IMO is undertaking a hazard identification (HAZID) exercise for non-SOLAS passenger ships in the Philippines (2-6 March). The exercise is being conducted with the participation of officials from Maritime Industry Authority (Marina), Department of Transportation and Communications, Republic of the Philippines, as well as industry stakeholders. (click to read more)
IMO`s Juvenal Shiundu is attending the 19th Meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee Of Experts (ICE) of the Sub-Regional office for Eastern Africa of UNECA (UN Economic Commission for Africa) taking place in Antananarivo, Madagascar (2 to 5 March). The aim of the meeting is to harness the power of the Blue Economy for Eastern Africa`s development by maximizing the potential of the maritime sector, including via the sharing of experiences by individual countries on good practices and lessons learnt from other emerging economies.
Vice Admiral Peter Hudson CBE Royal Navy, NATO Maritime Commander, visited the two-week Advanced Maritime Law Enforcement/Training of Trainers course taking place at NATO Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Centre (NMIOTC
), in Souda Bay, Crete, Greece (23 February to 6 March). The course is being conducted under the uspices of the Djibouti Code of Conduct (DcoC)
and the Djibouti Regional Training Centre with the support of IMO's Kiruja Micheni. (click
to read more)