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09/01/2013
IMO Secretary-General launches 2013 World Maritime Day theme
 
IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu has launched this year's World Maritime Day theme, "Sustainable development
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08/01/2013
Lives lost at sea halved and piracy eradicated should be targets
 
Speaking at the opening of the IMO's first meeting of the year, the Sub-Committee on Fire Protection, IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu told delegates that it was his vision that halving lives lost at sea and eradicating pirate attacks, as well as ensuring the release of all hostages can, and should, be legitimate targets, for the Organization and for shipping in the years to come.
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07/01/2013
Mutual Recognition of Type Approval certificates in the EU
 
“Mutual Recognition” of the Regulation on common rules and standards for ship inspection and survey organisations entered into force for the first group of products 1 January 2013.
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07/01/2013
IMO Sub- Committee On Fire Protection Outcome
 
The IMO's Sub-Committee on Fire Protection (FP) held its 56th session from Monday 7 through Friday 11 January 2013 under the Chairmanship of Mr Juan Carlos Cubisino (ARGENTINA); the Vice Chairman, Mr Claudio Abbate (ITALY) was also present.
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05/01/2013
More companies join global alliance to develop sustainable shipping industry
 
Two more big companies have joined the Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a global coalition of companies and shipping leaders, set up to tackle the industry’s sustainability issues.
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03/01/2013
SOLAS amendments on lifeboat safety enter into force
 
Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) aimed at preventing accidents during lifeboat launching entered into force on 1 January 2013.
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03/01/2013
InterManager plans to tackle industry challenges
 
Low freight rates and a challenging market are concerns for ship managers as they begin 2013.
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21/12/2012
Global Cruise Industry Announces Support of Paris MOU's
 
On behalf of the global cruise industry, Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today announced its support of the Paris Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control's (MOU) Harmonised Verification Programme (HAVEP), through which its 27 member States will provide focused attention on passenger ship safety throughout the 2013 calendar year.
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20/12/2012
InterManager - Presidential End Year Address
 
InterManager's Presedential End Year Address
Gerardo A. Borromeo, President and Kuba Szymanski, General Manager of InterManager issue the Presidential End Year Address as 2012 comes to a close.
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17/12/2012
Commission reinforces safety for EU ships
 
The European Commission today adopted a proposal for a new directive on marine equipment (the "MED"). Marine equipment represents a significant fraction of the value of a ship, and its quality and good operation are critical for the safety of the ship and its crew, as well as for the prevention of maritime accidents and pollution of the marine environment.
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