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Wartsila CEO talks up 'critical role' of LNG, calls for 'clear' GHG roadmap
20 Apr 2018 11:51 GMT
There is 'no single solution' for decarbonising shipping, says Jaakko Eskola.

Industry coalition makes case for LNG in wake of MEPC 72
20 Apr 2018 08:58 GMT
Argues that LNG is a 'bridging solution' where ships and infrastructure could 'easily' switch to renewable, or zero-emissions.

Maersk targets 60% CO2 emissions reduction by 2020
18 Apr 2018 14:08 GMT
Boxship giant has already surpassed IMO's 2030 carbon intensity target after last year achieving a 43% reduction (since 2007).

New bunker testing device indicates sulphur content 'in less than three minutes'
16 Apr 2018 13:42 GMT
Makes it possible to avoid compliance issues by performing test before bunkering and prior to ship leaving port.

MEPC adops best practice guidance for bunker buyers
16 Apr 2018 12:33 GMT
Move is designed to help assure the quality of fuel oil delivered to, and used aboard ships.

PPR6 to develop Arctic HFO ban as nations urge 2021 implementation
16 Apr 2018 09:18 GMT
MEPC directs 2019 sub-committee to draw up plan following strongly worded proposal to apply ban 'no later than the end of 2021'.

IMO agrees historic deal to cut carbon in shipping sector
13 Apr 2018 15:21 GMT
GHG emissions to be slashed by 'at least' 50% on 2008 levels by 2050 with emphasis on scaling up action to 100%.

MEPC on verge of agreeing to slash GHG emissions by at least 50%
13 Apr 2018 00:21 GMT
Draft text would see total shipping sector GHG emissions cut by a minimum of 50% by 2050, from 2008 levels.

UK government teams up with Marshall Islands to heap pressure on IMO states over GHGs
12 Apr 2018 00:03 GMT
Two nations call on IMO members to reduce GHGs in the spirit of the Paris Agreement.

Secretary-General's speech at MEPC 72
11 Apr 2018 01:17 GMT
Kitack Lim covered bunker-related issues in his opening address at the MEPC's 72nd session.

MEPs issue unilateral warning as IMO climate goals are deemed 'not good enough'
11 Apr 2018 00:47 GMT
EU politicians draw line in sand with Paris Agreement as one MEP warns: 'the powers that want to water down the proposal are gaining ground'.

HFO ban: Arctic awareness event at MEPC 72
10 Apr 2018 01:19 GMT
Short presentations to be delivered by shipping, science, indigenous and non-governmental representatives.

ECSA backs MEPC to deliver 'ambitious' CO2 reduction strategy
10 Apr 2018 00:13 GMT
European governments could be driving force to help push through agreement, ECSA says.

IMO nations must back Arctic HFO ban: NGO
10 Apr 2018 00:11 GMT
Clean Arctic Alliance calls on MEPC 72 to support ban on heavy fuel oil from Arctic shipping.

'Moment of truth has come for IMO': Marshall Islands environment minister
09 Apr 2018 14:42 GMT
Says island nation has made 'significant compromises' in the draft initial strategy text.

Shipping 'must play its part' in controlling emissions: New Zealand
09 Apr 2018 11:27 GMT
IMO strategy should be 'ambitious', with measures put in place 'as soon as possible', says Associate Minister of Transport.

ICS urges nations - such as US - not to 'derail' GHG reduction agreement
09 Apr 2018 09:07 GMT
Says 'Paris Agreement for the shipping industry' should be ambitious enough to stimulate the development of zero CO2 fuels.

Bunker issues pack MEPC 72 agenda
06 Apr 2018 13:42 GMT
Various marine fuel-related issues to be covered at next week's MEPC meeting in London.

IBIA presents best practice guidance for suppliers
05 Apr 2018 10:07 GMT
New guidance is designed to help assure the quality of bunkers delivered to ships.

Rotor sail firm Norsepower ready to back Paris GHG reduction targets
04 Apr 2018 13:45 GMT
CEO Tuomas Riski supports 70-100% decarbonisation by 2050.

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