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06 May 2021

Supply chains firms urged to protect seafarers’ rights

New due diligence tool aims to help businesses uphold their responsibility to protect human rights at sea.

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29 April 2021

NextGEN holds first meeting to push maritime decarbonization

IMO-Singapore NextGEN project aims to facilitate collaboration and information sharing across maritime decarbonization initiatives.

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29 April 2021

IMO-Germany project to cut maritime transport emissions in Asia

IMO and Germany sign agreement to develop project to identify opportunities and solutions to prevent and reduce transport emissions.

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05 May 2021

Autonomous shipping, Covid-19 impact, security and fuel safety in spotlight

The foundations for the future development of a regulatory framework for Maritime Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) will be laid at the 103rd session of IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), held in remote session from 5 to14 May 2021. 

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20 April 2021

Promoting National Maritime Transport Policies

IMO is continuing to introduce countries to the concept of National Maritime Transport Policies (NMTPs). Officials from 10 countries, including Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) took part in the 4th Advanced Maritime Leaders' Programme (20 April).

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19 April 2021

Draft amendments to modernize GMDSS set to be agreed

Important work to update the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) is continuing in the Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR), which is meeting for its 8th session (19-23 April).  

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