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Posts Tagged ‘IMO News

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09
Mar
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An IMO workshop in Panama City (7-9 March) is raising awareness of the Organization’s regulations on energy efficiency and the control of GHG emissions from ships. This is the latest in a series of national workshops in lead pilot countries for the Global Maritime Energy Efficiency Partnerships Project (GloMEEP), which was launched in September last year. The project aims to support uptake and implementation of energy efficiency measures for shipping.

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07
Mar
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Belgium became the latest country to ratify a key international measure for environmental protection, the Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, bringing the treaty within sight of meeting entry into force criteria. Aimed at preventing the spread of harmful and invasive aquatic species in ships’ ballast water, the BWM Convention requires ships to have procedures in place for ballast water management.

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25
Feb
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PSCO’s in the Tokyo MoU and Paris MoU regions have performed a joint Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Crew Familiarization for Enclosed Space Entry from 1 September through 30 November 2015.

In general the results of the CIC indicate that the subject of Enclosed Space Entry is taken seriously by the industry. The CIC did not lead to an increase in the rate of detentions however the actual compliance, shown in drills, could be better. 7.9% of drills were found to be unsatisfactory.

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15
Feb
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The current draft of the “Ballast Water Management – How to do it” manual is on the table at the Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR), 3rd session (15-19 February), as the BWM Convention edges closer to entry into force. The Sub-Committee is expected to finalize draft MARPOL Annex VI amendments to the bunker […]

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10
Feb
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IMO has launched a video showing practical training on ballast water sampling and analysis (8 February). This is part of the organization’s efforts, under the GloBallast Partnerships Programme, to counter the threat to ecosystems by invasive species transported in the ballast water of ships. The video includes a recent training exercise that brought together scientific experts, port state control inspectors and marine biologists from various countries with a view to understanding the possible challenges of implementing IMO’s Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention.

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28
Jan
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A symposium marking the 20 year anniversary of the International Convention on Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Co-operation (OPRC) is being held in Tokyo, Japan (28-29 January). Under the theme “Maintaining Future Effective Preparedness against Oil Spills”, industry experts are presenting the latest technologies available to fight major oil spills.

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