Archive - 1999 Press Briefings
press briefings issued in 1999

SAR amendments enter into force on 1 January 2000 - 28/12/1999
A revised Annex to the International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR Convention) entered into force on 1 January 2000.

IMO says ship engines should comply with NOx code from 1 January 2000 - 21/12/1999
Engines installed on ships constructed on or after 1 January 2000 or engines which undergo a major conversion on or after 1 January 2000 should meet the requirements of the Technical Code on Control of Emission of Nitrogen Oxides from Marine Diesel Engines (NOx Technical Code).

IMO 21st Assembly approves budget, work programme, resolutions - 27/11/1999
The Assembly of IMO held its 21st session at its London headquarters from 15-26 November.

List of Resolutions - 26/11/1999
List of Resolutions adopted by IMO's 21st Assembly.

Resolutions adopted by IMO 21st Assembly - summaries - 25/11/1999
Gives summaries of resolutions adopted by the 21st Assembly

IMO Assembly elects new council for 2000-2001 biennium - 19/11/1999
The Assembly of the International Maritime Organization has elected 32 States to be members of its Council for the 2000-2001 biennium.

Abandonment, personal injury and death of seafarers needs urgent action - 15/10/1999
The problems of abandonment, personal injury and death of seafarers need urgent remedial action, according to a Joint International Maritime Organization (IMO)/International Labour Organization (ILO) Ad Hoc Expert Working Group on Liability and Compensation regarding Claims for Death, Personal Injury and Abandonment of Seafarers.

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