IMO raises sulfur content limit to 0.53 percent

The slight fluctuations that appear when fuel is tested for sulfur content have now been included in new IMO regulations, which allow for a test deviation from the set 0.5 threshold to 0.53 percent. But it will not apply until 2022.

"The alternative to MEPC agreement would have been chaos"

The ambitious nations did not come close to getting what they wanted. "But there was no appetite for more," says a source about the result reached by the MEPC committee, as the desire to just reach an agreement became decisive. The Getting to Zero coalition says this could impede the 2030 target of achieving emission-free ships.

CMA CGM introduces carbon compensation scheme for customers

France's CMA CGM launches a new product offering to its customers, which ensures carbon-neutral transport, according to the container line. The offer includes an option to compensate for emissions by supporting CO2 sequestration projects.

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