Arsenio Dominguez wants to make IMO more open after years of criticism

The IMO’s new secretary general says that he will work to make the UN organization ”more diverse, inclusive and transparent.”

Clarksons expects 30% of ships to be rated D or E in CII assessments

The estimate from Clarksons Research comes in its latest Green Technology Tracker which monitors metrics including alternative fuel uptake and investment in energy saving technologies.

VN’s fleet struggling with EU’s new environmental laws

Vietnam’s fleet in grappling with significant challenges in adapting to global environmental shifts, said industry insiders and experts.

Carbon calculators proliferate ahead of imminent EU ETS inclusion

With 26 days to go until shipping is included in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) brokers and tech firms are falling over
themselves to offer clients carbon calculators.

Seven EU Countries Call for Pause to Shipping’s EU-ETS Inclusion

EU member states in the south of the continent are calling for a pause to shipping’s inclusion in the bloc’s emissions trading system, just over a month before the regulation is due to come into effect.

IBIA CONVENTION: Cockett CEO Sees CII Regulation Raising Bunker Use for Some Ships

Global marine fuels firm Cockett Group is the latest company to raise concerns over the IMO’s carbon intensity indicator regulation, saying it may raise fuel consumption for some ships

Vale adopts wind power on world’s largest ore carrier

Vale signed a contract with Omani shipowner Asyad to install rotor sails on a Valemax, the world’s largest ore carrier, which is 362 meters long, 65 meters wide and able to carry up to 400,000 metric tons of cargo

EU ETS will have a damaging effect on ports and towage

Implications from the introduction of this regional carbon taxing scheme will be wide, even if it only covers CO2 emissions from ships of 5,000 gt and above entering EU ports, regardless of the flag they fly.

A clear CII framework can drive industry to adopt effective energy efficiency meassures

Francesco Sandrelli, Policy Director – Environment at the UK Chamber of Shipping, emphasizes that while the maritime industry has made strides in decarbonization, there’s more to be done. A robust CII framework can encourage vessels to maximize energy efficiency, reducing reliance on new fuels and cutting greenhouse gas emissions.