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Posted: 5 days ago

ITF: Seafarer abandonment rises in Arab world

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has warned of a growing number of crew m...

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  • Human Capital
Posted: 5 days ago
Posted: 8 days ago

How has going under the radar for the shipping industry backfired today?

The shipping industry is faced with one of the greatest humanitarian crises in years, affecting over...

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  • Vessels
Posted: 8 days ago
Posted: 10 days ago

IMO Secretary-General warns of increasing risk of casualties as some seafarers are stuck at sea for over 17 months

Some seafarers have now been on board their ships for more than 17 months, exceeding the 11-months l...

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  • Human Capital
Posted: 10 days ago
  • long read
Posted: 17 days ago
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Empowering women in maritime: Why are we still having this conversation?

In 2019, the International Maritime Organization selected Empowering Women in the Maritime Community...

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  • Human Capital
Posted: 17 days ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

IMO: Just In Time Arrival Guide published to support more efficient shipping

​A new guide that aims to provide both port and shipping sectors with practical guidance on how to f...

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  • Regulation & policy
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Maritime summit: 13 governments promise to solve crew change crisis

Twelve countries have committed to facilitating crew changes and achieving key worker designation fo...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

UMAS, EDF: IMO needs to have ‘right rules’ for alternative fuels to truly drive shipping’s decarbonisation

The international shipping industry will fail to tackle its global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions un...

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  • Research & Development
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

Day of the Seafarer 2020 – Unsung heroes on COVID-19 frontline

The 2020 Day of the Seafarer pays tribute to unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic: the seafarers w...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

IMO, UNDP and private sector join forces to protect marine biodiversity and cut emissions

A ground-breaking Global Industry Alliance (GIA) has been launched to tackle two of the most pressin...

Categories:
  • Collaboration
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

IMO industry alliance intensifies efforts to cut ship emissions

The Global Industry Alliance (GIA) to Support Low Carbon Shipping – ​a key International Maritime O...

Categories:
  • Collaboration
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

China extends IMO Ballast Water Management Convention to Hong Kong

The Ballast Water Management Convention (BWMC) — an important international treaty which help...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: 3 months ago
  • long read
Posted: 4 months ago
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Sustainability and the Triple Helix

By Tom Scott The subject of sustainability in the Dutch maritime sector can be summed in part by loo...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

Maritime bodies release plan to resolve crew change crisis

Prompted by the growing crisis affecting around 150,000 seafarers stuck at sea and unable to sign of...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

IMO, WCO, UNECE and ISO partner up to support maritime digitalisation

A new partnership between IMO, WCO, UNECE and ISO has been signed to support the increased maritime...

Categories:
  • Collaboration
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

IMO Moves Toward Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

IMO agreed on the draft amendments to MARPOL Annex I to ban the use and carriage of HFO. ...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

IMO Urges Unnecessary Delays to Ships amid Coronavirus Are Prevented

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

Posted: 6 months ago
Posted: 9 months ago

Kitack Lim to Lead IMO for Another 4 Years

The Assembly of the IMO has approved the renewal of Kitack Lim’s appointment as Secretary-Gene...

Posted: 9 months ago
Posted: 9 months ago

New Zeland to Join IMO Air Pollution Convention

New Zealand revealed plans to sign up to new international maritime regulations to reduce ship emiss...

Posted: 9 months ago
Posted: 9 months ago

Indian Government Approves Proposal for Hong Kong Convention Accession

India is becoming the 14th country to join the IMO treaty. ...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: 9 months ago
Posted: 10 months ago

Clean Shipping Coalition: IMO Too Slow in Tackling Shipping’s Climate Impact

Faig Abbasov, shipping policy manager at T&E: “Everything is slow at the IMO, except for ...

Posted: 10 months ago
Posted: 10 months ago

IMO Working Group Moves Forward to Help Reduce GHG Emissions

IMO to create a workstream for the development of lifecycle GHG/carbon intensity guidelines for all ...

Posted: 10 months ago
Posted: 10 months ago

Sustainable Marine Development Towards 2030 and Beyond, Overview

A look back at the conference that took place in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, November 5-7. ...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: 10 months ago
Posted: 10 months ago

IMO’s GreenVoyage-2050 Project Gets USD 4.3 Mn Boost from Norway

Norway provides an additional NOK 40 million (USD 4.3. million) to the IMO-Norway GreenVoyage-2050 p...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 10 months ago
Posted: 10 months ago

UK Chamber of Shipping: Vessel Speed Reduction Not the Answer to Cutting Emissions

Slow shipping is not the answer to cutting emissions from shipping, the UK Chamber of Shipping point...

Posted: 10 months ago
Posted: 10 months ago

Calleya: Sulphur Cap Is a Very Hard Deadline, No Exceptions

A fuel oil non-availability report exists, however, “this is intended for temporary purposes o...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: 10 months ago
Posted: 10 months ago

Frederick J. Kenney: No Country Has Ratified Every Single IMO Treaty

There are some countries that are close to ratifying all of the IMO treaties but none is a party to ...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: 10 months ago