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Thursday, March 24, 2011
IMO urges maritime operations in Japan to operate normally
News

IMO urges maritime operations in Japan to operate normally

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued a letter to its members and various organizations advising shipmasters and shipowners to comply with

March 24, 2011
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
USCG civilian employee Jeffrey Lantz named U.S. candidate for IMO Secretary General
Defense

USCG civilian employee Jeffrey Lantz named U.S. candidate for IMO Secretary General

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Tuesday that a civilian employee of the service is the U.S. candidate for Secretary General of the

March 22, 2011
Total Views: 93

Monday, March 21, 2011
IMO: No restrictions on travel to Japan
News

IMO: No restrictions on travel to Japan

According to a statement by the International Maritime Organization and other top agencies, maritime operations can continue normally into and out of

March 21, 2011
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Expansion of World-Wide Navigational Warning System into Arctic waters marked by IMO, WMO and IHO chiefs
News

Expansion of World-Wide Navigational Warning System into Arctic waters marked by IMO, WMO and IHO chiefs

On the first day of the 15th session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Radiocommunications, Search and Rescue, a ceremony took place to celebrate the expansion of

March 8, 2011
Total Views: 20

Monday, March 7, 2011
Engineering News

Upgraded Wärtsilä RT-flex68-D successfully tested for IMO Tier II compliance

The first upgraded Wärtsilä RT-flex68-D engine equipped with a Variable Turbine Geometry (VTG) turbocharger was successfully tested at Doosan Engine Co

March 7, 2011
Total Views: 24

Thursday, March 3, 2011
IMO Secretary-General reaches out to seafarers in open letter
News

IMO Secretary-General reaches out to seafarers in open letter

IMO Secretary-General Efthimios E. Mitropoulos has reached out to seafarers worldwide in an open letter distributed today via shipping and seafarer

March 3, 2011
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Navy officials discuss piracy agenda at IMO
News

Navy officials discuss piracy agenda at IMO

Within the context of IMO’s World Maritime Day theme “Piracy: orchestrating the response”, a meeting took place yesterday (28 February 2011)

March 1, 2011
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
IMO-led roundtable re-iterates need for urgent and coordinated action against piracy
News

IMO-led roundtable re-iterates need for urgent and coordinated action against piracy

Within the Action Plan to promote this year’s World Maritime Day theme – Piracy: Orchestrating the Response, a meeting took place at IMO

February 22, 2011
Total Views: 19

Monday, February 14, 2011
IMO spells out action needed to tackle piracy
News

IMO spells out action needed to tackle piracy

-Via the International Maritime Organization website Failure to implement fully the IMO guidance, including the industry-developed best management practices,

February 14, 2011
Total Views: 71

Thursday, February 10, 2011
News

Mr. Torben Skaanild appointed Chairman of the Executive Board of the World Maritime University

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the World Maritime University (WMU) have announced the appointment of Mr. Torben Skaanild (pictured) as new

February 10, 2011
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Schat-Harding calls for consensus on lifeboat hooks
News

Schat-Harding calls for consensus on lifeboat hooks

Leading lifeboat manufacturer and service provider Schat-Harding says IMO and some parts of the shipping industry need to move more quickly to a consensus on

January 26, 2011
Total Views: 107

Wednesday, December 22, 2010
IMO Crest In LOGO
Uncategorized

Mandatory fire test procedures Code adopted by IMO Maritime Safety meeting

Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), 88th session: 24 November – 3 December 2010 Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea

December 22, 2010
Total Views: 67

Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Lifesaving Incidents

IMO: Replacing unsafe lifeboat release mechanisms – guidelines agreed by Sub-Committee

Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Equipment (DE), 53rd session: 22 – 26 February 2010 Replacing unsafe lifeboat release mechanisms – guidelines

March 3, 2010
Total Views: 9

Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Uncategorized

BIMCO: Unfair treatment of seafarers – still a major cause for concern

Incidents involving unfair treatment of seafarers continue to happen worldwide, and BIMCO is maintaining its focus on this area to try and improve the

March 2, 2010
Total Views: 8

Monday, January 4, 2010
Uncategorized

IMO Names 2010 the “Year of the Seafarer”

Every year, the International Maritime Organization chooses a theme for its World Maritime Day, which is generally celebrated during the last week in

January 4, 2010
Total Views: 12

Friday, October 16, 2009
Uncategorized

World Maritime Day Parallel Event

This video comes via Ben Strong of Amver live from the World Maritime Day Parelle Event which the USCG is currently hosting in the great city of New York. 

October 16, 2009
Total Views: 5

Wednesday, October 14, 2009
USCG

USCG to host IMO’s World Maritime Day parallel event

The U.S. Coast Guard  is scheduled to host the 2009 International Maritime Organization World Maritime Day parallel event, Friday (October 16) at 62 Chelsea

October 14, 2009
Total Views: 5

Friday, May 8, 2009
Uncategorized

Shipbreaking conference aims to make industry safer and greener

This Monday, an ad hoc diplomatic conference will begin in Hong Kong that aims to make the ship breaking industry safer for its workers and for the environment

May 8, 2009
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Uncategorized

“A Most Dangerous Precedent” Has Been Set With MS Steve Irwin

Fellow blogger D. Peter Boucher of Nautical Log brings us a post regarding the controversial anti-whaling vessel MS Steve Irwin.  The Nautical Log gives these

January 20, 2009
Total Views: 376

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Incidents

IMO Bravery Award Presented To Offshore Mariner

The 2008 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea has been presented to a Brazilian seafarer for his heroic actions in saving fellow crew members from an

December 16, 2008
Total Views: 79
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