For a second year in a row, IMO’s Day of the Seafarer is being marked as hundreds of thousands of seafarers continue to face restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
To examine the proportion and distribution of women working in the maritime sector, from support roles to executive level positions, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), and the Women’s International Shipping & Trading
Welcoming a UN General Assembly resolution calling for seafarers to be designated as key workers IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim is urging that seafarers and maritime workers receive priority COVID-19 vaccination to allow
In a World Maritime Day message today, International Maritime Organization Secretary-General Kitack Lim said that IMO’s theme for 2020, “Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet,” couldn’t be more relevant now and for
Kitack Lim, Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is urging “a practical and pragmatic approach, in these unusual times, to issues like crew changeovers, resupply, repairs, survey and certification and
The International Maritime Organization says that information from various sources has indicated there has been a relatively smooth transition to the 0.50% global limit on sulfur in marine fuels that came effective
NOVEMBER 23, 2018 — The Council of IMO, the International Maritime Organization. has agreed to renew the appointment of Kitack Lim as Secretary-General of the IMO for a second four-year term, beginning
JUNE 30, 2015 — Beating out five other candidates, Ki-tack Lim (Republic of Korea) has been elected as the Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), with effect from January 1, 2016,