IBIA backs fight against maritime corruption

A paper describing the negative effect of maritime corruption was discussed at length at the 42nd se… Read more…

ISO to develop standard for methyl/ethyl alcohol fuels

The IMO has invited ISO to develop a standard for methyl/ethyl alcohol as a marine fuel and a standa… Read more…

IBIA supports proposal to improve safety standards for lifeboats and rescue boats

IBIA has co-sponsored a proposal to the IMO highlighting the need to amend the International Life-Sa… Read more…

Posidonia: Slaying mythical beasts in the IMO 2020 labyrinth

What a show! The Greek Shipping community put on a wonderful week for the rest of the world at Posid… Read more…

IMO meeting in July to continue 2020 preparations

The IMO has scheduled an extra meeting in July in order to make timely progress on preparations for … Read more…

Test data for 2017 show limited share of low sulphur residual fuels

Global marine fuel test data provided to the IMO’s sulphur monitoring programme shows a slight yea… Read more…

IMO takes first step toward Arctic HFO ban, but first needs to define ‘HFO’

The IMO has agreed to start work to develop a ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil (HFO) fo… Read more…

MEPC 72: ISO confirms plans to develop interim guidance for 0.50%S bunker fuel

A representative for ISO has confirmed to the IMO that the standards organisation has been given the… Read more…

Items of interest for IBIA members from the IMO legal committee

Hello IBIA member. This is your IMO Representative reporting from the 105th session of the IMO’s L… Read more…

IBIA’s best practice for suppliers to form basis for developing IMO guidance

The first edition of IBIA’s “Best practice guidance for suppliers for assuring the quality of bu… Read more…