The Republic of Indonesia has formally acceded to the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL Convention), Annexes III, IV, V and VI, and the International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR Convention).
Sulfur dioxide emissions from ships touring EU ports have
been reduced by 66 % since 2010 with the implementation of a new
shipping policy, which brought about low-sulfur requirements for ships,
the EU Commission informed Tuesday citing research data.
A GROUP of more than 20 European solar manufacturers in Europe have formed an association, EU ProSun, to combat alleged unfair trade of solar technology from China which has "decimated" the industry in Europe.
The Marine Electronic Highway (MEH) Information Technology System for the Straits of Malacca and Singapore, which had been managed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), has been handed over to the Government of Indonesia in a formal ceremony in Batam, Indonesia, marking the final stages of a demonstration project and the potential move towards a full-scale MEH project in the Straits, under the ownership of the littoral States.
THE UN's International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has approved
amendments to a proposed traffic re-routing and improve ways of tracking
whale locations to avoid the unnecessary deaths of whales along the
On 25 June 2012, the international Day of the Seafarer, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is asking people around the world to use social networks to highlight just how important seafarers are to everyone on the planet, as they transport, all over the world, the vital items, commodities and components on which we all rely in our daily lives.
The European Commission has said that new rules proposed today (23 March) for tighter restrictions on how and where EU shipowners can dismantle their vessels will combat the practice of âde'flagging' â which owners are using to avoid current rules