Q. Consider the following statements:
1.Shore power helps in reducing the air pollution.
2.India is expected to set up facilities for providing shore power by the end of this decade.
3.India has been selected as the first country under the IMO Green Voyage 2050 project to conduct a pilot project related to Green Shipping.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C
Notes:

Statement 1: Shore power helps in reducing the air pollution. It is the power facilities given to ships docked ta the ports so that their engines remained off. This helps in reducing the cost of the fuel of the shipping companies and also helps in reducing air pollution.

Statement 2: The statement is incorrect. India is already supplying shore power to ships with power demand less than 150 KW at present and targeting to supply shore power to all visiting ships.

Statement 3: India has been selected as the first country under the IMO Green Voyage 2050 project to conduct a pilot project related to Green Shipping.

Source: PIB