Planned Regional Activities for 2013(*)

(as of 18 June 2013)


Africa (Anglophone)
Africa (Francophone)
Arab States/Mediterranean
Asia/Pacific
CIS/Eastern Europe
Latin America and Caribbean

 

 

Africa (Anglophone)

 
Activity Title
Location
Scheduled dates
Subregional training on flag State implementation and port State control
Lobito, Angola
11 to 15 March 2013
Regional workshop on liability and compensation
Windhock, Namibia
2 to 5 September 2013 
Regional workshop on the ratification, implementation and enforcement of the AFS Convention
Port Louis, Mauritius
16 to 18 September 2013
WOMESA strategy development conference
Mombasa, Kenya
23 to 25 September 2013
 
 

Africa (Francophone)

 
Activity Title
Location
Scheduled dates
Third meeting of the Liberia regional SAR coordinating committee to discuss and develop the regional maritime SAR plan
Cote d'Ivoire
13 to 15 March 2013
Regional seminar to raise awareness on ships' routeing system and vessel traffic services to enhance safety of navigation in north-west Africa region
Mauritania
18 to 20 March 2013
Meeting of the southern Africa  regional SAR coordinating committee to improve co­operation between subregional SAR services and develop an action plan
South Africa
30 April to 2 May 2013
Support to GI WACAF Project to improve oil spill response for WACAF countries
Namibia
20 to 24 May 2013
Second meeting of the Moroccan regional SAR coordinating committee to develop a draft of the regional maritime SAR plan
Morocco
25 to 27 June 2013
Subregional workshop on the London Protocol, West and Central Africa
Senegal
3 to 5 July 2013
Regional workshop to develop a regional strategy for the implementation of the BWM Convention
TBC
29 to 31 July 2013
Regional training course on marine casualty investigation to assist in setting up operational accident investigation infrastructures
Senegal
9 to 18 September 2013
A regional course for simulator instructors
Cote d'Ivoire
30 September to 4 October 2013
 
 

Arab States/Mediterranean

 
Activity Title
Location
Scheduled dates
Subregional training course for auditors
Oman
4 to 8 March 2013
Regional training course on marine casualty investigation to assist in setting up operational accident investigation infrastructures
Oman
16 to 27 March 2013
Regional workshop to raise awareness on the use of dispersants and to establish a common approach
Egypt
8 to 10 April 2013
Subregional workshop to promote the ratification and implementation of the 1993 Torremolinos Protocol
Morocco
29 April to 1 May 2013
Regional seminar on global climate change, biodiversity and sustainability: challenges and opportunities
Egypt
Apr-13
Regional seminar on the facilitation of maritime traffic with emphasis on trade facilitation to promote the ratification of the FAL Convention
TBC
20 to 22 May 2013
Meeting of Heads of Maritime Administrations to identify capacity-building needs of the region
Egypt
21 to 23 May 2013
Regional workshop on the implementation of MARPOL to assist in the establishment of reception facilities
Saudi Arabia
17 to 20 June 2013
Regional training course on the implementation of flag and port State control requirements of ballast water management
Bahrain
1 to 3 July 2013
Regional training course for simulator instructors to enhance the knowledge and competence of trainers
Turkey
19 to 23 August 2013
 
 

