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IMO Decarbonisation roadmap At MEPC72 in April 2018, the IMO announced an ambitious (some might say impossible) target for decarbonising…

Types of waste water Water is important for ships being used for cleaning and cooling and machinery, hold washing, exhaust…

Garbage classifications and restrictions Disposal of waste from ships was once merely a matter of throwing over the side everything…

Oil Pollution overview – oil waste from ships Most would consider MARPOL to be the source of most regulation against…

SOx Rules (global and local) Timeline: MARPOL Annex VI (SOx related) 26 Sept 1997 – Annex VI formally adopted; 19…

Timeline MARPOL Annex VI NOx regulations 26 Sept 1997 – Annex VI formally adopted; 1 Jan 2000 – Engine-makers begin…

Regulation overview In modern times the shipping industry has been unfairly singled out as a major source of global pollution.…