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15 October 2021

Bridging the gaps for maritime decarbonization

IMO-UNEP-Norway Zero-and Low-Emission Innovation Forum highlighted challenges and opportunities for decarbonization, financing, building on innovation and best practices.

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01 October 2021

IMO and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia sign new partnerships

New funds will support projects to tackle biofouling and marine plastic litter and the designing of long-term programme to help cut ship emissions.

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30 September 2021

Spotlighting the role of seafarers on World Maritime Day

World Maritime Day 2021 highlights "Seafarers: At the core of shipping’s future".

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29 September 2021

NextGEN portal to maritime decarbonisation projects launched

​​IMO-Singapore searchable web portal compiles maritime transport decarbonisation initiatives for collaboration and cooperation.

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24 September 2021

​Seafarer access to medical care a matter of life and death

Joint Statement by IMO and ILO highlights need for prompt access for medical assistance for vital key worker seafarers

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30 July 2021

Women in maritime get new association in West and Central Africa

Diversity and maritime security were in focus at the inaugural event for the Women in Maritime of West and Central Africa (WIMOWCA).

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15 July 2021

Cutting GHG emissions from shipping - 10 years of mandatory rules

2021 marks a decade of action since IMO adopted the first set of mandatory energy efficiency measures for ships.

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06 July 2021

World Maritime theme 2022: New technologies for greener shipping

'New technologies for greener shipping' has been chosen as 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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