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IMO welcomes maritime humanitarian corridor in Black Sea

IMO Secretary-General welcomes signing of initiative to allow shipments of commodities via Black Sea

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Honduras and Norway support expanded IMO Council

Support from 117 IMO Member States is required for the amendments to the Convention on the International Maritime Organization to come into force.

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New World Maritime Theme highlights environmental legacy

“MARPOL at 50 – Our commitment goes on” has been chosen as the IMO World Maritime Theme for 2023.

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Chinese chief officer selected for IMO Bravery Award

Mr. Bo Xu, Chief Officer impressed the judges with his exceptional rescue of two survivors, found in a life raft in severe weather and heavy seas.

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08 August 2022

Maritime Administration in the Caribbean takes centre-stage

The Regional Meeting for Directors and Heads of Maritime Administrations (formerly known as the Workshop of Senior Maritime Administrators), jointly organized by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Maritime Authority of Suriname (MAS), was held in Paramaribo, Suriname (28-29 July 2022).

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05 August 2022

Just transition for decarbonization highlighted at Asia-Pacific meeting

IMO has highlighted the Organization's work to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from international shipping at the annual gathering of Asia Pacific Heads of Maritime Safety Agencies (APHoMSA), remotely hosted by the Cook Islands (26-28 July).


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04 August 2022

Maritime security support for Mauritius

A port facility security assessment is underway in Port Louis, Mauritius (1-5 August) led by a team of IMO experts. The assessment is being carried out under IMO's EU-funded Port Security Project with a view to preparing port facility security plans.

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Mr. Kitack Lim

Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization

Mr. Kitack Lim (Republic of Korea) is the eighth elected Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization.


Mr. Kitack Lim

Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization

Mr. Kitack Lim (Republic of Korea) is the eighth elected Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization.


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