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20 December 2021

Addressing seafarers' challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic

At its 32nd session, the IMO Assembly adopted a resolution on comprehensive action to address seafarers' challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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14 December 2021

IMO-Norad project to demonstrate solutions for GHG and biosafety

TEST Biofouling Project will demonstrate technical solutions to stop invasive species and reduce GHG emissions from ships.

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14 December 2021

IMO sets International Day for Women in Maritime

International Day for Women in Maritime will be observed on 18 May every year.

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10 December 2021

IMO Assembly elects new 40-Member Council

​The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization has elected the Members of its Council for the 2022-2023 biennium.

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09 December 2021

​IMO Council to expand - amendments adopted

IMO Assembly adopted amendment to the IMO Convention

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09 December 2021

IMO celebrates bravery at sea

Vietnamese search and rescue officer receives the 2021 IMO Bravery Award.

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07 December 2021

Seafarers, climate change in the spotlight at IMO 32nd Assembly

IMO Secretary-General encourages increased seafarer support and drive towards decarbonization

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07 December 2021

IMO International Maritime Prize awarded to Mr. Paul Sadler

Mr. Paul Sadler awarded the International Maritime Prize for 2020 at IMO Awards ceremony

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