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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Increased IMO Limits of Liability Enter into Force

Increased IMO Limits of Liability Enter into Force

​Amendments to increase the limits of liability in the 1996 Protocol to amend the Convention on Limitation of ...

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Hong Kong Bolsters Ship Sewage Discharge Legislation

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 The Government of Hong Kong is pushing forward with bolstering of its regulations on sewage discharge from ships. ...

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IMO Must Establish GHG Emissions Cap by 2016

IMO Must Establish Emissions Cap by 2016

A number of environmental non-governmental organizations have expressed their concern over the failure of the ...

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EU Equipment Manufacturers Hit by BWM Convention Delay

Delaying of BWM Convention

Postponement of entry into force of the obligatory requirements set out in the IMO Ballast Water Management (BWM) ...

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IMO to Adopt New Code for Gas-Fuelled Ships

IMO to Adopt New Code for Gas-Fuelled Ships

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

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Nippon Foundation to Set Aside USD 100 Million for WMU

Nippon Foundation to Set Aside USD 100 Million for World Maritime University

Japan’s Nippon Foundation plans to set up a special endowment fund worth USD 100 million to support Swedish ...

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IMO Adopts Polar Code Environmental Provisions

IMO Adopts Polar Code Environmental Provisions

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the environmental part of the International Code for ...

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IMO Tables Marshall Islands Proposal on CO2 Target

IMO Tables Marshall Islands Proposal on CO2 Target

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) decided on Wednesday to postpone the discussion on the setting of a ...

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IMO Concerned with Stalled BWMC Ratifications

IMO Concerned with Stalled BWMC Ratification, EU's CO2 Monitoring System

The ”disappointingly” slow pace of ratifications of the Ballast Water Management Convention and a ...

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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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