Sea trade is a risky business which needs stringent rules and regulations to ensure safety of human life, ships, and marine ecosystem. We bring you 21 codes put forth by the IMO to maintain efficient operation of the maritime industry.
Panama has become the latest State to accede to the BWM Convention, bringing the proportion of global shipping tonnage covered by the treaty to 53.28%, with 53 Contracting Parties.
APL has been named the ‘Best Green Shipping Line’ by HAROPA, the French port of Le Havre, Rouen and Paris on 7 September 2016.
The MPA launched the first-ever International Safety@Sea Conference in Singapore today and the conference will run for two days and concludes on 31 August 2016.
RSIS and MPA have appointed former Secretary-General of the IMO, Mr Koji Sekimizu, as a RSIS-MPA Distinguished Visiting Fellow for a period of two years commencing on 1 May 2016.
The Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition today expressed concern over the lack of any new significant provisions in Part II of the Polar Code that would adequately protect the Antarctic environment from pollution.
Maritime books by International Maritime Organization (IMO) provides information on the rules and regulations which govern the sea. In this article, we have brought to you top twelve maritime books every seafarer going to the sea must have.
United Nation’s International Maritime Organization (IMO) plays an important role in handling all international maritime affairs with support from the maritime nations of the world. IMO uses various instruments to achieve this goal. In this article we will learn about 5 important instruments which every seafarer should know.
The International Safety Management (ISM) Code was entered into force to ensure safety of people, safety of ship and cargo, and safety of environment. In order to understand ISM, it is important to know definitions of a few important terms which determine the whole structure of IMO’s ISM code
SEEMP is a special tool of IMO to measure and control GHG emission from the already existing shipping fleet. Know more about the plan inside the article