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BIMCO launches initiatives to address shipping’s plastic footprint

17 June 2021

With discussions at the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting (held 10 to 17 June 2021) on sea-based sources of marine plastic delayed until the end of the year, BIMCO is looking at what the shipping industry can to do reduce its plastic footprint to ensure momentum is not lost in the absence of formal discussions at the IMO.

BIMCO launches initiatives to address shipping’s plastic footprint

17 June 2021

With discussions at the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting (held 10 to 17 June 2021) on sea-based sources of marine plastic delayed until the end of the year, BIMCO is looking at what the shipping industry can to do reduce its plastic footprint to ensure momentum is not lost in the absence of formal discussions at the IMO.

BIMCO launches initiatives to address shipping’s plastic footprint

17 June 2021

With discussions at the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting (held 10 to 17 June 2021) on sea-based sources of marine plastic delayed until the end of the year, BIMCO is looking at what the shipping industry can to do reduce its plastic footprint to ensure momentum is not lost in the absence of formal discussions at the IMO.

77th meeting of IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee

02 December 2021

Following COP 26, it was no surprise that most of the time spent on the deliberations at the 77th meeting of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 77) focused on GHG reductions from international shipping. Nevertheless, the committee still managed to make progress on ballast water management, marine plastic litter from shipping, black carbon in the Arctic and exhaust gas cleaning systems.

77th meeting of IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee

02 December 2021

Following COP 26, it was no surprise that most of the time spent on the deliberations at the 77th meeting of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 77) focused on GHG reductions from international shipping. Nevertheless, the committee still managed to make progress on ballast water management, marine plastic litter from shipping, black carbon in the Arctic and exhaust gas cleaning systems.