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2018-11-13 17:00:00

Myanmar is the latest country to benefit from IMO’s work to enhance marine oil spill preparedness and response in the ASEAN region. A training course for senior officials and members of the national oil spill management team is taking place in Yangon, Myanmar (12-14 November). The training is focused on the effective response to oil spills, including on both managing risks from shipping and incident management. more...


2018-11-12 17:00:00

In the event of a marine oil spill, relevant government agencies in the affected region need to manage and coordinate a response. This scenario was part of a training event on oil spill preparedness and response for countries* in eastern Africa, held in Dar Es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania (6-9 November). The training gathered relevant government agency representatives with responsibilities in spill response. It focused on assessment and response to incidents where oil reaches the shoreline – providing an understanding of how oil affects the local environment, the different vulnerabilities present in the region and how to prioritize response actions. more...


2018-11-12 00:00:00

​Officials from various government entities in Mexico have received training in how to develop a National Maritime Transport Policy (NMPT). The concept is being promoted by IMO as a good governance practice to guide planning, decision making and legislation in the maritime sector, and as a key driver for a country's sustainable development. This IMO video further explains what a NMPT is and how it can give a country the tools it needs to become an effective participant in the maritime sector. more...




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Council (19/11/2018 - 23/11/2018)
Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) (03/12/2018 - 07/12/2018)
Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR) (21/01/2019 - 25/01/2019)
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