WHAT’S NEW

25 July 2017

Future-Ready Shipping Conference 2017

The Future-Ready Shipping Conference 2017 – the joint Singapore-IMO International Conference on Maritime Technology Transfer and Capacity-Building. While great technological advances have been made towards achieving sustainable shipping, a gap remains between such advances and their widespread uptake. Technology-transfer and deployment need to be fast-tracked to support the effective implementation of requirements for ships' energy efficiency under MARPOL Annex VI, and to further the... Read more

6 July 2017

Low-carbon shipping alliance gains momentum

Just days after the announcement by IMO of the ground-breaking Global Industry Alliance (GIA), another commercial company has joined the initiative to help shipping and related industries transition towards a low-carbon future. The Grimaldi Group, a global shipping and logistics company, has become the fourteenth company to join the GIA, a public-private partnership initiative in which 'industry champions' from various... Read more

29 June 2017

Global Industry Alliance launched to support low carbon shipping

Leading shipowners and operators, classification societies, engine and technology builders and suppliers, big data providers, and oil companies have signed up to a new Global Industry Alliance (GIA) to support transitioning shipping and its related industries towards a low carbon future. Thirteen companies have signed up to launch the GIA, under the auspices of the GloMEEP Project, a Global Environment... Read more

26 June 2017

Regional workshop on PSC and Enforcement of MARPOL Annex VI held in South Africa

A regional training workshop on “Port State Control and Enforcement of MARPOL Annex VI” took place in Durban, South Africa from 22 to 23 June 2017. The two-day workshop aimed to train Port State Control Officers on how to effectively enforce the provisions set out in MARPOL Annex VI. Hosted by the Department of Transport of South Africa, PSCOs from across the... Read more

20 June 2017

Workshop on IMO Model Course 4.05 on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships held in South Africa

A national workshop on the implementation  of IMO Model Course 4.05 on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships has been held in Durban, South Africa from 19 to 20 June 2017, which aims to capacitate maritime training institutes to deliver IMO’s Model Course 4.05 to seafarers. The workshop, hosted by the Department of Transport of South Africa, covers in detail various methods for... Read more

31 May 2017

Training for maritime educators held in Georgia

A national workshop on the implementation of IMO Model Course 4.05 on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships is being held in Batumi, Georgia from 31 May to 1 June, providing training to maritime educators to introduce the topic of energy efficiency into their teaching curriculum. The workshop, developed under the GloMEEP Project, covers in detail various measures and practices for... Read more

26 April 2017

Training on Model Course 4.05 on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships underway in Panama

A sub-regional GloMEEP LPC workshop on the implementation of IMO Model Course 4.05 on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships is underway in Panama City, from 25 to 26 April 2017, which aims to capacitate maritime training institutes to deliver IMO’s Model Course 4.05 to seafarers. The workshop covers in detail various measures and practices for improving energy efficiency of ships... Read more

2 March 2017

Regional Train-the-Trainer course on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships, India

A regional Train-the-Trainer course on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships is being delivered in Mumbai, India from 28 February to 3 March 2017, preparing the personnel needed to cascade knowledge on energy efficiency for ships and related efforts for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions from international shipping. The course includes both comprehensive technical training on energy efficient ship operation and the regulatory requirements as... Read more

24 February 2017

IMO Model Course workshop held in the Philippines

A national workshop on the implementation of IMO Model Course 4.05 on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships has been held in Manila, Philippines from 23 to 24 February 2017, which aims to capacitate maritime training institutes to introduce the topic of ship energy-efficiency into their teaching curriculum. Participants from various national maritime universities, shipping colleges and institutes are attending the... Read more

21 February 2017

Workshop on IMO Model Course 4.05 on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships completed in Malaysia

A national workshop on the implementation  of IMO Model Course 4.05 on Energy Efficient Operation of Ships has been held in Kuala Lumpur from 20 to 21 February 2017, which aims to capacitate maritime training institutes to deliver  IMO’s Model Course 4.05 to seafarers. The workshop covers in detail various methods for improving energy efficiency of ships including optimized ship... Read more

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