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MEPC 79 Brief

The IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) held its 79th session from December 12 to 16, 2022. This Brief provides an overview of the more significant issues discussed at this session, which include matters pertaining to new amendments to the MARPOL and the Ballast Water Management Conventions, establishment of an Emission Control Area (ECA) and Particularly Sensitive Sea Area (PSSA) in the Mediterranean Sea, and the latest developments in the IMO’s Strategy for Greenhouse Gas Reduction. A review of the Committee’s activity can provide insight into upcoming regulations that have been adopted by the IMO, and a forecast of future regulatory developments. Download the Brief below to learn more.