1. The Shared Awareness and De-confliction Event (SHADE) due to take place on 28 May 20 has been cancelled, the next SHADE is scheduled for Nov 2020 details can be found at https://shade.mschoa.org/
2. The UKMTO Maritime Information Exchange Vessel Operator Meeting (MIEVOM) scheduled for 11 June 20 has been postponed until further notice.
3. Commercial shipping companies and ship’s masters can receive the latest UKMTO Maritime Security update via telephone or by e-mail using the contact details at the bottom of this page. UKMTO Dubai and the Maritime Trade Information Centre (MTIC) will remain fully operational throughout the duration of the global pandemic and can be contacted as usual using the details promulgated in BMP5.
4. The current International Maritime Organization (IMO) advice to seafarers and shipping in response to the COVID-19 pandemic can be found via the following link: https://bit.ly/2Wm4FAV