MEPC 71 Brief

The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) concluded its one-week session today, July 7th, 2017. This Brief provides an overview of a number of issues progressed at this 71st Session, including an agreed implementation scheme for ships to comply with the D-2 biological standard under the BW Management Convention, new NOx Tier III Emission Control Areas, revisions to bunker delivery notes, guidelines for IMO’s Fuel Oil Data Collection System and discussions on IMO’s Strategy on GHG Emissions.