Air quality in ports – challenges and solutions of real-time situational awareness

Port with ships



Emissions from vessels, port operations, and related land traffic present a serious environmental health issue in major ports. There are numerous sources of surrounding air pollutants, and port authorities are looking for ways to reduce pollution and comply with recent emission regulations.
The good news is, an effective air quality monitoring system can help you identify and understand the issues, take immediate steps to reduce pollution sources and continue to achieve regulatory compliance towards a safer and sustainable future for your port environment.

Please join us for a 40-minute webinar and learn:

  • The sources of air pollutants in port environments
  • How to gain real-time situational awareness of pollution levels
  • Guidelines for setting up an efficient air quality monitoring system
  • How to verify the effectiveness of your pollution-control measures

Who should attend:
Port authorities, terminal operators, and anyone looking for ways to improve port air quality.

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Mikko Laakso, Business Development Manager

Mikko Laakso

Business Development Manager, Air Quality

Mikko Laakso obtained his M.Sc.  and Ph.D. degrees in nuclear engineering in Helsinki University of Technology. He has worked in Vaisala for more than 20 years in different managerial positions related to sensor and measurement science, business development, strategy development and product management. For the past 3 years he has been building Vaisala’s air quality business in the role of Business Development Manager for Air Quality.


Mikko NIkkanen, Head of Dev Markets in Vaisala

Mikko Nikkanen

Head of Developing Markets

Mikko Nikkanen is heading Vaisala’s Maritime and Ports segment strategy and development since 2018. He has set Vaisala’s maritime focus into modern weather awareness solutions for improving safety and efficiency in maritime operations in offshore and onshore operations.

He has over 20 years global sales and business development background within telecom, IoT, RFID, safety & security industries where he has been building new innovative solutions with successful partner ecosystems.