Marine Environment Protection Committee to discuss the the reduction of GHG emissions from international shipping.
As the maritime industry discussed short-term measures at the IMO’s MEPC 76, leaders in finance, law and shipping explored who will fund shipping’s road to decarbonisation and net zero at the latest ICS Leadership Insights Live.
International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopts key mandatory measures to reduce ships’ carbon intensity; establishes ship rating system.
IMO’s MEPC pushed forward with a number of measures aimed at supporting the achievement of the objectives set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from ships.
As a meeting of the International MEPC 74 closed in London, the Clean Arctic Alliance expressed frustration over Members States’ failure to address the risk to the Arctic from emissions of black carbon from international shipping.
The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) is a branch of International Maritime Organization (IMO) which looks into the matters of marine environment protection by updating and implementing regulations pertaining to the shipping industry.
An amendment to support consistent implementation of the forthcoming 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships fuel oil was adopted by the IMO, during the current session of the MEPC 73.
The work to deliver the IMO initial strategy on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from ships has moved forward with the approval of a programme of follow-up actions.
As a meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee opens today in London (MEPC72).