IMO Condemns Tanker Attacks in Strait of Hormuz

Tanker

Kitack Lim said that threats to ships and their crews "are intolerable".

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Germany Becomes 13th Member of Hong Kong Convention

Germany

Germany joins the Hong Kong Convention for safe and responsible ship recycling.

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Day of the Seafarer: I Am On Board with Gender Equality

Seafarer

2019 Day of the Seafarer puts strong emphasis on the importance of women within the professional ranks.

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IMO Approves Autonomous Ship Trial Guidelines

Kitack Lim, Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)

The Maritime Safety Committee meeting was held earlier this month.

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We4Sea: IMO Rule to Boost Fuel Costs by Up to 50 Pct

Shipping

In less than 200 days the IMO's sulphur cap would introduce a surge of up to 50% in fuel costs, We4Sea said.

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ABS Launches Low Carbon Shipping Outlook

ABS Outlook

Adopting alternative fuels will be a major challenge in reaching low-carbon shipping goals, ABS said.

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IMO to Take Different Approach on STCW White List Process

Shipping

IMO to withdraw the list of previously affected countries that were to be removed from the STCW White List.

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IMO Tightens Climate Protection Requirements for Ships

MEPC 74

MEPC: amendments to strengthen existing requirements for new ships to be more energy efficient.

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Norway, IMO Join Forces on Reducing GHG Emissions

The project will support the IMO GHG reduction strategy.

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Malta Becomes Newest Hong Kong Convention Member

Convention members now represent more than 28.8 percent of world merchant shipping tonnage.

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IMO Members Urged to Cut Shipping's Black Carbon Emissions

The Clean Arctic Alliance

The call comes as the UN body gathers in London.

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IMO Secretary-General Calls for Wider Adoption of HKC

shipbreaking

Ten years after the adoption of the IMO’s Hong Kong Convention (HKC), there has been progress with voluntary ...

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Slow Steaming Is Not Good Enough as Low Carbon Alternative

Shipping

French and Greek authorities to discuss speed limits with the aim of reducing carbon emissions from ships.

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South Africa Concerned over IMO's STCW Delisting Action

South Africa flag

South Africa: IMO's intentions to delist over 80 countries from its STCW Whitelist raise concerns.

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IMO Moves to Address Maritime Corruption

Finance

IMO included an anti-corruption agenda in its work programme for the Facilitation Committee.

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ISSA Seeks IMO Action over 'Unfair' Port Access Practices

hamburg

ISSA called on IMO member states to act over unfair port access practices levied against ship suppliers. 

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EIA: Sulphur Cap to Extensively Affect Shipping, Refining

Shipping

IMO's 2020 sulphur cap will have wide-ranging repercussions for the global refining and shipping industries.

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Drewry: Sulphur Cap to Trigger Slow Steaming, Transhipment

Container shipping

Drewry: IMO 2020 sulphur rule to trigger more slow steaming and transhipment.

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World Maritime Day 2019 to Raise Gender Equality Awareness

Justice

IMO's World Maritime Day to raise awareness of the importance of gender equality.

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The Netherlands Accedes to Hong Kong Convention

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The Netherlands ratifies IMO ship recycling convention.

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BIMCO Calls for IMO GHG Study Based on Realistic GDP Growth

Shipping

BIMCO called for the 4th IMO Greenhouse Gas Study based on realistic economic growth.

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