Posts Tagged ‘IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC)’

Liberia calls for early reporting on 2020-compliant fuel availability

Liberia calls for early reporting on 2020-compliant fuel availability
David Pascoe, Senior VP, Maritime Operations and Standards, Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR) Liberia has submitted a paper to the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) calling for early reporting on the availability of fuel oil that is compliant with the new 0.50 percent...
September 25th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Flags, Pollution | Read More

ECSA trusts that IMO can deliver an ambitious initial CO2 reduction strategy for international shipping

ECSA trusts that IMO can deliver an ambitious initial CO2 reduction strategy for international shipping
Martin Dorsman European shipowners strongly believe that the environmental committee of the IMO, MEPC, can reach an ambitious initial CO2 reduction strategy by the end of this week, building on the results of the meeting of the intersessional working group of last week. Realising that governments have...
April 9th, 2018 | Associations, Environment | Read More

Ports ready to facilitate pathway to zero-emission Shipping

Ports ready to facilitate pathway to zero-emission Shipping
TOKYO, 26 June 2017 – Ports worldwide are at the crossroads of land-based and maritime industries and are vulnerable to the effects of climate change, such as sea level rise and extreme weather conditions. That is why the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) actively supports the development...
June 26th, 2017 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

ICS applauds IMO road map for CO2 reduction by International Shipping

ICS applauds IMO road map for CO2 reduction by International Shipping
Peter Hinchliffe The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has applauded the agreement, last Friday, by the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) to develop a comprehensive Road Map for addressing CO2 emissions from international shipping – with initial CO2 reduction commitments to be...
October 31st, 2016 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More

European shipowners are pleased: IMO continues its course on CO2 reduction of shipping

European shipowners are pleased: IMO continues its course on CO2 reduction of shipping
Patrick Verhoeven European shipowners welcome the significant progress made this week at the 69th session of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). The basic features of a global CO2 data collection system have been agreed upon and further work on CO2 reduction commitments from shipping...
April 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

ICS welcomes progress on maritime environment issues at MEPC

ICS welcomes progress on maritime environment issues at MEPC
Peter Hinchliffe The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has welcomed the progress made, in London last week, by the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) on several important environmental issues. Progress on Ballast Water Implementation Problems (partially undermined by United States) The...
May 18th, 2015 | Associations, Environment, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution | Read More