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18 May 2023

Women in Maritime day: networks for gender equality

The International Day for Women in Maritime on 18 May focuses on the theme "Mobilizing networks for gender equality”.

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29 March 2023

IMO CARES project enters next phase

IMO CARES project funding boost from Saudi Arabia enables move to full implementation phase

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20 March 2023

IMO, Norway and Singapore sign MOU on maritime decarbonization

MOU signed to support maritime decarbonisation activities under the GreenVoyage2050 Project and NextGEN Connect initiative.

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06 March 2023

IMO welcomes new oceans treaty

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim says landmark treaty will reinforce efforts to protect biodiversity.

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26 May 2023

Comparative analysis of candidate mid-term GHG measures

An Expert Workshop on a "comparative analysis of candidate mid-term GHG reduction measures" to further support IMO’s considerations of candidate measures to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions took place at IMO Headquarters in London on 25 and 26 May. It included the feasibility, effectiveness to deliver the long-term levels of ambition of the 2023 IMO GHG Strategy and the potential impacts on Member States. 

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25 May 2023

Strengthening oil spill preparedness plans in Mauritius

The impacts of oil pollution and its effect on the marine environment, and the importance of having in place an effective national framework for responding to oil spills were the focus of a national workshop held in Port Louis, Mauritius (22-24 May). The workshop was part of IMO’s work to support parties to the International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation (OPRC) with their National Oil Spill Contingency Plan (NOSCP).

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24 May 2023

​Opportunities in maritime decarbonization in Asia and Pacific

How the decarbonization of maritime transport in Asia and the Pacific can unlock opportunities and investments across the maritime value chain was at the heart of a Green Shipping conference in Manila, Philippines (16-17 May). Under the theme "Seizing opportunities for Green Shipping in Asia and the Pacific", the conference provided a forum for over 100 key maritime stakeholders from 20 Pacific Islands and Southeast Asian States (including ASEAN Member States) to discuss the decarbonization of international shipping.

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IMO Meetings


107th Session / 31 May - 09 Jun


15th Session / 26 - 30 Jun


80th Session / 03 - 07 Jul
129th Session / 17 - 21 Jul
9th Session / 31 Jul - 04 Aug