Posts Tagged ‘Koji Sekimizu’

International Maritime Prize for 2016 presented to Koji Sekimizu

International Maritime Prize for 2016 presented to Koji Sekimizu
It was a great honour for me to serve IMO and the international maritime community as the Secretary-General and I am proud of my life totally devoted to IMO,” Mr. Sekimizu said in his acceptance speech. The prestigious International Maritime Prize for 2016 has been presented to Mr. Koji Sekimizu,...
November 28th, 2017 | Awards, IMO, Organisations, Person Profiles | Read More

Navigation Accidents and their Causes published by The Nautical Institute

Navigation Accidents and their Causes published by The Nautical Institute
21.09.15 – The Nautical Institute’s latest book looks at major casualties and the lessons that can be learned, setting out good practice to avoid them in future. The book, launched today (Monday), examines nearly 30 casualties and the problems of fatigue, bridge resource management, Colregs and...
September 21st, 2015 | Associations, Books, Communication, Health and Safety, HR, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Safety and Security, The Nautical Institute | Read More

ITF comment on election of new IMO secretary-general

ITF comment on election of new IMO secretary-general
Paddy Crumplin Commenting on the election of Lim Ki-Tack as the next president of the IMO (International Maritime Organization), Paddy Crumlin, president of the ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation), said: “We congratulate Lim Ki-Tack on his election, and offer our best wishes to the...
July 1st, 2015 | HR, ITF, Person Profiles | Read More

WMU new premises are inaugurated‏

WMU new premises are inaugurated‏
​Inside the new WMU premises, IMO Secretary-General Sekimizu, Dr. Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of the Nippon Foundation, and WMU President Designate, Dr. Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, cut the ribbon to declare open the new Sasakawa Auditorium. Expanded, state-of-the-art, premises for the World Maritime University...
May 20th, 2015 | Academia, Associations, Charity, Events, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

IMO SG blog now online

IMO SG blog now online
IMO’s Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu 15 April 2015 The qualities of leadership I have returned from Panama where I attended the opening of the Panama Maritime XII conference.  Once again, I was away from home over the weekend, on mission. On Saturday, I visited the International Maritime University...
April 15th, 2015 | Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, HR, IMO, Organisations, People and Places, Reports | Read More

Kenya ratifies Nairobi Wreck Removal treaty

Kenya ratifies Nairobi Wreck Removal treaty
Koji Sekimizu, IMO’s Secretary-General with Ms Nancy Karigithu, Director General, Kenya Maritime Authority 14/04/2015 Kenya has ratified the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks. Ms Nancy Karigithu, Director General, Kenya Maritime Authority, handed over the instrument of...
April 14th, 2015 | IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

IMO welcomes newest Member State

IMO welcomes newest Member State
IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu welcomes His Excellency Paul William Lumbi, Zambia’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. High Commissioner visit marks’ Zambia’s membership of IMO His Excellency Paul William Lumbi, High Commissioner of the Republic of Zambia to the United Kingdom,...
April 8th, 2015 | Associations, Flags, IMO, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

El Salvador signs technical cooperation agreement with IMO

El Salvador signs technical cooperation agreement with IMO
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of El Salvador, Hugo Martinez and IMO’s Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu 24/03/2015 A new agreement on supporting the Republic of El Salvador to implement IMO treaties was signed in San Salvador on Monday (23 March). IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu, who is...
March 24th, 2015 | Flags, IMO, Politics and Government | Read More

Closing remarks to the high level meeting on migration by IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu

Closing remarks to the high level meeting on migration by IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu
IMO’s Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu High-level Meeting to Address Unsafe Mixed Migration by Sea IMO Headquarters, London,  4 and 5 March 2015 Closing remarks by Koji Sekimizu Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization Ladies and gentlemen, We are coming to the end of this session,...
March 6th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Events, Headlines, Health and Safety, IMO, Marine Insurance, Maritime Fraud, News, Organisations, Safety and Security | Read More

IMO Secretary-General in Kenya

IMO Secretary-General in Kenya
from the IMO’s Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu visit in Kenya 23/02/2015 IMO Secretary-General Sekimizu is in Kenya, where he is giving a keynote speech at the Kenya National Maritime Conference​. http://www.kma.go.ke/nmc2015/ Ahead of the Conference, Secretary-General Sekimizu paid a courtesy...
February 23rd, 2015 | Associations, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

IMO Secretary-General blog – IMO Maritime Ambassadors Scheme

IMO Secretary-General blog – IMO Maritime Ambassadors Scheme
The IMO’s HQ’s in London In the context of promoting the maritime and seafaring professions all over the world, today I launched the IMO Maritime Ambassador Scheme at IMO Headquarters. At a reception after the Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction, I spoke to delegates about the need...
February 17th, 2015 | Associations, Communication, IMO, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, Politics and Government, Press and Media | Read More

IMO top story: IMO Secretary-General reiterates need to address unsafe migration by sea

IMO top story: IMO Secretary-General reiterates need to address unsafe migration by sea
Baby rescue. Photo credit ICS Following the events of recent days in which more than 2000 migrants were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea and several hundred lost their lives, International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu today (Monday 16 February) called for more concerted...
February 16th, 2015 | Associations, Health and Safety, IMO, Safety and Security | Read More

