Webinar: MEPC 72 Outcomes & Impact

Presenters Joseph Gardemal and Stamatis Fradelos both attended MEPC 72, Gardemal served in an advisory role to the U.S. Delegation and Fradelos as a member of the IACS Delegation. This webinar will provide an overview of the outcomes from MEPC 72 and will outline key implications for shipowners and operators.

Topics will include the latest on the timeline and requirements for compliance with the D-2 biological standard under the Ballast Water Management Convention, proposed changes impacting energy efficiency requirements and other air emissions-related topics.

Emissions-related topics include an update on the issues surrounding the impending global sulfur cap, EEDI review beyond Phase 2 and minimum propulsion power, the IMO Fuel Oil Data Collection System (DCS) and progress toward greenhouse gas limits for international shipping.

Duration: 1 hour

Original Date Held: April 24, 2018


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Headshot: Joseph Gardemal

Manager, Regulatory Affairs
Joseph Gardemal

Joseph Gardemal is Manager in ABS’ Regulatory Affairs Department. The ABS Regulatory Affairs team provides advisory support on new and ongoing developments taking place at IMO. 

Joseph has been with ABS for 10 years, working previously in the Houston Ship Engineering and Houston Offshore Engineering departments. 

Joseph has a B.S. in Civil Engineering, a M.Sc. in Fire Protection Engineering.

Headshot: Stamatis Fradelos

Manager, Advisory Services
Stamatis Fradelos

Stamatis Fradelos is Manager in ABS’ Advisory Services team. The Advisory Services team provides technical support on Environmental Compliance, Energy Efficiency, Operational Support and Safety & Risk Management matters. Stamatis represents ABS on the IACS Environmental Panel.

Stamatis has a M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, a M.Sc. in Marine Technology and Science and a M.Sc. in Engineering - Economic Systems.