04 July 2018
The Chinese government is planning to expand the country’s Emission Control Areas (ECA) in a bid to cut emissions from the shipping industry further and enhance environmental protection.
30 June 2017
BIMCO contributes actively in the development of IMO's strategy to limit the average global temperature rise below 2°C.
07 July 2017
MEPC 71 progressed in ensuring smoother implementation of the ballast water convention. One of the achievements was reaffirming the agreement regarding the provisions for non-penalisation of early movers that have installed ballast water management systems according to G8 guidelines.
29 December 2017
After a period of preparation of monitoring plans, the EU Monitoring, Reporting and Verifying (EU MRV) regulation starts its first reporting period 1 January 2018.
02 February 2018
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 5) will meet next week.
13 April 2018
BIMCO is very satisfied with the Green House Gas (GHG) strategy adopted by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) at the Marine Environment Protection Committee on April 13. The strategy outlines a target to reduce GHG emissions by at least 50% by 2050 compared to 2008 while pursuing efforts towards phasing them out.
18 January 2019
Chinese regulators have tightened its domestic emission control area regulation (DECA) which came into force on 1 January 2019.
23 January 2017
The fourth session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 4) met in London from 16 to 20 January 2017. This report gives a brief overview of most important items, which were debated.
26 September 2018
China officials have confirmed that there are no plans to impose a ban on open loop scrubbers in the country, as long as they are in compliance with prevailing regulation.
09 February 2018
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 5) met in London this week. This is a short overview of the most important points discussed.