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‘Missed opportunity’ to decarbonise shipping at MEPC 77, says ICS

The International Chamber of Shipping has released a statement Following the conclusion of the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Maritime Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) 77, the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) have released the following statement

26 November 2021 Press Release

Governments decide on International Chamber of Shipping USD5 billion R&D fund to accelerate zero-carbon shipping in first ‘litmus test’ of COP 26 commitments

A critical meeting of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), held by the global shipping industry’s UN regulator, will decide whether to go ahead with a USD 5 billion R&D fund – the ‘IMO Maritime Research Fund (IMRF)’. The decision is what industry is calling the 'first litmus test' of government's decarbonisation commitments following COP26.

22 November 2021 Press Release