Archive - 2002 Press Briefings
"Green Passport" for ships debated as IMO environmental meeting tackles ship recycling
Marine environment issues take centre stage at IMO meeting, 7-11 October 2002
IMO concern over Limburg incident, experts sent
IMO sends experts to Yemen following
Environmental issues take centre stage at IMO
Ballast water management, greenhouse gas emissions and ship recycling among host of issues to be discussed at environment meeting, 7-11 October
2002 marks 25th annual World Maritime Day
This year's chosen theme is "IMO - Safer shipping demands a safety culture".
Maritime security measures take shape at IMO
Maritime experts meet prior to Diplomatic Conference in December which will address new security measures.
Shipping enters the ISM Code era with second phase of implementation
International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention (ISM Code) becomes mandatory on 1 July 2002.
Ships' “black boxes” and automatic identification systems – regulations enter into force on 1 July 2002
New regulations for certain size ships to carry voyage data recorders (VDRs) and automatic identification systems (AISs) enter into force today (1 July 2002).