IMO Members Back HFO Risk Mitigation Measures in Arctic

International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Member States have supported a proposal to identify measures aimed at ...

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Thailand Signs Conventions on Oil Pollution Damage

Thailand has become the latest state to accede to the international conventions on Civil Liability for Oil ...

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Scheme for Compliance with D-2 Standard Tentatively Accepted

An amended implementation scheme for ships to comply with the D-2 biological standard under the Ballast Water ...

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MEPC 71 Kicks Off

The 71st session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 71) has started at International Maritime ...

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Intercargo: Bulkers Face Challenges with Fitting BWTS

Retrofitting a Ballast Water Treatment System onto a bulk carrier that uses gravity discharge for the top side ...

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Fate of Ballast Water Convention to Be Decided at MEPC 71

IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee 71, due to gather in London in July, may well have the last ...

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UN IMO: Seafarers Matter

Highlighting the challenges faced by seafarers the United Nations International Maritime Organization has called on ...

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Industry Bodies Unite to Tackle Shipping's CO2 Emissions

Four major international trade associations have made a joint proposal to the UN International Maritime ...

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IMO: Integrated Approach to Maritime Sector Needed for SD

Economic stability and sustainable development can be driven by an integrated approach to the maritime sector, ...

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IMO Adds Autonomous Ships to Its Agenda

Following a proposal by a number of countries to include autonomous ships on its agenda, the IMO Maritime Safety ...

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IMO Adopts Safety Amendments for Passenger Ships

IMO’s Marine Safety Committee (MSC) has adopted revised safety requirements for passenger vessels in the ...

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Three More States Accede to BWM Treaty

Three more states have become party to the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Ballast Water ...

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IMO to Adopt Passenger Ship Safety Amendments

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is set to adopt revised safety requirements to ensure newbuild ...

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Kenya Inks Amendment to Maritime Piracy Deal

Kenya has become the 13th signatory to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct, the regional maritime ...

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Pressure Mounts as Trump Pulls Out of Paris Accord

The decision of the President Donald Trump on US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement exerts further pressure on all ...

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IEA: Shipping Lagging Behind in CO2 Reduction

The shipping industry will have to commit to more ambitious policies, and fast, if it wants to get on track with ...

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Singapore to Be LNG Bunker-Ready as Early as 2020

Singapore is on the path to become liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunker-ready in line with the International Maritime ...

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Norway Becomes 1st State to Ratify HNS Convention

Norway has become the first country to ratify a compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious ...

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IMO: Project Addressing Marine Bio-Invasions Completes

A project promoting the implementation of an international treaty stemming the transfer of potentially invasive ...

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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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