IMO Press Briefings

IMO 2020 - cleaner shipping for cleaner air (Fri, 20 Dec 2019)
Global limit on sulphur in ships' fuel oil reduced from 01 January 2020.
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SOLAS amendments entering into force 1 January 2020 (Fri, 20 Dec 2019)
A set of important amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and various codes enter into force on 1 January 2020.
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Global project launched to tackle plastic litter from ships and fisheries (Thu, 05 Dec 2019)
IMO-FAO GloLitter Partnerships Project, with initial funding for the project is from the Government of Norway, aims to help shipping and fisheries move to a low-plastics future.
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UN maritime agency commits to further action on gender equality (Thu, 05 Dec 2019)
The IMO Assembly adopted a resolution on "Preserving the Legacy of the World Maritime Theme for 2019 and achieving a Barrier-Free Working Environment for Women in the Maritime Sector".
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