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The Chamber of Ukraine has expressed the consolidated position of a number of national maritime organizations regarding the need to recognize the specific status of seafarers.


March, 20, 2020

In the Gulf of Guinea, off the coast of Africa, seven Ukrainian sailors from the ship MSC Talia F were captured by pirates.


March, 22, 2020

Information and legal support for the activities of members of the Association


"Association Purpose"

Support to members of the Association in the fields of sea and river transport, merchant shipping, shipping (including fish / fish preservation, stevedoring), navigation and hydrographic support for navigation, while ensuring the safety of navigation on approaches to seaports



Working documents for seafarers who are stuck on ships due to COVID-19 are recommended to be extended - IMO


March, 20, 2020

Development and implementation, together with state authorities, of the Concept and Program in the fields of sea and river transport, merchant shipping, shipping


"Association Purpose"

Work with domestic and international organizations and experts on shipping issues


"Association Purpose"

IMA (International Maritime Association)

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  • Ihor Agafonikov

    President of Interational Maritime Association
  • Association activity

    The main goal of the association is to constantly support activities and help members of the International Maritime Association (IMA) in the fields of maritime and river transport, merchant shipping, shipping (including fish / fish protection, port industries), navigation and hydrographic support for navigation, while ensuring the safety of navigation on approaches to seaports, in the areas of environmental protection during the implementation of economic activity and control in sea and river ports, in ship agency services, in the fields of x using ships for the transportation of goods, passengers, baggage and mail, fishing and other marine industries, exploration and mining, towing, icebreaking and rescue operations, cable laying, as well as for other economic, scientific and cultural purposes, forwarding in other related areas.

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