Bringing Supply Chain to the Next Level

The rise of e-commerce has prompted a need for centralized information in the supply chain.

Kitack Lim Wins Second Term at the Helm of IMO

Kitack Lim, IMO Secretary General

Kitack Lim has been given a second four-year term as Secretary General of IMO.

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Obstacles to Reform at IMO Threaten Climate Goals

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IMO needs to give the working group for reforming the agency a remit that allows it to increase public scrutiny.

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ICS: STCW Seafarer Training Regime Needs to Be Revised

Seafarers

The previous major overhaul of the STCW regime was last undertaken by IMO member states over 25 years ago.

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NIMASA to Enforce 'Strict Compliance' with Sulphur Cap

tankers

NIMASA is to enforce strict compliance with the IMO sulphur cap.

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IMO Eyes Tougher Measures on Plastic Litter from Ships

fishing nets marine litter

IMO has adopted an action plan to reduce marine plastic litter from ships.

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Mixed Feelings after MEPC 73 Meeting

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Industry bodies react to outcomes of IMO's MEPC 73 meeting.

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IMO MEPC 73 Adopts Ban on Carriage of Non-Compliant Fuels

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MEPC 73 adopted today the ban on the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil on board ships.

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2020 Sulphur Cap Experience-Building Phase Bid Rejected

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EBP Proposal for the upcoming 2020 sulphur turned down at MEPC 73.

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IMO MEPC 73 Approves Follow-Up Actions for GHG Strategy

Shipping

IMO's MEPC 73 approved the follow-up program for GHG reduction strategy.

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MEPC 73 Kicks Off with Pressing Issues on the Agenda

funnel

The IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73) gathers today in London to discuss several initiatives.

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IMO Releases Ship and Port Emission Toolkits

Cargo Ship

IMO has issued a new set of free-of-charge toolkits to assess and address emissions from ships and ports. 

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World Maritime Day: Better Shipping for a Better Future

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The global maritime community celebrates today the World Maritime Day.

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Greenland Supports Ban of HFO in Arctic

Shipping

Greenland has voiced its support for IMO's ban on the use and carriage of heavy fuel oil in the Arctic.

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IMO Comes to Grips with Sulphur Cap Implementation Issues

IMO working group has made some headway on the sulphur testing and verification issues.

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Voice of Women in Shipping to Be Heard at IMO

WISTA International has received an approval for consultative status from IMO.

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IMO: World Maritime Day 2019 to Focus on Women

IMO picks World Maritime Day theme for 2019.

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ICS Clamps Down on Efficiency Indexing of Individual Ships

Container shipping general

ICS voiced its fierce opposition to the concept of mandatory operational efficiency indexing of individual ships.

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Cargill on the Hunt for New CO2 Reduction Technologies

Jan Dieleman, president of Cargill’s ocean transportation business

Cargill launches CO2 Challenge to find and scale new technologies capable of reducing a ship’s CO2 emissions.

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Day of the Seafarer: Mental Wellbeing in Focus

Today, once again, marks the IMO Day of the Seafarer, focused this year on seafarer wellbeing. 

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Liberian Registry Backs Australia's Demand for IMO Reform

The Liberian Registry has supported Australia which is demanding IMO reform.

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LR: Zero Emission Ships' Main Challenge Lies in Fuel Storage

Palmer: The main challenge with zero emission vessels (ZEVs) would be the fuel storage, not machinery.

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