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IMO Working Group Takes Steps to Aid GHG Emissions Reduction

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IMO to create a workstream for the development of lifecycle GHG/carbon intensity guidelines for all fuel types.

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Sustainable Marine Development Towards 2030 and Beyond

A look back at the conference that took place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, November 5-7.

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IMO's GreenVoyage-2050 Gets USD 4.3 Mn Boost from Norway

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Norway provides an additional NOK 40 million (USD 4.3. million) to the IMO-Norway GreenVoyage-2050 project.

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UK: Ship Speed Reduction Not the Answer to Cutting Emissions

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Slow shipping is not the answer to cutting emissions from shipping, the UK Chamber of Shipping pointed out. 

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Calleya: Sulphur Cap Is a Very Hard Deadline, No Exceptions

A fuel oil non-availability report exists, however, "this is intended for temporary purposes only," Calleya said.

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Frederick J. Kenney: No Country Ratified All IMO Treaties

There are some countries that are close to ratifying all of the IMO treaties but none is a party to every convention.

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Kitack Lim: "Without Sustainability, We Cannot Survive"

Sustainable practices should be central to commercial activities of shipping companies, IMO Secretary-General said.

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Over 300 Ships Involved in Illegal Registrations

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More than 300 vessels globally have been linked to fraudulent ship registries.

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IMO Symposium: Ammonia and Hydrogen Are Fuels of the Future

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Ammonia and hydrogen are promising potential fuels of the future in a decarbonized shipping industry.

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BWM Convention Amendments Enter into Force

BWM Convention

On October 13, amendments to the IMO BWM Convention entered into force.

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BIMCO Proposes New Regulations in Fight Against Emissions

BIMCO

The proposed solution is more "enforceable" than slow steaming.

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Tanker Scrapping Activity to Revive before Surging in 2020

Tanker

Scrapping activity is to rekindle due to IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention.

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IMO Condemns Tanker Attacks in Strait of Hormuz

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Kitack Lim said that threats to ships and their crews "are intolerable".

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Germany Becomes 13th Member of Hong Kong Convention

Germany

Germany joins the Hong Kong Convention for safe and responsible ship recycling.

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Day of the Seafarer: I Am On Board with Gender Equality

Seafarer

2019 Day of the Seafarer puts strong emphasis on the importance of women within the professional ranks.

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IMO Approves Autonomous Ship Trial Guidelines

Kitack Lim, Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)

The Maritime Safety Committee meeting was held earlier this month.

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We4Sea: IMO Rule to Boost Fuel Costs by Up to 50 Pct

Shipping

In less than 200 days the IMO's sulphur cap would introduce a surge of up to 50% in fuel costs, We4Sea said.

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ABS Launches Low Carbon Shipping Outlook

ABS Outlook

Adopting alternative fuels will be a major challenge in reaching low-carbon shipping goals, ABS said.

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IMO to Take Different Approach on STCW White List Process

Shipping

IMO to withdraw the list of previously affected countries that were to be removed from the STCW White List.

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IMO Tightens Climate Protection Requirements for Ships

MEPC 74

MEPC: amendments to strengthen existing requirements for new ships to be more energy efficient.

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Norway, IMO Join Forces on Reducing GHG Emissions

The project will support the IMO GHG reduction strategy.

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