PPR 11: Progress Made, But IMO Fails to Act on Black Carbon Emissions, Despite Credible and Direct Pathway

Infographic: How to regulate and control black carbon emissions from shipping

As a meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 11) closed today in London, the Clean Arctic Alliance called on the IMO to urgently adopt a mandatory regulation requiring ships to move to distillate fuels while operating in and near to the Arctic, and for the maritime sector to follow a 2021 IMO resolution above 60 degrees north. In addition, The Alliance called on the international shipping sector  to now implement the new guidance agreed this week to protect the Arctic from black carbon emissions from shipping