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China fishing vessel safety workshop looks towards treaty ratification

China fishing vessel safety workshop looks towards treaty ratification
.. China fishing vessel safety workshop looks towards treaty ratification 01/08/2019  – Fisheries-related conventions are key tools used by flag, coastal and port States to effectively monitor and control fishing vessels and minimise the risk of illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing...
August 2nd, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, Organisations | Read More

IMO Council condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman

IMO Council condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman
International Maritime Organization Council condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman The Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has condemned recent attacks on commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman at its meeting in London held from 15-19 July. After...
July 18th, 2019 | IMO, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism | Read More

Latest ratifications to HNS and ship recycling conventions – and Desktop Just-In-Time trial yields positive results in cutting emissions

Latest ratifications to HNS and ship recycling conventions – and Desktop Just-In-Time trial yields positive results in cutting emissions
Mr. Reinhard Klingen, Director-General Waterways and Shipping in the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure of Germany, met IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim Latest ratifications to HNS and ship recycling conventions – and Desktop Just-In-Time trial yields positive results in...
July 17th, 2019 | IMO, Organisations, Ship Demolitions | Read More

Call for papers – 1st GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling R&D Forum and Exhibition on Biofouling Management Melbourne, Australia, 1-4 October 2019

Call for papers – 1st GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling R&D Forum and Exhibition on Biofouling Management Melbourne, Australia, 1-4 October 2019
.. Call for papers – 1st GEF-UNDP-IMO GloFouling R&D Forum and Exhibition on Biofouling Management Melbourne, Australia, 1-4 October 2019 The IMO-GloFouling R&D Forum will bring together regulatory bodies, stakeholders and representatives from shipping and other maritime industries, academia,...
July 12th, 2019 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMO | Read More

The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary

The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary
John Faraclas The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) reach new heights with the Panamaxes and Capes performing well despite international tension and rise of the WTI… WISTA’s UK  45th Anniversary...
July 11th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, IMO, Markets, News, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

NI signs MoU with IMO Technical Cooperation Division

NI signs MoU with IMO Technical Cooperation Division
Captain John Lloyd, NI CEO (left) pictured with Mr Juvenal J. M. Shiundu, Acting Director, Technical Cooperation Division, IMO NI signs MoU with IMO Technical Cooperation Division 04.07.19 – The Nautical Institute (NI) and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) have signed a Memorandum...
July 4th, 2019 | Associations, Environment, Health and Safety, IMO, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

IMO: Addressing bioinvasions – GloFouling project sets to work in the Pacific

IMO: Addressing bioinvasions – GloFouling project sets to work in the Pacific
.. IMO: Addressing bioinvasions – GloFouling project sets to work in the Pacific In a spate of activity since its formal launch in March, the initial phase of the Glofouling Partnerships project is now well and truly underway with a series of technical workshops in the Pacific. The key message...
July 3rd, 2019 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

Turning the Tide – promoting gender diversity in the maritime sector – new film from IMO

Turning the Tide – promoting gender diversity in the maritime sector – new film from IMO
Turning the Tide – promoting gender diversity in the maritime sector – new film from IMO Download A new film from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) shows how IMO’s Women in Maritime programme is helping to support gender diversity in the maritime sector   http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/14-Turning-the-tide-.aspx https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=10&v=BTn0rzYF5cE The...
July 2nd, 2019 | IMO, Organisations, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Counting down to sulphur 2020: limiting air pollution from ships; protecting human health and the environment

Counting down to sulphur 2020: limiting air pollution from ships; protecting human health and the environment
The IMO HQ’s at Albert Embankment Counting down to sulphur 2020: limiting air pollution from ships; protecting human health and the environment New requirements for ships to cut sulphur oxide emissions enter into effect on 1 January 2020. At a roundtable industry meeting hosted by IMO at its London...
June 27th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, Pollution | Read More

IMO Secretary-General speaks out on suspected tanker attacks

IMO Secretary-General speaks out on suspected tanker attacks
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitack Lim International Maritime Organization – 13 June 2019, 15:56 BST IMO Secretary-General speaks out on suspected tanker attacks ​IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has condemned the suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Oman that occurred earlier...
June 13th, 2019 | IMO, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, UN | Read More

Palau is approved by IMO as STCW White List member state

Palau is approved by IMO as STCW White List member state
… Palau is approved by IMO as STCW White List member state Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) has been recognised by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) as to fully comply with the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW). At...
June 11th, 2019 | Flags, IMO | Read More

ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry

ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry
Kirsi Tikka ABS hosts ‘Empower Hour’ at Nor-Shipping to focus on the role of women within the maritime industry Nor-Shipping 2019 saw ABS hold its first ‘Empower Hour’, an opportunity for women innovators to network and discuss trends in the maritime industry. The event was developed in support...
June 11th, 2019 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, HR, IMO, UN, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Capes’ rise “boost” BDI amid unexpected geopolitical developments to come…

Capes’ rise “boost” BDI amid unexpected geopolitical developments to come…
John Faraclas Capes’ rise “boost” BDI amid unexpected geopolitical developments to come… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 19 points – same as yesterday and now stands at 1,141 Geopolitics messy and dangers loom in the background. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI continue...
June 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, IMO, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

“Sustainable and balanced” – IMO Secretary-General outlines blueprint for blue growth

