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The Maritime Education and Training Fund (METFUND) hereinafter referred to as the Fund, is established under section 170 of the Merchant Shipping Act No. 21 of 2003 (CAP. 165 of the Revised Laws of Tanzania) and announced by Government Notice No. 184 published on 18/05/2012. …

Fishing vessel safety publication launched

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Joining forces to shape tomorrow’s fishery sector is the newly launched (3 September) publication prepared by IMO, ILO, and FAO. The new brochure will help promote safe and decent work in fisheries through the application of international standards.
The publication provides an overview of the …

Day of the Seafarer 2020


Message from IMO Secretary-General


The Seafarer’s Day is celebrated on June 25, each year. On this day, people pay gratitude to seafarers and sailors who help the whole world work by transporting by sea. Even now global trade is still dependent on ocean transport, which is …