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Posted: about 1 month ago

IMO Secretary-General slams 'no crew change' clause

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim has criticized the “no crew change” clauses in charterparties, stre...

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

45 countries designated seafarers as key workers

Forty-five IMO Member States and one Associate Member, Hong Kong,  have now designated seafarers as ...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

JIT ship ops save fuel, cut emissions, new trial shows

Another desktop trial in Just-In-Time (JIT) ship operations has yielded positive results, showing th...

Categories:
  • Environment
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: about 1 month ago

UN adopts resolution on key worker status of seafarers

The United Nations has adopted a resolution that calls on its members to designate seafarers and oth...

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

IMO measures fail to speed up global fleet rejuvenation

The new IMO measures addressing greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) have been met with a lot of criticism...

Categories:
  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 1 months ago

IMO agrees to further evaluate $5 billion R&D fund proposal

The IMO member states have agreed to give further consideration to the industry-led proposal for the...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 1 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

The Clean Arctic Alliance says IMO’s ban leaves Arctic vulnerable to HFO spill for another decade

The Clean Arctic Alliance slammed the decision by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to a...

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  • Rules & Regulation
Posted: 2 months ago
  • long read
Posted: 2 months ago

Environmentalists blast IMO's lack of ambition

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved a number of measures aimed at cutting the...

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  • Regulation & policy
Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 2 months ago

UN agencies support resumption of cruise ship operations

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) have expres...

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

IMO, South Korea establish programme to cut ships' emissions

The Republic of Korea and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) have signed an agreement to ...

Categories:
  • Collaboration
Posted: 2 months ago
  • long read
Posted: 2 months ago

New IMO proposal on GHG reductions triggers criticism

Last week, the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) working group presented a draft tex...

Categories:
  • Regulation & policy
Posted: 2 months ago
Industry Contribution

Faccin Wind Towers Division: a reliable partner for your wind energy project

Faccin Group created a Wind Towers Division within the company. Why? Eng. Andrea Comparin: “Ac...

Posted: 18 days ago
Industry Contribution

Maritime Insurance Market Update, Q3 2020

‘Clients, advisors and insurers are in the same boat.’ Effective cooperation is necessary to keep ri...

Posted: about 1 month ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Global alliance on combating biofouling gets two more members

South Korean shipping and marine supplier Tas Global Co., Ltd and water software development firm DH...

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

Will the November MEPC meeting end the tug of war between IMO and EU?

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting crew change crisis combined with the latest cyber-attack hit...

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  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

IMO’s website restored after cyber attack

The website of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is up and running, the UN body confirme...

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  • Business & Finance
Posted: 3 months ago
Industry Contribution
Partner

It’s all about power flow

Integration of renewable energies on a ship – and in other island networks Interview with Jero...

Posted: 3 months ago
  • breaking news
Posted: 3 months ago

International Maritime Organization hit by cyber attack

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has been hit by cyber attack that has taken out a numb...

Categories:
  • IT & Software
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Over 400,000 seafarers trapped at sea

More than 400,000 seafarers remain trapped at sea on more than 60,000 cargo ships, as calls to end t...

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Trafigura proposes carbon levy introduction to IMO

Trafigura, one of the world’s largest ship charterers, has proposed that the International Maritime ...

Categories:
  • Innovation
Posted: 3 months ago
Industry Contribution

“ETICA IP” ROV & USV a staunch green ally for the blue economy indystry & ocean sustainability

By Ioana Laura Grigore. Our concept of blue economy & ocean sustainability in offshore industry ...

Posted: 2 months ago
Posted: 3 months ago

Seafarer humanitarian crisis in the spotlight of World Maritime Day

On 24 September, the IMO and the global maritime community come together to celebrate the annual Wor...

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: 3 months ago
  • long read
Posted: 3 months ago
Premium

Shipping needs to step up and introduce a carbon levy before EU does

With the EU advancing on its plans to include international shipping in its Emissions Trading System...

Categories:
  • Research & Development
Posted: 3 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

ITF: Seafarer abandonment rises in Arab world

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

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

Categories:
  • Vessels
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 4 months ago

IMO Secretary-General warns of increasing risk of casualties

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

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: 4 months ago
  • long read
Posted: 4 months ago
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Empowering women in maritime, still a conversation to have

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

Categories:
  • Human Capital
Posted: 4 months ago
Posted: 5 months ago

IMO: Just In Time Arrival Guide published

​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: 5 months ago
Posted: 6 months ago

Summit: 13 countries promise to solve crew change crisis

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

Categories:
  • Authorities & Government
Posted: 6 months ago