MEPC 77/9, 1 October 2021
POLLUTION PREVENTION AND RESPONSE
Comments on the outcome of PPR 8
Submitted by Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Solomon Islands, Sweden, United Kingdom and United States
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.