Critical Year Ahead for IMO as Carbon Negotiations Advance

Giant oil tankers are slow to change course. The International Maritime Organisation (IMO), the UN agency that sets minimum safety and environmental rules for the global shipping industry, has previously drawn comparisons to such vessels.

But at the latest round of negotiations (MEPC79) at its headquarters in London, there were signs that the IMO is finally turning towards a zero-carbon future.

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