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Ship recycling in Bangladesh leaps forward with third phase of key project signed

Ship recycling in Bangladesh leaps forward with third phase of key project signed Third phase of an IMO-implemented SENSREC project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh has been given the go-ahead. Third phase of an IMO-implemented SENSREC project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh has been given…

Governments pledge action for seafarers at crucial crew change summit

Governments pledge action for seafarers at crucial crew change summit IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim welcomes commitment of 12 countries to facilitate crew changes and recognise seafarers as key workers, following virtual ministerial summit hosted by UK Government. IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim welcomes commitment of 12 countries to facilitate crew changes and recognise seafarers as key…

IMO endorses guidance on ensuring seafarers’ access to medical care onshore

IMO endorses guidance on ensuring seafarers’ access to medical care onshore Recommendations for port and coastal States on the prompt disembarkation of seafarers for medical care ashore during the COVID-19 pandemic have been issued. Recommendations for port and coastal States on the prompt disembarkation of seafarers for medical care ashore during the COVID-19 pandemic have…

Keep ships moving, ports open and cross-border trade flowing, urge UN entities

Keep ships moving, ports open and cross-border trade flowing, urge UN entities IMO and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) reiterate calls for crew changeovers and keyworker designation for seafarers to keep trade flowing. IMO and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) reiterate calls for crew changeovers and keyworker designation for…

UN entities and private sector join forces to tackle invasive species and reduce emissions

UN entities and private sector join forces to tackle invasive species and reduce emissions A ground-breaking Global Industry Alliance (GIA) has been launched to tackle two of the most pressing environmental issues of our time – invasive species and greenhouse gas emissions. A ground-breaking Global Industry Alliance (GIA) has been launched to tackle two of…

Celebrating the oceans on World Oceans Day – a message from IMO Secretary General Kitack Lim

Celebrating the oceans on World Oceans Day – a message from IMO Secretary General Kitack Lim On World Oceans Day, Kitack Lim, Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization (IMO) invites a celebration of the majesty, beauty and sheer wonder of our oceans and the ships that ply their trade on them. On World Oceans Day, Kitack Lim,…

IMO endorses new protocols designed to lift barriers to crew changes

IMO endorses new protocols designed to lift barriers to crew changes IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim endorses a series of protocols designed to address crew change issues during pandemic. IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim endorses a series of protocols designed to address crew change issues during pandemic. http://www.imo.org/en/MediaCentre/PressBriefings/Pages/15-crew-changes-.aspx8th May 20203:00 am