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Harsh criticism: IMO is too slow on key climate agenda

Old tricks found their way to the IMO during last week's meeting of the Marine Environment Protection Committee, MEPC, says NGO Transport & Environment, which voices harsh criticism of the efforts to curb shipping's greenhouse gas emissions. Low-hanging fruits were left hanging, say some, while major stakeholders are pleased with the outcome.

New report criticizes the EU's focus on LNG

A new study carried out by a UK analyst firm suggests LNG is not the climate-friendly fuel solution many believe it to be, and which the EU has invested billions of euros in. Quite the opposite, in fact.

Container newbuilds already meet eco requirements

Container ship newbuilds already largely comply with the environmental requirements for ship designs set to come into force after 2025. The requirements should be tightened, to create incentive to use new technology, says the NGO Transport & Environment.

NGO: IMO's CO2 efforts fail again

Brussels-based NGO Transport & Environment criticizes IMO's MEPC for its decision to monitor ships' CO2 emissions. "The IMO process has proved to be too slow and has delivered too little and too late," the NGO tells ShippingWatch.

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