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09/07/2018 Mr. Zhong Haifeng, Guangzhou Salvage senior diver, will receive the 2018 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery At Sea for rescuing three people from a sunken cargo ship.  More...

09/07/2018 The 2019 theme will provide an opportunity to raise awareness of the importance of gender equality, in line with the UN SDGs, and to highlight the contribution of women all over the world to the maritime sector. More...

06/07/2018 Mrs. Birgit Sølling Olsen, former Deputy Director-General of the Danish Maritime Authority, to receive prestigious IMO Prize.  More...

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 IMO Meetings

Sub-Committee on Implementation of IMO Instruments (III) (24/09/2018 - 28/09/2018)
Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) (22/10/2018 - 26/10/2018)
40th Consultative Meeting of Contracting Parties (London Convention 1972) and 13th Meeting of Contracting Parties (London Protocol 1996) (05/11/2018 - 09/11/2018)
Council (19/11/2018 - 23/11/2018)
Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) (03/12/2018 - 07/12/2018)



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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 @