05 August 2020
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has published its 4th Greenhouse Gas (GHG) study, and BIMCO finds the results very encouraging, as data confirms the industry can reach the 50% lower IMO emissions target in 2050.
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.
28 January 2019
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.
03 January 2022
Currently, four sulphur emission control areas (ECAs) are designated under MARPOL Annex VI. In addition, national sulphur emission control areas s have been designated in some countries.
30 November 2018
The Chinese Ministry of Transport (MOT) has passed a new domestic emission control area regulation from 1 January 2019 in their territorial waters.
13 April 2018
“The IMO has done something no one has done before: set an absolute target for emission reductions for an entire industry. It is a landmark achievement in the effort to reduce emissions, and something that every other industry should look to for inspiration,” says Lars Robert Pedersen, BIMCO Deputy Secretary General and delegate at the IMO meeting.
18 May 2021
With effect from 1 March 2018, MARPOL Annex V and the related guidelines were amended to effect changes relating to substances that are harmful to the marine environment and form of garbage record book.
02 October 2020
BIMCO is concerned that the inclusion of shipping in the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) will inhibit global action on reducing CO 2 emissions.
03 July 2020
Several South Korean ports will have designated national sulphur emission control areas from midnight 1 September 2020.