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2020-01-22 10:00:00

At the World Economic Forum in Davos this week, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim is calling for renewed cooperation from all stakeholders to tackle the urgent issues of air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from shipping. "When temperature records are routinely broken, icecaps are melting and some parts of the world are flooding while others are burning, there can be little doubt that addressing climate change must be humankind's major priority," he told fellow leaders. more...


2020-01-21 16:00:00

Induction training is underway for staff from Somalia’s Maritime Administration ahead of the relaunch of the country’s maritime sector. The training, taking place in the Djibouti Regional Training Centre (19-23 January), is part of IMO/UNSOM efforts to support the Federal Government of Somalia and regional authorities to set up the core functions of a maritime administration and build a firm basis for future maritime development. more...


2020-01-15 11:00:00

 Search and rescue at sea depends on the integrated satellite and terrestrial radiocommunication communications system - the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS). IMO's Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR 7, 15-24 January) will continue its ongoing work to review GMDSS requirements, to enable the use of modern communication systems in the GMDSS, while removing requirements to carry obsolete systems. IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim opened the session, which is chaired by Mr. Ringo Lakeman (Netherlands). (Click for photos). more...




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 IMO Meetings

Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC) (03/02/2020 - 07/02/2020)
Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) (17/02/2020 - 21/02/2020)
Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE) (02/03/2020 - 06/03/2020)
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