Increase of calls for a global levy on carbon emissions

Increase of calls for a global levy on carbon emissions

The Marshall Islands and Solomon Islands have proposed by 2025 a $100/ton levy on GHG emissions on all ships without exception with the prospect of this rising either annually or every five years by 30% or 100%. The aim is to provide a clear signal of the shipping...
IMO MEPC 76th Session – 10/17 June 2021 KEY POINTS

IMO MEPC 76th Session – 10/17 June 2021 KEY POINTS

The 76th Session of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) was held remotely from 10 to 17 June 2021 adopting various amendments to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL). Amendments to MARPOL Annex VI...
IFCHOR and ClearBlue Markets launch new carbon emissions services

IFCHOR and ClearBlue Markets launch new carbon emissions services

IFCHOR and ClearBlue Markets launch new carbon emissions services for shipping   Shipbroker IFCHOR and carbon market specialist ClearBlue Markets have partnered to offer carbon emissions advisory services to the shipping industry. IFCHOR ClearBlue Oceans will help...
Fourth IMO GHG Study 2020

Fourth IMO GHG Study 2020

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) recently published its Fourth IMO GHG Study 2020 which examines data collected in 2018. The previous IMO GHG Study 2014 looked at 2012 data. The latest study found that GHG emissions of total shipping (international,...