Archive - 2005 press briefings
Revised phase-out schedule for single-hull tankers enters into force
: MARPOL oil tanker amendments enter into force on 5 April 2005
Technical co-operation fund receives major boost from Republic of Korea
: 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
: Importance of ratifying ballast water and anti-fouling Conventions highlighted.
New fund heralds better deal for oil pollution victims
: IOPC Supplementary Fund enters into force on 3 March 2005
Panama makes IMO budget payment
: Contribution received by Secretary-General during Panama visit
Agencies adopt co-ordinated approach to ship scrapping as Joint Working Group makes progress
: Organizations compare work programmes and agree combined way forward.
Maritime Security on agenda as USCG Commandant visits IMO
: Meeting confirms IMO's contribution to United Nations security efforts