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2016-08-23 16:00:00
23/08/2016 

An IMO workshop is raising awareness of the Organization’s regulatory regime dealing with improving energy efficiency and the control of GHG emissions from ships. Participants from South African governmental departments and other related bodies are in attendance at the three-day “MARPOL Annex VI and Technology Transfer” workshop, taking place in Durban, South Africa (23-25 August). The event is the latest in a series of workshops organized under IMO’s GloMEEP project, which is supporting uptake and implementation of energy efficiency measures for shipping in developing countries. South Africa is one of the 10 GloMEEP lead pilot countries. more...

 

2016-08-19 15:00:00
19/08/2016 

Efforts to increase global fishing vessel safety have received a boost with South Africa becoming the seventh State to ratify the 2012 Cape Town Agreement. The treaty, which implements the Torremolinos Protocol, covers various important safety requirements including radiocommunications, life-saving appliances and arrangements, and emergency procedures, musters and drills. The Agreement will enter into force 12 months after it has been ratified by 22 States which, collectively, have 3600 or more fishing vessels of at least 24 metres in length operating on the high seas. more...

 

2016-08-12 15:00:00
12/08/2016 

A national workshop promoting the treaty covering dumping of wastes at sea, the London Protocol, is being held in Antananarivo, Madagascar (11-12 August). The workshop, the first of its kind held in the country, is raising awareness of the regulatory framework provided by the Protocol. It is thereby supporting Madagascar in protecting its marine environment from the dumping of wastes and other matter at sea. more...

 

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Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) (05/09/2016 - 09/09/2016)
38th Consultative Meeting of Contracting Parties (London Convention 1972) and 11th Meeting of Contracting Parties (London Protocol 1996) (19/09/2016 - 23/09/2016)
Technical Cooperation Committee (TCC) (10/10/2016 - 12/10/2016)
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