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IMO Plan to Curb Shipping's Carbon Emissions Triggers Criticism IMO Plan to Curb Shipping’s Carbon Emissions Triggers Criticism
Contentious MEPC 75 kicks off Contentious MEPC 75 kicks off
IMO will list all ports where crew change is possible IMO will list all ports where crew change is possible
IMO and WTO Call for Resumption of Cruises to Support Islands and Crew IMO and WTO Call for Resumption of Cruises to Support Islands and Crew
Methanol up for discussion at IMO this week Methanol up for discussion at IMO this week
South Korea initiates programme with IMO to cut ships' GHG emissions South Korea initiates programme with IMO to cut ships’ GHG emissions
Mixed reaction to IMO's latest green deliberations Mixed reaction to IMO’s latest green deliberations
IMO member states agree to unambitious green targets IMO member states agree to unambitious green targets
Up to 30 nations threaten to walk away from IMO's emissions meet-up Up to 30 nations threaten to walk away from IMO’s emissions meet-up
IMO tech troubles continue as website goes down IMO tech troubles continue as website goes down
Nations forge hybrid compromise as GHG debate heats up ahead of MEPC Nations forge hybrid compromise as GHG debate heats up ahead of MEPC
IMO site back up while CMA CGM struggles to get back online IMO site back up while CMA CGM struggles to get back online
International Maritime Organization Hit By Cyber Attack International Maritime Organization Hit By Cyber Attack
Trafigura proposes carbon levy introduction to IMO Trafigura proposes carbon levy introduction to IMO
Sustainability Takes Center Stage for World Maritime Day Sustainability Takes Center Stage for World Maritime Day
EU Parliament Votes to Make Ships Pay for Their Pollution EU Parliament Votes to Make Ships Pay for Their Pollution
IMO FAIL – Forbes Drills Deep Into The Wakashio Salvage Efforts IMO FAIL – Forbes Drills Deep Into The Wakashio Salvage Efforts
IMO Uses Upcoming UN General Assembly to Renew Focus on Crew Change IMO Uses Upcoming UN General Assembly to Renew Focus on Crew Change
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IMO Plan to Curb Shipping’s Carbon Emissions Triggers Criticism

The organization responsible for setting global environmental standards for shipping approved rules designed to curb the industry’s carbon emissions, triggering criticism that its measures won’t do enough to help tackle climate change.

Contentious MEPC 75 kicks off

Topping the debate will be the short term measures to cut shipping’s carbon footprint. At last month’s intersessional a plan was agreed upon to reduce the carbon intensity of shipping by 40% compared with 2008 levels in the next 10 years.

IMO will list all ports where crew change is possible

Among the outcomes from the virtual meeting this week of the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) delegates have approved plans to get the UN agency to include a public list of all ports where crew changes are possible, as well as highlighting crew change regulations in individual countries.

IMO and WTO Call for Resumption of Cruises to Support Islands and Crew

The two United Nations’ organizations said they were seeking to encourage the cruise industry and governments to continue their efforts to enable cruise ship operations to resume safely.

Methanol up for discussion at IMO this week

The Methanol Institute is calling on delegates to the International Maritime Organization’s upcoming Maritime Safety Committee meeting which starts on Wednesday to approve amendments to the International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low-flashpoint Fuels Code (IGF Code) that will include guidance on the use of methanol as a marine fuel.

South Korea initiates programme with IMO to cut ships’ GHG emissions

The Republic of Korea and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) have signed an agreement to establish a four-year training programme to support developing states to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from shipping. The creation of a new training programme coincided with South Korea’s carbon neutrality pledge announcement.

Mixed reaction to IMO’s latest green deliberations

The proposed amendments to the MARPOL convention would require ships to combine a technical and an operational approach to reduce their carbon intensity.

IMO member states agree to unambitious green targets

The impact of the decision at this week’s Intersessional working Group on Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Ships will not cap, let alone reduce, shipping emissions this decade.

Up to 30 nations threaten to walk away from IMO’s emissions meet-up

It’s been an especially fractious week at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) as debate rages on how best to improve shipping’s carbon footprint.

IMO tech troubles continue as website goes down

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has been fighting this morning to get its website back online with the portal of the United Nations agency suffering regular outages.

Nations forge hybrid compromise as GHG debate heats up ahead of MEPC

Chastened by the European Union forging ahead with its own plans to include shipping into the bloc’s carbon trading scheme, a host of leading maritime nations have ditched their differences and come up with a compromise, hybrid of short-term measures to cut the industry’s carbon footprint.

IMO site back up while CMA CGM struggles to get back online

CMA CGM’s eBusiness website remains down one week on from a ransomware attack, while the website of the United Nations agency, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), is back up and running, having been the victim of a cyber attack on Wednesday.

International Maritime Organization Hit By Cyber Attack

U.N. shipping agency the International Maritime Organization (IMO) said on Thursday its website and intranet had been disabled by a sophisticated cyber-attack and its IT specialists had shut down key systems to prevent further damage.

Trafigura proposes carbon levy introduction to IMO

Trafigura, one of the world’s largest ship charterers, has proposed that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) introduces a carbon levy to help boost competitiveness and uptake of alternative fuels.

Sustainability Takes Center Stage for World Maritime Day

This year, the IMO has selected sustainability as its focus for World Maritime Day, centering its message on "sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet." The day's online conference event will showcase industry leaders as they reflect on their work towards a sustainable shipping sector.

EU Parliament Votes to Make Ships Pay for Their Pollution

The European Parliament on Tuesday voted in favour of including greenhouse gas emissions from the maritime sector in the European Union’s carbon market from 2022, throwing its weight behind EU plans to make ships pay for their pollution.

IMO FAIL – Forbes Drills Deep Into The Wakashio Salvage Efforts

According to a new report by Forbes, M/V Wakashio salvage and oil recovery efforts are failing on many fronts. These failures have resulted in deaths, environmental destruction, regulatory mission creep, gender imbalance, disregard for human health, and massive protests on the island of Mauritius and at embassies worldwide.

IMO Uses Upcoming UN General Assembly to Renew Focus on Crew Change

The International Maritime Organization Secretary-General Kitack Lim took the opportunity of the upcoming General Assembly of the United Nations to repeat his calls for governments to take swift action to resolve the crew change crisis.

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