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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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25 February 2021

IMO regional pollution centre assists with oil spill incident in Israel

REMPEC is assisting the competent authorities of Israel with technical expertise regarding the beaching of a large quantities of tar balls on the Israeli shoreline.

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18 February 2021

Croatia accedes to fishing vessel safety treaty

Croatia has deposited its instrument of accession to become Contracting State to the 2012Cape Town Agreement on fishing vessel safety, demonstrating increasing Member State support for the regulations designed to safeguard fishing vessels and their crews. 

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16 February 2021

Croatia accedes to ship recycling convention

Croatia is the latest country to accede to IMO's treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling – the Hong Kong Convention. The Convention covers the design, construction, operation and maintenance of ships, and preparation for ship recycling in order to facilitate safe and environmentally sound recycling, without compromising the safety and operational efficiency of ships.

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