Shipping’s Decarbonization Will Need Major R&D Investment

Collaboration and investment in technology development key for meeting IMO's targets

IMO Launches Maritime Energy Efficiency Project

The Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships Project (GloMEEP), which aims to support increased uptake and ...

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Time to Prep for MRV Regulation

Shipping companies will need to prepare a monitoring plan by 31 August 2017 at the latest for each of their ships ...

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ECSA: EU Trusts in IMO to Regulate CO2 Emissions

The EU Council’s decision to entrust the IMO with the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from ...

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IMO: Shipping Regulation Must Be Sharper

Unnecessary administrative difficulties must be weeded out before an international shipping regulation is adopted, ...

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Study: LNG as Fuel the Way to Go for the Arctic

A study commissioned by WWF-Canada on marine fuel alternatives for use in the Canadian Arctic has found that the ...

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IMO Must Establish GHG Emissions Cap by 2016

IMO Must Establish Emissions Cap by 2016

A number of environmental non-governmental organizations have expressed their concern over the failure of the ...

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ASOC: New Polar Code Doesn't Protect Antarctic Waters

The Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition said it was disappointed over the lack of any significant new provisions ...

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IMO Adopts Polar Code Environmental Provisions

IMO Adopts Polar Code Environmental Provisions

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the environmental part of the International Code for ...

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IMO Tables Marshall Islands Proposal on CO2 Target

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) decided on Wednesday to postpone the discussion on the setting of a ...

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IMO Concerned with Stalled BWMC Ratifications

IMO Concerned with Stalled BWMC Ratification, EU's CO2 Monitoring System

The ”disappointingly” slow pace of ratifications of the Ballast Water Management Convention and a ...

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New Environmental Regulations Carry USD 500Bn Price Tag

New Environmental Regulations Carry USD 500Bn Price Tag

The shipping industry cannot invest in environmental and social improvements required by regulators unless it is ...

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ICS: Uniform Arctic Shipping Rules Critical

Economist Arctic Summit

As the volume of Arctic shipping gradually increases in response to new interest in developing the region’s natural ...

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IMO Lays Out Polar Navigation Training Requirements

IMO Lays Out Polar Navigation Training Requirements

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) last week agreed on training requirements for seafarers navigating ...

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Infographic: Polar Code and Ship Safety

Infographic Polar Code and Ship Safety

This November the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted the International Code for Ships Operating in ...

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IMO Approves IGF Code

IMO Approves IGF Code

IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee approved, in principle, the draft International Code of Safety for Ships ...

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IMO Adopts Polar Code

IMO Adopts Polar Code

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar ...

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MEPC Approves Draft Polar Code

IMO Approves Draft Polar Code

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved ...

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IMO Kicks Off 67th MEPC Meeting

IMO Kicks Off 67th MEPC Meeting

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is meeting for ...

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Polar Code Will Not Prohibit Access to Arctic Route

Russia and other IMO member states shall not implement measures prohibiting access to the Arctic route to shipping ...

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Resources Insufficient for Tackling Potential Disasters ...

As more and more ships venture into the Arctic, resources to cope with search and rescue operations along with ...

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ICS: Implementation of Environmental Regulations Major ...

In advance of a critical intergovernmental meeting next month at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO), ...

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IMO Adopts Polar, Revised ICG Codes

IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) had a busy schedule during its 93rd session, held from 14 to 23 May ...

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IMO Steps Up Safety in Arctic Waters

United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has just approved global binding regulations intending to ...

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IMO to Toughen Passenger Safety Rules in Concordia Aftermath

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) meets at the ...

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Polar Code Regulates Navigation in Ice-Covered Areas

Last week, the Marine Environment Protection Committee of United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) ...

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IMO’s MEPC Adopts Amendments to MARPOL Convention

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) met for its ...

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MEPC to Consider Proposed Amendments to MARPOL

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) meets for its ...

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