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2018-08-10 12:00:00

IMO is supporting countries* from the Gulf of Guinea region in their plans to enhance maritime security. Participants from 10 countries are taking part in a workshop in Monterey, USA (6-10 August) on developing and refining their work plans.  This includes introducing new topics directly related to the successful implementation of maritime security strategies – such as negotiation skills for secure political and inter-Ministerial cooperation. more...


2018-07-27 23:00:00

Shipping forms the backbone of world trade, transporting around 80% of global trade by volume. No other method of mass transportation is as cost-effective or fuel-efficient. Each day, around 50,000 merchant ships deliver the things people need and want – from food, to clothes, fuel, raw materials, electronics, medication and more. The security of maritime trade is therefore paramount to people all over the world. One way in which IMO supports maritime security is through targeted workshops supporting countries to implement IMO measures. The latest of these events, on maritime and port security for Asian countries, took place in Ningbo, China (23-27 July). more...


2018-07-26 17:00:00

Mauritius has become the 15th signatory* to the Jeddah Amendment to the Djibouti Code of Conduct – the instrument developed and adopted by countries in the Western Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden that has been a key factor in repressing piracy and armed robbery against ships operating in that region. more...




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 IMO Meetings

Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) (10/09/2018 - 14/09/2018)
Sub-Committee on Implementation of IMO Instruments (III) (24/09/2018 - 28/09/2018)
Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) (22/10/2018 - 26/10/2018)
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