Archive - 2005 press briefings

Revised phase-out schedule for single-hull tankers enters into force - 4/4/2005
Briefing 18/2005: MARPOL oil tanker amendments enter into force on 5 April 2005

Technical co-operation fund receives major boost from Republic of Korea - 18/3/2005
Briefing 17/2005: Increased donations to follow as Korea pledges long-term support

Secretary-General Mitropoulos and EC Commissioner Dimas focus on marine pollution issues at a productive meeting - 17/3/2005
Briefing 16/2005: Importance of ratifying ballast water and anti-fouling Conventions highlighted.

New fund heralds better deal for oil pollution victims - 1/3/2005
Briefing 15/2005: IOPC Supplementary Fund enters into force on 3 March 2005

Panama makes IMO budget payment - 24/2/2005
Briefing 14/2005: Contribution received by Secretary-General during Panama visit

Agencies adopt co-ordinated approach to ship scrapping as Joint Working Group makes progress - 18/2/2005
Briefing 13/2005: Organizations compare work programmes and agree combined way forward.

Maritime Security on agenda as USCG Commandant visits IMO - 17/2/2005
Briefing 12/2005: Meeting confirms IMO's contribution to United Nations security efforts

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