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  • 22 September 2014

    Over one hundred issues,  including container safety, were considered in the course of plenary sessions and working group meetings at the first session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) held at the Headquarters of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) between September 8 and 12. Other topics on the agenda included the […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    Amendments to the bunker delivery note entered into force on January 1, 2019, IMO said.

  • 3 October 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    The Port of Singapore is gearing up for the IMO’s new sulphur regulations.

  • 24 November 2014

    Interferry applauded IMO’s rules for the location of fuel tanks on LNG-powered ships.

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) met from 11 to 15 May 2015 at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Headquarters in London and adopted the environmental (MARPOL) provisions of the Polar Code. With the earlier adoption of the safety (SOLAS) provisions in November 2014 and now the MARPOL provisions, the path is clear for the […]

  • 12 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Hapag-Lloyd exploring compliance options ahead of IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap.

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    Scorpio Tankers plans to meet the IMO’s sulphur cap by burning compliant fuels.

  • 21 February 2020

    IMO urges member states to undertake measures to prevent unnecessary delays of ships.

  • 19 October 2018

    IMO has issued a new set of free-of-charge toolkits to assess and address emissions from ships and ports. 

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has agreed to use the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) proposals as the basis for the review of the IMO Guidelines for vessels with dynamic positioning (DP) systems (MSC/Circ.645). The review will be taken forward by an IMO intersessional correspondence group that will further develop the draft, with a view […]

  • 7 February 2019
    Rules & Regulation

    The European Commission adopted a proposal to revise the EU MRV system.

  • 29 October 2018
    Rules & Regulation

    Industry bodies react to outcomes of IMO’s MEPC 73 meeting.

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) member state Indonesia is the latest country to sign the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, an international measure for environmental protection. The convention is aimed at preventing the spread of harmful and invasive aquatic species in ships’ ballast water, and requires ships to have procedures in place for ballast water management. Indonesia’s accession comes after capacity-building projects […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Transparency and accountability flaws could hinder IMO’s ability to deliver on its own climate goals.

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Rules & Regulation

    The International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) tentative step towards a plan to cut shipping’s climate emissions represents only ‘modest’ progress, Transport & Environment cited the Marshall Islands’ transport minister Mike Halferty. Earlier this month, countries meeting at the IMO’s environment committee agreed to ‘headings’ to be included in a strategy, which itself will be the first step of a […]

  • 16 May 2018

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) welcomes a new member, the Republic of Nauru.

  • 4 July 2014

    Representatives from 11 West and Central Africa countries are in Accra, Ghana, to attend the first IMO regional workshop on “MARPOL Annex VI – Ship energy efficiency and technology transfer”, from July 2nd to July 4th.   The workshop, which is being hosted by the Ghana Maritime Authority, is aimed at building capacity with regards […]

  • 12 May 2005

    Meetings of IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) are important way-stations on the international maritime regulatory superhighway. The MSC is meeting in London today for its 80th session, which lasts until May 20, and, as usual, it has an extensive agenda packed with items with the potential to add to the compliance burdens faced by the […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Rules & Regulation

    The implementation date for the 0.5% global sulphur cap is set for 2020, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Marine Environment Protection Committee decided at its 70th session in London this week. In 2008, the IMO unanimously adopted the global sulphur cap requiring all ships to use fuels with a maximum 0.5% sulphur content as of January 1, […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Rules & Regulation

    A project promoting the implementation of an international treaty stemming the transfer of potentially invasive species in ships’ ballast water has been concluded at a meeting of stakeholders from governments, the shipping industry and UN bodies, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) said.  The final meeting of the GloBallast Global Project Task Force (GPTF) was held in […]

  • 12 September 2014

    Indonesia has officially acceded to the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-fouling Systems on Ships and the International Convention on Civil Liability for Bunker Oil Pollution Damage. H.E. Mr Teuku Mohammad Hamzah Thayeb, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Indonesia to IMO, met on 11 September IMO Secretary-General Sekimizu to present Indonesia’s instruments of accession […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Rules & Regulation

    The International Code for ships operating in Polar waters, better known as the Polar Code, will enter into force on January 1, 2017, and will apply to ships operating in Arctic and Antarctic waters. The Polar Code provides for safe ship operation and protects the environment by addressing the unique risks present in polar waters but […]