Tag: International Maritime Organization


NASA: IMO’s global sulphur cap slashed air pollution from shipping

October 19, 2022

Via: Offshore Energy

Ship tracks, the polluted marine clouds that trail ocean-crossing vessels, are a signature of modern trade. In 2020, satellite observations showed fewer of those pollution fingerprints. Drawing on nearly two decades of satellite imagery, researchers found that the number of […]


Zero emissions by 2050 target gains greater backing among IMO member states

September 30, 2021

Via: Splash 247

Eleven Asian countries have come out in support of the proposal by the Marshall Islands and Solomon Islands for the zero emissions by 2050 goal at the International Maritime Organization (IMO). These countries have also voiced support for the $100 […]


Pandemic Shopping Spree Fuels Rebound in Shipping Emissions

September 28, 2021

Via: gCaptain

The pandemic-driven shopping spree is having at least one unintended consequence: emissions from shipping are on the rise again. Bored at home, consumers ordered everything from washing machines to Peloton exercise bikes, fueling a global trade in goods and boosting […]

Impact & Regulations

Diesel Prices Remain Stable as IMO 2020 Mandate Set to Begin

December 30, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

Years of planning and preparation by the ocean shipping, oil and trucking industries are set to pay off as adequate supplies of diesel fuel are expected to be ready now that an International Maritime Organization mandate for the use of […]


MPA: Number of Major Incidents in Port of Singapore Drops

August 29, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

There were fewer than 0.12 major incidents per 100,000 vessel movements in 2018, down from 0.8 in 2009. “The use of technology and digitalisation can further enhance maritime safety by providing seafarers better access to critical safety-related information and early […]

Impact & Regulations, Shipping

European Ports Support Call for Harmonized Action on Scrubbers

May 10, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 74), which is commencing next week in London, will discuss an EU proposal on the exhaust gas cleaning systems. The proposal, which has been submitted by the EU 28 Member States and the European […]


SEALNG: LNG Sets Path Forward to Meet IMO GHG Reduction Goals

March 1, 2019

Via: World Maritime News

As explained, the maritime industry has two broad but major environmental initiatives related to air emissions — dramatic improvement of global air quality and reduction of GHGs. Reinforcing the case for LNG as a marine fuel, SEA\LNG Chairman Peter Keller […]

Impact & Regulations, Shipping

IMO: World Expects Bold Goals on Cutting Emissions from Shipping

November 28, 2017

Via: World Maritime News

The whole world would be watching the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2018, looking for something of real substance when it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping, IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim pointed out. “Next year really will […]