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22 July 2022

IMO welcomes maritime humanitarian corridor in Black Sea

IMO Secretary-General welcomes signing of initiative to allow shipments of commodities via Black Sea

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18 July 2022

Honduras and Norway support expanded IMO Council

Support from 117 IMO Member States is required for the amendments to the Convention on the International Maritime Organization to come into force.

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18 July 2022

New World Maritime Theme highlights environmental legacy

“MARPOL at 50 – Our commitment goes on” has been chosen as the IMO World Maritime Theme for 2023.

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18 July 2022

Chinese chief officer selected for IMO Bravery Award

Mr. Bo Xu, Chief Officer impressed the judges with his exceptional rescue of two survivors, found in a life raft in severe weather and heavy seas.

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15 July 2022

Professor David Attard to receive International Maritime Prize

Professor David Joseph Attard (Malta) is to receive the International Maritime Prize for his contributions to the objectives and work of IMO.

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08 July 2022

IMO celebrates graduating women maritime leaders

IMO continues sponsorship of Maritime SheEO leadership scheme following graduation of first cohort.

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07 July 2022

Professor Norman A. Martínez Gutiérrez to lead IMLI

Professor Norman A. Martínez Gutiérrez has been selected to succeed Professor David Attard as the new Director of the IMO International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI).

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05 July 2022

Safeguarding the oceans for the future

IMO highlights its commitment to protecting the ocean and addressing climate change ocean issues at Lisbon UN Ocean Conference

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