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2016-12-05 17:00:00

Belarus has acceded to three IMO treaties covering a variety of ship safety measures. The instruments include conventions on load lines and facilitation of maritime traffic. Ambassador of Belarus to the United Kingdom, H.E. Mr. Sergei Aleinik, met IMO Secretary-General at IMO Headquarters in London (5 December) to deposit the instruments of accession. The visit comes one week after the Organization welcomed Belarus as its latest and 172nd Member State. more...


2016-12-02 17:00:00

The role of the marine industry in supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals was addressed at the 2016 World Ocean Council Sustainable Ocean Summit in Rotterdam, Netherlands (30 November-2 December). IMO’s Theofanis Karayannis gave an insight into how the Organization supports ocean sustainability, including work to mitigate climate change through the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions form ships and IMO’s work to address biofouling and the transport of potentially invasive aquatic species. more...


2016-12-02 16:00:00
​​A table-top exercise on maritime security has been held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, (1-2 December) to assist the country to effectively implement provisions that fall within the scope of IMO maritime security measures, including SOLAS chapter XI-2 and the International ship and Port Facilities Security (ISPS) Code and the SUA treaties. more...



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