Monday, June 21, 2021
containership
Environment

Trafigura Calls on IMO to Up the Pace on CO2 Curbs

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Trafigura Group said the shipping industry’s regulator needs to act with ‘lightning speed’ to cut carbon emissions from an industry that spews more C02 into the...

10 hours ago
Total Views: 272

Friday, June 18, 2021
tanker at sea
Environment

Shipping Industry Urges Governments to Act Swiftly on $5 Billion Decarbonization Fund

With the conclusion of the International Maritime Organization’s MEPC 76 meeting, several major shipping industry bodies are calling on governments to make good on their word and not waste any...

June 18, 2021
Total Views: 2261

container ship
Environment

Shipping Watchdog’s Plan to Make a Plan to Tackle CO2 Emissions from Ships Confounds Outsiders

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Under pressure to decarbonize a global shipping industry that emits more CO2 each year than the U.K. and France combined, the world’s governments agreed a plan...

June 18, 2021
Total Views: 1516

Thursday, June 17, 2021
IMO greenhouse gas emissions
Shipping

MEPC 76: Everything You May Have Missed

The International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee has concluded its 76th meeting (known as MEPC 76), held remotely from June 10-17, to consider new measures to tackle climate change,...

June 17, 2021
Total Views: 2477

maersk arctic
Shipping

IMO Adopts MARPOL Amendments to Ban Heavy Fuel Oil in the Arctic

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 76) has agreed to prohibit the use of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic, although certain exemptions mean a complete...

June 17, 2021
Total Views: 1595

imo headquarters
Environment

IMO Adopts New Measures to Cut Ship Emissions as Critics Call for More

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 76) adopted amendments to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) Annex VI that will require ships to calculate...

June 17, 2021
Total Views: 1321

nautical chart
Environment

IMO MEPC 76 Wraps: The Voyage Starts, With Many Shoals Ahead

By Barry Parker The IMO’s Secretary General, Mr. Kitack Lim, had laid down the gauntlet to delegates participating in the Marine Environment Protection Committee’s MEPC 76 meetings, stresses the need...

June 17, 2021
Total Views: 2910

Saturday, June 12, 2021
imo headquarters
Environment

‘Failure Not an Option’ as IMO Opens MEPC 76 Climate Meeting

By Barry Parker The much anticipated meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), officially MEPC 76, kicked off its first two days of sessions this...

June 12, 2021
Total Views: 3084

Thursday, June 10, 2021
IMO greenhouse gas emissions
Environment

Key IMO Meeting to Consider New Climate Measures for Shipping

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is set to adopt new measures to reduce the shipping industry’s greenhouse gas emissions during a key meeting of IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC...

June 10, 2021
Total Views: 1547

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Environment

Reality Check Awaits John Kerry and His Bid to Cut Carbon Emissions from Ships

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — John Kerry wants to accelerate the decarbonization of the global shipping industry which spews more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year than France and the...

June 9, 2021
Total Views: 2786