ship passing through sea ice using open loop scrubbers system IMO

Environment NGOs question use of open-loop scrubbers

Several international environmental organizations have submitted a paper to IMO, calling into question the use of scrubbers as alternative compliance mechanisms for the new 2020 fuel sulphur regulations.

demand notice from National park service Alaska Glacian Bay on pollution from cruise ship

46K people petition to suspend cruise ships in Alaska

Clean Up Carnival Coalition delivered a petition signed by 46,000 people to the National Park Service, calling for the suspension of Carnival Corporation’s cruise ship permits in Glacier Bay National Park.

container ships of New York Express and Essen Express

Giving feedback on IMO 2020

To support smooth implementation, the IMO Secretariat has set up a dedicated hotline email address for any queries from Member States and the shipping industry as the regulation comes into effect.

ship cockpit with aged man

IMO 2020 should be enforced uniformly

IMO must make sure the IMO 2020 regulations are enforced in such a way that they do not distort competition and do not penalize responsible companies for complying.