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IMO ASSEMBLY ADOPTS STRATEGIC PLANNING RESOLUTIONS

IMO ASSEMBLY ADOPTS STRATEGIC PLANNING RESOLUTIONS

The IMO Assembly, the highest governing body of the organisation, which normally meets once every two years and is open to all 175 member states, recently met for its 33rd session. The Assembly adopted the strategic plan for the six-year period 2024 to 2029,...

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BIMCO ANSWERS QUESTIONS ON COMPLEXITIES OF CII CLAUSE

BIMCO ANSWERS QUESTIONS ON COMPLEXITIES OF CII CLAUSE

BIMCO published its CII Operations Clause for Time Charter Parties in November, following adoption of the clause by its Documentary Committee. As a result, BIMCO members and industry stakeholders have been providing feedback on application of the clause. The BIMCO CII...

MEPC79 MAKES PROGRESS ON GHGs AND ADOPTS MEDITERRANEAN SECA

MEPC79 MAKES PROGRESS ON GHGs AND ADOPTS MEDITERRANEAN SECA

The 79th meeting of IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 79) reports progress towards revising the Initial IMO GHG Strategy, working towards adopting a strengthened revised Strategy in mid-2023 at MEPC 80. IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim said: "I note...

NEW MEPC VICE-CHAIR APPOINTMENT AT IMO

NEW MEPC VICE-CHAIR APPOINTMENT AT IMO

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has announced that one of its officers, Tan Hanqiang, currently First Secretary (Maritime), High Commission of the Republic of Singapore to the UK, has been appointed by the IMO as Vice-Chair of the IMO Marine...

IMO CII AND EEXI REGULATIONS ENTER INTO FORCE

IMO CII AND EEXI REGULATIONS ENTER INTO FORCE

IMO has issued a reminder that from 1 January 2023 it will be mandatory for all ships to calculate their attained Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) to measure their energy efficiency and to initiate the collection of data for the reporting of their annual...

KOREAN REGISTER UPDATES DIGITAL RULES DATABASE

KOREAN REGISTER UPDATES DIGITAL RULES DATABASE

The Korean Register (KR) has launched the 20th version of its KR-Con, a digital database that contains almost all the IMO international conventions and other instruments. The program, which was developed and launched in Korea in 2000, has been used globally by...

IMO STATES URGED TO ACCEPT ENLARGEMENT OF COUNCIL

IMO STATES URGED TO ACCEPT ENLARGEMENT OF COUNCIL

Member States of the IMO are being urged to accept, as soon as possible, amendments to the IMO Convention which will expand the size of the IMO Council to 52, reflecting the increased membership of IMO.   The text of the amendments were adopted by the IMO...

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DIGITAL LOG BOOKS INCLUDE NEW ENVIRONMENTAL RECORDS

DIGITAL LOG BOOKS INCLUDE NEW ENVIRONMENTAL RECORDS

LogCentral, OneOcean’s electronic record book solution, has been expanded, furthering the company’s environmental offering by integrating record keeping into the environmental suite. Four new record books have been added to LogCentral, as well as the confirmation of...

IWSA NOW HAS CONSULTATIVE STATUS AT IMO

IWSA NOW HAS CONSULTATIVE STATUS AT IMO

IMO has granted full consultative status to the International Windship Association (IWSA), a move that IWSA says will help bring wind-assisted and primary wind propulsion issues to the fore as the technology segment continues to grow and the industry looks to this...

IMO CONSIDERS MID-TERM MEASURES FOR CO2 CUTS

IMO CONSIDERS MID-TERM MEASURES FOR CO2 CUTS

Various proposals for mid-term measures to reduce GHG emissions, including a number of submissions related to potential market-based measures, have been submitted and considered by an IMO working group, involving more than 350 participants from some 70 Member States,...

CONFUSION HIGHLIGHTED OVER EEXI TECHNICAL PARAMETERS

CONFUSION HIGHLIGHTED OVER EEXI TECHNICAL PARAMETERS

Verifavia, an independent emissions verification company for the transport sector, insists that accurate calculation of the IMO Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) relies on inputting the correct data. Following a series of webinars designed to demystify...

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