Archive - 2002 Press Briefings
IMO environmental meeting approves new measures on ballast water management for ships
Among important issues addressed at 47th Marine Environmental Protection Committee were design suggestions for ballast water options in new ships.
Republic of San Marino joins IMO
The Republic of San Marino becomes a Member of IMO.
Informal Meeting on Bulk Carrier Safety
An informal meeting to consider bulk carrier safety agreed the approach currently being taken within IMO is right but more work needs to be done
Oil spill experts address high-density oil spills
At R&D meeting in Brest (France) leading world experts in oil spill response agree series of recommendations for high-density spills in future.
Secretary-General calls for unity on bulk carrier safety
IMO Secretary-General highlights need for widespread and concerted efforts to improve bulk carrier safety.
Ballast water management and ship recycling on agenda at IMO environmental meeting
IMO to address ballast water management, recycling of ships and air pollution issues at MEPC meeting, 4-8 March.
IMO agrees raft of measures to bolster ship security
Security working group recommendations to go before MSC 75.