IMO Press Briefings

IMO Secretary-General assesses progress on sulphur limit implementation (Tue, 21 Jan 2020)
Information from various sources has indicated a relatively smooth transition to the 0.50% sulphur limit. Prices for compliant fuels - very-low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) and marine gas oil (MGO) rose quickly initially but now appear to be stabilizing.
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IMO 2020 - cleaner shipping for cleaner air (Fri, 20 Dec 2019)
Global limit on sulphur in ships' fuel oil reduced from 01 January 2020.
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SOLAS amendments entering into force 1 January 2020 (Fri, 20 Dec 2019)
A set of important amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and various codes enter into force on 1 January 2020.
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Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries (Thu, 05 Dec 2019)
IMO-FAO GloLitter Partnerships Project, with initial funding for the project is from the Government of Norway, aims to help shipping and fisheries move to a low-plastics future.
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