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22 March 2024

IMO agrees possible outline for maritime “net-zero framework”

​IMO has agreed on an illustration of a possible draft outline of an “IMO net-zero framework” for cutting greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) from international shipping.

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18 March 2024

IMO to open regional office in Fiji to serve the Pacific

IMO will open its seventh Regional Presence Office, in Suva, Fiji, to serve countries and territories in the Pacific Islands region.

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06 March 2024

Statement on the attack on the True Confidence bulk carrier

IMO Secretary-General conveys condolences and renews call for collective action to protect seafarers.

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05 March 2024

Preventing and combatting violence and harassment in the maritime sector

IMO and ILO take action for preventing and combatting violence and harassment, including sexual harassment, bullying and sexual assault

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23 April 2024

IMO’s maritime law institute celebrates 35 years of training success

The IMO International Maritime Law Institute (IMO-IMLI) celebrated its 35th anniversary with testimonies from alumni and discussions about how to shape its future. IMO-IMLI was founded in 1988 in Malta, and began its first programme in 1989. Its aim is to strengthen the capacity and expertise of Member States in all aspects of international maritime law. 

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18 April 2024

Port security training in Kenya tackles maritime security threats

What do port security personnel do in the event of a bomb threat or spillage of dangerous goods at the port? These are the kind of scenarios explored in an inter-agency workshop in Mombasa, Kenya on maritime security. Running from 16 to 18 April, it is the latest in a series of IMO maritime security workshops on control and compliance, delivered under the EU-funded project on Port Security and Safety of Navigation in Eastern and Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean.  

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17 April 2024

Regional workshop prepares Caribbean countries for IMO audits

Senior maritime administrators from seven Caribbean countries completed a regional workshop in preparation for forthcoming audits under the IMO Member State Audit Scheme (IMSAS). The workshop took place in Kingston, Jamaica (8-12 April), organized by IMO and the Maritime Authority of Jamaica, as host country.

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