Topic: IMO

Wilson Flex V soon to arrive in Europe

The Norwegian shortsea liner shipping company, Wilson, has welcomed the fifth and last Wilson Flex vessel to its fleet. The newly built vessel will operate in the Baltic sea, North Sea, Mediterranean and the Black sea.Read more
|Comment|author: Emma Dailey

IMO: “Crew change crisis is far from over”

Crew changeThe crew change crisis caused by Covid-19 restrictions continues to cause challenges, despite some improvement in the numbers, the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization has warned. Currently, some 200,000 seafarers are waiting to be...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

IMO approves energy label for shipping

ShippingThe International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved a proposal to introduce an energy label for shipping. The plan is that all ships are to receive an operational carbon intensity rating ranging from A to E,...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

IMO agrees on weather dependent lashing

ShippingThe discussion about weather-dependent lashing has continued both nationally and internationally, including within the IMO, for over 10 years. No consensus was ever reached about a so-called Unified Interpretation of the CSS Code. Until 11...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic

IMO’s CO2 plan swarmed by disagreement

ShippingIMO’s plan to legislate a 40% reduction in maritime CO2 emissions within ten years has resulted in a mixed response from shipping organisations. The environmental movement, on the other hand, has sharply criticised the plan...Read more
|Comment|author: Adnan Bajic