Posts Tagged ‘IMO’

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

DNV GL launches alternative fuels white paper

DNV GL launches alternative fuels white paper
The white paper “Alternative fuels and technologies for greener shipping” examines the price, availability, regulatory challenges and environmental benefits of alternative fuels and technologies. Hamburg, 17 April 2018: Classification society DNV GL has issued a new white paper which assesses a...
April 17th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Bunkering, Classification Societies, Environment, News, Shipmanagement | Read More

Clean Arctic Alliance Hails IMO Move to Ban Heavy Fuel Oil From Arctic Shipping

Clean Arctic Alliance Hails IMO Move to Ban Heavy Fuel Oil From Arctic Shipping
… London, 13th April 2018:- The Clean Arctic Alliance applauded progress by International Maritime Organization member states today towards banning use of the world’s dirtiest fuel – heavy fuel oil – from Arctic shipping, and called for Member States to make every effort to adopt...
April 13th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Emissions, Environment | Read More

Ports welcome IMO GHG agreement as powerful signal

Ports welcome IMO GHG agreement as powerful signal
. Global port authorities, represented through the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH), welcome the initial strategy on reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships that was adopted at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) earlier today.  Key element of the strategy...
April 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Commitment to decarbonise shipping is welcome – governments can no longer shirk decisions on how to cut ship GHG emissions

Commitment to decarbonise shipping is welcome – governments can no longer shirk decisions on how to cut ship GHG emissions
Today’s commitment by governments to require international shipping to decarbonise and at least halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 is a welcome and potentially game changing development, the Clean Shipping Coalition (CSC) has said. But the lack of any clear plan of action to deliver the emissions...
April 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment | Read More

BIMCO applauds new IMO emissions-strategy

BIMCO applauds new IMO emissions-strategy
ars Robert Pedersen, BIMCO Deputy Secretary General ​ “The IMO has done something no one has done before: set an absolute target for emission reductions for an entire industry. It is a landmark achievement in the effort to reduce emissions, and something that every other industry should look...
April 13th, 2018 | Associations, BIMCO, Emissions, Environment | Read More

ESPO supports EU position on IMO CO2 negotiations

ESPO supports EU position on IMO CO2 negotiations
Isabelle Ryckbost 04 April 2018 – The International Maritime Organization (MEPC 72)1 is expected to adopt its Initial GHG Strategy for shipping by the end of next week. The discussions aim to include in the Initial Strategy a CO2 emissions reduction target for the sector as well as potential...
April 4th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Organisations, Ports & Terminals | Read More

World Maritime Day 2018

World Maritime Day 2018
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim World Maritime Day 2018 – Our heritage: better shipping for a better future A message from IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim This year, IMO celebrates two major anniversaries: 70 years since the IMO Convention was adopted and 60 years since it entered into force. I...
March 5th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Events, IMO, News, Organisations | Read More

Sanchi tanker – a message from IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim

Sanchi tanker – a message from IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim “Our thoughts and prayers are with the seafarers still missing from the oil tanker Sanchi, following a reported collision off the coast of China. I send my deepest sympathies to all their families and loved ones. “I would like to commend all those who have been involved...
January 8th, 2018 | Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

IMO promotes fishing vessel safety agreement to save lives

IMO promotes fishing vessel safety agreement to save lives
​“We want to reduce loss of life in one of the most dangerous professions in the world, and we want to enhance safety on board fishing vessels,” said Ms Allnutt, Head of Maritime Technology in IMO’s Maritime Safety Division. When it comes to fishing vessel safety, the mission is clear, says...
October 26th, 2017 | Environment, News, Reports | Read More

Maritime security for sustainable development

Maritime security for sustainable development
IMO’s Chris Trelawny outlined the current trans-national threats to shipping, A gathering of navy chiefs from around the world have heard how effective, joined-up and forward-looking maritime security can be key to an efficient maritime sector, and, therefore, national and regional economic development....
October 26th, 2017 | Associations, Military, Safety and Security | Read More

The Future-Ready Shipping Conference 2017 – coming soon

The Future-Ready Shipping Conference 2017 – coming soon
IMO and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore are organising the second edition of the Future-Ready Shipping Conference. Two months to go – 25-26 September 2017 – Now in its 2nd edition, the Future-Ready Shipping 2017 Conference – jointly organised by the Maritime and Port...
July 31st, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, IMO, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Inmarsat and IMSO collaborate to promote and enhance maritime safety in Vanuatu

Inmarsat and IMSO collaborate to promote and enhance maritime safety in Vanuatu
The tugboat “Warringa” 24 May 2017: Inmarsat (ISAT.L) has made available five Fleet One units to a pilot initiative that aims to bring change to the way ships connecting island communities in the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu communicate. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) endorsed...
May 24th, 2017 | Associations, IT and Communications | Read More

