IMO 2020: New fuel blends, new challenges

“Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future.” This quote at… Read more…

IMO’s 2020 implementation guidelines: an overview

The IMO has developed a comprehensive package of guidelines to assist industry and Administrations t… Read more…

IMO meeting considers more control on bunker suppliers

Measures to improve control on fuel quality provided by bunker suppliers have once again been discus… Read more…

Some unresolved issues remaining around IMO 2020 non-availability situations

A standard IMO format for reporting non-availability of compliant fuel oil has been developed along … Read more…

Work remaining on updating IMO guidelines for scrubbers

A full review of the 2015 Guidelines on Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems (EGCS) needs more time, meaning… Read more…

Arctic fuel oil ban edges closer

Pressure is mounting for the IMO to ban heavy fuel oil (HFO) for use and carriage as a fuel in the A… Read more…

PPR 6 preview: IBIA working for sensible 2020 solutions at IMO meeting

IBIA will be at the 6th session of the IMO’s Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (P… Read more…

Facts and fears in the open loop scrubber debate

Scrubbers are a recognised solution to dealing with air pollution under MARPOL Annex VI but recent l… Read more…

New regulatory BDN requirement from 1 January 2019: What it means

IBIA would like to remind the industry that new regulatory requirements under MARPOL Annex VI, regar… Read more…

IMO agrees to address fuel safety concerns under new MSC agenda item

IBIA welcomes a decision by the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee to add a new item to its agenda to… Read more…