Baltic Sea Cruise Ship Sewage Discharge to Be Banned by 2021

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By 2021, all International Maritime Organization (IMO) registered passenger vessels sailing in the Baltic Sea will ...

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IMO Meeting Ends without Deal on Fair Share Contribution

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Members of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) failed yesterday to reach a deal on fair share ...

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Air Pollution Cut Significantly due to SECA

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The air pollution in the North Sea and Baltic Sea has declined considerably one year after the introduction of ...

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EU Urged to Support Global Co2 Agenda for Shipping

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The European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA) is calling upon the EU Member States to give their ...

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IMO: Electronic Data Exchange in a 'Single Window'

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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the mandatory requirements for the electronic exchange of ...

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Ratification Just Around the Corner

Ballast Water Management Convention needs just 0.18% more global tonnage With several countries signing the IMO ...

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Numerous Countries Unprepared for Container Weighing

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There has been no guidance issued on the practical application of the measures regarding the implementation of the ...

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Dockyards Likely to Be Clogged by 2020 amid BWMC Uncertainty

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Dockyard and classification societies are likely to encounter a bottleneck in 2020 as numerous shipowners have ...

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AHTS Magne Viking 1st to Comply with IMO Polar Code

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The AHTS Magne Viking, owned by Viking Supply Ships A/S, is the first vessel to become compliant with the new IMO ...

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Infographic: Ins and Outs of IMO's Polar Code

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The International Code for ships operating in Polar waters, better known as the Polar Code, will enter into force ...

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FMC to Hold Hearing on Container Weighing

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The US Federal Maritime Commission is scheduled to host a public hearing on the amendments to the International ...

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No Reason for Trade Restrictions amid Zika Outbreak

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There is no justification for restrictions on travel or trade due to the outbreak of the Zika virus, the ...

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IMO: BWM Convention Not Ready for Entry into Force

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The Ballast Water Management (BWM) convention has not met its final entry-into-force requirement yet, ...

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Entry into Force of BWM Convention Yet to Be Confirmed

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Despite the fact that forty-seven countries have now ratified the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention with ...

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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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