Paying Tribute and Honouring Seafarers

Paying Tribute and Honouring Seafarers
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón in front of the monument dedicated to Seafarers at the Entrance of the IMO Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, “IMO Maritime Ambassador”, visited the “International Monument to the Seafarers”, which is located at the entrance of the IMO headquarters, in London The monument,...
February 26th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore | Read More

ICS chairman sets out plan for reduction by shipping sector

ICS chairman sets out plan for reduction by shipping sector
ICS Chairman Esben Poulsson, the Secretary-general of the IMO Kitack Lim and the Economists interviewer The Chairman of the International Chamber of Shipping, Esben Poulsson, has set out what the industry would like the International Maritime Organization to achieve as part of its CO2reduction strategy...
February 24th, 2017 | Emissions, Environment, International Chamber of Shipping, News, Pollution | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón meets Carleen Lyden-Kluss at IMO’s World Maritime Day

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón meets Carleen Lyden-Kluss at IMO’s World Maritime Day
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón with Ms. Carleen Lyden-Kluss Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” for Spain, held a meeting with Ms. Carleen Lyden-Kluss, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” for the United States (USA) during the celebration of World Maritime Day in London (UK) Ms. Carleen...
February 21st, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Communication, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Greek Minister’s of Shipping plans

Greek Minister’s of Shipping plans
The Greek Press Attache Alexis Georgiades introducing Panagiotis Kourouplis, Greece’s Shipping and Islands Policy Minister Two days ago, on 15th of February, the Greek Minister of Shipping and Islands Policy Panagiotis Kourouplis gave a press conference at  the Riverside Plaza Hotel by the River...
February 17th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Flags, Insurance and Reinsurance, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media | Read More

Trial partners sought for PLAXX Marine Fuel

Trial partners sought for PLAXX Marine Fuel
… Currently, global production of plastic surpasses 300 million metric tons per year and is forecast to double over the next 20 years. Only 10% of the waste generated is recycled with the remainder being incinerated, sent to landfill or left to pollute land and sea.* If the current trend continues...
January 17th, 2017 | Bunkering, Environment, Pollution, Technical | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets Palumbo Shipyards CEO Antonio Palumbo

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets Palumbo Shipyards CEO Antonio Palumbo
l to r: Mr. Antonio Palumbo, Ms. Lucía de Suñer and Capt. Antonio M. Padrón Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, held a meeting with Mr. Antonio Palumbo, CEO of PALUMBO Shipyards and his representative in Tenerife During the meeting,...
December 31st, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago overseeing more cadets embark on board “Volcán del Teide”

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago overseeing more cadets embark on board “Volcán del Teide”
Cadets ready to board “Volcán del Teide” Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, attended the embarkation of other 26 Maritime Cadets in the ship “Volcán del Teide” of NAVIERA ARMAS A total of 26 Maritime Cadets...
December 17th, 2016 | Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets with the Association of Shipping Agents and Stevedores..

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago meets with the Association of Shipping Agents and Stevedores..
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife, held a meeting with members of the Association of Shipping Agents and Stevedoring Companies of Tenerife During the meeting, Capt. Antonio M. Padrón explained the progresses in the Boarding Program...
November 1st, 2016 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, Ship Agencies | Read More

SEA\LNG grows as 2020 global sulphur cap approved

SEA\LNG grows as 2020 global sulphur cap approved
1 November, 2016, London – SEA/LNG applauds the action taken by the International Maritime Organization at the 70th meeting of its Marine Environment Protection Committee, confirming that the global 0.5% cap on the sulphur content of marine fuel will come into force in 2020.  Certainty of the regulatory...
November 1st, 2016 | Emissions, Energy, Environment | Read More

Wärtsilä well positioned to assist marine sector meet new global sulphur cap

Wärtsilä well positioned to assist marine sector meet new global sulphur cap
Wärtsilä Corporation, Trade press release, 31 October 2016 at 10 am EET – The IMO’s Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) has agreed to implement the global cap on the sulphur content of marine fuels effective from January 2020. Wärtsilä’s proactive development of exhaust...
October 31st, 2016 | Energy, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technology | Read More

African and North Atlantic experts meet at IMRF SAR summit

African and North Atlantic experts meet at IMRF SAR summit
London, Monday, October 17. Representatives from the African SAR (search and rescue) Group were able to pick up ideas on how to create a model based on the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centres (RCC) of the North Atlantic Group when the two parties met. The meeting was facilitated by the International...
October 17th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals | Read More