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IMO releases new guides for energy efficiency regulations

Three new guides that will support States to effectively implement IMO-adopted mandatory energy-efficiency measures for shipping have been rolled out during a training under the Global Environment Facility (GEF)-United ...

IMO: More States urged to ratify the London Protocol

Governments have been urged to ratify the London Protocol treaty which regulates the dumping of wastes at sea in order to ensure the universal application of its precautionary approach towards ...

Wärtsilä has been proactive in preparing for ratified ballast water convention

Wärtsilä has proactively planned and developed its range of Ballast Water Management System (BWMS) solutions in anticipation of the ratification of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) ballast water ...

BIMCO concerned that the IMO Ballast Water Convention will enter into force 2017

BIMCO is “deeply concerned” that the IMO Ballast Water Convention will enter into force leaving shipowners without treatment systems approved for global use.

Lars Robert Pederson, Deputy Secretary General at ...

Global treaty to halt invasive aquatic species to enter into force in 2017

Accession by Finland has triggered the entry into force of a key international measure for environmental protection that aims to stop the spread of potentially invasive aquatic species in ships ...

Indian tanker captain to receive 2016 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea

Captain Radhika Menon, Master of the oil products tanker Sampurna Swarajya, is to receive the 2016 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea for her role in the dramatic rescue ...

World Maritime Day theme for 2017: "Connecting Ships, Ports and People"

"Connecting Ships, Ports and People" has been selected as the World Maritime Day theme for 2017 following a proposal by Secretary-General Kitack Lim to the IMO Council.

Addressing the IMO ...

Maritime lawyer Dr. Frank Wiswall to receive 2015 International Maritime Prize

The prestigious International Maritime Prize for 2015 is to be awarded to Dr. Frank Lawrence Wiswall Junior, former Chair of the IMO Legal Committee and Vice-President (Honoris Causa) Comité Maritime ...

IMO highlights Panama Canal expansion and CO2 emissions reduction

While speaking at the 96th IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) Meeting in May, Secretary-General Kitack Lim of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) highlighted the Panama Canal Expansion and the effect ...

New ship safety rule to prevent loss of containers enters into force

A new regulation requiring the gross mass of a container to be verified before it is loaded onto a ship enters into force on 1 July 2016. It will assist ...

Enclosed space ship safety rule enters into force

A new regulation aimed at protecting seafarers who need to enter enclosed spaces, by requiring ships to carry portable atmosphere testing equipment on board, enters into force on 1 July ...

Day of the Seafarer campaign (25th June): #AtSeaForAll

IMO is gearing up for its annual campaign to mark the Day of the Seafarer, an official United Nations observance day held each year on 25th June.

The purpose of ...

Maritime NZ secures better deal for NZ shippers

Maritime New Zealand has worked successfully at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to ensure flexibility in introducing new regulations for verifying container weights – and that will benefit our exporters.

“It ...

GloMEEP energy efficiency project forges ahead with global train-the-trainer workshop

A global Train-the-Trainer workshop on energy efficiency has been delivered in China (23-27 May), preparing the personnel needed to cascade knowledge on energy efficiency for ships and related efforts for ...

Advice regarding verification of gross mass of packed containers

An MSC circular on Advice to Administrations, port State control authorities, companies, port terminals and masters regarding the SOLAS requirements for verified gross mass  of packed containers has been agreed ...

Goal-based verification heralds new era for ship construction rules

IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) has confirmed that ship construction rules for oil tankers and bulk carriers submitted by 12 classification societies conform to the goals and functional requirements ...

Security Council statement highlights IMO capacity-building work in Gulf of Guinea

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has welcomed the Presidential Statement from the United Nations Security Council in which the Council strongly condemns acts of murder, kidnapping, hostage-taking and robbery by pirates ...

IMO takes further action on climate change

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved mandatory requirements for ships to record and report their fuel consumption, in a move that sends ...

Panama Canal’s emission reduction initiatives highlighted at IMO MEPC session

Last week, the Panama Canal participated as a part of the Panamanian delegation 69th Session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting that took place ...

Passenger ship sewage discharges into the Baltic Sea will be banned

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) agreed last week that the Baltic Sea special area for sewage discharges from passenger ships under Annex IV or the MARPOL Convention will take effect ...

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