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Cutting GHG emission from shipping - 10 years of mandatory rules

2021 marks a decade of action since IMO adopted the first set of mandatory energy efficiency measures for ships.

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World Maritime theme 2022: New technologies for greener shipping

'New technologies for greener shipping' has been chosen as the World Maritime theme for 2022, reflecting the need to support a green transition of the maritime sector into a sustainable future, while leaving no one behind.

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International Maritime Prize to go to Mr. Paul Sadler (UK)

Prize for 2020 is to be awarded to Mr. Paul Sadler, former representative of Government of the United Kingdom to IMO and of IACS.

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Vietnamese rescuer to receive IMO Bravery Award

Mr. Tran Van Khoi, Search and Rescue Officer from Viet Nam, will receive the award for rescuing four survivors from a sunken vessel.

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22 July 2021

Updating maritime Administrators in the Caribbean

Senior maritime administrators in the Caribbean have participated in the latest Regional Workshop, which was held virtually (19- 20 July).

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21 July 2021

IMO welcomes WHO vaccine roadmap seafarer prioritization

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has welcomed the World Health Organization's decision to name seafarers as one of the groups of transportation workers that should be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination in instances of limited supplies.

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14 July 2021

Sustainable Technologies in focus at MTCC Asia Conference

Emerging innovative solutions for low-carbon shipping were the focus of the International Conference-Exhibition on Maritime Technology for Climate Mitigation (Confex).

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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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