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2020-02-20 14:00:00

Following reports received regarding the impacts on the shipping industry of the sudden and rapid outbreak of the Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), IMO has issued a Circular Letter advising Member States and others on implementation and enforcement of relevant IMO Instruments. more...


2020-02-20 13:00:00

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has spoken of the “urgent need” to develop concrete measures to support IMO’s initial strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from shipping. Delivering a keynote address at the European Shipping Week in Brussels (20 February), Mr Lim said that “ambitious regulatory targets – adopted by IMO and backed up by technical cooperation and capacity building activities will act as the catalyst for technology, triggering research, development and innovation.” more...


2020-02-20 11:00:00

Maritime security threats are not solved at sea. The majority need to be primarily addressed ashore, with ports playing a key part in the solution. This is the basis of a new national workshop on maritime security risk management being piloted by IMO in Denpasar, Indonesia (17-21 February). It is designed to help participants counter threats in the maritime domain, which include terrorist attacks, piracy and armed robbery as well as challenges of increased drug trafficking, smuggling of weapons, and migration. The solutions include putting appropriate protocols in place to secure access control to the port and the ships as part of security measures and risk assessments. more...




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IMO Meetings

Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE) (02/03/2020 - 06/03/2020)
Legal Committee (LEG) (16/03/2020 - 20/03/2020)
Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) (30/03/2020 - 03/04/2020)
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