Monday, November 23, 2020
container ship
Shipping

IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee Meeting Concludes: More on Shipping’s $5 Billion Decarbonization Proposal

By Barry Parker, Correspondent “You have to start somewhere.” While nobody used this phrase specifically, the IMO, in its just concluded virtual session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee, officially...

November 23, 2020
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Friday, November 20, 2020
IMO Headquarters london
Shipping

IMO Approves Amendments to Cut Ship Emissions -Full Briefing

The International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) met virtually for its 75th session this week to consider (and approve) new measures to cut emissions from ships, building on...

November 20, 2020
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Shipping

IMO Approves Heavy Fuel Oil Ban in Arctic With Exemptions

LONDON, Nov 20 (Reuters) – The United Nations shipping agency on Friday approved a ban on the use of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic region in a move criticised by green...

November 20, 2020
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Wednesday, November 18, 2020
cargo ship emissions
Environment

IMO Plan to Curb Shipping’s Carbon Emissions Triggers Criticism

By Jack Wittels and Jessica Shankleman (Bloomberg) — The organization responsible for setting global environmental standards for shipping approved rules designed to curb the industry’s carbon emissions, triggering criticism that its...

November 18, 2020
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Tuesday, November 17, 2020
IMO Headquarters london
Shipping

IMO Approves Extra Steps to Curb Shipping Emissions

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Nov 17 (Reuters) – The United Nations shipping agency on Tuesday approved measures to boost energy efficiency in vessels as part of efforts to reduce the...

November 17, 2020
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Monday, November 16, 2020
IMO greenhouse gas emissions
Environment

Shipping Industry Proposes $5 Billion Program to Help Decarbonize Shipping

The global shipping industry is urgently calling on governments to move forward on a proposal for a $5 billion industry-financed research and development program that would help accelerate zero-carbon fuels...

November 16, 2020
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Friday, November 6, 2020
IMO greenhouse gas emissions
Interesting

IMO Charting Passage Plan for Reducing Shipping’s ‘Carbon Intensity’

By Barry Parker – Over the past year, “sustainability” has ratcheted upward to the top of the shipping industry’s radar. The activity will be ramping up now as the International...

November 6, 2020
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