In the framework of the APICE project, emission inventories have been prepared for the five Mediterranean port-cities under study; Barcelona, Genoa, Marseille, Thessaloniki and Venice. The preparation of the emission inventories included either the processing of existing updated emission data or the estimation of emission fluxes with the use of updated activity data and calculation methodologies published in the recent scientific literature. The emission inventories compiled account for gaseous (mainly carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulfur dioxide (SO2), ammonia (NH3) and non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOCs)) and particulate matter (PM10 and PM2.5) emissions from all anthropogenic emissions sources (transport, industry, energy, central heating etc). Emphasis has been given on the detailed calculation of emissions from ships and other activities in the harbor area. In addition, natural emissions have been calculated for the study areas including biogenic NMVOCs, windblown dust and sea salt emissions.

A public available report has been written to provide more information on the methodologies used for the compilation of the emission inventories for each port-city. The report is more detailed in the presentation of the methodologies used for the maritime sector emissions. In the report, the anthropogenic source sectoral contribution to pollutant emissions is also shown for all areas studied. In addition, the common features and differences between the anthropogenic emission inventories for the study areas are identified. The report is accompanied by five Excel files showing results from the compilation of the anthropogenic and natural emission inventories in the form of tables and maps.