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

56 mins ago
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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: 1020

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: 1928

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: 1322


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: 1848

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: 5100

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: 1158

Thursday, February 10, 2022
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Who Blocked The IMO From Passing New Midshipman X Initiatives?

Did the US Coast Guard just block an important #MidshipmanX Sexual Assualt And Harassment (SASH) initiative at the IMO? Who are the members of the United

February 10, 2022
Total Views: 4106

Monday, February 7, 2022
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Explainer: Shipping’s Inclusion in EU’s Carbon Market

By Jonathan Saul, Kate Abnett and Nina Chestney LONDON, Feb 7 (Reuters) – The European Commission has proposed adding shipping to the bloc’s

February 7, 2022
Total Views: 767

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

IMO Designates May 18th as ‘International Day for Women in Maritime’

The UN International Maritime Organization has adopted a resolution to designate May 18th as International Day for Women in Maritime. The resolution was

December 15, 2021
Total Views: 1351

Saturday, December 11, 2021
Maritime News

Buttigieg Pushes IMO To Address Sexual Assault At Sea

Last Monday, December 6, the U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg addressed the assembly of the International Maritime Organization, IMO, in London. He

December 11, 2021
Total Views: 1675

Friday, December 10, 2021

International Maritime Organization Elects New 40-Member Council

The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization, its highest governing body, has elected new Member States to the IMO Council for the 2022-2023 term.

December 10, 2021
Total Views: 1426

Thursday, December 9, 2021
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IMO Assembly Adopts Amendments to Expand Council to 52 Member States

The International Maritime Organization’s highest governing body, the IMO Assembly, has adopted new amendments to expand the size of IMO Council, which

December 9, 2021
Total Views: 1073

Monday, November 29, 2021

Shipping Still Falls Short on Decarbonization After Climate Talks

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — The organization that regulates shipping made little fresh progress toward decarbonizing the industry during a series of

November 29, 2021
Total Views: 515

Saturday, November 27, 2021
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IMO MEPC77: Not Entering The Harbor Just Yet

The International Maritime Organization (IMO)’s MEPC77 meetings have ended; though the dialogue had its moments, there were no dramatic pronouncements coming

November 27, 2021
Total Views: 1488

Friday, November 26, 2021
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International Chamber of Shipping Calls MEPC 77 Meeting a ‘Missed Opportunity’ to Decarbonize Shipping

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has issued a statement expressing disappointment following the conclusion of the International Maritime

November 26, 2021
Total Views: 896

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Critical IMO Meeting Fails to Speed Up Shipping’s Decarbonization

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Nov 26 (Reuters) – Further shipping talks are scheduled for next year after delegates at a U.N. agency meeting that

November 26, 2021
Total Views: 525

Friday, November 12, 2021
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IMO to Establish International Day for Women in Maritime

The UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) will establish an International Day for Women in Maritime, a move some say has been a long time coming. The

November 12, 2021
Total Views: 1569

Friday, October 22, 2021
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International Chamber of Shipping Reports Progress on Carbon Pricing at IMO Working Group

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has welcomed calls from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for impact assessments to be submitted

October 22, 2021
Total Views: 508

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
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Shipping Industry Outlines Roadmap to Achieve Net Zero CO2 Emissions by 2050

A shipping industry trade group representing over 80% of the world’s merchant fleet has proposed a bold new plan to help the industry achieve net zero

October 6, 2021
Total Views: 951