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2020-02-18 14:00:00

IMO’s ongoing work to counter piracy/armed robbery against ships and other illicit activities at sea is underway at the Mohammed Bin Naif Academy for Maritime Science and Security Studies, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (9-27 February). Participants from 18 countries* are sharing best practices and learning skills to deal with maritime crimes at sea – including piracy/robbery, drug trafficking, marine terrorism, weapons smuggling, human trafficking and more. more...


2020-02-18 11:30:00

Removing barriers to women joining the maritime sector, the importance of education and how to increase visibility of women in maritime leadership roles – these were some of the key challenges under the spotlight at a major symposium at IMO Headquarters in London (19 February). The symposium was part of IMO’s continuing efforts to maintain momentum in empowering women in the maritime community, and follow the 2019 IMO Assembly resolution to preserve the legacy of the 2019 World MaritimeTheme and work towards a barrier-free environment for women throughout the maritime sector. more...


2020-02-18 11:00:00

Finland has become the latest State to become Party to the Cape Town Agreement on fishing vessel safety. The Agreement outlines regulations designed to protect the safety of crews and observers and provides a level playing field for the industry while setting standards for fishing vessels of 24 meters length and over. The treaty will enter into force 12 months after at least 22 States, with an aggregate 3,600 fishing vessels of 24 meters in length and over operating on the high seas have expressed their consent to be bound by it. With Finland’s accession, 14 countries have ratified the Agreement. more...




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 IMO Meetings

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)
Legal Committee (LEG) (16/03/2020 - 20/03/2020)
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