H.E. Mr Mohammad Hassan Habibollahzedeh, Non-resident Chargé d'Affaires of the Islamic Republic of Iran, paid
a courtesy call to IMO Headquarters today (28 January) and presented his letter
of credentials to Secretary-General Sekimizu. The Islamic Republic of Iran has been a member of IMO
IMO at port power seminar
IMO’s Masao Yamasaki has explained the regulatory context around the powering of ships in port at the Society of Maritime Industries Open Event Seminar: The Powering of Ships in Port (28 January). This meeting covers a broad range of issues on this subject such as the environmental and regulatory drivers, emission controls, the effect of scrubbers, alternative fuels, shore based power sources and shore side infrastructure requirements and to consider the subject from the both perspective of the ship owner and the port and terminal operator.
IMO’s Masao Yamasaki presented at the Lloyds Maritime Academy training workshop on “A Practical Guide to Scrubber Systems: Cost and performance analysis of exhaust gas cleaning systems” (27-28 January). Mr Yamasaki outlined IMO guidelines for Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems and informed participants on the latest work in relation to MARPOL Annex VI. IMO’s Astrid Dispert is also attending the workshop.