Thursday, May 25, 2023
smoke pollution coming from a container ship

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: 633

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Second International Day for Women in Maritime Celebrated Globally

The United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has today commemorated its second International Day for Women in Maritime. The day, marked

May 18, 2023
Total Views: 956

Saturday, May 13, 2023

Naval Diplomacy: The Case For A Maritime G7

By John Konrad (gCaptain Editorial) In a world hastily retreating from globalization, the maritime domain has emerged as the critical arena for global peace,

May 13, 2023
Total Views: 4692

Thursday, April 27, 2023
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IMO Working Towards Regulatory Framework for Autonomous Shipping

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) continues its work to develop a regulatory framework for autonomous ships in response to rapidly evolving

April 27, 2023
Total Views: 2814

Saturday, April 1, 2023

Ghost Tankers: Spain Urges UN To Clamp Down On Ship-to-Ship Oil Transfers

Jonathan Saul (Reuters)–Spain has called for tighter scrutiny of oil transfers involving tankers at sea as the number of unregulated ships hit by

April 1, 2023
Total Views: 1853

Friday, March 31, 2023

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: 1320

Friday, March 24, 2023
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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: 1111

Friday, February 24, 2023

Insurers Count the Cost of Ships Caught in Ukraine Crisis

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Feb 24 (Reuters) – Insurers are facing half a billion dollars in claims for up to 60 commercial ships still stuck in Ukraine a

February 24, 2023
Total Views: 2239

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII): Prepare for Some Fine-Tuning

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – Though the meetings of the International Maritime Organization’s IMO) Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC)

February 14, 2023
Total Views: 1337

Friday, January 27, 2023

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: 1114

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

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: 2043

Thursday, January 5, 2023
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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: 1175

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

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: 2910

Friday, December 16, 2022

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: 759

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

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: 741

Monday, December 12, 2022

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: 1128

Thursday, December 8, 2022
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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: 731

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

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: 1300

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

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: 1174

Thursday, November 3, 2022

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: 794