Archive - 2002 Press Briefings

The Prestige - IMO statement - 21/11/2002
Briefing 36/2002: Human life and the marine environment prime concerns for IMO.

IMO Secretary-General welcomes additional Council Members as IMO Council expands to 40 - 8/11/2002
Briefing 35/2002: Secretary-General Mr. William A. O’Neil welcomes eight additional Members onto the IMO Council

Liability limits for ship passengers raised with new Athens Convention, compulsory insurance introduced - 1/11/2002
Briefing 34/2002: Successful adoption of Protocol ensures uniform approach to compensation for passengers.

Sewage rules for ships to enter into force following breakthrough ratification - 31/10/2002
Briefing 33/2002: Regulations for prevention of pollution by sewage from ships set to enter into force in September 2003.

Importance of success stressed as Diplomatic Conference gets underway - 23/10/2002
Briefing 32/2002: Successful adoption of protocol will ensure internationally accepted compensation criteria.

IMO set to improve ship passengers' liability and compensation regime - 18/10/2002
Briefing 31/2002: IMO Diplomatic Conference set to adopt revised Athens Convention.

Suppression of unlawful acts at sea - regulations under scrutiny at Legal Committee - 18/10/2002
Briefing 30/2002: Legal Committee to meet for 85th session.

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