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World’s First Global CO2 Charge Inches Closer at IMO Meeting

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — The shipping industry is being lined up as a guinea pig for a world-first: a global, mandatory charge on greenhouse gas

March 22, 2024
Total Views: 1367

Monday, March 18, 2024
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Shipping

Pressure Builds for Charge on Global Shipping Sector’s CO2 Emissions

BRUSSELS, March 18 (Reuters) – The European Union, Canada, Japan and climate-vulnerable Pacific Island states are among 47 countries rallying

March 18, 2024
Total Views: 610

IMO Secretary-General Arsenio Dominguez during the opening of the 81st session of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) (18-3-24). Photo courtesy IMO
Shipping

IMO Secretary-General Opens MEPC81 with Call for ‘Concerted Action’ to Reduce Shipping Emissions

The Secretary-General of the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO), Arsenio Dominguez, has urged for a united effort to align the

March 18, 2024
Total Views: 646

Friday, August 4, 2023
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Retailers and Ocean Carriers Given Failing Grades on Emission Reductions

The majority of retailers and ocean carriers are failing to adequately address their climate-warming emissions from ocean shipping, according to a recent

August 4, 2023
Total Views: 1274

Monday, July 24, 2023
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Shipping

UAE and DNV to Launch Middle East Maritime Decarbonization Center

The UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure and DNV have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a new UAE Maritime Decarbonization Center, which

July 24, 2023
Total Views: 1121

Friday, July 21, 2023
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Shipping

Seafarers Recognized for Having Key Role in Shipping’s GHG Reduction Strategy

Seafarers’ unions have secured commitments to a “Just Transition” for maritime workers as part of the International Maritime

July 21, 2023
Total Views: 1027

Friday, July 7, 2023
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Shipping

IMO Adopts New Strategy to Reduce GHG Emissions from Shipping

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) – Countries on Friday adopted a revised greenhouse gas (GHG) strategy for shipping that

July 7, 2023
Total Views: 2085

Monday, July 3, 2023
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Shipping

Nations Haggle Over Targets to Cut Shipping’s Emissions

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — In a grey, squat building overlooking the Thames River in London, high-level talks began Monday on how to clean up an

July 3, 2023
Total Views: 885

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Shipping

IMO Kicks off Meeting to Decide Shipping’s Emissions Strategy

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) – United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for agreement to reach net zero

July 3, 2023
Total Views: 1739

Monday, June 26, 2023
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Shipping

Researchers Show How Shipping Can Cut Emissions Nearly in Half By End of Decade

With the International Maritime Organization (IMO) set to finalize its strategy for reducing greenhouse gas emissions shipping next month, Dutch researcher CE

June 26, 2023
Total Views: 2550

Delegates Told to Be ‘Ambitious and Bold’ Ahead of IMO’s Critical MEPC 80 Meeting
Shipping

Delegates Told to Be ‘Ambitious and Bold’ Ahead of IMO’s Critical MEPC 80 Meeting

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – With the all-important MEPC 80 meeting now a week away, the preparatory work at the International Maritime Organization

June 26, 2023
Total Views: 1168

Friday, June 23, 2023
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Shipping

Countries Push for CO2 Shipping Tax as Decarbonization Talks Loom

By Kate Abnett and Jonathan Saul BRUSSELS/LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – Maritime nations including Denmark and the Marshall Islands are rallying

June 23, 2023
Total Views: 1025

Monday, June 5, 2023
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Environment

American Voters Support Government Action on Ship Pollution, New Poll Shows

With global shipping accounting for approximately 3% of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide, the public eye is increasingly turning on the industry to clean up

June 5, 2023
Total Views: 943

Thursday, May 25, 2023
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Shipping

International Chamber of Shipping Urges Governments to Set Course for Net Zero Future

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), representing the global shipping industry, is urging governments at the UN’s International Maritime

May 25, 2023
Total Views: 716

Monday, April 17, 2023
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Shipping

Carbon Chronicles: Voluntary Carbon Credits

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – In a recent press release, shipping industry participants Greenheart, Njord, and Marsoft announced that they have entered

April 17, 2023
Total Views: 1343

Friday, March 31, 2023
A tanker ship is seen in the English Channel at sunrise, near Dover, Britain, August 4, 2021. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File Photo
Environment

IMO Moving Towards Agreements on Decarbonization

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) upcoming environmental meeting, MEPC 80, is now three months away. It

March 31, 2023
Total Views: 1414

Friday, March 24, 2023
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Shipping

Growing Support for Zero-Emission Shipping Target Ahead of Critical IMO Meeting

The United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has concluded its latest round of talks ahead this summer’s critical Marine

March 24, 2023
Total Views: 1175

Tuesday, March 14, 2023
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Shipping

Why the Global Shipping Industry is Struggling to Clean Up its Act

By William Ralston (Bloomberg) — Singapore-based BW LPG goes about its business differently than many shipowners. If during a vessel’s passage it

March 14, 2023
Total Views: 7143

Monday, December 12, 2022
MEPC 79: IMO Working Group Talks About Fuel Consumption Data, and Who Can See It
Shipping

MEPC 79: IMO Working Group Talks About Fuel Consumption Data, and Who Can See It

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – The Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC), the part of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) dealing

December 12, 2022
Total Views: 1154

Friday, December 9, 2022
Shipping emissions
Environment

ICS: To Reach Net Zero in Shipping, ‘The Hard Work Starts Now’

IMO member states seem on track to adopt a more stringent greenhouse gas reduction target that would align shipping with the Paris Agreement on climate change.

December 9, 2022
Total Views: 579
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