Posts Tagged ‘IMO’

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago’s presentation at the Santacruceros festival

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago’s presentation at the Santacruceros festival
Presentation of “SANTACRUCEROS” Festival Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife participated in the presentation of the SANTACRUCEROS Festival, organized by Cohesion City-Port Factory (FACOCIP). FACOCIP is a non profit organization...
March 20th, 2016 | Associations, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Ballast water management experts gather for R&D forum

Ballast water management experts gather for R&D forum
16/03/2016  – Experts at the forefront of research and development in relation to preventing of the spread of potentially harmful species in ballast water have gathered in Montreal, Canada for a key international forum under the banner “Ballast Water Management Convention – moving towards...
March 16th, 2016 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Supporting port State control in west and central Africa

Supporting port State control in west and central Africa
15/03/2016  – Officials from 18 west and central African countries are taking part in a training workshop to promote further coordination of regional Port State Control (PSC) activities. Port State controlis the inspection of foreign ships in national ports to verify that the ships’ condition,...
March 15th, 2016 | Associations, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory | Read More

​​​​​​​​​​​IMO on show at OI 2016

​​​​​​​​​​​IMO on show at OI 2016
Patrizio Rossetti, Lee Ann Dell and Sally McElhayer at the IMO stand 15/03/2016  – IMO publications are being showcased at the Oceanology International marine science and ocean technology exhibition, London, United Kingdom (15 March). The recently published Fire Safety Systems (FSS) Code and IMO...
March 15th, 2016 | Books, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Oceanology | Read More

Periodic servicing and maintenance of lifeboats and rescue boats on agenda

Periodic servicing and maintenance of lifeboats and rescue boats on agenda
14/03/2016  – Mandatory requirements relating to periodic servicing and maintenance of lifeboats and rescue boats, launching appliances and release gear are on the agenda of the Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE), which is meeting for its 3rd session (14-18 March) at IMO Headquarters....
March 14th, 2016 | Health and Safety, Safety and Security | Read More

The IMO and the promotion of maritime professions; a conference in Tenerife

The IMO and the promotion of maritime professions; a conference in Tenerife
l to r: Capt. Antonio M. Padrón, Rafael Rodríguez and Ricardo Melchior Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife gave a lecture entitled “The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the promotion of maritime professions”...
March 14th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

IMO Secretary-General’s speech to IPTA conference

IMO Secretary-General’s speech to IPTA conference
​ IMO’S Secretary-General Kitack Lim International Parcel Tankers Association (IPTA) 8th Chemical and Product Tanker Conference, 8 March 2016 Keynote address by Kitack Lim Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization Ladies and gentlemen, It is a great pleasure for me to be here at...
March 10th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Promoting ship energy efficiency in Panama

Promoting ship energy efficiency in Panama
09/03/2016  –GLoMEEP project work continues in Jamaica and Panama‏ An IMO workshop in Panama City (7-9 March) is raising awareness of the Organization’s regulations on energy efficiency and the control of GHG emissions from ships. This is the latest in a series of national workshops in lead...
March 9th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Events, Flags, News | Read More

Fiji ratifies BWM and other treaties

Fiji ratifies BWM and other treaties
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and H.E. Mr. Jitoko Tikolevu, High Commissioner of Fiji to the United Kingdom, Fiji accedes to key marine environment protection treaties 08/03/2016  Fiji has today (8 March) acceded to six IMO treaties, including important conventions covering ballast water management...
March 8th, 2016 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipmanagement | Read More

Belgium ratifies ballast and recycling conventions

Belgium ratifies ballast and recycling conventions
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim with H.E. Mr. Guy Trouveroy, Ambassador of Belgium to the United Kingdom 07/03/2016  – Belgium today (7 March) became the latest country to ratify a key international measure for environmental protection, the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, bringing...
March 7th, 2016 | Associations, Environment | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón with students from the “Candelaria safe beaches” Training Program

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón with students from the “Candelaria safe beaches” Training Program
Capt. Antonio M. Padrón with students from the “Candelaria safe beaches” Training Program Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife held a meeting with a group from CANDELARIA SAFE BEACHES Training Program, accompanied by their teachers During...
March 4th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

IMO: Sub-committee on PPR, 3rd session 15-19 Feb 2016

IMO: Sub-committee on PPR, 3rd session 15-19 Feb 2016
Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR), 3rd session, 15-19 February 2016 Draft bunker delivery note amendments agreed to address fuel supplied to ships with scrubbers Draft amendments to the MARPOL Annex VI bunker delivery note relating to the supply of marine fuel oil to ships which...
February 25th, 2016 | Associations, Bunkering, Environment, News, Oil Spill, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

IMO new infographic – “How the Polar Code protects the environment”

IMO new infographic – “How the Polar Code protects the environment”
15/02/2016 – A new IMO infographic illustrating “How the Polar Code protects the environment” has been launched today (15 February) in six languages. It depicts the various environmental requirements and recommendations of the Polar Code relating to oil, sewage, garbage, chemicals...
February 15th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Environment, Regulatory | Read More

