IMO To Host Fuel Symposium

IMO is hosting a Symposium on IMO 2020 and Alternative Fuels  on Thursday, 17 October and Friday, 18 October 2019 in the Main Hall at IMO Headquarters, reports SeaNews.

Aims of the symposium

Aim of this one and a half day symposium is:

  • to raise awareness and to take stock of the preparations for the IMO 2020 rule, and 
  • to discuss the role of alternative fuels in the decarbonization of international shipping.
About IMO 2020

1st January 2020 the entry into force of the new global sulphur limit of...

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Ocean Cargo Supply Chains Should Use IMO 2020 To Change Shipping for Better

Given that the industry remains well behind others with regards to environmental considerations, IMO 2020 is an opportunity for the shipping industry to finally play its part in reducing pollution, reports the Supply Chain Management Review.

Enacting Progressive Emission Reduction Measures

From conception to implementation, the execution of IMO 2020 has taken 12 long and arduous years. This exposes the underlying inefficiencies and complexities of the industry, which are factors that have been...

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Cross-Sector Cooperation Needed to Reduce GHG Emissions: International Large Engine Community

The IMO decision of April 2018, calling the international shipping industry to decarbonise and at least halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 was an important milestone and was largely welcomed by the global engine builders’ community, says an article published in the Port News.

Paradigm Shift

Although some parties found that the IMO target could have been even more ambitious, it clearly marked a paradigm shift: improvements in existing technologies will not be enough. Only through...

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Synne Marie Mossevig, Consultant, Maritime Advisory, Environmental Technology and Compliance, DNVGL

What are the implications and costs of regulations? How can public procurement be used to reduce the environmental footprint? 

You need to listen to Synne Marie Mossevig, who works with these issues at DNVGL in Olso. We talk about the impact of regulations, what and who influences the regulators and dives into the “usual questions” about visibility, #nextgen & the future of the #shipping industry.

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