Marine geoengineering including ocean fertilization to be regulated under amendments to international treaty

Marine geoengineering, including ocean fertilization, will be regulated under amendments to the 1996 Protocol to the international treaty which regulates the dumping of wastes and other matter at sea.

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

The 26th of September 2013 marks the 36th celebration of World Maritime Day. This year’s theme is: "Sustainable Development: IMO's contribution beyond Rio+20".

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

IMO will host a special one-day symposium on a Sustainable Maritime Transportation System, on 26 September 2013, World Maritime Day.

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Future Ship Safety- A time for Change?

The IMO Symposium on the Future of Ship Safety concluded with a statement urging a comprehensive review of the existing safety regulatory framework.

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