A regional workshop in Djibouti has promoted IMO’s whole of government approach to maritime security in the western Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden area.
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The IMO Secretary-General has appointed Mr. Peter Adams, Head, Maritime Security, Maritime Safety Division, as “Special Advisor to the Secretary-General on Maritime Security”.
The sources and impact of sea-based marine litter form the focus of a new report by the Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP), an advisory body to the United Nations-sponsored by ten UN entities including IMO.
The first two remote audits under IMO’s Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS) have been successfully completed following efforts to reduce the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the audit schedule.
From Africa to the Pacific, a host of pilot projects and capacity-building initiatives to show shipping decarbonisation in action are highlighted in a new IMO film: “A global network for energy efficient shipping.”
In a landmark moment for maritime workers, the formation of a Just Transition Maritime Task Force has been agreed to drive decarbonisation of the industry and support millions of seafarers through shipping’s green transition.
At the 34th Extraordinary Meeting of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council, the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) became the first Indigenous Organization to receive IMO Provisional Consultative Status.
Nigeria to implement IMO Whole of Government Approach to Maritime Security programme to build on progress made.
Keeping ships’ hulls free from just a thin layer of slime can reduce a ship’s GHG emissions by up to 25 per cent, according to the preliminary findings of a new study, launched at COP 26.