Archive - 2001 Press Briefings
Press briefings issued in 2001

Assembly centrepiece of intense activity at IMO - 14/11/2001
Briefing 31/2001: The final part of November heralds a busy period for IMO with the biennial Assembly at the centrepiece of a series of important meetings

IMO Council to increase in size to 40 Members - 13/11/2001
Briefing 30/2001:The IMO Council is to increase in size to 40 Members from 32, following the acceptance by two-thirds of Member States of amendments to the IMO Convention.

Saint Kitts and Nevis joins IMO - 25/10/2001
Briefing 29/2001:Saint Kitts and Nevis has joined IMO, bringing number of Member States to 160.

IMO to review ship security in wake of terrorist attacks - 19/10/2001
Briefing 28/2001:IMO’s Legal Committee is to review the SUA treaties in the wake of the tragic events of 11 September in the United States of America.

IMO adopts Convention on Control of Harmful Anti-fouling Systems on Ships - 9/10/2001
Briefing 27/2001: A new Convention will prohibit the use of harmful organotins in anti-fouling paints used on ships.

Preview of Legal Committee – 83rd session: 8-12 October 2001 - 5/10/2001
Briefing 26/2001:Legal Committee will consider resolutions and guidelines on abandonment, personal injury and death of seafarers when it meets for 83rd session.

International Memorial to Seafarers unveiled at IMO Headquarters - 28/9/2001
Briefing 25/2001:International memorial to seafarers unveiled in spectacular ceremony.

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