Posts Tagged ‘IMO’

MarineTraffic believes JIT sailing could be major game changer for shipping industry

MarineTraffic believes JIT sailing could be major game changer for shipping industry
Pictured is MarineTraffic Partner, Business Development, Argyris Stasinakis (L) with IMO Secretary General, Kitack Lim MarineTraffic supports GIA partners, Port of Rotterdam and Shell on initial JIT GHG initiative findings. MarineTraffic, the global ship tracking and maritime intelligence provider,...
October 19th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

IAPH to present climate-related initiatives to IMO

IAPH to present climate-related initiatives to IMO
Dr. Antonis Michail Valencia, 18th October 2018 With the upcoming IMO MEPC73 meeting in London next week focussing on an action plan to reduce shipping-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) will present its climate-related work to the IMO in...
October 18th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Identifying barriers to cutting emissions through just-in-time operations as intersessional working group meets

Identifying barriers to cutting emissions through just-in-time operations as intersessional working group meets
. 17 Oct 2017 Identifying barriers to cutting emissions through just-in-time operations as intersessional working group meets  Intersessional working group meets to develop a programme of follow-up actions to IMO’s Initial strategy on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from ships see http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/WhatsNew/Pages/default.aspx ...
October 17th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón at the celebration events of the 170 years of the FRED OLSEN shipping company in Cádiz

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón  at the celebration events of the 170 years of the FRED OLSEN shipping company in Cádiz
l to r: Capt. Jens Gulowsen (Braemar), Capt. Mikael Degerlund (Boudicca), Capt. Henrik Mattsson (Black Watch), Capt. Juha Sartela (Boudicca), Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Mr. Fred Olsen Jr, President of FRED OLSEN CRUISE LINES, Capt. Jozo Glavic (Braemar), Capt. Valentin Giuglea (Black Watch), Capt. Rommel...
October 11th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Communication, Company Profiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

GHG and sulphur 2020 on agenda at Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73)

GHG and sulphur 2020 on agenda at Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73)
MEPC 73 preview  http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/IMOMediaAccreditation/Pages/MEPC73preview.aspx  What? Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 73rd session Chair: Mr. Hideaki Saito (Japan) When and where? 22-26 October 2018, at IMO Headquarters in London. Highlights of particular interest...
October 10th, 2018 | Environment | Read More

Aderco shows the smart way to comply with IMO 2020

Aderco shows the smart way to comply with IMO 2020
Aderco – the world’s leading fuel treatment provider – has launched a new video offering a concise and detailed insight into the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 sulphur cap. Available on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CIHkXjsHklw) the 4:27m video outlines in clear, concise...
October 8th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Pollution, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

Goodbye NAFTA, hello USMCA

Goodbye NAFTA, hello USMCA
USMCA Trade Deal – NAFTA Revised A collaboration between Floyd Zadkovich (US and English lawyers) & zeiler.partners (Mexican and Austrian lawyers) USMCA – Investment Protection Standards and Dispute Resolution Process After long and intense negotiations, the United States, Mexico...
October 5th, 2018 | Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMO, Day of the Seafarer photo competition – winners announced!

IMO, Day of the Seafarer photo competition – winners announced!
This year’s Day of the Seafarer campaign held its first-ever photo competition, providing a fascinating insight into the daily life of a seafarer. The winning entry – a bold geometric composition, focusing on the deck of a ship and the blue ocean beneath – was submitted by Zay Yar Lin,...
October 4th, 2018 | Awards, Photography | Read More

HFW helps BIMCO draft first 2020 Bunker Clause

HFW helps  BIMCO draft first 2020 Bunker Clause
Paul Dean, Head of Offshore, HFW Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has helped shipping association BIMCO draft its first clause relating to the International Maritime Organization’s 2020 sulphur emission rules. The new clause, focused on compliance, has been fast-tracked and may be published...
September 27th, 2018 | Associations, BIMCO, Bunkering, Emissions, Environment, Legal, News, Pollution | Read More

IMO sulphur 2020 limit – no delay

IMO sulphur 2020 limit – no delay
. The 1 January 2020 implementation date was confirmed by IMO in October 2016, giving certainty to refineries, bunkering and shipping sectors. http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/WhatsNew/Pages/default.aspx    The new lower 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships’ fuel oil will be in force from 1 January...
September 25th, 2018 | News | Read More

IMO touring exhibition – coming to a museum near you?

IMO touring exhibition – coming to a museum near you?
The IMO HQ’s For the first time, an IMO touring exhibition is bringing  success stories and the future challenges for maritime transport to a global audience. Seventy years of IMO efforts to promote safe, secure and clean shipping are being celebrated under the theme “IMO 70: Our Heritage...
September 6th, 2018 | Exhibitions, Maritime History and Museums | Read More

Crew Training – a factor in Thailand’s worst maritime disaster?

