The High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy put forward a new ocean action agenda to sustainably manage nearly 30 million sq km of their national waters by 2025.
The European Commission launched its annual EU Climate Action Progress Report, covering the EU’s progress in cutting greenhouse gas emissions in 2019. Greenhouse gas emissions in the EU-27 decreased by 3.7 % year-on-year, while GDP grew by 1.5%.
Following EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) to add greenhouse gas emissions from the maritime sector to Europe’s carbon market, Asian Nations expressed their concerns against this decision.
Interferry, the global trade association representing ferry industry, is conducting a major energy efficiency data survey to ensure that existing ferries can comply with short-term GHG emissions measures, agreed in principle at last week’s IMO MEPC 75 meeting.
Greenhouse gas levels reached a new record during 2019 despite an expected drop in emissions due to COVID-19 lockdowns, World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reported.
RightShip along with the Pilbara Ports Authority joined forces in order to develop a pilot program which allows ports around global, review their emissions profiles and adopt appropriate management strategies.
The 75th session of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 75) took place remotely from 16 to 20 November. Among the key points were the approval of amendments to MARPOL Annex VI, with new requirements addressing GHG emissions and the approval of guidelines for onboard fuel sampling.
The IMO approved Tuesday draft amendments to MARPOL on short-term measures to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from commercial shipping. The additional regulations were approved at IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 75), underway virtually this week.
During the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), attendees will discuss important measures to further reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships, and ways to reduce the carbon intensity of shipping.
The International Transport Forum (ITF) issued a report which analyzes prospects for energy use in the Nordic shipping sector and outlines potential solutions that could allow the region to pro-actively respond to the imperatives of energy diversification, the reduction of local pollutants and the abatement of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
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