IMO Assembly set to adopt mandatory audit scheme

IMO Briefing:49, November 19, 2013, Preview: Assembly: 28th session, 25 November to 4 December 2013 The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), meeting for its 28th session in London, is expected to adopt key resolutions and amendments relating to the Organization’s mandatory audit scheme, paving the way for the scheme to come into effect by…

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A test of comprehension

Lloyds List – 28 October 2013: An industry starved of profit lacks a proper strategy to address future seafaring needs British cadets can find themselves on board ships flying the Red Ensign, but on which they are the only English speakers IF YOU were studying marine or mechanical engineering and were a native English speaker,…

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World Maritime Day 2013 “Sustainable Development: IMO’s contribution beyond Rio+20”

Today marks the 36th celebration of World Maritime Day. This year’s theme is: “Sustainable Development: IMO’s contribution beyond Rio+20”. In his World Maritime Day message, IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu said that maritime transport was central to sustainable development, as the world’s only really reliable, global, cost-effective and energy-efficient mass transportation method for energy, materials, foods…

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