IMO stated that 10 ships shortlisted as possible origin of Israel's oil spillAccording to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), ten vessels were discovered in the vicinity of the likely original site of the major oil spill in Israel.
WISTA and IMO launch survey on distribution of women working in sectorThe first ever survey to investigate the proportion and distribution of women employed in the maritime sector has been launched by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the Women's International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA).
45 IMO Members designate seafarers as key workersForty-five IMO Member States and one Associate Member, Hong Kong, have now named seafarers as key employees, a key move in addressing the ongoing crisis of crew change.
IMO announces new plea for stranded seafarersOn the occasion of Human Rights Day the IMO again highlighted the plight of the hundreds of thousands of seafarers still stranded at sea and issued a powerful call for respect for their fundamental rights.
IMO agrees to evaluate $5 billion R&D fund proposalIMO Member States have agreed to take further account of the industry-led initiative to set up a $5 billion researh&development fund to accelerate the introduction of zero-emission technologies in the shipping industry.
Secretary-General Emeritus of IMO passes awayWilliam A. O'Neil, Secretary-General Emeritus of the International Maritime Organization ( IMO), died at age 93.
IMO supports efforts to prevent an oil spill from FSO SaferIMO maintains that it is contributing to international efforts to prevent oil spills from worsening by the floating storage and offloading vessel FSO Safer moored off the coast of Yemen.
International Maritime Organization updates virtual meetings calendarThe International Maritime Organization (IMO) released its Remote Session Calendar for the remainder of 2020 after the initial agenda of the IMO Council and Committee sessions had been cancelled as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Greece exempted seafarers from COVID-19-related entry restrictionsGreece has exempted seafarers from travel restrictions related to COVID-19, fulfilling the IMO pledge to facilitate crew change.
Danaos managed to meet IMO 2030 carbon target 11 years aheadGreek container owner Danaos Corporation succeeded in meeting IMO 2030 carbon emission goals 11 years ahead of schedule.
Korean Shipbuilders work on eco-friendly shipsHyundai Heavy Industries Co. and other major shipbuilders are working to improve ships' environmentally friendly power systems to win further deals despite stricter pollution regulations.
IMO Head appreciates Nigeria's antipiracy effortsSecretary-General Kitack Lim of IMO commended Nigeria's antipiracy efforts in the Gulf of Guinea as the West African nation keeps making steps to curb attacks on ships at the world's top hot spot for piracy.
Stena Line is ten years ahead of IMO targetsFerry shipping company Stena Line states that, thanks to initiatives such as modern, larger and more energy-efficient vessels, it is 10 years ahead of international shipping 's pollution reduction goals.
A new partnership between IMO, WCO, UNECE and ISO startsA new agreement has been signed to promote increased maritime digitalisation between the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the World Customs Organization (WCO), the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the International Organ