Tokyo MoU: Ship detentions drop in 2018, ISM remains key cause

Above image is used for illustration purposes only / Credit: IMO Tokyo MoU: Ship detentions drop in 2018, ISM remains key cause A total of 934 ships registered under 63 flags were detained due to serious deficiencies onboard in the Tokyo MoU region in 2018, according to the recently-published Tokyo MoU annual report on PSC. The number of detentions, the detention… Read more →

MEPC 74 due in May: What is on the agenda

The Marine Environment Protection Committee’s (MEPC), 74th session is scheduled to take place in 13-17 May 2019. The key subjects to be discussed will be adoption of amendments to IMO mandatory instruments, reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships, implementation of the sulphur 2020 limit, marine plastic litter action plan, ballast water management Convention implementation, approval of guidance and other matters,… Read more →

IMO Sub-Committee to validate new model courses on IGF Code and ship safety

IMO HTW 6 Sub-Committee takes place from 29 April to 3 May 2019 Three new model courses and one revised model course have been put forward for validation to the Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping (HTW 6) on 29 April-3 May. IMO model courses assist Member States and other stakeholders to develop detailed training programmes, to effectively implement the… Read more →