IMO approves Interim LPG Guidelines and LNG bunkering UIs

The IMO has taken another step forward in building a regulatory framework for alternative fuels. The… Read more…

IMO season for IBIA

The first half of 2023 has been dominated by IMO-related work in preparation for key meetings dealin… Read more…

IBIA proposals to IMO on fuel safety and sampling guidelines

IBIA has submitted several proposals to the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) in a bid to improve unde… Read more…

IMO sub-committee accepts use of electronic BDNs after long discussion

IBIA is pleased to report that an IMO sub-committee, which will report to MEPC 80, has agreed that b… Read more…

IBIA demonstrates electronic BDN at IMO

IBIA showed delegates at the 10th session of the IMO’s Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and R… Read more…

PPR 10 discusses whether HFO ban will prevent VLSFO spills in the Arctic

A ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil (HFO) as fuel by ships in Arctic waters is due to ta… Read more…

PPR 10 rejects proposals to amend IMO guidelines for in-use MARPOL samples

Proposals to amend the IMO’s 2019 Guidelines for On Board Sampling for the Verification of the Sul… Read more…

IMO’s revised GHG strategy taking shape

Final decisions still unknown, but consensus forming on key elements ahead of MEPC 80 Negotiations c… Read more…

MEPC 79: IBIA observations and involvement

GHG dominated the agenda as expected. IBIA focused efforts on a range of practical industry matters…. Read more…