• 27-29
    September 2021


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    IMO-UNEP Zero and Low Emission Innovation Forum

    The IMO-UNEP-Norway Zero-and Low-Emission Innovation Forum is hosting a 3 day event championing innovation to accelerate the transition of the marine sector towards a zero- and low-emission future. 

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  • 30
    September 2021


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    World Maritime Day

    Every year IMO celebrates World Maritime Day, focusing attention on the importance of shipping safety, maritime security and the marine environment and to emphasize a particular aspect of IMO's work.

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  • 19-20
    October 2021
    Virtual event

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    Regional Webinars on Fishing Vessel Safety

    A series of webinars promoting the importance of the 2012 Cape Town Agreement on fishing vessel safety. Organized by IMO, in cooperation with The Pew Charitable Trusts, the webinars provide a platform to share lessons learned from States that have already ratified the Agreement, or are currently in the process of doing so.

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  • 23
    July 2021


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    Inaugural WIMOWCA event

    The inaugral event by the new Women in Martiime of West and Central Africa (WIMIWCA) will explore the theme of 'Maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea' and feature high profile speakers including IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and the Minister of State for Transportation of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Gbemisola Ruqayyah Saraki.

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  • 25
    June 2021


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    Day of the Seafarer

    Day of the seafarer is an official United Nations international observance day which takes place every year on 25 June. Organized by IMO, it aims to increase awareness of the world's 1.5 million seafarers.

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  • 23
    April 2021
    Virtual event

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    IMO-Singapore Future of Shipping Conference

    IMO and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore are jointly organizing the IMO-Singapore Future of Shipping Conference and NextGEN Inaugural Workshop on Friday, 23 April 2021 from 9.00 a.m. to 11.50 a.m. (UTC+1). These events seek to share insights on decarbonization, digitalization and trade in a disrupted world following the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Regional webinars on challenges faced by seafarers

    A series of regional webinars to discuss and develop best practices aimed at addressing the current challenges seafarers are facing during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • 07
    April 2021


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    IMO Awards and recognitions

    IMO currently has two main Awards: the IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea and the International Maritime Prize.

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  • March 2021
    Virtual event

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    International Women's Day 2021

    To celebrate International Women's Day on Monday, 8 March 2021, IMO is launching the online campaign #MyMaritimeMentor. Women and the global maritime community are invited to participate by sharing a photo of their mentor and a card that will be released soon, using the hashtag #MyMaritimeMentor on social media: Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram and Facebook.


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  • 9-10
    February 2021
    Virtual event

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    Symposium on alternative low-carbon and zero-carbon fuels

    The symposium aims to raise awareness, to present state-of-the art research and innovation, to discuss the advancement of alternative low-carbon and zero-carbon fuels in international shipping, and to discuss initiatives to promote the availability, affordability and uptake of future marine fuels.

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  • October 2020
    Virtual meeting
    Singapore
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    Webinars on the Future of Shipping

    IMO and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore are organizing two webinars on the Future of Shipping (17 September 2020 and 8 October 2020).

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