Archive - 2006 press briefings

Maritime Safety Committee completes 82nd session - 20/12/2006
Briefing 48/2006: Istanbul meeting sees major progress on wide range of safety issues

New passenger ship safety standards set for adoption at IMO's Maritime Safety Committee - 27/11/2006
Briefing 47/2006: MSC meets in Istanbul, Turkey for its 82nd session from 29 November to 8 December 2006

North Sea SECA enters into force, with 12-month grace period - 22/11/2006
Briefing 46/2006: Ships operating in the North Sea have one year to demonstrate compliance with stringent new exhaust emission standards

Montenegro becomes Member of IMO - 10/11/2006
Briefing 45/2006: Membership now stands at 167

IMO Secretary-General's mandate renewed for further four years - 9/11/2006
Briefing 44/2006: Safety of life at sea should continue to be Organization's principal objective, says Mitropoulos

New international rules to allow storage of CO2 in seabed adopted - 8/11/2006
Briefing 43/2006: Storage of CO2 under the seabed to be allowed from 10 February 2007, under amendments to 1996 Protocol to the London Convention

Tom Allan of United Kingdom awarded IMO International Maritime Prize - 7/11/2006
Briefing 42/2006: Former MSC Chairman honoured at special ceremony

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