Barry Parker Commentaries
May 11, 2015
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In the upcoming week, the Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC), part of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), in turn part of the United Nations, will be meeting in London, UK. The finer points of IMO deliberations are the stuff of shipping geeks, rather than investors, but once the IMO finally agrees on something- the result will be an addition (or an amendment) to international diplomatic conventions that set down the legal framework for shipping.