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Kitack Lim

IMO calls for wider adoption of ship recycling convention

Ten years after the adoption of the International Maritime Organisation’s Hong Kong Convention (HKC), there has been progress with voluntary application of its...

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IMO gets observer status at Arctic Council

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has been granted observer status at the Arctic Council. This will allow IMO to build on previous cooperation with the...

Sobantu Tilayi

STCW: South Africa moves to avert removal from IMO Whitelist

South Africa has expressed concerns over moves by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to remove it and several other countries from the Standards of Training,...

Canada accedes to IMO’s Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention

Canada accedes to IMO’s Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention

Canada has become the 44th State to accede to the Nairobi Wreck Removal Convention of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). IMO said, “Hazardous shipwrecks...

Kitack Lim

IMO moves to address maritime corruption

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is to address maritime corruption by including the issue in its work programme for the Facilitation Committee. The decision...

Denmark to deploy sniffer drone to enforce IMO 2020 sulphur cap

Denmark to deploy sniffer drone to enforce IMO 2020 sulphur cap

Ahead of the implementation of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) fuel sulphur cap rule in January 2020, the Danish Maritime Authority plans to deploy a large...

U.S. wants IMO to implement 2020 sulphur cap rule in phases 

IMO sulphur cap: South Africa approves use of scrubbers

South Africa approved the use of exhaust gas cleaning systems (EGCS), also known as scrubbers, in its territorial waters and ports ahead of the International Maritime...

Fire guts Imo cargo airport

Fire guts Imo cargo airport

There was pandemonium on Monday afternoon as fire gutted the arrival section of the Sam Mbakwe Cargo Airport, Owerri causing passengers and staff to scamper for safety....

Taiwan ports to enforce 0.5% sulphur cap from 2019

IMO 2020: Nigeria and Impending freight hikes

January 1, 2020 will mark the full implementation of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) 2020 regulations reducing sulfur oxide emission from 3.5 percent m/m...

Singapore to tighten controls in marine fuels supply chain

IMO sulfur cap: Get ready now, official tells shipowners

By Jite Eriabie An official of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has advised shipowners across the world to “get ready now” as there won’t...

U.S. wants IMO to implement 2020 sulphur cap rule in phases 

IMO sulphur cap will trigger slow steaming — Drewry 

Shipping consultancy firm Drewry has said that the 2020 sulphur cap deadline of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) could lead to more slow steaming and...

BP unveils supply locations for 0.5% marine fuels

IMO 2020 – BP unveils supply locations for 0.5% marine fuels

Oil major BP has announced that it will begin to sell very low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) with a maximum sulphur content of 0.5% that meets the upcoming IMO 2020...