IMO 2020, the 0.50% limit of sulphur in ships’ fuel oil, has been in effect since 1 January 2020, cutting sulphur oxide emissions from ships operating worldwide.
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IMO’s ongoing work to counter-piracy/armed robbery against ships and other illicit activities at sea is underway at the Mohammed Bin Naif Academy for Maritime Science and Security Studies, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Pollution Prevention & Response Subcommittee meets 17-21 February in London for what is being called the ‘IMO Arctic Summit’
Wärtsilä will supply Hybrid Scrubber system packages, specially customized to meet the specific needs of two cruise vessels.
As the IMO works to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping, technical measures to limit engine power are among the ideas being considered to reduce CO2 from the existing fleet.
To encourage this trend and with a view to continuing the momentum to empower women in the maritime community, IMO is supporting a training course aimed at female officials from maritime and port authorities.
What is crucial is that every possible effort is made to ensure the shipping industry reduces its climate impact and that new fuels contribute to this objective and not work against it.
Female seafarers are now being supported by the world’s fastest-growing ship registry to achieve their CoC, CoP, and CoE as part of the IMO’s continuing drive to empower women working in the maritime sector.
The subject of condition-based monitoring has been on everyone’s lips for the past few years, especially as the marine industry is faced with the challenges of increasing fuel costs and the implementation of new and stricter environmental regulations.