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…

MEPC discusses bunker licensing

Two documents on bunker licensing were discussed at the 79th session of the Marine Environment Prote… Read more…

MEPC adopts BDN flashpoint reporting requirement

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee has adopted an amendment to appendix V of MARPOL… Read more…

Synthetic fuels: IBIA helps MEPC find way forward

As the IMO focuses on ways to reduce GHG emissions, existing regulations have come under scrutiny fo… Read more…

IBIA at MEPC 79: Preview

New ECA and BDN requirements, discussions on GHG, biofuels, black carbon and EGCS are on the agenda … Read more…

Supplier licensing on agenda at MEPC 79

IBIA and BIMCO have shared the results of our survey on bunker licensing and mass flow metering syst… Read more…

Off-specs and bunker licensing discussed at IMO

IBIA voiced support for licensing of bunker suppliers, but urged caution about how to interpret ‘o… Read more…

Boost for biofuels as IMO removes regulatory hurdle

Interest in biofuels is growing due to its environmental benefits and potential GHG savings, but the… Read more…