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2019-06-12 17:00:00

​France has become the 29th State to sign up to the IMO treaty on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Fishing Vessel Personnel (STCW-F). The Convention sets the certification and minimum training requirements for crews of seagoing fishing vessels of 24 metres in length and above. It entered into force in 2012 and is a key pillar among the international instruments addressing fishing vessel safety. Ambassador Nicole Taillefer, Permanent Representative of France to IMO, met IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim at IMO Headquarters, London, to deposit the instruments of accession (12 June).​


2019-06-07 13:00:00

In a year when promoting and empowering women is a dominant theme throughout the maritime community, IMO hosted a special event at the Nor-Shipping exhibition (6 June) to highlight the some of the challenges – and the solutions – around encouraging women to take up seafaring roles. more...


2019-06-06 12:00:00

A wide-ranging discussion during the "Africa@Nor-Shipping" event in Oslo, Norway (5 June) explored a host of topics related to unlocking the full potential of Africa’s blue economy. Three separate expert panels addressed competition among different maritime sectors, ocean governance and the importance of complying with international regulatory regimes, particularly IMO’s ship safety, maritime security and environment rules. more...




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 IMO Meetings

Technical Cooperation Committee (TC) (24/06/2019 - 28/06/2019)
Sub-Committee on Implementation of IMO Instruments (III) (01/07/2019 - 05/07/2019)
IMO Council (15/07/2019 - 19/07/2019)
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