Thursday, September 8, 2022
Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Port

Ukraine Grain Ship Deal Faces Mountains Of Trouble

By Jonathan Saul (Reuters) Too few ships are arriving in Ukraine to quickly clear mountains of grain built up over months of war despite a U.N.

September 8, 2022
Total Views: 5822

Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Russia Says West Is Breaking IMO Grain Deal

by Mark Trevelyan (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that the West was not honoring its promise to help Russian

September 6, 2022
Total Views: 5724

Friday, August 5, 2022
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Containership Charter Market Could See New Spike as Ships Slow Down for New Emissions Regulations

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The containership charter market could see a new spike this year, as liner operators look to redesign their networks to

August 5, 2022
Total Views: 1749

Sunday, July 31, 2022
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Press Releases

World Maritime University 2022 Seafarer Survey

The IMO’s World Maritime University (WMU) in Sweden is calling all Seafarers who are currently working on any commercial ship, or have worked on such

July 31, 2022
Total Views: 1567

Monday, July 25, 2022
Energy Crisis Spokesman

Shipping’s New ESG Rules Could Starve Millions

by John Konrad (gCaptain) A new report found that more than 75% of ships will not meet the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) new Environmental

July 25, 2022
Total Views: 6417

Tuesday, July 19, 2022

Chinese Chief Officer to Receive IMO Bravery Award

The chief officer of a Chinese tanker will be given the International Maritime Organization award for exceptional bravery at sea for his efforts to rescue two

July 19, 2022
Total Views: 4310

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Container ships wait off the coast of the congested Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in Long Beach, California

Congressmen Introduce Bill to Eliminate Carbon Emissions from Ships Calling in U.S.

With the IMO yet to finalize its climate change strategy, two Congressmen from California have introduced a bill seeking to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions

July 12, 2022
Total Views: 2400

Monday, July 11, 2022

Slow Steaming May Be Surest Way For Aging Fleets To Meet Ever Changing Emissions Standards

By Sarah McFarlane LONDON, July 11 (Reuters) – If shipping is the beating heart of global trade, its pulse is about to get slower.

July 11, 2022
Total Views: 2817

Monday, June 13, 2022

IMO MEPC78: Here’s What You May Have Missed

The International Maritime Organization has concluded its latest meeting of its key Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC), known as MEPC78. The

June 13, 2022
Total Views: 975

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IMO Clamps Down on Dirty Fuel in Mediterranean Sea

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Shipping’s global regulator ruled that vessels must slash the sulfur content of fuel used for voyages in the

June 13, 2022
Total Views: 1484

Friday, June 10, 2022
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IMO Concludes MEPC78

The UN International Maritime Organization’s has concluded its latest meeting of its key Marine Environment Protection Committee, known as MEPC78, held

June 10, 2022
Total Views: 871

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

IMO Marine Environmental Protection Committee: Running at Full Speed to Stay on Schedule

One of the best characterizations of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) came in Greece (1,500

June 8, 2022
Total Views: 1282


De-Mining Ukraine’s Ports May Take Months, IMO Says

By Áine Quinn (Bloomberg) — Removing sea mines near Ukraine’s key ports could take months, and hundreds of seafarers are still stranded in the region

June 8, 2022
Total Views: 1306

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

All Eyes on IMO’s MEPC78

All eyes will be on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) when its Maritime Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) convenes virtually next month for

May 25, 2022
Total Views: 894

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Today Marks the First International Day for Women in Maritime

Today marks the first International Day for Women in Maritime, meant to highlight and celebrate the role of women in the historically a male-dominated maritime

May 18, 2022
Total Views: 1073

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
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‘Politically Difficult’ IMO Is Frustrating Top Ship Owners

Achieving the green transition is “both technically and politically very difficult,” said World Shipping Council President John Butler. By Augusta Saraiva

May 4, 2022
Total Views: 2030

Friday, March 11, 2022
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IMO Calls for Maritime Safety Corridors to Evacuate Ships Stranded by Ukraine Conflict

LONDON, March 11 (Reuters) – The UN’s shipping agency will seek to create a safe maritime corridor to enable merchant ships and

March 11, 2022
Total Views: 1341


IMO Council Addresses Dangers to Shipping and Seafarers During Emergency Meeting on Ukraine

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) 40-Member Council met virtually for an extraordinary session this week to address the impacts on shipping

March 11, 2022
Total Views: 1882

Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Watch: How Dirty Ships Are Cleaning Up Their Act

With around 80-90% of goods transported on ships at some point in the supply chain, the internatioal shipping industry is estimated to account for nearly 3% of

March 8, 2022
Total Views: 5121

Thursday, March 3, 2022
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Countries Seek IMO Meeting On Shipping Dangers After Ukraine Invasion

LONDON/ATHENS, March 3 (Reuters) – Over 15 countries have called for a special meeting with the UN’s shipping agency to discuss

March 3, 2022
Total Views: 1163