International Maritime Organization
The International Maritime Organization (IMO), known as the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO) until 1982, was established in Geneva in 1948 and came into force ten years lat...
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Global Maritime Distress and Safety System
The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) is an internationally agreed-upon set of safety procedures, types of equipment, and communication protocols used to increase safety and make it e...
IMO ship identification number
International Maritime Organization (IMO) numbers are a unique reference for ships and for registered ship owners and management companies. They were introduced under the SOLAS Convention to improve m...
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REMPEC
The Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC) assists the Mediterranean coastal States in ratifying, transposing, implementing and enforcing international ...
SafeMed II Project
The SafeMed Project on maritime safety and prevention of pollution from ships is a European Union (EU) funded regional project run by the Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Me...
Basic Safety Training
The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), requires that seafarers be provided with "familiarization training" and "basic safety traini...
Chandrika Prasad Srivastava
Chandrika Prasad Srivastava KCMG, ComIH, IAS (Retd.) (8 July 1920 – 22 July 2013) was a retired Indian civil servant, international administrator and diplomat.
C.P. Srivastava was born on 8 July 1...
World Maritime University
The World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden, is a postgraduate maritime university founded by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations. Estab...
Day shapes
Day shapes are mast head signals visually indicating the status of a vessel to other vessels on navigable waters during daylight hours whether making-way, anchored, or aground. These signals consist ...
International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code
IMDG Code or International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code is accepted as an international guideline to the safe transportation or shipment of dangerous goods or hazardous materials by water on vessel. ...
International Code of Signals
The International Code of Signals (ICS) is an international system of signals and codes for use by vessels to communicate important messages regarding safety of navigation and related matters. Signa...
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IMO numbers
International Maritime Organization (IMO) numbers are a unique reference for ships and for registered ship owners and management companies. They were introduced under the SOLAS Convention to improve m...
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Standard Marine Communication Phrases
The Standard Marine Communication Phrases (SMCP) is a set of key phrases in the English language (which is the internationally recognised language of the sea), supported by the international community...
International Safety Management Code
History for development of ISM Code : On the evening of March 6, 1987, the cross-channel Ro-Ro ferry Herald of Free Enterprise, carrying more than 450 passengers, around 80 crew, more than 80 car...
International Ship and Port Facility Security Code
The International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code is an amendment to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention (1974/1988) on minimum security arrangements for ships, ports and governme...
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International Association of Classification Societies
The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) is a technically based organization consisting of twelve marine classification societies headquartered in London.Marine classification ...
Oil mist
Oil mist refers to oil droplets suspended in the air in the size range 1~10 µm.
Oil mist may form when high pressure fuel oil, lubricating oil, hydraulic oil, or other oil is sprayed through ...
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