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.
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.
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.
27 October 2016
The 70th session of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) is approaching closure and the following gives a brief outline of the meeting.
21 October 2016
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Committee on the Marine Environment Protection (MEPC 70) will meet next week where the global sulphur cap fuel availability issue will be discussed.
05 February 2016
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Vessel General Permit(VGP) - Annual reporting due 28 February 2016
11 October 2018
Based on a request from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), BIMCO is doing a so-called “Bad Bunker Survey”. We ask members for their experiences and data with bad bunkers in order to collect data for EPA to potentially be used as evidence in cases against bad bunker suppliers.
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.