MEPC

Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) 61st session: 27 September to 1 October 2010 - 16/6/2010
Provisional Agenda

Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) 60th session: 22 March to 26 March 2010 - 30/10/2009
  • More work needed despite GHG progress
  • Amendments to the MARPOL Convention adopted
  • Implementation of the Ballast Water Management Convention
  • Recycling of ships
  • Garbage Special Areas
  • MARPOL Annex III Revision

Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 59th session: 13 -17 July 2009 - 25/2/2009
  • Agreement to disseminate a package of interim and voluntary technical and operational measures to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from international shipping; and also agreed a work plan for further consideration, at future meetings, of proposed market-based instruments to provide incentives for the shipping industry.
  • MARPOL amendments - transfer of oil cargo between oil tankers at sea
  • Oil residue (sludge) MARPOL amendments
  • ECA proposal approved
  • MARPOL Annex VI Guidelines adopted
  • Guidelines to implement ship recycling convention adopted
  • Implementation of the BWM Convention

Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 58th session: 6 - 10 October 2008 - 13/8/2008
Major progress was made on reducing emissions from ships, in achieving safer and more environmentally friendly recycling of ships, and in facilitating ballast water management, when the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) met for its 58th session at IMO's London headquarters

Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 57th session: 31 March–4 April 2008 - 16/1/2008
  • Proposed amendments to the MARPOL Annex VI regulations approved
  • Recycling of ships
  • Harmful aquatic organisms in ballast water
  • Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas
  • Mediterranean Special Area for garbage rules
  • Review of Annex V of MARPOL
  • Protecting the Antarctic Area from shipping
  • OPRC-HNS implementation

Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 56th session: 9-13 July 2007 - 16/1/2007
  • Prevention of air pollution from ships
  • Recycling of ships
  • Adoption of amendments to MARPOL
  • Amendments to the IBC Code
  • Amendments to the Intervention Protocol
  • Gulfs area Special Area from 1 August 2008
  • Southern South African waters Spercial Area to take effect on 1 August 2008
  • Harmful aquatic organisms in ballast water
  • Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas
  • Review of MARPOL Annex V
  • Human element
  • OPRC-HNS implementation

Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 55th session: 9-13 October 2006 - 22/3/2006
  • Southern South Africa Special Area
  • Revised MARPOL Annex III adopted
  • Amendments to the Condition Assessment Scheme
  • Amendments to the Guidelines for the transport and handling of limited amounts of hazardous and noxious liquid substances in bulk on offshore supply vessels
  • Revised Sewage standards
  • Recycling of ships
  • Harmful aquatic organisms in ballast water
  • Prevention of air pollution from ships
  • Sulphur monitoring
  • Inadequacy of shoreside reception facilities
  • Review of MARPOL Annex V
  • Transport of bio-fuels and bio-fuel blends
  • Technical co-operation
  • OPRC-HNS implementation
  • Oil spill in Lebanon
  • IMO's Children's Initiatives

 
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