Posts Tagged ‘IMO’

International Maritime Prize presented to Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen

International Maritime Prize presented to Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen
Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen winner of the prestigious International Maritime Prize for 2017 The prestigious International Maritime Prize for 2017 has been presented to Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen, former Deputy Director-General of the Danish Maritime Authority. IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim presented...
December 10th, 2018 | Awards, Events, IMO | Read More

The BDI@1,339: another Capes classic spike!

The BDI@1,339: another Capes classic spike!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 43 points – once again thanks to the Capes!!! Geopolitics dodgy. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI  stood at 2,080 plus 155  !!! The Panamaxes’ BPI  cliched just a point and now reads 1,473  .- Same story for the Supras’ BSI now...
December 6th, 2018 | Awards, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes “fight” back to keep the pace, but…

Capes “fight” back to keep the pace, but…
  John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained ten points earlier on today and now stands at 1,018, thanks to the mild rise of the Capes; Geopolitics still messy. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 33 points and now stands at 1,089 points, a bit of a less than yesterday’s gains… The...
November 22nd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Insight, Markets, Military, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IMO to further consider the challenges of 2020

IMO to further consider the challenges of 2020
In addition to progress made on a number of important issues, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) at its recent Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73) listened to the concerns raised by INTERCARGO and others and offered a constructive way forward to potentially address them. It is...
November 2nd, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Intercargo | Read More

IMCA appoints head of Policy & Regulatory affairs

IMCA appoints head of Policy & Regulatory affairs
Margaret Fitzgerald Maritime lawyer joins the IMCA Secretariat The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has appointed Margaret Fitzgerald as its Head of Policy & Regulatory Affairs. She will represent the Association on all regulatory matters and lead its involvement with the...
November 1st, 2018 | Associations, Energy, Gas, HR, Oil Industry, Person Profiles | Read More

Carriage ban on marine fuels with sulphur content above 0.50% formally adopted

Carriage ban on marine fuels with sulphur content above 0.50% formally adopted
Valentina Keys Carriage ban on marine fuels with sulphur content above 0.50% formally adopted by Valentina Keys, Senior Associate  at CMS On 26 October 2018, during its 73rd session on 22 – 26 October, the Marine Environment Protection Committee (‘MEPC73’) of the International Maritime...
October 31st, 2018 | Environment, Insight, Legal, Pollution | Read More

North American World Maritime Day Event in Cozumel

North American World Maritime Day Event in Cozumel
Guillermo Ruiz de Teresa, General Coordinator of Ports and Merchant Marine, Mexico North American World Maritime Day Focuses on Environment Mexico Delivers Vision for Future of Ports and Ships October 23, 2018 – The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA), the International...
October 24th, 2018 | Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

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