International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopts key mandatory measures to reduce ships’ carbon intensity; establishes ship rating system.Continue Reading
Argentina becomes 100th State Party to MARPOL Annex VI regulations for the prevention of air pollution from ships.Continue Reading
Guidelines to support new carbon intensity cutting measures agreed by working group ahead of MEPC.Continue Reading
IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee finalizes its analysis of ship safety treaties, to assess next steps for regulating Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS).Continue Reading
Fighting against the impacts of ghost gear and marine litter was a passion for the late Joanna Toole, former FAO staff member, who was tragically killed when Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed en route to Nairobi on 10 March 2019. To honour her work, a marine environment grant has been created.
Regional cooperation is crucial in the fight against piracy and armed robbery against ships and other illicit maritime activities. A new website www.dcoc.org highlights the Djibouti Code of Conduct, adopted under the auspices of IMO which has been instrumental in containing the threat of piracy in the Western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden.
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