Montenegro becomes Member of IMO



The IMO Council, meeting for its 97th session in London, welcomed the IMO's 167th Member State, Montenegro, which deposited its instrument of acceptance of the Convention on the International Maritime Organization, as amended, with the Secretary-General of the United Nations on 10 October 2006.

With the accession of Montenegro, the number of IMO Member States stands at 167, with three Associate Members1.

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1Faroe Islands, Hong Kong, China and Macao, China

Briefing 45, 10 November 2006

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