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21 October 2021

Financial boost for IMO initiatives and institutions

IMO's work on support for seafarers, GHG emissions and affiliated educational institutions have received a financial boost from the Government of Malaysia. 

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19 October 2021

Capacity building for marine casualty investigations

Nine IMO Member States in the Asia & Pacific region are participating in a course to address underreporting of marine casualty investigations.

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06 October 2021

IMO set to expand regional presence with new office in Pacific

IMO's Technical Cooperation Committee at its 71st session approved the establishment of an IMO Regional Presence Office for the Pacific Islands region.

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05 October 2021

Lighting up blue for World Maritime Day

The IMO headquarters in the United Kingdom was one of numerous landmarks in more than 30 countries that were lit up blue on 30 September 2021 to celebrate World Maritime Day. 


 


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04 October 2021

New video highlights need for domestic ferry regulations

Domestic ferry operations play a crucial role in the movement of people and goods in many regions around the world.  But about 95% of ferry casualties world-wide occur during domestic operations.  In a new short animated video, IMO provides key messages on the importance of safety standards on domestic passenger ferries and the development of model regulations. 


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01 October 2021

IMO World Maritime Day amplifies seafarer voices

Seafarer voices were front and centre on IMO's World Maritime Day, with an all-seafarer panel discussing a number of issues relating to this year's theme of "Seafarers at the core of shipping's future". 

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30 September 2021

IMO-Norway GreenVoyage2050 Project launches work on low and zero carbon demonstration projects in India

Key stakeholders with an aspiration to implement low and zero carbon demonstration projects in India have been brought together at a National Stakeholder Roundtable (30 September). The online event, jointly organised by the IMO-Norway GreenVoyage2050 project and the Directorate General of Shipping of India, involved a broad range of stakeholders from across the maritime sector. These included cargo owners, ship owners and operators, ports as well as representatives from the government and finance sectors.

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24 September 2021

A conversation with Women in Maritime Associations

Discussions around the role of women in maritime took centre stage at the first webinar organized by IMO Member State delegates working to achieve gender equality in the maritime sector.

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24 September 2021

Progress made on life-cycle Greenhouse Gas (GHG) guidelines for alternative low/zero carbon marine fuels

An International Maritime Organization (IMO) working group has made concrete progress in developing lifecycle GHG/carbon intensity guidelines (LCA guidelines), to be utilized when assessing the overall climate impact of new fuels, which shipping needs to transition to in order to meet the GHG reduction ambitions, as set out in IMO's Initial GHG Strategy.

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