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: 2478

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: 2961

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: 1011

smoke pollution coming from a container ship

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: 1527

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: 909

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: 1309


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: 1318

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: 902

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: 1142

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: 2067

Friday, March 11, 2022
language of ships

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: 1343


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: 1898

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: 5144

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: 1164

Thursday, February 10, 2022
Ocean Rebellion protest

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: 4299

Monday, February 7, 2022
ship emissions

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: 800

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: 1413

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: 1740

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: 1500

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: 1085