IMO’s Frederick Kenney is in Lisbon, Portugal for the annual conference of the Instituto Ibero Americano de Direito Maritimo. He will be moderating a panel discussion on the IMO Legal Committee. Current Legal Committee chairman Kofi Mbiah is also in attendance.
A three-day regional workshop
on MARPOL Annex VI for Pacific States is being held in Apia, Samoa (19 - 21 November). The workshop is addressing energy efficient ship design and technical energy efficiency measures, further measures to enhance the energy efficiency of ships, shore power supply and green port initiatives and MARPOL Annex VI guidelines.
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IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu is in Washington DC for a meeting of the UN System Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB), the highest-level coordination forum of the United Nations system (20-21 November).