IMO Summary of MEPC49 Meeting

The IMO summary of the meeting is now available on their website covering all the issues dealt with but drawing on the accelerated single-hull phase out proposal, the Ballast Water Convention and the Ship Recycling Guidelines as the main developments during the week long meeting.

Further to INTERTANKO's coverage of the Marine Environment Protection Committee meeting held last week, the IMO's summary of the meeting is now available on the IMO website. The summary covers all the issues dealt with during the meeting over and above those directly affecting the tanker sector but draws on the accelerated single-hull phase out proposal, the Ballast Water Convention and the Ship Recycling Guidelines as the main developments during the week long meeting.