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ICOMIA release a report from the IMO's Marine Environmental Protection Committee

IMO MEPC 76 Report

IMO report released following the 76th session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) held virtually from the 10 - 17th June 2021.

The principal items of interest from this meeting were the following:

  • NOx Tier III for yachts update

* Please note that the two new NOx ECAs (Baltic Sea and North Sea Areas) will be enforced for ships constructed (keel-laying) on or after 1 January 2021 and that the USCG Policy Letter (mentioned in the report) would not be applicable in these regions.

  • Use of biofuels for NOx Tier III compliance
  • New output on underwater noise

The full report and all its supporting documents can be downloaded here

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