GREEN4SEA Conference & Awards

5 Apr 2017
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5 Apr 2017
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Tag: GHG

IMO moves ahead with oceans and climate change agenda

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At MEPC 71, on 3-7 July, IMO progressed its environmental agenda, by clarifying the ballast water management schedule, progressing GHG and air pollution issues, adopting new NOx emission control areas, designating a further Particularly Sensitive Sea Area and agreeing to work on implementation of the 0.50% global sulphur limit.

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Panama Canal reaffirms sustainability commitment at MEPC

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The Panama Canal participated in the IMO's MEPC 71, where members of the Panama delegation spoke with industry specialists about the industry's impact on the environment and participated in two working group meetings, one on the reduction of GHG emissions, and another on further measures for enhancing the energy efficiency of international shipping.

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ICS pleased with IMO progress on environmental issues

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Commenting on the outcome of last week’s meeting of the IMO MEPC, the International Chamber of Shipping announced that it is pleased with the progress made by IMO Member States on a number of critical environmental regulatory issues that will have a profound impact on the future structure of the global shipping industry.

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IMO’s MEPC 71 opens

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IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee is under way in London from 3 to 7 July. One of the key items on the agenda is the implementation of the Ballast Water Management Convention, entering into force on September 2017 and the prevention of atmospheric pollution from ships, including the reduction of GHG emissions and the 2020 sulphur limit.

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Port of Seattle to meet Paris Agreement climate goals

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The Port of Seattle joined the national coalition "We Are Still In", the alliance focused on meeting the greenhouse gas reduction goals of the Paris Agreement to combat climate change. The Port’s emission reduction goals mirror those in the Paris Agreement: a 50-percent reduction by 2030 and a 100-percent-or-more reduction by 2050, compared to 2005 emission levels.

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IMO’s meeting focuses on GHG emissions reduction

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Nearly 300 delegates from IMO Member States, international NGOs and intergovernmental organizations have gathered in London, for the first meeting of the Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships, on 26-30 June. The group will provide a report to next week’s session of the MEPC 71.

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