Methanol Is Ready for Use as Marine Fuel

Methanol-powered

Methanol is ready to go as a marine fuel now, and could be playing a much bigger role post-2020.

All Eyes on IMO to Draft Ship Pollution Reduction Strategy

International Maritime Organization

IMO is under the spotlight as 72nd session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee starts in London.

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Drewry: Owners Concerned about Meeting New Bunker Standards

Drewry: Shipowners concerned over compliance ahead of IMO’s proposed 2020 bunker regulation.

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IMO: Next Step in GHG Emissions Cut Should Not Be Postponed

Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of IMO

IMO: Postponing the adoption of the Initial Strategy on reducing GHG emissions should not be an option.

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IMO's Weak Governance Impacting Climate Change Action

Transparency International says private sector's interests impacting IMO's action on climate change.

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Pressure Mounts on IMO to Set CO2 Reduction Targets

Governments will have to compromise on the reduction of CO2 emissions by shipping.

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Top EU Nations among Worst Performers in Climate Talks

Europe's top shipping nations identified among worst in IMO's maritime climate talks.

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SEALNG Supports IMO Carriage Ban of Non-Compliant Fuels

Coalition urges formal approval of draft amendments to the MARPOL Convention at MEPC 72.

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MARPOL Amendments Enter into Force

Ship fuel oil reporting requirements and amendments to MARPOL enter into force.

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Denmark Nears New Ship Routes in Skagerrak, Kattegat

Danish Maritime Authority has received an approval for its new ships' routeing measures proposal.

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IMO Presses On with Enforcement of 2020 Sulfur Cap

The International Maritime Organization is standing its ground on the enforcement of the 2020 sulfur cap.

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IMO, EBRD Partner Up to Promote Green Shipping

IMO and EBRD will jointly work with the aim to support sustainable shipping.

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Qatar Accedes to Ballast Water Management Convention

Qatar has become the latest state to sign up to the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention.

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IMO Head: 2020 Sulfur Cap Done Deal

There is no turning back on the implementation of the 0.50 pct cap of the sulfur content of ships’ fuel oil.

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Myanmar Ratifies Bunker Convention

Myanmar has ratified International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage (BUNKER). 

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Seafarers’ Rights to Shore Leave Reinforced

Seafarers' rights to shore leave have been strengthened through amendments which entered into force on January 1.

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35 States Pen Declaration on Cutting Shipping's Emissions

The international maritime transport industry has to take urgent measures in order to cut its share of emissions.

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IMO Assembly Adopts Vision and Strategic Directions

IMO Assembly adopted strategic directions and vision for 2018-2023 at its 30th session in London, United Kingdom.

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Norad Backs Marine Environment Protection in Southeast Asia

IMO-Norad environmental project in Southeast Asia is set to begin, supporting seven ASEAN countries.

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Somalia Inks Jeddah Amendment on Illicit Maritime Activity

Somalia has become the 14th signatory to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct – the instrument ...

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IMO Assembly Elects New 40-Member Council

The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has elected new members of its council for the ...

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No Delay to 2020 Sulfur Cap’s Entrance into Force

The 2020 sulfur emissions legislation will enter into force without delay, Edmond Hughes, IMO’s head of air ...

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