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IMO Adopted Action Plan To Address Marine Plastic Litter From Ships

IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) adopted on 26 October the action plan, to contribute to the global solution for preventing marine plastic litter entering the oceans through ship-based activities.


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Interferry Welcomes EEDI Status Quo For Ro-Ro Vessels

Interferry has welcomed the decision by the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) to uphold previously agreed sector-specific Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) targets for ro-ro passenger and ro-ro freight vessels.


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ESPO Applauds EU Role In Achieving The IMO Agreement On CO2 Reduction Target For Shipping

ESPO welcomes the agreement reached at global level within the IMO to peak CO2 emissions from shipping as soon as possible and reduce them by at least 50% by 2050, compared to 2008 levels. For European ports, the agreement reached last week is a real milestone and sends a strong signal that the IMO can take action.