Pressure is growing on the IMO to deliver specific commitments to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and A proposal from the ICS offers a possible way forward.
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To make the new film about the Polar Code, an IMO team visited the Ocean Diamond en voyage in the Antarctic.
IMO has announced that the Pacific Community has been selected to host the regional Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for the Pacific region.
In less than two months, the Day of the Seafarer 2017 will be celebrated across the globe with a special focus on ports and seafarer centres.
The issue of biofouling has been under the microscope at a series of national workshops delivered by IMO, most recently, a national workshop held in Madagascar
IMO has announced that UMIP has been selected to host the regional MTCC for the Latin America region to help mitigate the harmful effects of climate change.
Norway has become the first country to become a Contracting State to a key compensation treaty covering the transport of HNS by ship.
Maritime pilots are a strong and essential link in the structure that underpins the safety of international shipping. This was the message delivered by IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim.
Role of Inmarsat as the sole provider of satellite technology performing to GMDSS standards is set for advancement, after an IMO Sub Committee decided to greenlight consideration.
ClassNK has released its Guidelines for LH2 Carriers for the safe constructions and operation of LH2 carriers based on provisions of the IMO Interim Recommendations
A decade-long project to promote implementation of an international treaty stemming the transfer of potentially invasive species in ships’ ballast water has reached a successful conclusion.
Elected representatives of European citizens have delivered a clear message to the IMO – it’s time to ban the use of heavy fuel oil from Arctic shipping.
IMO Secretary-General has urged the shipping industry to apply diligently IMO guidance and best management practices to avert possible piracy attacks.
The Government of Bangladesh is actively seeking international partnerships and financial support to help make the country’s ship-recycling facilities greener and more sustainable.
Global bunker fuel cost could rise by up to US$60 billion annually from 2020, when the IMO 0.5 wt% sulphur cap regulation for bunker fuels kicks in.
On 27th February, CWR and UMAS released research that suggests climate transition pathways pose risks to the banks that hold $400 billion of global shipping debt.
The Philippines is the latest country to receive IMO support to promote energy-efficient ship operation.
MHI-MME has completed retrofit work for 80 vessels of LNGC for running on Low Sulfur Fuel.