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24 June 2022

Seafarer journeys in spotlight for Day of the Seafarer 2022 

Seafarers are sharing their maritime voyages across social media to mark the Day of the Seafarer 2022. 

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13 June 2022

Cutting ships’ GHG emissions - working towards revised strategy

IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee progresses work on GHG reduction; approves Mediterranean Sea emission control area.

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24 May 2022

ISWG-GHG 12: Reducing GHG Emissions from Ships

GHG Working Group finalizes carbon intensity measures guidance and agrees to further develop a "basket of candidate mid-term measures".

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23 May 2022

Single window for ship data exchange to become mandatory

Amendments to the Facilitation Convention adopted to enhance digitalization in shipping.

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23 May 2022

IMO Secretary-General urges support for FSO Safer plan

IMO Secretary-General urges States to support UN coordinated plan to transfer oil from degrading floating storage unit off Yemen.

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18 May 2022

18 May – celebrating women in maritime

The first International Day for Women in Maritime focuses on the theme "Training-Visibility-Recognition: Supporting a barrier-free working environment”.

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18 May 2022

Driving diversity in maritime through data

IMO-WISTA Women in Maritime survey highlights current gender diversity across the sector and sets a benchmark for progress

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05 May 2022

Sustainable Maritime Transport in Caribbean – Carib-SMART

Norway-funded Carib-SMART Preparatory Phase Programme will enable Caribbean SIDS maritime sector to build-back better after pandemic

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