Archive - 2001 Press Briefings
Press briefings issued in 2001
Amendments enter into force on 1 January 2002
SOLAS, 1988 SOLAS Protocol and MARPOL amendments enter into force on 1 January 2002
STCW List of Confirmed Parties expanded
List of Confirmed Parties now comprises 102 States and one IMO Associate Member
IMO to hold maritime security conference in December 2002
IMO Assembly approves security measures amid raft of new Resolutions
International Maritime Prize goes to Heikki Juhani Valkonen of Finland
The International Maritime Prize for 2000 has been awarded to Mr. Heikki Juhani Valkonen, former Director, Maritime Safety Department, Finnish Maritime Administration.
IMO Assembly elects new council for 2002-2003 biennium
The IMO Assembly has elected the States who will be members of its Council for the 2002-2003 biennium.
Security and refugee issues to fore as Secretary-General opens 22nd IMO Assembly
IMO Secretary-General stresses urgent need to address issues of maritime security and plight of refugees.
IMO Assembly to meet for 22nd Session
The IMO Assembly is holding its 22nd Session at its London HQ from 19-30 November 2001.