IMO Council, 120th session: Closing Remarks by the Secretary-General

Excellencies, Distinguished delegates, I would like to congratulate the Council for the constructive and very successful outcome of this session and also the Chair for his excellent leadership. I would also like to congratulate Vice- Admiral Edmundo Deville del Campo for his election as Vice-Chair of Council. I am looking forward to more constructive collaboration
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Following successful field testing, Chevron Marine Lubricants have been issued with two NOLs (No Objection Letters) from equipment manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions, for the use of three of its Taro® cylinder oils with their cylinder oil mixing system, ACOM. “Receiving the NOLS from Man Energy Solutions (formerly MAN Diesel & Turbo), demonstrates the impressive performance
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Canadian-Norwegian energy storage solutions provider Corvus Energy expands battery production facilities in Vancouver, Canada and announces intentions to build a factory in Bergen, Norway. Richmond, British Columbia, Canada and Bergen, Norway – July 11, 2018 – Corvus Energy is pleased to announce two production and R&D expansion plans underway in Canada and Norway. The new
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With the deadline for the International Maritime Organization’s global sulfur cap looming, low sulfur fuel oil appeared to be the main marine fuel option, Taiwan’s Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation said Wednesday. “The use of low-sulfur fuel is the intended solution for now, but we can’t rule out other options like scrubber installation and LNG
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North P&I Club and 24Vision announced yesterday that they have entered into a partnership agreement, with effect from 1 July 2018, to provide P&I insurance to charterers and small ship operators. As part of 24Vision’s wider service proposition to their marine industry clients, the partnership agreement provides for North P&I Club to be the insurance
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TAIWAN: Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. (Yang Ming) entered into charter agreements with Shoei Kisen Kaisha for five 11,000 TEU containerships and with Costamare for another five 12,000 TEU containerships on July 4th, 2018. The charter agreements were signed by Yang Ming President Vincent Lin, Shoei Kisen Kaisha President Yukito Higaki and Costamare CEO Konstantinos
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The chemical tanker Bow Jubail has been moved to the yard in the Port of Rotterdam following the collision with a jetty, Odfjell said.  A class surveyor has attended the vessel for survey, and repairs will be conducted accordingly, the ship’s operator added. As informed, work is estimated to take about one week. To remind,
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The Liberian Registry has underlined its commitment to protecting the welfare of seafarers on the occasion of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Day of the Seafarer, which this year takes ‘seafarer wellbeing’, and mental health in particular, as its theme. Mr Scott Bergeron, CEO of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR), the US-based
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International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) has successfully defended a ship manager against allegations of negligence made by a shipowner following the loss of a lifeboat overboard. The lifeboat was subsequently found drifting off the port of Naze, Japan, after the master of the vessel had reported it missing. In view of the cost of deviating
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The Liberian Registry has confirmed its support for an initiative by Australia calling on the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to reconsider transparency and the role of industry bodies in the organisation. Liberia is the largest flag state to support the push by Australia, which will lead to a submission to the IMO Council meeting in
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