NEWS

CALLING FOR COUNTRIES TO RATIFY TREATY ON HAZARDOUS AND NOXIOUS CARGOES
IMO is continuing its work to promote a key compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious substances by ship – the HNS Convention.
30/09/2019 read more...
IMPORTANCE OF POLAR CODE STRESSED AT GREENLAND SUMMIT
Changing climatic conditions are opening up the polar regions to more and more maritime activity.
28/08/2019 read more...
GERMANY ACCEDES TO SHIP RECYCLING CONVENTION
Germany is the latest country to accede to IMO's treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling – the Hong Kong Convention.
24/07/2019 read more...
SAFETY MANAGEMENT TRAINING TAKES CENTRE STAGE
IMO training on the International Safety Management (ISM) Code is underway for nine countries (Ethiopia, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania) in the eastern and southern Africa subregion.
25/06/2019 read more...
SULPHUR 2020 IMPLEMENTATION - IMO ISSUES ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved and adopted a comprehensive set of guidance and guidelines to support the consistent implementation of the lower 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships’ fuel oil, which will enter into effect from 1 January 2020. Related draft MARPOL amendments were also approved.
22/05/2019 read more...
8 APRIL 2019 - THE ELECTRONIC DATA EXCHANGE DEADLINE
Amendments to the Facilitation Convention were adopted in 2016 and they entered into force on 1 January 2017.
17/04/2019 read more...
ADDRESSING INVASIVE AQUATIC SPECIES
IMO contributes to the protection of biodiversity through its Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, which requires ships to manage their ballast water to limit the spread of potentially invasive aquatic organisms.
15/03/2019 read more...
ADVANCES IN ANTIFOULING COATINGS TECHNOLOGY
Regulations and Technology Change of Antifouling Paints
19/03/2018 read more...
CIRCULAR ON AMENDMENTS TO GARBAGE MANAGEMENT PLAN IN ACCORDANCE WITH RESOLUTION MEPC.277(70)
We kindly remind you that Resolution MEPC.277(70) entered into force on the 1st of March 2018 and entailed amendments to the garbage management onboard.
14/03/2018 read more...
Amendments to Annex V of the MARPOL Convention (Garbage Management Plan)
Amendments to Annex V of the MARPOL Convention (Garbage) come into force by 1 March 2018
12/02/2018 read more...
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Shipping News

CALLING FOR COUNTRIES TO RATIFY TREATY ON HAZARDOUS AND NOXIOUS CARGOES

IMO is continuing its work to promote a key compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious substances by ship – the HNS Convention.

30 / 09 / 2019

Read more...

IMPORTANCE OF POLAR CODE STRESSED AT GREENLAND SUMMIT

Changing climatic conditions are opening up the polar regions to more and more maritime activity.

28 / 08 / 2019

Read more...

GERMANY ACCEDES TO SHIP RECYCLING CONVENTION

Germany is the latest country to accede to IMO's treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling – the Hong Kong Convention.

24 / 07 / 2019

Read more...