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17 May 2024

2024 International Day for Women in Maritime: Shaping the future of maritime safety

​This year’s International Day for Women in Maritime will focus on the crucial role of women in ensuring maritime safety worldwide, while highlighting the changing attitudes towards gender in the industry.

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22 March 2024

IMO agrees possible outline for maritime “net-zero framework”

​IMO has agreed on an illustration of a possible draft outline of an “IMO net-zero framework” for cutting greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from international shipping.

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18 March 2024

IMO to open regional office in Fiji to serve the Pacific

IMO will open its seventh Regional Presence Office, in Suva, Fiji, to serve countries and territories in the Pacific Islands region.

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06 March 2024

Statement on the attack on the True Confidence bulk carrier

IMO Secretary-General conveys condolences and renews call for collective action to protect seafarers.

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21 May 2024

Mentorship and training vital for women’s maritime success

Leading voices in the shipping industry have underscored the importance of mentorship and educational opportunities to bolster women’s profile in the male-dominated maritime sector. On International Day for Women in Maritime, a panel of experts discussed how to incorporate women’s perspectives in shaping the future of maritime safety.

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17 May 2024

IMO shares expertise on oil spill response

IMO has outlined key insights for tackling marine pollution incidents at the International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC 2024) in New Orleans, United States (13-16 May). Under the theme 'Prevent, Prepare, Respond, Restore', hundreds of professionals from the international spill response community, private sector, government, and non-governmental organizations came together to discuss challenges, innovation and share spill preparedness and response expertise from around the world.

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17 May 2024

Somali maritime security training targets ‘whole-of-government’ approach

Somali officials have strengthened their skills in decision-making and policy development through an IMO-led workshop focusing on a ‘whole of government’ approach to maritime security. 

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IMO Meetings

May

108th Session / 15 - 24 May

June

11th Session / 04 - 13 Jun
74th Session / 24 - 28 Jun

July

132nd Session / 08 - 12 Jul
10th Session / 22 - 26 Jul
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