Tag: <span>Clean Shipping Coalition</span>

NGOs call on IMO secretary-general for urgent action on climate crisis
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NGOs call on IMO secretary-general for urgent action on climate crisis

A group of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have sent a letter to secretary-general of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Kitack Lim, calling for urgent action in addressing shipping’s impact on the climate crisis. In their letter to Mr Lim, the NGOs urge the IMO and other organisations to, “step forward with innovative policies and importantly, and...

CSA disappointed by Malaysia scrubber ban
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CSA disappointed by Malaysia scrubber ban

Members of the Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 have expressed disappointment in Malaysia’s decision to prohibit the use of open-loop exhaust gas cleaning systems in its coastal waters. Malaysia recently announced the ban of open-loop scrubbers in its waters and ports, indicating that ships would have to change to a scrubber with a closed-loop mode,...

CSC voices disappointment on shipping’s contribution to climate crisis
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CSC voices disappointment on shipping’s contribution to climate crisis

  The Clean Shipping Coalition (CSC) has voiced its disappointment at the lack of progress and low ambition shown at last week’s IMO negotiations to reduce emissions from international shipping. In a statement released by the coalition, it says that shipping’s contribution to the climate crisis is deeply concerning and disappointing. The CSC goes on...

European campaign groups slate IMO for ignoring climate emergency
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European campaign groups slate IMO for ignoring climate emergency

European campaign groups Seas At Risk and Transport & Environment, both members of the Clean Shipping Coalition, have stated that they are “appalled at the complete lack of ambition shown by the IMO” during last week’s 74th Marine Environment Protection Committee (MPEC) meeting. The companies believe that IMO delegates ignored the climate emergency and wasted...

Industry calls for carriage ban on non-compliant fuels
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Industry calls for carriage ban on non-compliant fuels

Players in the global shipping industry and leading environmental organisations have made a joint call to prohibit the carriage of non-compliant marine fuels once the 0.5% Global Sulphur Cap takes effect on January 1, 2020. In a joint statement made to the International Maritime Organization, environmental and shipping organisations have proposed a carriage ban on...