Timor-Leste becomes Member of IMO
Timor-Leste has become a Member of IMO, following its deposit, on 10 May 2005,
of an instrument of acceptance of the Convention on the International Maritime
Organization, as amended, with the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
With the accession of Timor-Leste, the number of IMO Member States stands at 165,
with three Associate Members.
24, 18 May 2005
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Agency with responsibility for the safety of shipping and the prevention of
marine pollution by ships.
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