Efforts to decarbonise the shipping sector have taken a step back after the IMO overturned plans for new design standards.
A bid to impose a 40% efficiency improvement requirement on all containerships built from 2022 onwards – based on 2008 standards – was put in abeyance until the IMO meets again next May.
A source told The Loadstar the move represented a “reversal of the achievements” made in the past two weeks by the Marine Environment Protection Committee meeting (MEPC73) …
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Source: The Loadstar