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IMO okays measures mandating new ships to be more energy efficient by 2022

IMO okays measures mandating new ships to be more energy efficient by 2022

May. 23 | The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is pushing ahead with measures aimed at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipping, in line with the Paris Agreement and the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. IMO’s Marine...

Additional guidance on IMO 2020 implementation issued

Additional guidance on IMO 2020 implementation issued

May. 22 | The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved and adopted a comprehensive set of guidance and guidelines to support the consistent implementation of the lower 0.50% limit on sulfur in ships’ fuel oil, as the new sulfur cap is set to enter...

Domestic shipping lines seek exemption from IMO 2020 compliance

Domestic shipping lines seek exemption from IMO 2020 compliance

May. 20 | Image by Maritime_Filming_UK from Pixabay The Philippine Inter-island Shipping Association (PISA) is requesting the Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) to exempt domestic ships from implementation of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO)...

Shipping lauds new IMO regulations to meet 2030 GHG targets

Shipping lauds new IMO regulations to meet 2030 GHG targets

May. 20 | The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said it remains confident that shipping will improve its carbon efficiency by at least 40% by 2030 compared to 2008, in line with the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) targets to reduce greenhouse...

Only speed limits can achieve IMO’s 2030 GHG reduction target: EU study

Only speed limits can achieve IMO’s 2030 GHG reduction target: EU study

May. 8 | A new study on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of ships says short-term policy measures on speed limits need to be quickly adopted by the international shipping sector in order to cut operational GHG emissions of the existing fleet. The study, released...

IMO to add maritime corruption to formal agenda

IMO to add maritime corruption to formal agenda

Apr. 24 | The International Maritime Organization (IMO) recently agreed to include maritime corruption as a regular work item on its agenda, a move welcomed by the industry. The Maritime Anti-Corruption Network (MACN) in a release April 15 said that a paper on...

IMO makes available single window system for ship info exchange

IMO makes available single window system for ship info exchange

Apr. 19 | The International Maritime Organization (IMO) said a generic maritime “single window” software that will perform many different tasks relating to ship reporting and information exchange is now finished and will be made publicly available. The...

IMO kicks off project on managing ships’ biofouling

IMO kicks off project on managing ships’ biofouling

Mar. 25 | The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has kick-started a major five-year project to help protect marine biodiversity through a coordinated effort to address biofouling not just from shipping but from all marine sectors. The IMO-executed GloFouling...

IMO 2020 could inflate box carriers’ costs by $10B—report

IMO 2020 could inflate box carriers’ costs by $10B—report

Mar. 4 | The year 2018 was a turbulent year for the container shipping industry, but it might have been only a warm-up for 2019 as the impending IMO 2020 weighs on an industry struggling to generate sustained profitability, according to a new report from global...

IMO asked to take measures to address sulfur cap implementation issues

IMO asked to take measures to address sulfur cap implementation issues

Feb. 13 | With the January 1, 2020 deadline for the sulfur cap approaching, the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO) should take measures to address expected implementation problems, says International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) chairman Esben...
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