IMO’s Gender Programme To Increase Visibility For Women In Maritime 1

IMO’s Gender Programme To Increase Visibility For Women In Maritime

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has launched a new logo for its Women in Maritime programme, as part of its mission to support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all...
Turkey Ratifies IMO Hong Kong Ship Recycling Convention 2

Turkey Ratifies IMO Hong Kong Ship Recycling Convention

Turkey, one of the five major ship recycling countries in the world, has ratified the IMO Hong Kong Convention, the treaty for safe and environmentally sound ship recycling. The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe...
BIMCO: Only International Action Will Stop Increase In Piracy 3

BIMCO: Only International Action Will Stop Increase In Piracy

A fresh annual report from the International Maritime Bureau shows that attacks in West Africa pushed piracy numbers up in 2018. In terms of military and law enforcement, an international operation is not complicated, so what...
ADNOC L&S Reduces Fleet Fuel Consumption And Carbon Emissions By 23% 4

ADNOC L&S Reduces Fleet Fuel Consumption And Carbon Emissions By 23%

ADNOC Logistics & Services (ADNOC L&S), the marine and logistics subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), announced, that it has reduced fuel consumption and carbon emissions by 23% across a fleet of 27...
Bunker Delivery Note Amendments Enter Into Force As Sulphur 2020 Requirement Looms 5

Bunker Delivery Note Amendments Enter Into Force As Sulphur 2020 Requirement Looms

Amendments to the bunker delivery note relating to the supply of marine fuel oil to ships which have fitted alternative mechanisms to address sulphur emission requirements entered into force on 1 January 2019. The amendment enters...
IMO MSC to Tackle Safety Issues Related to Marine Fuel Use 6

IMO MSC to Tackle Safety Issues Related to Marine Fuel Use

The committee met in London, on December 3-7, 2018 to confirm its exclusive competence regarding safety issues relating to the use of ships’ fuel oil. “We hope that both existing problems as well as any that...
Rescue Diver From China Who Saved Three Recognized With IMO Bravery Accolade 7

Rescue Diver From China Who Saved Three Recognized With IMO Bravery Accolade

A rescue diver from China who made a series of underwater dives to rescue three people from a sunken cargo ship, received the 2018 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea during the this year’s IMO...
IMO Presents International Maritime Prize To Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen 8

IMO Presents International Maritime Prize To Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen

The prestigious International Maritime Prize for 2017 has been presented to Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen, former Deputy Director-General of the Danish Maritime Authority. IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim presented the prize on Thursday (6 December) at the...
Ukraine Accedes to IMO Load Lines Treaty 9

Ukraine Accedes to IMO Load Lines Treaty

Andriy Galushchak, State Secretary of the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, met IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim at IMO Headquarters in London on December 5 to deposit the instruments of accession. As informed, the 1988 Load lines...
IMO Maritime Safety Committee Celebrates 100th Session With Visions Of The Future 10

IMO Maritime Safety Committee Celebrates 100th Session With Visions Of The Future

Evolution not revolution. Autonomous and remote-controlled ships are being trialled but seafarers, for now, remain indispensable to safe shipping. These were key takeaways from a special session (3 December) of IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee, which is...