Bunker tanker operators may obtain exemptions from ballast water management requirements as IMO gives green light for SRA concept

It will be possible for states that are party to the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention to gr… Read more…

IMO to consider phasing in designated ‘in use’ fuel sampling point for verifying MARPOL compliance

Guidelines for taking samples from ships to verify that the fuel in use is compliant with MARPOL sul… Read more…

Mandatory fuel consumption data collection to start in 2019 under Regulation 22A

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted a mandatory fuel consumption data collecti… Read more…

IBIA part of debate as MEPC 70 agrees on 2020 for global cap

The International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee has, as expected… Read more…

IBIA update on low flashpoint fuel regulations at IMO: LNG, fuel cells and methanol

Clarifications prepared ahead of 2017 entry into force of IGF Code Requirements for fuel cells withi… Read more…