's largest port and one of the leading ports of the world in environmental matters. Mr. Molitor leads the strategic environmental management at the Gothenburg Port Authority and is responsible for the sustainable development of the port through the successful implementation of environmental permits and international requirements.

From 2017 to 2020, Mr. Molitor chaired the Sustainable Development Committee of the European SeaPorts Organisation and from 2020 onwards, he is the vice-chairman of the Climate & Energy Committee of the International Association of Ports and Harbors.

Mr. Molitor has a wide international experience of environmental management, sustainable development, maritime operations, and marine pollution response, and holds an M.Sc. degree in Aquatic and Environmental Engineering from Uppsala University. Mr. Molitor has previously worked at SSPA Sweden AB, at the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA), and at the Swedish Coast Guard Headquarters

Sessions With Edvard Molitor

Thursday, 19 May

  • 09:00am - 10:30am (PST) / 19/may/2022 04:00 pm - 19/may/2022 05:30 pm

    IAPH Technical Committee - Climate and Energy

    The Climate and Energy committee will be addressing the recent developments at IMO regarding the decarbonization of shipping and will be preparing the respective IAPH input to the 78th session of the IMO Marine Environment and Protection Committee. The committee will be further reflecting on ongoing work related to further externalities of shipping, such as underwater noise and marine litter. As always, the Committee will be reviewing the progress of the IAPH working groups on Environmental Ship Index and Clean Marine Fuels and will be coordinating IAPH contribution to all major ongoing initiatives by other parties on decarbonisation.