IMO issues Zika virus recommendations

IMO issues Zika virus recommendations
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the recent cluster of microcephaly and other neurologic disorders reported in Brazil to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. At present, the Emergency Committee, convened in February 2016 under the International Health Regulations (2005),...
February 10th, 2016 | Health and Safety, News, Safety and Security | Read More

BWM verification completed – combined fleets comprise 34.35 per cent of global tonnage

BWM verification completed – combined fleets comprise 34.35 per cent of global tonnage
IMO’S Secretary-General Kitack Lim Verification of tonnage figures for BWM Convention completed – further ratifications needed The process to verify global tonnage figures in order to assess entry into force criteria for the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention has now been completed. Forty-seven...
February 10th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Regulatory, Technical, Technology | Read More

IMO and EC cooperation confirmed‏

IMO and EC cooperation confirmed‏
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc 09/02/2016 IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim is in Brussels today (9 February) to meet European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc. In their first meeting since Mr Lim’s appointment at the beginning of the year, the two...
February 9th, 2016 | Cruise Ferry, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Safety and Security | Read More

New IMO video shows training on ballast water sampling and analysis

New IMO video shows training on ballast water sampling and analysis
09/02/2016 New video shows training on ballast water sampling and analysis IMO has launched a video showing practical training on ballast water sampling and analysis (8 February). This is part of the organization’s efforts, under the GloBallastPartnerships Programme, to counter the threat to ecosystems...
February 9th, 2016 | Environment, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

LR IMO NCSR 3 Agenda Preview

LR IMO NCSR 3 Agenda Preview
The LR Agenda Preview for the 3rd session of the IMO Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR 3)  Sub-Committee meeting is now available. The meeting will be held on 29 February – 4 March 2016 This briefing summarises subjects under discussion which are relevant to the work of Lloyd’s...
February 8th, 2016 | Classification Societies | Read More

States urged to ratify compensation regime for Hazardous and Noxious Cargoes

States urged to ratify compensation regime for Hazardous and Noxious Cargoes
The International Maritime Organization (IMO), together with the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC Funds) and the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF), is urging its Member States to ratify and implement a key compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous...
February 8th, 2016 | Associations, Environment, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security | Read More

LR IMO HTW 3 Summary Report

LR IMO HTW 3 Summary Report
The LR Summary Report for the 3rd session of the IMO Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping Sub-Committee (HTW 3) meeting is now available. The meeting was held from 1 to 5 February 2016, at the IMO headquarters in London. This briefing summarises the subjects discussed...
February 5th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

US IMO Ambassadors Announced

US IMO Ambassadors Announced
Carleen Lyden-Kluss Carleen Lyden-Kluss and RADM Cari B. Thomas appointed IMO Maritime Ambassadors Mission to educate the public about the benefits and opportunities in the marine industry Carleen Lyden-Kluss, Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Marketing & Communications, along with RADM Cari B. Thomas...
February 2nd, 2016 | Associations, News, Public and Legal Notices | Read More

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago’s visit at the Faculty of Nautical Studies of Barcelona

Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago’s visit at the Faculty of Nautical Studies of Barcelona
l to r: Santiago Ordás, Antonio M. Padrón and Jaime Rodrigo Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife visited the Faculty of Nautical Studies of Barcelona (Polytechnical University of Catalonia), being welcomed by the Dean, Prof. Santiago Ordás...
January 31st, 2016 | Academia, HR, Jobs, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

Lloyd’s Register IMO PPR 3 Agenda Preview

Lloyd’s Register IMO PPR 3 Agenda Preview
Lloyd’s Register’s HQ’s   The LR Agenda Preview for the 3rd session of the IMO Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 3) Sub-Committee meeting is now available. The meeting will be held on 15-19 February 2016. This briefing summarises subjects under discussion which are relevant...
January 28th, 2016 | Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Environment, Pollution, Shipmanagement | Read More

Presenting the Atlantic Odyssey Regatta

Presenting the Atlantic Odyssey Regatta
l to r: Antonio M. Padrón, José M. Conejo, José R. Díaz, Jimmy Cornell y Airam Díaz Capt. Antonio M. Padrón y Santiago, “IMO Maritime Ambassador” and Maritime Authority of Tenerife attended the presentation of the Regatta ATLANTIC ODYSSEY,  with 2, 810 nautical miles between Santa Cruz...
January 26th, 2016 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, HR, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

World Maritime Day theme launched… SDC opens

World Maritime Day theme launched… SDC opens
The IMO’s HQ’s in London “Indispensable shipping” theme launched The critical link between shipping and global society is the main focus for this year’s World Maritime Day theme: “Shipping: indispensable to the world“. The theme for 2016 was launched by IMO Secretary-General...
January 20th, 2016 | Associations, Markets | Read More