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02/04/2020 IMO has decided to postpone a number of meetings due to the coronavirus pandemic. More...

01/04/2020 IMO echoes shipping industry calls for governments to keep shipping and supply chains open and grant special travel exemptions to seafarers in COVID-19 pandemic. More...

19/03/2020 IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim stresses vital need to maintain commerce by sea and protect seafarers' welfare in face of coronavirus shut down. More...

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 IMO Meetings

POSTPONED Facilitation Committee (FAL) (20/04/2020 - 24/04/2020)
POSTPONED Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) (13/05/2020 - 22/05/2020)
Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping (HTW) (01/06/2020 - 05/06/2020)
POSTPONED Technical Cooperation Committee (TC) (15/06/2020 - 19/06/2020)
42st Consultative Meeting of Contracting Parties to the London Convention and 15th Meeting of Contracting Parties to the London Protocol (LC 42/LP 15) (28/09/2020 - 02/10/2020)



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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 @