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Don’t compromise safety for sake of formal compliance, Greeks warn IMO

The Union of Greek Shipowners has elaborated on its support for an ‘experience-building phase’ to ease shipping’s transition to a low-sulphur environment in 2020, drawing attention to the unique characteristics of bulk/tramp shipping that, it said, would likely oblige tankers and bulkers to bunker untested fuel blends after the deadline. The UGS is seeking “the minimum safeguards” from the IMO while remaining fully committed to its decarbonisation goals, it said

In new salvo ahead of MEPC 73, Theodore Veniamis draws attention to tramp shipping’s ‘itinerant’ nature, increasing its exposure to untested and risky fuel blends post-2020

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