IMO adopts polar waters code

November 24 - The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has adopted the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code), and related amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) to make it mandatory.

Ports clog up as Belgian strike goes ahead

November 24 - Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has advised that port workers in Belgium began a 24-hour strike today, which will end at midnight today.

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