26 October 2018
BIMCO was very satisfied with several developments at the meeting of the Marine Environmental Protection Committee at the International Maritime Organization 22-26 October.
19 October 2016
In advance of next week’s critical meeting of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 70) at the IMO in London, the global shipping industry has called on IMO Member States to give serious consideration to a joint industry submission regarding the need for further progress on addressing the sector’s CO2 emissions.
15 April 2016
BIMCO has today shared the two critical issues at the top of its own priority list ahead of the IMO’s MEPC meeting next week.
06 June 2016
22 August 2016
16 August 2013
06 April 2018
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) will meet next week, where a prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil with a sulphur content exceeding 0.50% is on the agenda.
12 October 2018
The US Environmental Protection Agency has announced that the awaited third Vessel General Permit (VGP 3.0) will be delayed, putting pressure on shipowners and operators to make sure they are covered prior to the December 18 deadline.
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.
15 February 2017
Rear Adm. Paul Thomas, Assistant Commandant for prevention policy, recently wrote the following article for the North American Marine Environmental Protection Association (NAMEPA) focused on ballast water management beyond US type-approvals.