The Cook Islands has paid its annual financial assessment to IMO and advised the Secretary-General that its funds accumulated under the Organization’s Contributions Incentive Scheme are to be transferred for use in technical cooperation projects. His Excellency Captain Ian Finley, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of the Cook Islands to IMO delivered the payment and the news today (27 January).
IMO’s Simone Leyers is in Brussels, Belgium to provide an update on implementation of IMO’s Hong Kong Ship Recycling Convention to participants at the European Community Shipowners’ Associations (ECSA) Technical Workshop on Ship Recycling (27 January), which is being hosted by ECSA with participation from the EU Commission, EU Member States, Recycling States (India and Bangladesh) and shipowners. (click to read more
WMU alumni meet in Myanmar
The first World Maritime University (WMU) Regional Alumni Conference
is taking place in Yangon, Myanmar (27-28 January). Mrs. Pamela Tansey, Senior Deputy Director, Technical Cooperation Division, is representing IMO at the conference, which will focus current developments in maritime education, in line with the World Maritime Day theme for 2015 – “Maritime education and training”. (click to read more