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30/10/2018 IMO pledges to further address the significant problem posed by plastics to the marine environment through a number of measures identified in an action plan. More...

26/10/2018 The complementary MARPOL amendment will prohibit the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil for combustion purposes for propulsion or operation on board a ship - unless the ship has a "scrubber" fitted.  More...

22/10/2018 Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 73) approves programme to follow up on the initial IMO strategy on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from ships. More...

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 IMO Meetings

Council (19/11/2018 - 23/11/2018)
Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) (03/12/2018 - 07/12/2018)
Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR) (21/01/2019 - 25/01/2019)
Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC) (04/02/2019 - 08/02/2019)
Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR) (18/02/2019 - 22/02/2019)



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The IMO Newsroom is manned between 9.00 and 5.30 UK time, Monday to Friday, by members of the Public Information Services team

To contact us, please telephone or email using the contact points below:

Head, Public Information Services
Lee Adamson
Tel: +44 (0)20 7587 3153
email: media @
Media and Communications Officer
Natasha Brown
Tel: +44 (0)20 7587 3274
email: media @
Media and Communications Officer
Karine Langlois       
Tel: +44 (0)20 7587 3191
email: media @
Media and Communications Assistant
Shaun Ottway
Tel: +44 (0)20 7587 3134
email: media @