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IMO moves ahead on GHG emissions, Black Carbon and marine litter

Marine Environment Committee agrees to initiate GHG strategy review, recognizing need for strengthened ambitions

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IMO Council sets International Day for Women in Maritime

International Day for Women in Maritime will be observed on 18 May every year

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New programme for West Africa maritime security

Nigeria to implement IMO Whole of Government Approach to Maritime Security programme to build on progress made

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IMO-Singapore Maritime Single Window project picks Angola port

IMO-Singapore project to implement digital ship clearance system in the Port of Lobito, Angola - aim is to support more ports in future

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25 November 2021

Promoting a whole of government approach to maritime security

A regional workshop in Djibouti has promoted IMO's whole of government approach to maritime security in the western Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden area. The event (22-25 November) was attended by 23 senior government officials from 11 Djibouti Code of Conduct (DCoC) signatory States at the Djibouti Regional Training Centre. 

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24 November 2021

IMO appoints Special Advisor on Maritime Security

The IMO Secretary-General has appointed Mr. Peter Adams, Head, Maritime Security, Maritime Safety Division, as "Special Advisor to the Secretary-General on Maritime Security". IMO has within its mandate to make trade and travel by sea as safe and secure as possible.

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19 November 2021

New report examines sea-based sources of marine litter

A new report by GESAMP outlines the various sources of  marine litter and the impact and assesses the current availability of data and identifies knowledge gaps for the main categories of sea-based sources of marine plastic litter.

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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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