Watch: The digitalization era through the eyes of the IMO

As October is annually recognized as Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), during a digital discussion, the International Maritime Organization highlighted the importance of digitalization in the shipping industry, explaining its role through an animation.

IMO establishes Seafarer Crisis Action Team

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) established the Seafarer Crisis Action Team (SCAT) in efforts to resolve the crew change crisis. IMO’s SCAT focused on contacting representatives from national governments, NGOs, trade unions or relevant associations, or orienting seafarers towards the right organisation, to find solutions. 

ISM cyber security deadline approaches: What to do

In the new era of digitalization, the ISM Code, supported by the IMO Resolution MSC.428(98), requires ship owners and managers to assess cyber risk and implement relevant measures across all functions of their safety management system.

Watch: How IMO acts in favor of marine biodiversity

The International Maritime Organization fully supports global efforts to protect biodiversity in the world’s oceans, and therefore launched a video concerning the protection of marine biodiversity and ecosystems.

New circular addresses importance of repatriation flights

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) issued a new circular including attached guidance which provides a framework for harmonizing public health measures implemented by States in order to facilitate passenger and repatriation flights using Public Health Corridors (PHC) during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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