URN guidelines revision to consider cavitation and shaft solutions

Draft revised guidelines relating to the reduction of underwater noise from commercial shipping will be considered at MEPC 80 in June 2023.

Source: International Maritime Organisation

The next meeting of the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 80) will consider draft revised guidelines covering the reduction of underwater radiated noise (URN) agreed by the IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC 9) in late January.

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