IMO Should Not Jump the Gun on Ballast Water Convention

IMO Should Not Jump the Gun on Ballast Water Convention

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) should not ratify the Ballast Water Management Convention if there is ...

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India Opens Door to Ballast Water Management Convention

India Approves Merchant Shipping Bill

India’s Union Cabinet approved the introduction of the Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Bill, 2015 and accession ...

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Industry Disappointed by EP Vote on CO2 Measures

Shipping Industry Disappointed by EP Vote on CO2 Measures

The shipping industry voiced its disappointment by the European Parliament’s adoption of a regional EU Regulation ...

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Number of Ferry Deaths in Southeast Asia Unacceptable

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The number of ferry deaths in Southeast Asia recorded over the recent period is unacceptable in the 21st century, ...

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Marshall Islands Calls for Global Cut in Shipping Emissions

Marshall Islands Calls for Reduction in Shipping Emissions

In a submission to the International Maritime Organization, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, currently the ...

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IMO Pushes Transboundary Oil Pollution Convention

IMO Pushes Transboundary Oil Pollution Convention

The International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) Legal Committee encouraged Member States to ratify and bring ...

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Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention Enters into Force

Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention Enters into Force

The Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks enters into force on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, the ...

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IMO Starts Ship Recycling Project in Bangladesh

IMO Starts Ship Recycling Project in Bangladesh

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and the government of Bangladesh launched a new project entitled ...

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Klyuev Wants Quality Management System at IMO

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Russian candidate for the IMO Secretary General Vitaly Klyuev has proposed introduction of quality management ...

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Zambia Joins IMO

Zambia Joins IMO

The Republic of Zambia became the latest Member of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), following the ...

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Six Candidates in the Race for IMO Top Position

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IMO receives nominations of six candidates for the position of the Secretary-General of the IMO.

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Russia Nominates Candidate for IMO Top Position

Russia Nominates Candidate for IMO Top Position

The Russian Federation has proposed its first candidate for the position of the Secretary General of the ...

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IMO: 61 Stowaway Incidents Reported in 2014

Stowaway

There were 61 incidents involving 120 stowaways reported in 2014, according to International Maritime ...

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IMO Agrees on Coral Sea Ships Routeing Measures

IMO Agrees on Coral Sea Ships Routeing Measures

New ships routeing measures aimed at protecting sensitive areas in the south-west Coral Sea, off Australia’s Great ...

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IMO Launches Study on D-2 Implementation

IMO Launches Study on D-2 Implementation

The IMO has launched a Study on the implementation of the ballast water performance standard described in ...

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UN Agencies Unite to Tackle Sea Migration

UN Agencies Unite to Tackle Sea Migration

Following the ”Joint Statement on Protection at Sea in the Twenty-First Century,’‘ several United ...

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Shipping Industry Leaders Urged to Set C02 Target

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The Clean Shipping Coalition (CSC) is calling on shipping industry leaders to support a carbon emissions reduction ...

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Shipping Industry Needs Uniform BWT Rules

Shipping Industry Needs Uniform BWT Rules

The shipping industry has supported efforts to address aquatic invasive species through ballast water treatment ...

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IMO Lays Out Polar Navigation Training Requirements

IMO Lays Out Polar Navigation Training Requirements

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) last week agreed on training requirements for seafarers navigating ...

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DMA Urges Shipowners to Prep for Wreck Removal Regulations

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With the upcoming entrance into force of the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks on 14th of ...

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DMA: Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Approval Made Easier

Red oil tanker

It becomes easier to verify whether exhaust gas cleaning systems comply with the stricter limit values for sulphur ...

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