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Lessons for the road ahead

During 2021, I spoke to IBIA members and others about the road to ‘net zero’ shipping. In doing … Read more…

Chairman’s letter for World Bunkering Q4, 2021

Dear IBIA members, 2021 is slowly coming to an end and I take this opportunity to reflect on the yea… Read more…

Battles on the horizon

Dear Reader COP 26 has come and gone. So too has MEPC 77. Our pages do comment to so some extent on … Read more…

IBIA to MEPC 77: We need the right regulatory tools to achieve GHG reductions

The market will respond with fuels and technology solutions IBIA has participated in all the IMO mee… Read more…

Resolution on Black carbon in the Arctic: IBIA contributes constructively

IBIA made positive contributions to discussions about black carbon (BC) emissions at the 77th s… Read more…

Discussion on reporting flashpoint on the BDN referred to MSC

The 77th session of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 77) has referred a pro… Read more…

More ambitious 2050 emission reduction target on the cards

Calls for net zero by 2050 when IMO adopts revised GHG strategy It looks almost certain that the IMO… Read more…

IMO adopts ECGS guidelines, agrees to develop regulations for discharge water

Long-delayed updates to guidelines for exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS) were finalised and adopte… Read more…

GHG discussions at MEPC 77: IBIA perspectives

Paying for CO2, fuel lifecycle emissions and GHG intensity limit on agenda Policy and regulatory too… Read more…

MEPC 77 to discuss mandatory flashpoint on the BDN

Appendix V of MARPOL Annex VI requires sulphur content and density to be included in the bunker deli… Read more…