Opinion: MEPC80 deal sends a clear message (about the IMO)

IMO's London headquarters hosted discussions on the 2023 GHG Strategy as part of the agenda for MEPC 80.

Source: IMO

The agreement of a deal to achieve climate neutrality for global shipping by 2050 at the 80th meeting of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) last night is a significant milestone for global shipping.

But the limitations of the deal also reveal the challenges facing the IMO as it seeks to balance competing interests among member states.

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