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A draft resolution was approved by MEPC 78 to establish a ECA for sulphur oxides in the Mediterranean Sea reducing Sox emissions from the current <0.5% to <0.1% even though there were some surprising objections by states like China & Argentina on the basis that insufficient work had been done…

IMO is currently collecting data for a review by 2026 in the meantime no further correction factors will be agreed. The amendments to Marpol Annex VI incorporating the mandatory EEXI requirements will take effect on ships from the 1st January 2023. It is important that members are aware of this.…