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Infographic: Why the IMO and international shipping needs a strong revised Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII)

London, 22 March, 2024:- As this week’s meeting of the International Maritime Organization’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 81, March 18-22) winds down, the Clean Shipping Coalition welcomed the growing support for a greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions levy, but warned that IMO member states must also maintain focus on other key issues such as the global fuel standard (GFS) and the improvement of how energy is used in ships via the carbon intensity indicator (CII).

March 22, 2024
Infographic: Why the IMO and international shipping needs a strong revised Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII)

The Clean Shipping Coalition is calling on the IMO to urgently step up ship climate action by improving its Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII), which would quantify and raise ship efficiency while fostering greater transparency and driving deep and lasting reductions in pollution.

March 18, 2024
Berge Stahl, Berge Stahl Port of Rotterdam, Holland 08-Jul-2006. Photo by Alf van Beem, supplied by Pixabay/WikimediaImages

The Clean Shipping Coalition is calling on the IMO to take action on the Carbon Intensity Indicator, a global fuel standard, and a greenhouse gas emission levy.

March 7, 2024
International Maritime Organization, London

Civil society groups are deeply concerned by the UN’s International Maritime Organization (IMO) failure to firmly align global shipping with the Paris Agreement’s 1.5°C temperature-warming limit, at the 80th Marine Environment Protection Committee meeting (MEPC 80) this week.

July 7, 2023
International Maritime Organization, London

30 June 2023 – Civil society groups are deeply concerned about developments at the UN’s International Maritime Organization (IMO) climate negotiations this week (ISWG-GHG-15), in particular regarding the 2030 and 2040 climate targets that are necessary to put global shipping on a 1.5°C-aligned transition and ensure an equitable transition.

June 30, 2023

26 June 2023 – The global shipping industry can reduce emissions by nearly 50% by the end of the decade, according to a new study by CE Delft.

June 26, 2023
Photo: International Maritime Organization, London

19 June 2023 – The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) agreement on shipping climate targets expected next month could be the starting gun for the radical climate action our planet desperately needs.

June 19, 2023
How to regulate and control black carbon emissions from shipping - Clean Arctic Alliance Infographic

Clean Shipping Coalition and the Clean Arctic Alliance call on the IMO to radically reduce the impact of black carbon emissions from shipping on Arctic sea and glacier ice.

April 24, 2023

Countries must keep the pressure on the UN to commit to reducing emissions from global shipping before 2030, in the run up to a crucial climate summit at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in July.

March 25, 2023