• 27-1
    July 2022


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    IMO at the UN Ocean Conference

    IMO will be at the UN Ocean Conference. As the United Nations agency responsible for developing and adopting measures to improve the safety and security of international shipping and to prevent pollution from ships, and for the prevention of pollution by dumping of waste at sea, IMO has an integral role in meeting the targets set out in the United Nations.


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  • 29
    September 2022


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    World Maritime Day 2022

    'New technologies for greener shipping' is 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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  • 25
    June 2022


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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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  • 18
    May 2022


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    International Day for Women in Maritime

    International Day for Women in Maritime will be observed on 18 May every year, following a resolution adopted by the IMO Assembly. It will celebrate women in the industry and support work to address the current gender imbalance in maritime.

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  • 06
    April 2022


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    IMO-Singapore Future of Shipping Conference: Decarbonisation

    IMO and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore are jointly organizing the IMO-Singapore Future of Shipping Conference: Decarbonisation (FOSC) on 6 April 2022.

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  • 27
    January 2022
    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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  • 6
    December 2021


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    2021 IMO Awards Ceremony

    IMO is very pleased to announce that the 2021 IMO Awards Ceremony will take place on Monday, 6 December 2021 at 6.15p.m. London time. The event will be celebrated at IMO Headquarters, and will present the International Maritime Prize 2020 as well as 2021 IMO Awards for Exceptional Bravery at Sea.

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  • 1- 12
    November 2021


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    IMO at COP 26

    The IMO exhibition stand located in the Pavilion can be found in Hall 4. Details of the IMO-led side events held within the margins of COP 26 will be provided in due course.


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  • 9
    November 2021


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    IMO’s commitment to decarbonize shipping through concerted international action

    IMO at COP 26: IMO’s commitment to decarbonize shipping through concerted international action. Join us for a panel discussion hosted by IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim and moderated by Mr. Julian Bray, Editor-in-Chief, Tradewinds.

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  • 10
    November 2021


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    IMO-UNCTAD side event at COP26: Seizing opportunities for developing countries in providing zero-carbon fuels to global shipping

    Decarbonization of international shipping requires a rapid shift from today’s predominant use of fossil fuels to zero-carbon alternatives. This side event explores the opportunities for developing countries in producing and supplying zero-carbon marine fuels to ships in their ports. 

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  • 30
    September 2021


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    World Maritime Day interactive webinar

    IMO hosted a Teams Live webinar at 12.00 BST exploring the theme "Seafarers: at the core of shipping’s future". In addition to hearing from Secretary General Kitack Lim, attendees heard from four seafarers about the following topics: diversity, safety, crew change and the environment. 

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  • 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 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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  • 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) that explores the theme of 'Maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea' and features 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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  • 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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  • 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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