IMO Cautions Members against Red Tape

IMO Cautions Members of Red Tape

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted  a resolution on better regulation at its assembly ...

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IMO Names Member States of Its Council

IMO Names States for 40-Member Council

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) assembly has elected 40 members states for its council for ...

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IMO Confirms New Secretary-General

IMO Elects New Secretary-General

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved the appointment of Kitack Lim from the Republic of Korea ...

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Uncertainties in US to Persist Despite BWM Regime

ICS US Not Affected by IMO's New Ballast Regime

Despite the ratification and entry into force of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Ballast ...

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Indonesia Signs IMO’s BWM Convention

More IMO Members Ensure Safety at Sea

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) member state Indonesia is the latest country to sign the ...

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NGOs Push for CO2 Reduction Measures for Shipping

NGOs Push for CO2 Reduction Measures for Shipping

Shipping could be responsible for 17% of global CO2 emissions in 2050 if left unregulated, a study published ...

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IMO Highlights Importance of Shipping

Secretary-General of the IMO, Koji Sekimizu

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council has decided to go with “Shipping: indispensable to the ...

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IMO Welcomes UN's Resolution on Migrant Smuggling

IMO Welcomes UN's Resolution on Migrant Smuggling in the Mediterranean

IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has welcomed the adoption by the United Nations Security Council of a UN ...

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Sekimizu's View on CO2 Emissions Danger to the Planet

Secretary-General of the IMO, Koji Sekimizu

The Republic of the Marshall Islands has expressed great concern over the outgoing Secretary-General of the IMO, ...

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IMO Head: Rough Seas Ahead for Shipping Industry

Rough Seas Ahead for Shipping Industry

The Shipping industry is facing rough seas and many challenges ahead, Koji Sekimizu, Secretary General of the ...

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CSC: Time for Paris to Act on Shipping Emissions

Time for Paris to Act on Shipping Emissions

Left to its own devices the International Maritime Organization (IMO) would be unable to show the sort of ...

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Internet aboard Ships Key to Attract Youth to Seafaring

Internet Access on board Ships Key to Attract Youth into Seafaring

Easy access to the internet onboard ships is a key requirement if young people are to be attracted into the ...

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ECSA: EU Trusts in IMO to Regulate CO2 Emissions

EU Trusts in IMO's Ability to Regulate CO2 Emissions

The EU Council’s decision to entrust the IMO with the regulation of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from ...

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IMO: Bauxite Liquefaction Sank Bulk Jupiter

Bauxite Liquefaction Sank Bulk Jupiter

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has warned of the possible dangers of liquefaction associated with ...

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Seafarers’ Rights Scrutinized at LISW

Seafarers’ Rights Scrutinized at LISW

There is a need for ‘Seafarers Standing Committee’ at the International Maritime Organization, as well as better ...

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Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention Gets Two More Members

Panama, Cyprus Sign Up to Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention

Panama and Cyprus have become contracting states to the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks. ...

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IMO: Shipping Regulation Must Be Sharper

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Unnecessary administrative difficulties must be weeded out before an international shipping regulation is adopted, ...

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Lim Ki-tack Elected Next IMO Secretary-General

Lim Ki-tack Elected Next IMO Secretary-General

South Korea’s Lim Ki-tack has today been elected to be the next Secretary-General of the International ...

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IMO, IOM Pledge Action on Dangerous Migration by Sea

IMO, IOM Pledge Action on Dangerous Migration by Sea

The heads of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) ...

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CO2 Emissions from Maritime Shipping Could Grow by 250 Pct

CO2 Emissions from Maritime Shipping Could Grow by 250Pct

Left unchecked the carbon emissions from international maritime shipping could increase by 250 per cent, according ...

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IMO Adopts New Code for Gas-Fuelled Ships

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The International Maritime Organization’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), which met at the IMO’s London ...

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