IMO tackles distress, safety issues at sea
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has commenced moves to evaluate the prompt response to distress and safety from seafarers at sea.
IMO harps on enforcement of 2020 ‘sulfur cap’
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has assured that their is no going back on the enforcement of the 2020 sulfur cap, which means that as of January 1, 2020, ships will be banned from burning any marine fuel with a sulfur content above 0.5 pct. IMO’s Secretary General, Kitack Lim, said: “The lower global sulfur…
New global shipping convention takes off, may gulp $100b
However, a recent report by the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), said the industry would need to invest about $100billion to meet the requirement of the treaty.
NIMASA set to host 32 nations’ maritime administrators
As the maritime development gathering gathers momentum, President Mummadu Buhari will on April 20th meet a body of African maritime leaders under the aegis of Association of African Maritime Administration...
New global treaty makes debut next year
Accession by Finland has triggered the entry of a key international measure for environmental protection aimed at stopping the spread of potentially invasive aquatic species in ships’ ballast water.