IMO Action on Black Carbon Long Overdue

IMO Action on Black Carbon Long Overdue

The International Maritime Organisation’s recommendation to its environment committee to agree on ...

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IMO Tackles Administrative Burdens in Maritime Industry

IMO Tackles Administrative Burdens in Maritime Industry

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has published a report containing the main findings and conclusions ...

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Georgia Ratifies Ballast Water Management Treaty, Joins IMSO

The International Maritime Organisation

Georgia has deposited its instrument of accession to the Ballast Water Management treaty, bringing the total number ...

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IMO Updates Rescue at Sea Guide

IMO Updates Rescue at Sea Guide

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued the updated and revised Rescue at Sea guide intended for ...

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IMO Applauds ICS Changing Stance on Ballast Water

IMO Applauds ICS Changing Stance on Ballast Water

IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has welcomed the reconsideration by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) ...

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ICS Changes Stance on Ballast Water Convention

ICS Changes Position on Ballast Water Convention

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) said it has modified its stance towards the ratification by governments ...

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Global Shipping Going Digital

Global Shipping Going Digital

United Nations’ International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a number of initiatives for eliminating ...

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Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Cracks Japanese Market

Wärtsilä Aquarius UV Cracks Japanese Market

Six new bulk carriers, being built at the Namura and Onomichi shipyards in Japan, are to be fitted with 12 Wärtsilä ...

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Implementation of IMO's Safe Manning Regulations Crucial

Implementation of IMO's Safe Manning Regulations Crucial

The International Transport Workers’ Federation called on implementation of new International Maritime Organization ...

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UN Agencies Urge for Solution to Irregular Maritime Migration

migrants

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has together with other UN agencies called for concerted action from ...

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ICS Ushers In New Chemical Tanker Safety Guide

ICS Ushers In New Chemical Tanker Safety Guide

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has published a fully updated edition of the definitive industry ...

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EP Committee Adopts CO2 Monitoring Regulation

European Parliament's Committee Adopts CO2 Monitoring Law

The European Parliament’s Environment Committee adopted the regulation for the monitoring, reporting and ...

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Infographic: Polar Code and Ship Safety

Infographic Polar Code and Ship Safety

This November the International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopted the International Code for Ships Operating in ...

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ICS Encourages Strict Sulphur Rules Implementation

ICS Encourages Strict Sulphur Rules Implementation

The shipping industry is fully committed to total compliance with the 0.1% sulphur in fuel requirements in Emission ...

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ICS: Only IMO Should Deal with Shipping Emissions

ICS Only IMO Should Deal with Maritime Emissions

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is developing additional measures to reduce CO2 emissions from ...

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Container Weighing Made Mandatory

Container Weighing Made Mandatory

In the future, loaded containers must not be taken on board a ship until their weight has been determined.

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BIMCO All for Cutting Red Tape in Shipping

BIMCO All for Cutting Red Tape in Shipping

BIMCO has supported a report identifying ways to reduce red tape for shipping which will be presented to the ...

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Great Barrier Reef, Torres Strait Routes Formalised

Great Barrier Reef

A two-way shipping route in Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef (GBR) and Torres Strait has been formalised by the ...

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EU Bodies Getting Ahead of Themselves on CO2 Reporting ?

ICS Secretary General, Peter Hinchliffe

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) voiced its disappointment and concern as the European Union is about to ...

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Somali Piracy Still a Burning Issue

Somali Piracy Still a Burning Issue

Meeting to discuss the current situation off the Horn of Africa, the Operation Commander of the EU Naval Force, ...

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IMO Approves IGF Code

IMO Approves IGF Code

IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee approved, in principle, the draft International Code of Safety for Ships ...

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