Tag archives: IMO

Peru hosts World Maritime Day Parallel Event

Peru has hosted the 2013 IMO World Maritime Day Parallel Event, on 2 and 3 October 2013, with a seminar and other activities, focusing on this year's World Maritime ...

IACS Chairman calls for evidence-based assessment of ship efficiency

IACS Chairman, Mr Cazzulo, speaking at the IMO WORLD MARITIME DAY SYMPOSIUM ON SUSTAINABLE MARITIME TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM, noted that IMO had recently supported in principle an IACS proposal for establishing ...

World Maritime Day 2013: “Sustainable Development: IMO's contribution beyond Rio+20”

IMO will host a special one-day symposium on a Sustainable Maritime Transportation System, on 26 September 2013, World Maritime Day.
The Symposium has been arranged in order to provide Member ...

“IMO Conventions: Effective Implementation” selected as World Maritime Day theme for 2014

The IMO Council has endorsed a proposal by IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu to adopt “IMO Conventions: Effective Implementation” as the World Maritime Day theme for 2014.

Addressing the IMO Council ...

IMO announces winners of 2013 Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea

The 2013 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea will be awarded to two rescue swimmers from the United States of America, for saving the lives of 14 crew members ...

Interactive Particularly Sensitive Sea Area display launched at IMO

A new interactive display on Particularly Sensitive Sea Areas (PSSA) has been launched at IMO Headquarters and online at pssa.imo.org/.  

A PSSA is an area that needs special ...

IMO approves EEDI for ferries and roro's

A sector-specific Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) for new ro-ro cargo and ro-pax vessels was agreed at last week’s session of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee – MEPC 65 ...

Intercargo welcomes new IMO ruling on Port Reception Facilities

Shipowners pleas for greater clarity on what to do when there are no adequate port reception facilities to receive residues including Hold Washing Water (HWW) from cargoes deemed “Harmful to ...

IMO’s GloBallast Partnerships Project wins International Maritime Award

IMO’s GloBallast Partnerships Project, which assists developing countries and their maritime industries for implementation of the international regulations on ballast water management to prevent the spread of alien invasive ...

IMO seeks public input on administrative burdens

7 May 2013 marks the start of a six-month consultation period in which the International Maritime Organization (IMO) will seek widespread input on the administrative burdens that may result from ...

Guidelines on dealing with crimes on ships approved by Legal Committee

Draft guidelines on the preservation and collection of evidence following an allegation of a serious crime having taken place on board a ship, or following a report of a missing ...

Work on updating greenhouse gas emissions estimate for international shipping moves forward at Expert Workshop

Work to update the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions estimate for international shipping moved forward during an Expert Workshop at IMO Headquarters last week, (26 February to 1 March 2013), attended ...


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