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Day of the Seafarer 2021 explores fair future

IMO envisages what a 'fair future for seafarers' will look like on Day of the Seafarer 2021

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Further shipping GHG emission reduction measures adopted

International Maritime Organization (IMO) adopts key mandatory measures to reduce ships’ carbon intensity; establishes ship rating system.

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100th State joins ship air pollution and emissions treaty

​Argentina becomes 100th State Party to MARPOL Annex VI regulations for the prevention of air pollution from ships.

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IMO working group agrees guidelines to support new GHG measures

Guidelines to support new carbon intensity cutting measures agreed by working group ahead of MEPC.

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30 June 2021

First steps for emission reduction project in Asia

IMO and PEMSEA have launched the preparatory phase for the Blue Solutions Project, which aims to help East and Southeast Asian countries identify opportunities to prevent and reduce maritime transport emissions.

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27 June 2021

Supporting maritime security in the Gulf of Guinea

IMO has taken part in the annual meeting of G7 Group of Friends of the Gulf of Guinea (G7++ FoGG) which focuses on dealing with illegal activities at sea in the Gulf of Guinea. 

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22 June 2021

Energy efficiency in ports to support maritime decarbonization

Ports' contributions towards the UN goal of achieving clean and affordable energy discussed at United Nations-led Ministerial-level Thematic Forums on energy action.

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Mr. Kitack Lim

Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization

Mr. Kitack Lim (Republic of Korea) is the eighth elected Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization.


Mr. Kitack Lim

Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization

Mr. Kitack Lim (Republic of Korea) is the eighth elected Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization.


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