04 September 18
AUSMEPA & RightShip and working with our pilot ports have gathered 2017 data, verified and adjusted, then sent off for further validation, on top of our initial validation process.
ICF, an independent consultancy firm in the USA, conducted a formal peer review of the emission calculation methodology used in the MEP following EPA peer review requirements. They then checked the calculations of loads and emissions for a sample of MEP calculations from two ports and provided comments on the emission factors, methodology, loads, and general performance of the MEP.
“We think it’s a great product that has been well QA’d and will be useful for many ports. We did our review and we stand behind our work”
Seth Hartley, Technical Specialist at ICF International
Generally, reviewers found the report to be on sound basis and acceptable for use in subsequent analyses.