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2020-08-10 10:00:00

IMO has issued the calendar of meetings for September-December 2020, setting dates for remote sessions of the IMO Council and Committees. The first scheduled meeting is set to be a simultaneous, remote extraordinary sessions of all Committees (expected to be held 16-18 September), to address procedural matters. This follows decisions of the IMO Council's thirty‑second extraordinary session (summary here C.ES 32). more...


2020-08-05 09:00:00

Trials of Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) will be key towards developing an appropriate regulatory regime that addresses the specific challenges of autonomous ships. Eight IMO Member States* have come together to form the MASSPorts, an initiative promoted by Singapore to address the challenges and achieve alignment of standards for the trials and operation of MASS in ports. more...


2020-08-04 12:00:00

Cruise shipping has been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. To facilitate the gradual and safe restart of cruise ship operations, the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) have jointly developed Guidance on the gradual and safe resumption of operations of cruise ships in the European Union in relation to the COVID‑19 pandemic, which has been circulated by IMO. (Download here.) more...




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 IMO Meetings

Facilitation Committee (FAL 44) (28/09/2020 - 02/10/2020)
IMO Council (C 124) (12/10/2020 - 14/10/2020)
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