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Progress for methanol as fuel for ships

Interim Guidelines for the use of methyl/ethyl alcohol as fuel adopted by the IMO, and guidance on m… Read more…

Updates to IMO regulations for low flashpoint fuels

Work is continuing at the IMO to update the IGF Code, the regulatory framework enabling ships to use… Read more…

Support for seafarers during COVID-19 pandemic

An estimated 400,000 seafarers are currently trapped onboard ships beyond the end of their contracte… Read more…

IBIA: After ‘millennium virus’, bunker sector faces pressure to decarbonise

After a year like no other, TradeWinds asked 40 shipping industry stakeholders what they see for 202… Read more…

IMO guidelines for on board samples approved

IBIA sought clarification on the link between sample handling and inclusion of bunker delivery note … Read more…

All ships required to have sampling points for taking ‘in-use’ samples

Amendments to MARPOL Annex VI, adopted at the 75th session of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protect… Read more…

MEPC 75 approves guidelines for scrubbers, sets direction for evaluation of discharges

The 75th session of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee dealt with several issues of… Read more…

Life cycle GHG emissions to be discussed further at IMO

There is agreement at the IMO that life cycle emissions of fuels should be taken into account when d… Read more…