Shipping Vulnerable to Regional Action on Cutting CO2

Unless the International Maritime Organization (IMO) makes significant progress as part of its CO2 reduction ...

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Industry Calls for Inclusion of Ship CO2 in EU ETS

Associations of shippers and cargo owners have called on the European Parliament, Council and Commission to include ...

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IMO: Anti-Piracy Deal Expanded to Other Illicit Activities

An international agreement on repressing piracy and armed robbery against ships in the western Indian Ocean and the ...

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IMO's New Code for Ships Using Gases Enters into Force

A new mandatory code for ships using gases or other low-flashpoint fuels has entered into force on January 1, 2017, ...

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Polar Code Enters into Force

Polar Code, the new regulation for ships operating in Arctic and Antarctic waters, has entered into force on ...

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ESPO: IMO Must Deliver on CO2 Cap for Shipping

Europe should pile on the pressure on the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to increase efforts and submit ...

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ECSA: EU Should Push to Make CO2 Roadmap Work

European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) has invited the European policy makers and all ...

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IMO Designates North Sea, Baltic Sea as NECA

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has designated the North Sea and the Baltic Sea as NOx Emission ...

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IMO Sets 2020 Date for 0.5% Global Sulphur Cap

The implementation date for the 0.5% global sulphur cap is set for 2020, the International Maritime Organization ...

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Shipping Industry Seeks More Progress on Cutting Emissions

The global shipping industry has called on International Maritime Organization (IMO) Member States to give serious ...

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LNG Sector Ready to Meet Shipping Industry Demand

The cross-industry coalition SEA\LNG has highlighted the ability of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) sector to meet ...

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ECSA: Shipping to See Next Steps in Emissions Decrease Soon

The next steps in CO2 reduction for shipping could be determined at the end of October 2016, according to the ...

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Merchant Vessels Need to Stay on Alert for Pirates

Merchant vessels transiting the Gulf of Aden and the western Indian Ocean should take protective measures as the ...

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Shipowners Urge IMO to Set Timeline to Cut GHG Emissions

The world’s national shipowner associations represented by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have urged ...

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IMO Urges More States to Ratify the London Protocol

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has urged Governments to ratify the London Protocol treaty which ...

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ICS Urges Govts to Finalize Treatment Systems Guidelines

As the International Maritime Organization’s Ballast Water Management Convention is set to enter into force ...

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IMO’s BWM Convention to Enter Into Force in September 2017

With Finland’s accession of the International Ballast Water Management Convention, the International Maritime ...

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IMO's VGM Rules for Containers Come into Force

A new regulation requiring the gross mass of a container to be verified before it is loaded onto a ship enters into ...

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Saint Lucia Becomes 50th State to Ratify BWM Convention

Saint Lucia has acceded to four IMO treaties including the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, what brings ...

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IMO's MSC Gives Nod to Ship Construction Rules from 12 ROs

Ship construction rules for oil tankers and bulk carriers submitted by 12 classification societies comply with the ...

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US Container Weight Rules Same as in IMO's SOLAS

The existing U.S. laws and regulations for providing verified container weights are equivalent to the requirements ...

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