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30/09/2019 CALLING FOR COUNTRIES TO RATIFY TREATY ON HAZARDOUS AND NOXIOUS CARGOES

IMO is continuing its work to promote a key compensation treaty covering the transport of hazardous and noxious substances by ship – the HNS Convention.
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28/08/2019 IMPORTANCE OF POLAR CODE STRESSED AT GREENLAND SUMMIT

Changing climatic conditions are opening up the polar regions to more and more maritime activity.
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24/07/2019 GERMANY ACCEDES TO SHIP RECYCLING CONVENTION

Germany is the latest country to accede to IMO's treaty for safe and environmentally-sound ship recycling – the Hong Kong Convention.
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25/06/2019 SAFETY MANAGEMENT TRAINING TAKES CENTRE STAGE

IMO training on the International Safety Management (ISM) Code is underway for nine countries (Ethiopia, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania) in the eastern and southern Africa subregion.
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22/05/2019 SULPHUR 2020 IMPLEMENTATION - IMO ISSUES ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has approved and adopted a comprehensive set of guidance and guidelines to support the consistent implementation of the lower 0.50% limit on sulphur in ships’ fuel oil, which will enter into effect from 1 January 2020. Related draft MARPOL amendments were also approved.
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17/04/2019 8 APRIL 2019 - THE ELECTRONIC DATA EXCHANGE DEADLINE

Amendments to the Facilitation Convention were adopted in 2016 and they entered into force on 1 January 2017.
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15/03/2019 ADDRESSING INVASIVE AQUATIC SPECIES

IMO contributes to the protection of biodiversity through its Ballast Water Management (BWM) Convention, which requires ships to manage their ballast water to limit the spread of potentially invasive aquatic organisms.
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04/02/2019 IMPORTANT NEWS TO RESOLUTION MEPC.259(68)

Beware of local restrictions before discharging washwater from exhaust gas scrubbing
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17/12/2018 APPRECIATION LETTER FROM PANAMA FLAG ADMINISTRATION

Appreciation Letter from Panama Flag Administration regarding PHRS's performance in Paris MoU
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27/09/2018 Amendments to Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan (SEEMP)

AMENDMENTS TO SHIP ENERGY EFFICIENCY MANAGEMENT PLAN (SEEMP)
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