IMO and the Transport Authority of the Maldives are running a national seminar (1-2 September) on Long-Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) in Male, Maldives. Opening the seminar, the Maldives Minister of Defence and National Security, Colonel (Retired) Mohamed Nazim, stated his country’s intention to join the LRIT system.
IMO is participating in the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (1 to 4 September) in Apia, Samoa. The conference is focusing on the sustainable development of SIDS through genuine and durable partnerships. Visit www.sids2014.org
The Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP
) is meeting for its 41st session (1 to 4 September) at World Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden. An open seminar
on “Maritime activities and noise: Sources and Impacts” will be live-streamed on 3 September.