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25 June 2024

2024 International Day of the Seafarer

On this Day of the Seafarer, we pay tribute to those who have lost their lives while serving on ships attacked in the Red Sea.

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24 June 2024

Day of the Seafarer spotlights safety at sea

Celebrating seafarers worldwide on 25 June: International Day of the Seafarer

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14 June 2024

Statement on the attack on merchant vessel TUTOR

IMO Secretary-General appalled at latest attack in the Red Sea and demands maximum assistance for seafarers.

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24 May 2024

IMO condemns “illegal, unjustifiable” attacks on ships in Red Sea

IMO Member States call for an immediate end to ongoing attacks on ships and seafarers transiting through the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.

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24 June 2024

Women strengthen skills in port management

Female maritime officials from 26 countries have completed intensive training to boost their skills in managing and operating ports. 

The 21st Women in Port Management seminar, sponsored by IMO and run in collaboration with France’s leading port, HAROPA Port, was delivered by IPER from 10 to 21 June in Le Havre, France.

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19 June 2024

IMO finalizes regulations to improve pilot transfer safety

IMO’s Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR) has finalized draft regulations to improve the safety of maritime pilot transfer arrangements.

Meeting from 4 to 13 June, the NCSR Sub-Committee agreed on draft amendments to SOLAS regulation V/23 and draft performance standards for pilot transfer arrangements. 

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06 June 2024

IMO builds ballast water management awareness in Peru

A national workshop held in Lima, Peru (4-6 June) aims to equip government officials with the knowledge and skills needed to implement and enforce IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention.  

The BWM Convention aims to prevent the spread of harmful aquatic organisms from one region to another in ships’ ballast water, which is taken on board ships for stability.   

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IMO Meetings

June

74th Session / 24 - 28 Jun

July

132nd Session / 08 - 12 Jul
10th Session / 22 - 26 Jul

September

10th Session / 16 - 20 Sep
82nd Session / 30 Sep - 04 Oct
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