IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim welcomes commitment of 13 countries to facilitate crew changes and recognise seafarers as key workers, following virtual ministerial summit hosted by UK Government.
Recommendations for port and coastal States on the prompt disembarkation of seafarers for medical care ashore during the COVID-19 pandemic have been issued.
The 2020 Day of the Seafarer pays tribute to unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic: the seafarers who continue to carry essential goods despite facing tremendous challenges, including being stranded on board.
IMO and United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) reiterate calls for crew changeovers and keyworker designation for seafarers to keep trade flowing.
On World Oceans Day, Kitack Lim, Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization (IMO) invites a celebration of the majesty, beauty and sheer wonder of our oceans and the ships that ply their trade on them.
A ground-breaking Global Industry Alliance (GIA) has been launched to tackle two of the most pressing environmental issues of our time – invasive species and greenhouse gas emissions.
UN agencies call for urgent action on crew changes and keyworker designation for sea and air workers
IMO, ICAO, ILO plea for urgent action on crew changes and for keyworker designation so that sea and air workers can be relieved and repatriated in a safe way during the COVID-19 pandemic.
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim endorses a series of protocols designed to address crew change issues during pandemic.
The next regular session of the IMO Council has been postponed, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but work has begun to prepare for a revised meeting programme.
You are not forgotten,” says IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim in a personal message to seafarers everywhere, assuring them that IMO understands the unique problems they face during the coronavirus pandemic and is working tirelessly to find solutions.
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