IMO Secretary-General Sekimizu in Egypt

IMO Secretary-General Sekimizu in Egypt
Pictures from IMO’s Secretary-general in Egypt 26/01/2015  Maritime education and training was a key theme during IMO Secretary-General Sekimizu’s official visit to Egypt (23-26 January), which included courtesy visits to the President, the Prime Minister, the Transport Minister, the Interior...
January 26th, 2015 | IMO, Maritime Education and Training, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

UNDP and IMO chiefs meet

UNDP and IMO chiefs meet
Koji Sekimizu and Helen Clark 20/01/2015  – United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark met IMO Secretary-General Sekimizu at IMO Headquarters today (20 January). The two highlighted their common commitment to sustainable development and discussed the important role of...
January 20th, 2015 | IMO, News, Organisations, UN | Read More

IMO joins call to address unsafe sea passages

IMO joins call to address unsafe sea passages
IMO SG speaking at UNHCR panel December 11, 2014 -The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has joined with other UN agencies in calling for concerted action from the international community to address the deeply concerning problem of the loss of life, injury, trauma and serious human rights violations...
December 11th, 2014 | Associations, Health and Safety, HR, IMO, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, UN | Read More

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan accedes to the IMSO Convention

Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan accedes to the IMSO Convention
IMO Secretary General, Mr Koji Sekimizu H.E. Mr Mr Mazen Homoud, Ambassador of Jordan Captain Esteban Pacha, IMSO Director General The IMSO Director General, Captain Esteban Pacha-Vicente, today announced that the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has acceded to the IMSO Convention on 18 November 2014, bringing...
November 19th, 2014 | Associations, IMO, IT and Communications, Organisations, Regulatory | Read More

Out front down under

Out front down under
Koji Sekimizu delivering his speech in a full house! 11/11/2014  – IMO Secretary-General Sekimizu has delivered the keynote address to Australia’s Maritime 2014 conference today (11 November). He stressed IMO’s credentials as a technical organization and, among other topics, focussed on the...
November 11th, 2014 | Associations, Corruption, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Safety and Security | Read More

IMO what’s new – largest WMU class graduates

IMO what’s new – largest WMU class graduates
Koji Sekimizu On Sunday, 2 November, WMU’s Chancellor and Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mr. Koji Sekimizu, conferred postgraduate degrees on the World Maritime University’s Class of 2014. In total, 124 students graduated from the Malmö-based M.Sc. program in...
November 3rd, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, HR, Maritime Education and Training | Read More

A WOMAN Secretary-General for the IMO!

A WOMAN Secretary-General for the IMO!
Anny Zade A WOMAN Secretary-General for the IMO! By Anny Zade* After the successful  WISTA (Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association) AGM & Conference in Cyprus earlier this month, the splendid performance there of Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou and the WISTA Cyprus women as well...
October 28th, 2014 | Associations, Breaking News, IMO, Organisations, Politics and Government, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 67th session…

Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 67th session…
IMO’s Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), 67th session, 13 to 17 October 2014 (opening address) October 13, 2014 ADDRESS OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL AT THE OPENING OF THE SIXTY-SEVENTH SESSION OF THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION COMMITTEE (MEPC 67) (13...
October 14th, 2014 | Environment, IMO | Read More

IMO what’s new: GOC co-chair José María Figueres presented GOC report at IMO

IMO what’s new: GOC co-chair José María Figueres presented GOC report at IMO
The IMO’s HQ’s in London Yesterday (13 October), at a side-event alongside IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee delegates heard Global Ocean Committee (GOC) co-chair José María Figueres present the GOC report:  From Decline to Recovery: A Rescue Package for the Global Ocean....
October 14th, 2014 | Associations, Climate, Emissions, Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Politics and Government, Pollution | Read More

What’s new from IMO: Japan ratifies BWM treaty

What’s new from IMO: Japan ratifies BWM treaty
Ballast Water Convention nears trigger point 10/10/2014 Entry into force of the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention 2004 edged closer today (10 October) as Japan brought the number of Contracting States to 42 countries, representing 32.02% of world merchant shipping tonnage. 35% of global tonnage...
October 10th, 2014 | Emissions, Environment, IMO, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory | Read More

Bulgarian Naval Academy installs VSTEP simulators

Bulgarian Naval Academy installs VSTEP simulators
Varna, September 17th 2014 – The Nikola Vaptsarov Naval Academy in Varna purchased a 360° Class A Full Mission Bridge simulator and an Incident Management Simulator for training of its Naval and Merchant marine students. The simulators were officially opened by the IMO Secretary-General Mr. Koji Sekimizu...
September 17th, 2014 | Academia, Classification Societies, IMO, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Education and Training, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Japan gives one million dollar boost to Gulf of Guinea fund

Japan gives one million dollar boost to Gulf of Guinea fund
The Government of Japan has made a contribution of US$1.0 million to the IMO West and Central Africa Maritime Security Trust Fund, established by IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu to implement maritime security projects in the Gulf of Guinea, including the prevention and suppression of piracy and armed...
March 17th, 2014 | IMO, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Safety and Security | Read More

Arctic voyage to give IMO Secretary-General first-hand insight on polar issues

Arctic voyage to give IMO Secretary-General first-hand insight on polar issues
IMO’s Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu departs later this week (Thursday 15 August) on a 5-day Arctic sea voyage as part of a fact-finding mission to the region. Mr. Sekimizu will be the guest of the Government of the Russia aboard the nuclear-powered icebreaker 50...
August 12th, 2013 | Arctic Shipping, IMO | Read More