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Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping (HTW) (02/02/2015 - 06/02/2015)
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2015-01-26 00:00:00

Maritime education and training was a key theme during IMO Secretary-General Sekimizu’s official visit to Egypt (23-26 January), which included courtesy visits to the President, the Prime Minister, the Transport Minister, the Interior Minister and the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States. The Secretary-General toured the facilities of the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) and addressed students graduating from the Academy’s College of Maritime Transport and Technology. (read the Secretary-General’s blog on the visit here)


2015-01-23 00:00:00
Staff from IMO’s Maritime Safety Division gained some first-hand knowledge of vessel traffic services when they visited the Port of London Authority (PLA) Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) (on 16 January). Discussions on current and emerging trends in vessel traffic services were followed by a visit to the PLA bridge simulator and a chance to see the London VTS in operation.

2015-01-21 00:00:00

​H.E. Mr Mohammed A. Eltom, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Sudan, today (21 January) met IMO Secretary-General Sekimizu to present the Sudan’s instruments of accession to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL) and the International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation (OPRC 90).