2017 September

IMO Called on to Develop a Marine Investigation Code (MIC)

On September 21st, 2017

Speaking at this week's IUMI 2017 conference in Tokyo, international marine and engineering consultancy and survey company LOC Group called for greater clarity from the IMO to better manage maritime casualties. Captain Jonathan Walker, a consultant from LOC's Singapore office, said "We would like to see IMO develop a Marine Investigation Code to govern shipping..

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IMO Secretary-General Visits Russia

On September 21st, 2017

Kitack Lim on Nadezhda By MarEx 2017-09-20 19:58:25 Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the IMO, made a formal visit to Russia September 16-20, his first visit to the Russian Federation since he was elected Secretary-General in 2015. Lim met with top officials of the Transport Ministry to discuss greenhouse gas emissions and the sulfur emission requirements..

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Amendments of 2016 to the Code of the MLC,2006 (enter into force on 8-January-2019)

On September 13th, 2017

Amendments of 2016 to the Code of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC, 2006) were approved by the delegates at the 105th annual meeting of the International Labour Conference overwhelmingly voted in favour of further amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006, in order to better protect seafarers against shipboard harassment and bullying and to allow..

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IMO Releases Ballast Water Management Video

On September 11th, 2017

  By MarEx 2017-09-09 02:31:04 The IMO has released a video explaining the Ballast Water Management Convention which entered into force on September 8. The International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships' Ballast Water and Sediments  requires ships to manage their ballast water to remove, render harmless, or avoid the uptake or discharge..

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A new guide to the Ballast Water Convention

On September 6th, 2017

Danish Shipping launches a new guide regarding the implementation of the Ballast Water Management Convention, which will enter into force on 8 September 2017. The Little Blue Book on Ballast Water can be downloaded here. The Little Blue Book on Ballast Water In a few days, the Ballast Water Management Convention will enter into force...

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