MEPC

Shipowners to IMO: Limit ships’ speed

More than 100 international shipping companies and nine environmental groups have sent an open letter urging IMO’s Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) to move on implementing mandatory limits on ship speeds. “Recent

France seeks speed restrictions on ships

France has submitted a proposal to IMO’s Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) calling for speed restrictions to be placed on ships as an initial first step to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

IMO issues briefing on MEPC 73 decisions

OCTOBER 26, 2018 — A briefing just released by the International Maritime Organization confirms that an amendment to support consistent implementation of the forthcoming 0.50% limit on sulfur in ships’ fuel oil

IMO issues briefing on MEPC 73 decisions

OCTOBER 26, 2018 — Scrubber manufacturers will be breaking out the champagne. Confirming earlier reports, a briefing just released by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) reports that an amendment to support consistent

IMO’s MEPC set for contentious session

APRIL 9, 2018 — IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 72) is meeting in London this week. The most prominent — and contentious — item on the agenda is setting a strategy