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Friday, January 27, 2023
Shipping

IMO Moves to Curb Shipping Noise that Threatens Marine Life

By Danielle Bochove (Bloomberg) — The International Maritime Organization, a United Nations agency responsible for the safety and security of

January 27, 2023
Total Views: 999

Tuesday, January 10, 2023
smoke pollution coming from a container ship
Environment

Biden Administration Releases ‘Blueprint’ for Decarbonizing the Transportation Sector

The Biden Administration on Tuesday announced the first-ever “blueprint” to decarbonize America’s transportation sector, which includes both

January 10, 2023
Total Views: 1800

Thursday, January 5, 2023
RoRo vessel whale fluke
Shipping

New Protections for Endangered Whales Along the California Coast Coming this Summer

Global shipping regulator the UN International Maritime Organization has adopted a U.S. proposal to increase protections for endangered whales from deadly ship

January 5, 2023
Total Views: 1005

Friday, December 23, 2022
smoke pollution coming from a container ship
Shipping

EEXI and CII: Everything You Need to Know About Shipping’s New Carbon Measurement and Rating System

Starting on January 1st, all ships will be required to calculate their carbon intensity to help measure and report on their environmental efficiency. Known as

December 23, 2022
Total Views: 2431

Friday, December 16, 2022
Environment

MEPC 79: Welcomed Progress on IMO’s GHG Strategy, But More Clarity Needed

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) on Friday concluded its latest Marine Environment Protection Committee meeting, known as MEPC 79. Part of the IMO

December 16, 2022
Total Views: 681

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Shipping

MEPC 79: Moving Ahead on GHG Reductions, Green Corridors and Onboard Carbon Capture

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – The International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s MEPC79 sessions continued Tuesday with an eventful Day 2 of its week-long

December 14, 2022
Total Views: 686

Monday, December 12, 2022
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: 1094

Thursday, December 8, 2022
ship emissions
Shipping

Incentivizing New Fuels: Drybulk Ship Owners Share Their Ideas

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – Next week will see the Marine Environmental Protection Committee’s “MEPC79” meetings occurring in-person at the

December 8, 2022
Total Views: 703

Wednesday, November 23, 2022
smoke pollution coming from a container ship
Shipping

CII at the IMO: All Eyes on Shipping’s New Carbon Intensity Index

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – With the upcoming International Maritime Organization (IMO) environmental committee meeting now a scant three weeks away, a

November 23, 2022
Total Views: 1137

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Shipping

MEPC79 Preview: What to Expect at the IMO’s Upcoming Marine Environmental Protection Committee Meeting

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – The next meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC),

November 16, 2022
Total Views: 1139

Thursday, November 3, 2022
Shipping

BIMCO Drafts Emissions Trading Scheme Allowances Clause for Time Charter Parties

By Ira Breskin – BIMCO, which provides most standard ship charter parties or leasing contracts, recently drafted a clause that makes charterers

November 3, 2022
Total Views: 687

Wednesday, October 26, 2022
smoke pollution coming from a container ship
Environment

New ICS Proposal Would Reward ‘First Movers’ Using Low Emission Fuels

A shipping industry group representing 80% of the world’s commercial ships is proposing a global carbon emissions reduction fund to reward “first

October 26, 2022
Total Views: 1847

Thursday, September 8, 2022
Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Port
News

Ukraine Grain Ship Deal Faces Mountains Of Trouble

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) Too few ships are arriving in Ukraine to quickly clear mountains of grain built up over months of war despite a U.N.

September 8, 2022
Total Views: 5906

Tuesday, September 6, 2022
News

Russia Says West Is Breaking IMO Grain Deal

by Mark Trevelyan (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that the West was not honoring its promise to help Russian

September 6, 2022
Total Views: 5773

Friday, August 5, 2022
container shipping
Environment

Containership Charter Market Could See New Spike as Ships Slow Down for New Emissions Regulations

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The containership charter market could see a new spike this year, as liner operators look to redesign their networks to

August 5, 2022
Total Views: 1784

Sunday, July 31, 2022
seafarer survey
Press Releases

World Maritime University 2022 Seafarer Survey

The IMO’s World Maritime University (WMU) in Sweden is calling all Seafarers who are currently working on any commercial ship, or have worked on such

July 31, 2022
Total Views: 1603

Monday, July 25, 2022
Energy Crisis Spokesman
Shipping

Shipping’s New ESG Rules Could Starve Millions

by John Konrad (gCaptain) A new report found that more than 75% of ships will not meet the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new Environmental

July 25, 2022
Total Views: 6589

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Shipping

Chinese Chief Officer to Receive IMO Bravery Award

The chief officer of a Chinese tanker will be given the International Maritime Organization award for exceptional bravery at sea for his efforts to rescue two

July 19, 2022
Total Views: 4348

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California
Shipping

Congressmen Introduce Bill to Eliminate Carbon Emissions from Ships Calling in U.S.

With the IMO yet to finalize its climate change strategy, two Congressmen from California have introduced a bill seeking to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions

July 12, 2022
Total Views: 2459

Monday, July 11, 2022
Shipping

Slow Steaming May Be Surest Way For Aging Fleets To Meet Ever Changing Emissions Standards

By Sarah McFarlane LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) – If shipping is the beating heart of global trade, its pulse is about to get slower.

July 11, 2022
Total Views: 2910