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International Symposium on Extreme Maritime Weather

The Symposium, through a program of presentations and discussions featuring representatives of both WMO and IMO, other international organizations, including shipping, industry and insurance communities, aims at finding possible solutions to risks created by extreme maritime weather events – those which are dangerous to any vessel at sea and are a threat to life, property and the marine environment, notwithstanding the economic impacts to the global blue economy.

Hosted by:
IMO & WMO
Venue:
IMO & WMO
Date:
23 - 25 October 2019
Time:

The Symposium, through a program of presentations and discussions featuring

representatives of both WMO and IMO, other international organizations,

including shipping, industry and insurance communities, aims at finding

possible solutions to risks created by extreme maritime weather events –

those which are dangerous to any vessel at sea and are a threat to life,

property and the marine environment, notwithstanding the economic impacts

to the global blue economy.

Provisional themes of the Symposium include, among others:

1. extreme maritime weather;

2. Safety Of Life At Sea (SOLAS) Convention requirements;

3. end-user requirements (including shipping, cruise industry, oil and

gas companies etc);

4. ship observations for met-ocean information;

5. utilization of available and emerging technology for improved

navigation, and;

6. earth-ocean prediction capability and forecasts at sea.

Further details, including the provisional program at https://jcomm.info (see

Calendar page).

You are invited to attend and share this information to shipping,

industry and meteorological communities, and other relevant stakeholders, to

encourage their participation (free registration).

For more information contact the WMO Marine Meteorology and

Ocean Affairs Division (mmo@wmo.int)

United Kingdom MariTime Pilots' Association
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