“Sustainable and balanced” – IMO Secretary-General outlines blueprint for blue growth
“Sustainable and balanced” – IMO Secretary-General outlines blueprint for blue growth IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim delivered a strong reminder about the vital importance of balanced and sustainable development to delegates at the Ocean Leadership conference at the Nor-Shipping 2019 conference...
June 4th, 2019 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, IMO | Read More

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…

The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth…
The BDI@1,082; Supras “spoil” the broth… John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 16 points earlier on today following the long weekend due to the spring Holiday as well as due to end of the European Union’s election process. Now if we have so far stressed the perplexed and enigmatic...
May 28th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Art and auctions, Associations, Charity, Chartering, Classification Societies, Climate, Construction, Consumers Market, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, European Union, Holidays, HR, IMO, Insurance and Reinsurance, IT and Communications, LNG, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marinas, Maritime Art, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Mediterranean Shipping, News, Oceanology, Oil Industry, Organisations, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance

Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance
.. Sulphur 2020 implementation – IMO issues additional guidance The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved and adopted a comprehensive set of guidance and guidelines to support the consistent implementation of the lower 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships’ fuel oil, which will enter...
May 20th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

UN agency pushes forward on shipping emissions reduction

UN agency pushes forward on shipping emissions reduction
. UN agency pushes forward on shipping emissions reduction IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) pushed forward with a number of measures aimed at supporting the achievement of the objectives set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from...
May 20th, 2019 | Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, Pollution | Read More

The UGS welcomes the progress made at the UN IMO MEPC74

The UGS welcomes the progress made at the UN IMO MEPC74
Theodore El. Veniamis, The UGS welcomes the progress made at the UN IMO MEPC74  The UGS welcomes the progress made at the UN IMO MEPC74 towards a safe and consistent implementation of the 2020 global sulphur cap on marine fuels and sustainable environmental policies The Union of Greek Shipowners warmly...
May 20th, 2019 | Associations, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News | Read More

Invest in Change

Invest in Change
Carleen Lyden Walker Invest in Change “Actions not Words” Kitack Lim opened the MEPC meeting in London with a call for “actions not words”.  This refrain is being echoed throughout the world as society demands the shipping industry work to reduce its contribution to climate change by reducing...
May 15th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Global problem, local actions – how an IMO/EU initiative is helping cut maritime emissions

Global problem, local actions – how an IMO/EU initiative is helping cut maritime emissions
Global problem, local actions – how an IMO/EU initiative is helping cut maritime emissions A new IMO video puts the spotlight on how an IMO/EU initiative is helping cut maritime emissions in the Solomon Islands as part of a global project to help tackle climate change. http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/09-video-launch-global-problem-local-actions.aspx  Watch...
May 15th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, European Union, IMO, Organisations, Pollution | Read More

UN agency launches new global project to tackle maritime GHG emissions

UN agency launches new global project to tackle maritime GHG emissions
​IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim (left) and Mr Sveinung Oftedal, Specialist Director of the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment, signed the GreenVoyage-2050 project. UN agency launches new global project to tackle maritime GHG emissions A major international project to support the International...
May 14th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations | Read More

Greek Shipowners put their weight behind the forthcoming UN IMO MEPC 74 for effective and sustainable solutions

Greek Shipowners put their weight behind the forthcoming UN IMO MEPC 74 for effective and sustainable solutions
Theodore El. Veniamis, Greek Shipowners put their weight behind the forthcoming UN IMO MEPC 74 for effective and sustainable solutions Ahead of the critical UN IMO Marine Environment and Protection Committee 74 (MEPC 74) meeting of next week, the Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS) urges IMO Member States...
May 10th, 2019 | Associations, Energy, Environment, IMO, News, Organisations, UN | Read More

IMO guidance on implementation plan for compliance with 0.50% Sulphur limit under Annex VI

IMO guidance on implementation plan for compliance with 0.50% Sulphur limit under Annex VI
APRIL 16, 2019   IMO GUIDANCE ON IMPLEMENTATION PLAN FOR COMPLIANCE WITH 0.50% SULFUR LIMIT UNDER MARPOL ANNEX VI Your Managers would like to draw your attention to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) guidance as set forth in the annex to the attached document MEPC.1/Circ.878, Guidance...
April 16th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Industry supports the IMO’s new anti-corruption agenda

Industry supports the IMO’s new anti-corruption agenda
Guy PlattenICS Secretary General Industry supports the IMO’s new anti-corruption agenda The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has agreed to address maritime corruption by including this important issue in its work programme for the Facilitation Committee. The decision to include an anti-corruption...
April 15th, 2019 | Associations, Corruption, IMO, International Chamber of Shipping, Organisations | Read More

Do you want to be part of 2020 Bunker historic changes, then take part on the IBIA Annual Convention 2019!

Do you want to be part of 2020 Bunker historic changes, then take part on the IBIA Annual Convention 2019!
With the IBIA Annual Convention 2018, in Copenhagen rated as the #1 Convention of 2018 in the Global Shipping industry, by AllAboutShipping.co.uk,  the IBIA Annual Convention 2019 promises to be even better. The International Bunker Industry Association (IBIA) would like to see you at the IBIA Annual...
April 3rd, 2019 | Associations, Bunkering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, News, Oil Spill, Pollution | Read More