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2014-11-27 00:05:00

​Seafarer training, technical cooperation and the national maritime policy were among the key topics of discussion today (27 November) when Guatemalan Foreign Minister Carlos Raúl Morales visited IMO’s London headquarters for talks with Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu. Guatemala has been a Member State of IMO since 1983


2014-11-27 00:00:00

​IMO’s Antoine Blonce is taking part in a Regional Training Course on Compliance, Monitoring and Enforcement (CME) of the Ballast Water Management Convention, Dar Es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania (26-28 November). The course is using the GEF-UNDP-IMO GloBallast Partnerships Programme training package on CME which has recently been updated with relevant guidance issued by IMO. (click to read more)


2014-11-26 00:00:00
​​IMO Secretary-General Sekimizu today (26 November) met Major General Martin Smith MBE, Operation Commander of the European Union Naval Force Somalia (EU NAVFOR), at IMO Headquarters, to discuss piracy off the coast of Somalia. Mr Sekimizu welcomed the extension of the EU NAVFOR mandate to the end of 2016. (click for more)​