International Parcel Tankers Association

Serving the interests of the chemical tanker industry for more than 25 years

Serving the interests of the chemical tanker industry for more than 25 years

Serving the interests of the chemical tanker industry for more than 25 years

International Parcel Tankers Association

Serving the interests of the chemical tanker industry for more than 25 years

Serving the interests of the chemical tanker industry for more than 25 years

Serving the interests of the chemical tanker industry for more than 25 years

International Parcel Tankers Association

Serving the interests of the chemical tanker industry for more than 25 years

Serving the interests of the chemical tanker industry for more than 25 years

Serving the interests of the chemical tanker industry for more than 25 years

International Parcel Tankers Association

Serving the interests of the chemical tanker industry for more than 25 years

Serving the interests of the chemical tanker industry for more than 25 years

Serving the interests of the chemical tanker industry for more than 25 years

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The proposal originated by a wide group of industry associations for the establishment of an International Maritime Research and Development Board and Fund aimed at generating core funding of around USD 5 billion over a 10-year period to be used to accelerate the development of commercially viable zero-carbon emission ships was updated and submitted to MEPC 76 with a number of member state co-signatories. 

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The amendments to MARPOL Annex VI approved at MEPC 75 to mandate technical and operational measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from shipping were formally adopted at MEPC 76 in June 2021 and will enter into force on 01 November 2022. Under these new regulations ships will be required to amend their SEEMP to set out how they will achieve the required reductions in carbon intensity by 01 January 2023 and verify that their ships meet EEXI requirements by the first survey after 01 January 2023.
 

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There has been considerable confusion in recent years over the carriage of Palm oil mill effluent, and even exactly what it is.  The ISCC (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) has recently issued a guidance document on POME which clarifies that POME is the “unavoidable wastewater arising from palm oil production at a palm oil mill”, and POME oil is the oil recovered from that wastewater.

 

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