IACS PARTICIPATION AT ISWG-GHG 8

In demonstrating its ongoing commitment to supporting the work of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and within its remit as the Organization’s principal technical advisor; IACS will actively participate in the forthcoming Eighth Meeting of the Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships (ISWG-GHG 8), which will meet remotely from 24 to 28 May 2021.

IACS has actively contributed to the discussions in the Correspondence Group on the development of technical guidelines on carbon intensity reduction related to the EEXI framework, Carbon intensity Index (CII) framework, SEEMP and other relevant matters.  In this context and noting ISWG-GHG 8 is tasked to finalise the above-mentioned draft guidelines, IACS has submitted papers MEPC 76/7/37 and MEPC 76/7/47 commenting on the report of the Correspondence Group with a view to assisting the global and consistent implementation of the new requirements.  The report of the Correspondence Group (papers MEPC 76/7/4, MEPC 76/7/5 and MEPC 76/7/6) and all documents commenting on this report submitted to MEPC 76 will first be considered by ISWG-GHG 8.

Any enquiries on the above should be sent to Konstantin Petrov, IACS Accredited Representative to IMO, at arimo@iacs.org.uk

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