NYSHEX CEO: Digitization Is the New Normal

CEO of New York Shipping Exchange speaks about progress made so far and future plans.

Myanmar Ratifies Bunker Convention

Myanmar has ratified International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage (BUNKER). 

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Seafarers’ Rights to Shore Leave Reinforced

Seafarers' rights to shore leave have been strengthened through amendments which entered into force on January 1.

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35 States Pen Declaration on Cutting Shipping's Emissions

The international maritime transport industry has to take urgent measures in order to cut its share of emissions.

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IMO Assembly Adopts Vision and Strategic Directions

IMO Assembly adopted strategic directions and vision for 2018-2023 at its 30th session in London, United Kingdom.

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Norad Backs Marine Environment Protection in Southeast Asia

IMO-Norad environmental project in Southeast Asia is set to begin, supporting seven ASEAN countries.

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Somalia Inks Jeddah Amendment on Illicit Maritime Activity

Somalia has become the 14th signatory to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct – the instrument ...

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IMO Assembly Elects New 40-Member Council

The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has elected new members of its council for the ...

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No Delay to 2020 Sulfur Cap’s Entrance into Force

The 2020 sulfur emissions legislation will enter into force without delay, Edmond Hughes, IMO’s head of air ...

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Flame-Defying Maritime Pilots Win IMO Bravery Award

Two maritime pilots who defied fire to bring a burning ship to safety, averting a major maritime catastrophe, ...

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World Expects Bold Goals on Cutting Emissions from Shipping

The whole world would be watching the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 2018, looking for something of ...

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IMO: Canada Provides Financial Support for Polar Code

The Government of Canada has provided a financial contribution of CAD 500,000 (around USD 393,000) in an effort to ...

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Iceland Accedes to Air Pollution Treaty

Iceland has ratified the International Maritime Organization (IMO) treaty covering the prevention of air pollution ...

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ICS: EU Decision to Revise EU ETS Demonstrates Faith in IMO

The recent decision by the European Union not to include shipping within the full scope of the regional EU ...

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WSC, IMO Fire Back on Lack of Climate Change Action Claims

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the World Shipping Council (WSC) have hit back at the accusations ...

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IMO to Discuss HSFO Carriage Ban on Ships without Scrubbers

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is set to discuss the introduction of a ban on the carriage of high ...

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Scrubber Uptake by 2020 to Fall Short of Expectations?

The base case figure for projected uptake of how many ships will have exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS), or ...

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Majority of New Ships Exceed IMO’s Post-2025 Requirements

Almost three-quarters of new ships carrying consumer goods already exceed International Maritime ...

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Maritime Community Celebrates World Maritime Day 2017

“The maritime sector, which includes shipping, ports and the people that operate them, can and should play a ...

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IMO Warns of Hazards of Carrying Bauxite by Ship

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued a new warning that bauxite may become unstable when ...

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MRV Compliance: What Lies Ahead?

The deadline for shipping companies to submit their MRV monitoring plans for verification expired on August 31. The ...

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Jamaica, Malta Accede to BWM Convention

Jamaica and Malta have become the latest states to sign up to the IMO Ballast Water Management Convention – the ...

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