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08 March 2021

Gender equality and leadership in a COVID-19 maritime world

IMO celebrates role of women in maritime on International Women's Day 2021 and highlights pathways to a more inclusive future

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05 March 2021

GreenVoyage2050: States accelerate action to decarbonize shipping

IMO-Norway project is supporting States to implement energy efficiency measures and explore opportunities for low carbon shipping.

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17 February 2021

​IMO and WISTA International launch first Women in Maritime Survey

IMO and WISTA International survey will obtain baseline data on number of women and their positions in maritime and oceans fields

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16 February 2021

IMO launches a year of action for seafarers

The World Maritime Theme for 2021 is dedicated to seafarers, highlighting their central role in the future of shipping.

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15 February 2021

IMO symposium highlights pathways to shipping’s decarbonization

Various low- and zero-carbon marine fuels will allow shipping to meet its emissions targets, but more work is needed to address availability, safety and other issues.

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14 February 2021

IMO urges action to deter piracy in Gulf of Guinea

Enhanced cooperation and implementation of best practices needed to avoid, deter and report attacks threatening ships and crew.

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28 January 2021

IMO2020 fuel oil sulphur limit - cleaner air, healthier planet

Reduced limit on sulphur in marine fuel oil implemented smoothly through 2020.

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27 January 2021

UN Special Rapporteur on Toxics and Human Rights visits IMO

Special Rapporteur assesses effectiveness of international regulatory mechanisms concerning hazardous substances and wastes.

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