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27 January 2023

Mandatory Maritime Single Window: One year to go

IMO hosted "Maritime Single Window 2024 – A window of opportunities", a two-day Symposium to discuss how Member States can implement MSWs before the January 2024 deadline.

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20 December 2022

IMO progress on revised GHG strategy, Mediterranean ECA adopted

Marine Environment Protection Committee progress on GHG Strategy and next set of GHG reduction measures, adopts SOx control area.

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24 November 2022

MEPSEAS South-East Asian marine protection project concludes

Successful project to ratify and implement key marine protection treaties draws to close.

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15 November 2022

New code of safety for ships carrying industrial personnel adopted

Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 106) adopted mandatory International Code of Safety for Ships Carrying Industrial Personnel (IP Code).

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27 January 2023

Supporting opportunities for green shipping in South Africa

Biofuels from farmed algae, hydrogen-based fuel production and making harbour vessels greener through low carbon fuels are among proposals being considered for support through IMO’s GreenVoyage2050 Accelerator programme. The programme aims to accelerate deployment of low and zero carbon solutions on-board ships / in ports by supporting the development and implementation of pilot projects.

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19 January 2023

Canada accepts amendments to expand IMO Council

Canada has become the latest country to accept amendments to the Convention on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) which will expand the size of the Council, extend the term of its Members, and recognize three additional language texts as authentic versions of the Convention. 

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11 January 2023

Building expertise in marine casualty investigation: new foundation course

A Foundation Course on Marine Casualty Investigation for IMO Member States is being held in Bangkok, Thailand, under a programme to build self-sustaining technical capacity in marine casualty investigation amongst IMO Member States. 

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