Julien Dufour, CEO, Verifavia Shipping, talked to GREEN4SEA about the major industry developments and challenges ahead with respect to the emissions regulatory framework. Enforcement of sulphur regulations, in combination with the coming into force of two emission monitoring systems, the EU MRV and the IMO DCS, are expected as the major challenges for shipping companies in 2018, according to Mr. Dufour.
Mr. Julien Dufour, CEO, Verifavia Shipping, comments current developments regarding the inclusion of shipping in ETS and stresses that regardless the offsetting scheme is finally run by either IMO or an ETS, it is important for the industry not to deviate from the initial object; the reduction of the GHG emissions from shipping. Mr Dufour shares his long experience from the aviation industry to describe what an EU ETS for shipping would mean, noting that it will be definitely a ‘complex process’.
Julien Dufour, CEO, Verifavia Shipping compares and analyses similarities and differences of the EU MRV vs IMO scheme as per MEPC70 outcome and final EU legislation.
As an active member of the Commission’s working group on Verification and Accreditation, Julien Dufour, CEO, Verifavia Shipping, blogs about the regulation, the recently published Monitoring Plan template, and the implications for ship operators ahead of the UK Chamber’s EU MRV Seminar on 29th September.
Julien Dufour, CEO, Verifavia Shipping gives an overview of the ESSF 6th Plenary Meeting which was held in Brussels on 28th June 2016 and discussed the way forward with regards to the delegated and implementing acts pursuant to the Regulation 2015/757 ‘EU MRV among other issues.
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