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News ID: 69909 |
Publish Date: 15:05 - 06 November 2016

IMO agrees 0.5% sulphur cap to come into force from 2020

The IMO tweeted that the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 70) had agreed the 0.5% cap on sulphur emissions from ships would come into force in 2020, rather than the potential later date of 2025. IMO said it would provide more details later.

IMO agrees 0.5% sulphur cap to come into force from 2020 According to MANA, The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said it welcome the decision that IMO member states had taken a clear decision that would dramatically reduce sulphur emissions from shipping worldwide.
NGO Transport & Enivronment applauded the decision. Bill Hemmings, shipping director at Transport & Environment, said: “This is a landmark decision and we are very pleased that the world has bitten the bullet and is now tackling poisonous sulphuric fuel in 2020."
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