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Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries

Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries IMO-FAO GloLitter Partnerships Project, with initial funding for the project is from the Government of Norway, aims to help shipping and fisheries move to a low-plastics future. IMO-FAO GloLitter Partnerships Project, with initial funding for the project is from the Government of Norway, aims…

IMO Assembly elects new 40-Member Council

IMO Assembly elects new 40-Member Council The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization has elected the Members of its Council for the 2020-2021 biennium. The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization has elected the Members of its Council for the 2020-2021 biennium. http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/32-Council-elections-A31.aspx30th November 20193:02 am

India accession brings ship recycling convention a step closer to entry into force

India accession brings ship recycling convention a step closer to entry into force India, one of the world’s five major ship recycling countries, accedes to IMO Hong Kong Convention, the treaty that will set global standards for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling. India, one of the world’s five major ship recycling countries, accedes to IMO…

International Maritime Prize for 2018 presented to Mr. Joseph J. Angelo (United States)

International Maritime Prize for 2018 presented to Mr. Joseph J. Angelo (United States) International Maritime Prize for 2018 presented to Mr. Joseph J. Angelo, former USCG and INTERTANKO senior executive who participated in IMO meetings for many years. International Maritime Prize for 2018 presented to Mr. Joseph J. Angelo, former USCG and INTERTANKO senior executive…

IMO Secretary-General opens 31st Assembly with a call for concrete action

IMO Secretary-General opens 31st Assembly with a call for concrete action The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mr. Kitack Lim, has opened the Organization’s 31st Assembly session, calling for concrete action to address climate change and other challenges. The Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Mr. Kitack Lim, has opened the Organization’s…

Preparations intensify as 1 January 2020 global cut in sulphur in ship’s fuel oil looms

Preparations intensify as 1 January 2020 global cut in sulphur in ship’s fuel oil looms IMO-hosted roundtable meeting reviews readiness for the “IMO 2020” requirements for ships to cut sulphur oxide emissions – which enter into effect in just over one month’s time. IMO-hosted roundtable meeting reviews readiness for the “IMO 2020” requirements for ships…

IMO fishing vessel treaty gets major boost at historic IMO-led Ministerial Conference

IMO fishing vessel treaty gets major boost at historic IMO-led Ministerial Conference Global regime to create much-needed safety standards for fishing vessels moves a significant step closer. Global regime to create much-needed safety standards for fishing vessels moves a significant step closer. http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/25-Torremolinos-Conference.aspx24th October 20193:06 am