Asia/Pacific

 
Activity Title
Location
Scheduled dates
Fuel efficient ship design regional workshop
Busan, Republic of Korea
13 to 14 February 2013
Oil spill training course based on IMO OPRC Level 1 and 2
Busan, Republic of Korea
25 February to 1 March 2013
Subregional workshop to address GHG emissions from international shipping
Yangon, Myanmar
4 to 7 March 2013
Regional workshop on oil spill contingency planning, ASEAN/OSRAP and Global Initiative South East Asia
Jakarta, Indonesia
19 to 21 March 2013
Subregional seminar on maritime surveillance monitoring and communication systems related to LRIT
Mumbai, India
10 to 12 April 2013
5th Pacific maritime  search and rescue workshop
Suva, Fiji
3 to 7 June 2013
Regional seminar on the implementation of the global SAR plan
Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 to 4 July 2013
Workshop on capacity building for implementation and management of IMO regulations
Republic of Korea
26 July 2013
Tokyo MoU third general training course for port State control officers
Yokohama, Japan
26 August to 20 September 2013
Regional forum on vessel traffic services
Singapore
1 to 4 October 2013
5th Global R&D Forum and Exhibition on Ballast Water Management
Busan, Republic of Korea
23 to 25 October 2013
Regional training course on marine accident and incident investigation
Singapore
22 July – 2 August 2013
Subregional maritime English instructors course
TBC
TBC
Regional training course on legal implementation of the BWM Convention with an emphasis on compliance, monitoring and enforcement of the Convention and regional co-operation in South East Asia
Manila, Philippines
16-18 October 2013
Follow-up meeting with the littoral states of Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore on the implementation status of the MEH Project
TBC
TBC
Regional awareness seminar on safety of navigation including risk management principles
Bangkok, Thailand
4-7 June 2013
Second regional meeting on domestic ferry safety
Nanjing city, China
9-11 October 2013
Regional training course for simulator instructors in accordance with the requirements of the STCW Convention, 1978, as amended
Suva, Fiji
26-30 August 2013
Regional workshop on MARPOL Annexes V and VI
Brisbane, Australia
6-8 August 2013
Regional workshop on the AFS Convention
TBC
TBC
Regional training course in basic ENC and ENC production
TBC
October 2013
Fourth specialized training course for PSC officers in the Tokyo MoU region
Indonesia
TBC
Regional training course for auditors
Manila, the Philippines
20-24 May 2013
 
 
 

CIS/Eastern Europe

 
Activity Title
Location
Scheduled dates
Regional workshop on preparedness and response to incidents involving hazardous and noxious substances
Turkey
3 to 7 June 2013
Regional training course for SAR administrators
Ukraine
10 to 12 September 2013
Participation of CIS and Eastern Europe countries in training on compliance, monitoring and enforcement of the BWM Convention in the Black Sea region
Russian Federation
4 to 8 November 2013 
 
 

Latin America and Caribbean

 
Activity Title
Location
Scheduled dates
Senior maritime administrators workshop, followed by high-level symposium
Montego Bay, Jamaica
19 to 20 February 2013 and                     
21 to 22 February 2013
Regional workshop for senior maritime administrators, for ROCRAM-CA countries
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
25 February to 1 March 2013
Regional training course on ISM Code auditing, for ROCRAM countries
TBC
11 to 15 March 2013
Regional training course for simulator instructors, for ROCRAM countries
TBC
1 to 5 April 2013
Regional workshop on the international liability and compensatory regimes for pollution damage, to be delivered by RAC/REMPEITC-Carib
TBC
8 to12 April 2013
Regional workshop on STCW Convention
TBC
15 to 19 April 2013
Regional training course on maritime traffic with emphasis on trade facilitation, in collaboration with UNCTAD, for ROCRAM countries
Lima, Peru
22 to 25 April 2013
Regional training course on MARPOL Convention, for ROCRAM countries
TBC
6 to 10 May 2013
Regional workshop on the London Protocol, Latin America
Argentina
22 to 24 May 2013
Regional seminar on facilitation of maritime traffic with emphasis on trade facilitation, in collaboration with UNCTAD
TBC
10 to 14 June 2013
Regional training course on MARPOL, relating to port reception facilities, to be delivered by
RAC/REMPEITC-Carib
United States
17 to 21 June 2013
Subregional workshop on the audit scheme
Peru
24 to 28 June 2013
Regional workshop on the audit scheme
Antigua and Barbuda
1 to 5 July 2013
Regional workshop on the international oil pollution compensation regime, for ROCRAM countries
TBC
8-12 July 2013
Regional seminar for decision makers on the ratification and implementation of the OPRC-HNS Protocol, for ROCRAM­CA countries
TBC
15 to 19 July 2013
Regional seminar on maritime security and situational awareness relating to LRIT
Chile
4 to 7 September 2013
Regional seminar on facilitation of maritime traffic with emphasis on trade facilitation, in collaboration with UNCTAD, for ROCRAM-CA countries
TBC
16 to 20 September 2013
 
 
 
 
(*) Dates and locations reflected in the tables on this page could change without prior notice.  This page aims to provide basic information on the planned activities and will be updated on quarterly basis.