Carriage of Palm Oil Mill Effluent

There has been considerable confusion in recent years over the carriage of Palm oil mill effluent, and even exactly what...

June 29, 2021

Covid-19: Recommendations and Guidance

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic a number of sets of guidance and recommendations have been issued to assist in...

April 3, 2020

BMP West Africa

Increasing concern about the safety of seafarers on the coast of West Africa and the Gulf of Guinea has led...

April 3, 2020

International Maritime Research Board

The proposal originated by a wide group of industry associations for the establishment of an International Maritime Research and Development...

February 13, 2020

Implementation of 2020 Sulphur Cap

MEPC 74 finalised finalised amendments to MARPOL Annex VI in respect of sampling of “in-use” and “onboard” fuel oil.  Ships...

June 3, 2019

Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Shipping

The amendments to MARPOL Annex VI approved at MEPC 75 to mandate technical and operational measures to reduce greenhouse gas...

January 3, 2020

Amendments to MARPOL Annex II and IBC Code

Amendments to MARPOL Annex II and the IBC Code entered into force on 1 January 2021. Annex II has been...

June 3, 2019

MEPC.2/Circ.26

The latest edition of the MEPC.2/Circ. was issued on 1 December 2020.  This circular acts as something of a supplement...

April 24, 2019

Compliance with the Ballast Water Convention

MEPC 71 agreed a compromise proposal on effective dates for the fitting of ballast water treatment systems on existing ships....

April 24, 2019