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2017-08-11 14:00:00
11/08/2017 

​Officials responsible for port security in Mauritania are undergoing a week-long IMO training course in the country’s capital of Nouakchott (7-11 August). The course will equip designated authority officials, port security officials and managers with the skills to carry out effective self-assessments and audits of port facilities, in line with IMO’s International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code and guidance on voluntary self-assessment. more...

 

2017-08-11 11:00:00
11/08/2017 

On-board practice in assessing maritime security measures on a ship was a key feature of a recent workshop which took place in Montevideo, Uruguay (8-11 August). Some 45 participants, representing the national Administration and designated authority for maritime security, ship companies, recognized security organizations and ship security officers. more...

 

2017-08-02 10:50:00
02/08/2017 

Following the launch of IMO’s film on the IMO Polar Code, a new video focused on search and rescue in polar regions is being published today. The second video in a series on IMO in the polar environment takes a closer look at the challenges of search and rescue operations in polar regions, for example, how the current lack of marine infrastructure, coupled with the vastness and harshness of the environment, makes emergency response significantly more difficult in the Arctic and Antarctica. The limitations of radio and satellite communications to monitor and control ship movements in polar waters is another issue. The new video also explores IMO’s International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue – the SAR Convention – which was adopted by IMO in 1979. more...

 

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Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) (11/09/2017 - 15/09/2017)
Sub-Committee on Implementation of IMO Instruments (III) (25/09/2017 - 29/09/2017)
39th Consultative Meeting of Contracting Parties (London Convention 1972) and 12th Meeting of Contracting Parties (London Protocol 1996) (09/10/2017 - 13/10/2017)
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