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Montevideo, July 18th 2018 - 06:49 UTC

Tag: shipping emissions

  • Wednesday, May 30th 2018 - 08:35 UTC

    Shipping emissions the greatest challenge to oil price hikes

    On January 1, 2020, the IMO will enforce new emissions standards designed to significantly curb pollution produced by the world's ships.

    The most prominent driver of oil prices over the next two years is not likely to come from OPEC, Iran or Venezuela, but rather in the shape of a shipping revolution, analysts have warned. New rules coming into force in approximately 18 months' time are seen as a source of great concern for some of the world's biggest oil producers.

  • Monday, April 16th 2018 - 08:53 UTC

    Ambitious IMO strategy to reduce shipping emissions 50% bu 2050

    This confirms IMO’s commitment to reducing GHG emissions from international shipping and, as a matter of urgency, to phasing them out as soon as possible.

    Nations meeting at the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London have adopted an initial strategy on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships, setting out a vision to reduce GHG emissions from international shipping and phase them out, as soon as possible in this century.