Remembering the Importance of Seafarers

June 25 – IMO Secretary-General’s video message for Day of the Seafarer filmed from the Seamen’s Center at Intramuros, Manila, Philippines. On June 25, the industry celebrates the fifth Day …

Container Accident

IMO MSC: Containers Must be Weighed

IMO has decided to make it mandatory to weigh loaded containers before they are transported by sea. This will enhance safety and prevent pollution of the marine environment. In the …

IMO Launches Day of the Seafarer 2014 Toolkit

Show appreciation through social media for seafarers and their contribution. Quietly, mostly unnoticed, seafarers keep the wheels of the world in motion. Throughout the world, they face hardship and danger …

AMSA: STCW Security Training Requirements

Purpose The purpose of this Marine Notice is to draw the attention of ship owners, masters, officers, ratings, seafarer training organisations and marine pilots to the requirements for security training …