Maritime Knowledge Centre
International Maritime Organization
4 Albert Embankment London SE17SR
Sharon Grant, Head
Paula Barreto-Kuhlbrodt, Principal Assistant/Cataloguer
Julian Ross, Principal Assistant
The Maritime Knowledge Centre (MKC) is open to visitors Monday-Friday 10 am - 5 pm, by appointment. Access may be restricted during IMO Secretariat events such as Council and Assembly. The MKC is closed on public holidays and between Christmas and New Year.
Scheduling an Appointment
Appointments are required to visit the MKC as seating and computer facilities are limited. To make an appointment, send an email with the date and time you would like to visit and with details of your research. We require a minimum notice of one week. Do not make any travel arrangements until your appointment has been confirmed by an email from us.
Access to the IMO Secretariat
Security formalities are in place to enter the IMO Secretariat. Please be prepared by having valid identification document with you.
For additional information about contacting or accessing IMO, please see the Contact Us section
of the IMO web site.