IBIA, BIMCO Partner On Fuel & Maritime Challenges

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  • IBIA and BIMCO partner to address bunkering challenges, foster clean energy solutions, and advance sustainable shipping practices.
  • The parties have agreed to leverage their expertise and resources to develop innovative solutions and initiatives to facilitate the transition towards cleaner fuels.

The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) and BIMCO have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on some of the monumental challenges and opportunities within the areas of bunker, marine energy and maritime sectors and help facilitate shipping’s decarbonisation efforts, reports Offshore Energy.

Addressing fuel and maritime challenges

In particular, the parties have agreed to develop innovative solutions and initiatives to facilitate the transition towards cleaner fuels and efficient and sustainable shipping practices. The partnership MOU will focus on addressing the following key areas:

  • Research and Development: Collaborate on research initiatives, studies, and projects relevant to the bunker/marine energy industry and maritime sector.
  • Information Sharing: Share relevant information, publications, and data that may be beneficial to the members of both organisations.
  • Training and Education: Explore opportunities for joint training programs, seminars, and educational initiatives to enhance the knowledge and skills of professionals in the maritime and bunker/marine energy industry.
  • Influence: Work together on efforts to address common issues and challenges faced by the industry.

IBIA and BIMCO said they are committed to driving progress towards a more sustainable and environmentally responsible future for the global shipping industry.

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Source: Offshore Energy