Crew Training – a factor in Thailand’s worst maritime disaster?
Galileo Maritime Academy training session The sinking of the 29 meter tour boat M/V Phoenix off Phuket on July 5th this year with the loss of 47 tourist lives, including 13 children, was the worst man-made maritime disaster in Thailand for many decades.  There are all too frequent collisions, fire...
August 23rd, 2018 | Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Rescue diver from China who saved three from sunken cargo ship to be recognized with IMO bravery accolade

Rescue diver from China who saved three from sunken cargo ship to be recognized with IMO bravery accolade
IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea A rescue diver from China who made a series of underwater dives to rescue three people from a sunken cargo ship will receive the 2018 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery At Sea.  http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/14-C120Bravery.aspx   A...
July 9th, 2018 | Awards, Health and Safety, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More

ISO specification is another step forward for Methanol as marine fuel

ISO specification is another step forward for Methanol as marine fuel
IMO decision to task international standards body with new standard reflects growth of interest as Methanol as a safe, clean marine fuel Singapore, 09 July 2018. The Methanol Institute has welcomed the decision of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to invite the International Organization...
July 9th, 2018 | Bunkering, Environment | Read More

New report shows poor policies at UN shipping agency put climate goals at risk

New report shows poor policies at UN shipping agency put climate goals at risk
Rueben Lifuka Transparency International offers recommendations to address key vulnerabilities Berlin, Germany – In advance of today’s council meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Transparency International is releasing a new report that highlights several transparency and accountability...
July 2nd, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Reports | Read More

Liberia underlines commitment to seafarer wellbeing on IMO Day of the Seafarer

Liberia underlines commitment to seafarer wellbeing on IMO Day of the Seafarer
Cadets on board The Liberian Registry has underlined its commitment to protecting the welfare of seafarers on the occasion of the International Maritime Organization’s Day of the Seafarer, which this year takes ‘seafarer wellbeing’, and mental health in particular, as its theme. Scott Bergeron,...
June 26th, 2018 | Flags, Health and Safety, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Safety and Security, Shipmanagement | Read More

Celebrate Christo!

Celebrate Christo!
The Mastaba being built on the Serpentine. Celebrate Christo! His ‘revolutionising art’ is saluted by Bulgarians in London By James Brewer Christo, Bulgarian-born and for much of his life a resident of New York, is a revolutioniser of visual art. That description was bestowed by Konstantin Dimitrov,...
June 4th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Film Industry, Story of the Month | Read More

Safer Arctic Shipping Routes and Protections adopted for Bering Strait between Alaska and Russia

Safer Arctic Shipping Routes and Protections adopted for Bering Strait between Alaska and Russia
Map credits Audubon Alaska Safer Shipping Routes for Arctic’s Bering Strait Receive International Approval This Week After Years of Input from Local Communities and NGOs Kevin Harun, Arctic Program Director for Pacific Environment, reports from this week’s London meeting of the...
May 25th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Environment | Read More

IMO High-Level Forum “IMO 70: Our Heritage – Better Shipping for a Better Future” highlights IACS’ ongoing and unparalleled support of the IMO

IMO High-Level Forum “IMO 70: Our Heritage – Better Shipping for a Better Future” highlights IACS’ ongoing and unparalleled support of the IMO
IACS’ chairman Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen In support of the IMO’s programme of events to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the adoption of the IMO Convention, IACS Council Chair, Mr Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, was delighted to speak at the IMO’s High-Level Forum held in London yesterday.  “With the...
May 16th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, IACS | Read More

Major funding from INTENS and Business Finland to enhance NAPA’s voyage planning services

Major funding from INTENS and Business Finland to enhance NAPA’s voyage planning services
NAPA Shipping Solutions Cloud-based Voyage Planning (c) NAPA 2018 Helsinki, Finland – 9 May 2018 – Leading maritime software, services and data analysis provider NAPA today announced that it has received major funding from INTENS, a VTT-coordinated Finnish research-industry collaborative consortium,...
May 9th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, IT and Communications, Shipmanagement | Read More

“Time is Fast Running Out” for Global Sulphur Cap says ICS Chairman

“Time is Fast Running Out” for Global Sulphur Cap says ICS Chairman
Esben Poulsson “Time is fast running out” for implementation by IMO Member States of the 0.5% global sulphur in fuel cap by 1 January 2020, says Esben Poulsson, Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS). The IMO global sulphur cap for marine fuel is expected to see shipping’s bunker...
May 8th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

EU budget proposal could support shipowners’ transition to decarbonisation

EU budget proposal could support shipowners’ transition to decarbonisation
Martin Dorsman The European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) is positive towards the proposal for the EU budget 2021 – 2027 published earlier this week. Specifically the large increase of the EU budget for Research, Innovation and Digital and for Climate and Environment could provide resources...
May 4th, 2018 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, Pollution | Read More

The IMO’s global sulfure cap 2020

The IMO’s global sulfure cap 2020
From 1st January 2020, the maximum sulfur content in marine fuel, must necessarily go from 3.5% to 0.5%. The decision was taken in October 2016 by the Commission for the Protection of the Marine Environment (MEPC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), revising the terms of Annex VI of the...
May 3rd, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Legal | Read More

The Spanish Harbour Masters (Maritime Authorities) agree to support the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”…

The Spanish Harbour Masters (Maritime Authorities) agree to support the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets”…
From the last Harbour Masters meeting, held in Madrid; eighth from the left is Capt. Antonio M. Padrón-Santiago The Spanish Harbour Masters (Maritime Authorities) agree to support the “Boarding Program for Maritime Cadets” launched by the General Directorate of the Merchant Marine together...
April 25th, 2018 | Academia, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

ESPO applauds EU role in achieving the IMO agreement on CO2 reduction target for shipping

ESPO applauds EU role in achieving the IMO agreement on CO2 reduction target for shipping
.. 24 April 2018 – ESPO welcomes the agreement reached at global level within the IMO to peak CO2 emissions from shipping as soon as possible and reduce them by at least 50% by 2050, compared to 2008 levels. For European ports, the agreement reached last week is a real milestone and sends a strong...
April 24th, 2018 | Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Pollution | Read More