Archive - 2005 press briefings
Secretary-General Kofi Annan visits IMO
: Organization hailed as "quiet success".
Mitropoulos and EC Commissioner Barrot in agreement across wide-ranging agenda
: Good working relationship confirmed at high-level meeting
Maritime communications can play part in tsunami warning system, IMO agrees
: Special session of COMSAR meeting devoted to tsunami crisis.
Mitropoulos and EC Commissioner Borg in productive meeting
: EC fisheries and maritime affairs Commissioner in talks with IMO Secretary-General
Ballast Water Convention gains first signatories
Spain and Brazil signInternational Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments
IMO Secretary-General Mitropoulos raises seafarer issues with US Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge
: Close co-operaton assured as leaders look to move forward
Bahamas settles IMO contribution
Bahamas presents £1 million budget contribution.