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Cook Islands, Sao Tome and Principe accede to Cape Town Agreement, 46 declare support

Cook Islands, Sao Tome and Principe accede to Cape Town Agreement, 46 declare support
Cook Islands, Sao Tome and Principe accede to Cape Town Agreement, 46 declare suppor The Cook Islands and Sao Tome and Principe have become the latest States to become Party to the Cape Town Agreement on fishing vessel safety. They deposited their instruments of accession during the Torremolinos Ministerial...
October 21st, 2019 | IMO | Read More

Safe fishing, legal fishing: conference pushes ratification of Cape Town Agreement

Safe fishing, legal fishing: conference pushes ratification of Cape Town Agreement
Safe fishing, legal fishing: conference pushes ratification of Cape Town Agreement A Ministerial Conference (21-23 October) has opened in Torremolinos, Spain, to garner momentum towards entry into force of the Agreement. This will also help to combat illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing. The...
October 21st, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fisheries, IMO | Read More

Fuels of the future to decarbonize shipping

Fuels of the future to decarbonize shipping
. Fuels of the future to decarbonize shipping Ammonia and hydrogen are promising potential fuels of the future in a decarbonized shipping industry, which has to switch to alternative, zero carbon fuels in order to meet the targets set out in the initial IMO strategy on reduction of GHG emissions from...
October 18th, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Regulatory | Read More

The Union of Greek Shipowners backs Greek proposal to limit main engine power of ships as an immediately effective measure to reduce GHG emissions from ships

The Union of Greek Shipowners backs Greek proposal to limit main engine power of ships as an immediately effective measure to reduce GHG emissions from ships
Theodore El. Veniamis, The Union of Greek Shipowners backs Greek proposal to limit main engine power of ships as an immediately effective measure to reduce GHG emissions from ships In the context of materialising the United Nations International Maritime Organization’s (UN IMO) Initial Strategy for...
October 16th, 2019 | Associations, Comment, Emissions, Environment, IMO, News | Read More

IMO Ministerial Conference aims for safe fishing, legal fishing

IMO Ministerial Conference aims for safe fishing, legal fishing
. IMO Ministerial Conference aims for safe fishing, legal fishing The Conference (21-23 October) brings together ministers and high-level officials from more than 100 countries to promote ratification of the Cape Town Agreement, a key international treaty for safety of fishing vessels. Entry into force...
October 15th, 2019 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Fisheries, IMO | Read More

IMO: Addressing barriers to transboundary carbon capture and storage

IMO: Addressing barriers to transboundary carbon capture and storage
IMO: Addressing barriers to transboundary carbon capture and storage Resolution will allow provisional application of an amendment to allow sub-seabed geological formations for CO2 sequestration projects to be shared across national boundaries Transboundary export of carbon dioxide (CO2) for the purpose...
October 14th, 2019 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, Pollution | Read More

Addressing invasive species in ships’ ballast water – treaty amendments enter into force

Addressing invasive species in ships’ ballast water – treaty amendments enter into force
. Addressing invasive species in ships’ ballast water – treaty amendments enter into force  The BWM Convention amendments formalizing the implementation schedule for the D-2 standard are now in force.  Amendments to an international treaty aimed at preventing the spread of potentially invasive...
October 14th, 2019 | Environment, IMO, Organisations, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Low sulphur cap survey reveals high level of commitment to comply

Low sulphur cap survey reveals high level of commitment to comply
. Low sulphur cap survey reveals high level of commitment to comply Palau International Ship Registry (PISR) has completed a survey (IMO 2020 Sulphur Regulation | Your Opinion Matters) and the results show more than 44% of ship owners, operators and managers saying they will definitely comply with the...
October 8th, 2019 | Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Flags, IMO, Pollution | Read More

Detailed speaker programme now available for IMO sulphur 2020 and alternative fuels symposium 17-18 October

Detailed speaker programme now available for IMO sulphur 2020 and alternative fuels symposium 17-18 October
Detailed speaker programme now available for IMO sulphur 2020 and alternative fuels symposium 17-18 October The detailed programme is now available here  –  https://bit.ly/2ovYPhC  IMO is hosting a Symposium on IMO 2020 and Alternative Fuels  on Thursday, 17 October and Friday, 18 October...
October 7th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO | Read More

Shipping titans unite for 30 year anniversary of Maritime Cyprus 2019 in Limassol, Cyprus

Shipping titans unite for 30 year anniversary of Maritime Cyprus 2019 in Limassol, Cyprus
IMO Secretary General, Mr Kitack Lim, addresses the audience during the first panel “Regulatory measures: a product of necessity or pressure?” at Maritime Cyprus 2019. Shipping titans unite for 30 year anniversary of Maritime Cyprus 2019 in Limassol, Cyprus Highlights from speeches and panel...
October 7th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Volatility and uncertainty bring the BDI@1,963… What next..?

Volatility and uncertainty bring the BDI@1,963… What next..?
John Faraclas Volatility and uncertainty bring the BDI@1,963… What next..? Per our upload earlier on today the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) went on a free fall headed by the triple digit fall of the Capes. Geopolitics still getting sour. John Faraclas end of the day recap: The BDI lost 90 points thanks...
September 26th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, IMO, Insight, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Seizures, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

IMO: Extreme maritime weather – symposium – 23-25 October – London

IMO: Extreme maritime weather – symposium – 23-25 October – London
. IMO: Extreme maritime weather – symposium – 23-25 October – London International Symposium on Extreme Maritime Weather – Towards Safety of Life at Sea and a Sustainable Blue Economy https://public.wmo.int/en/events/meetings/londonsymposium Identifying ways to reduce the loss...
September 25th, 2019 | Climate, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Oceanology, Organisations, Weather | Read More

IMO showcasing tangible progress at global Climate Action summit

IMO showcasing tangible progress at global Climate Action summit
IMO showcasing tangible progress at global Climate Action summit IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has been reporting on the solid progress being made by the Organization to reduce GHG emissions from international shipping, in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, in particular SDG...
September 24th, 2019 | Energy, Environment, IMO, Organisations | Read More

Mentor for success, MAJ urges maritime community as industry celebrates role of women in the shipping sector

Mentor for success, MAJ urges maritime community as industry celebrates role of women in the shipping sector
Claudia Grant, Deputy Director General of the Maritime Authority of Jamaica, chairs the International Maritime Organization’s Implementation of IMO Instruments (III) committee. Mentor for success, MAJ urges maritime community as industry celebrates role of women in the shipping sector The importance...
September 24th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IMO, News, Organisations, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

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