Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Monday, November 23, 2020
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...
Friday, November 20, 2020
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...
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...
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
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...
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
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...
Monday, November 16, 2020
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...
Friday, November 6, 2020
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...
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