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31/07/2020 Third phase of an IMO-implemented SENSREC project to enhance safe and environmentally sound ship recycling in Bangladesh has been given the go-ahead. More...

09/07/2020 IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim welcomes commitment of 13 countries to facilitate crew changes and recognise seafarers as key workers, following virtual ministerial summit hosted by UK Government. More...

06/07/2020 Recommendations for port and coastal States on the prompt disembarkation of seafarers for medical care ashore during the COVID-19 pandemic have been issued. More...

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 IMO Meetings

Facilitation Committee (FAL 44) (28/09/2020 - 02/10/2020)
IMO Council (C 124) (12/10/2020 - 14/10/2020)
Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships (ISWG-GHG 7) (19/10/2020 - 23/10/2020)
Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 102) (04/11/2020 - 11/11/2020)



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The IMO Newsroom is staffed 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:

Acting Head, Public Information Services
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 @

 Media and communication specialist (French) 
Ariane Perron-Langlois
Tel: +44 (0)20 7463 4021
email: media @

Media and communication specialist (Spanish)
Ada Perello-Badia
Tel: +44 (0)20 7587 3104
email: media @