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Lessons Learned from Marine Casualties
With the rise of transport by sea of chemicals and gases (both in bulk and containerized), proper preparedness for response to potential spill incidents involving hazardous and noxious substances (HNS) is increasingly important. The Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC) hosted a three-day training in Tekirdağ, Turkey (3-5 December). more...
IMO has presented its latest work to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from shipping to the UN climate change conference (COP 25) in Spain (2-13 December). IMO's initial GHG strategy contains a commitment to cutting GHG emissions from shipping as a matter of urgency and to phasing them out entirely as soon as possible. The COP heard that IMO's Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) has approved draft amendments to strengthen the energy efficiency design requirements for new ships; and an intersessional working group meeting has considered various mandatory proposals aimed at reducing the carbon intensity of existing ships. more...
Work is underway to further develop Viet Nam’s national oil
spill contingency plan at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam, this week
(26-29 November). Forty participants from across 10 government departments and
the oil and gas and shipping industry are taking part in the workshop, which is
the latest in a series of IMO-assisted events on oil spill contingency in
South-East Asia. more...
Mr. Kitack Lim