This document provides comments on documents MEPC 76/9/1 (ICES), MEPC 76/9/2 (Austria et al.) and MEPC 76/9/6 (Japan) and urges the Committee to approve the scope of work on scrubber discharges and identify zero-discharge areas, and require the work to be undertaken as a matter of urgency
MEPC 77/9: Black Carbon Resolution to support a voluntary use of cleaner fuels by ships operating in or near the Arctic
This document provides comments on the outcome of PPR 8 and proposes adopting an MEPC resolution to support a voluntary use of cleaner fuels by ships operating in or near the Arctic. The resolution sets out a recommended first measure as part of the phased approach to the consideration of potential regulatory options to address Black Carbon emissions from shipping agreed at PPR 8.