The International Maritime Organization is committed to further addressing the serious problem of plastics dispersed in the marine environment by adopting an action plan that aims to improve existing regulations
IBIA urges for a more active role for states in reporting availability of compliant fuels of 2020 with IMO
The International Bunker Industry Association calls (IBIA) for a more active role for the IMO Member States to effectively report on the availability of compliant fuels well before the 2020
EMSA has published its October 2018 newsletter which is available on its website. Among the news in this issue is the appointment of the Croatian Minister of the Sea, Mrs
At the next BIMCO Documentary Committee to be held on November 13, the 2020 Global Marine Fuel Sulfur Content Clause will be presented for its adoption, which is a general
The European Parliament adopted its report “The deployment of infrastructure for alternative fuels in the EU”.
On 25 October, the European Parliament adopted its report on the development of alternative fuels infrastructure in the EU, underlining how taxation has a major impact on the competitiveness of
In the margins of the recent MEPC 73 meeting the representatives of the five centers of technological cooperation of the GMN network (Global MTTC Network, http://gmn.imo.org/), a project financed by
REMPEC presented the study of cost and benefit analysis for the introduction of a SECA area in the Mediterranean.
During the last session of the MEPC (MEPC 73) the REMPEC (Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Center for the Mediterranean Sea) (REMPEC), the center of emergency response for marine pollution
A few days ago, Sovramflot’s “Gagarin Prospect”, the world’s first crude-oil tanker, Aframax completed its maiden voyage across the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, from Primorsk to Rotterdam, with
As part of the implementation of the sulfur limit in 2020, the IMO adopts a resolution to ban carriage on board of HFO.
In order to consistently implement the entry into force of the 0.5% sulfur limit in marine fuels, the recent session of the IMO Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC 73) has