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21/01/2020 Information from various sources has indicated a relatively smooth transition to the 0.50% sulphur limit. Prices for compliant fuels - very-low sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO) and marine gas oil (MGO) rose quickly initially but now appear to be stabilizing. More...

20/12/2019 Global limit on sulphur in ships' fuel oil reduced from 01 January 2020. More...

20/12/2019 A set of important amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and various codes enter into force on 1 January 2020.  More...

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Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE) (02/03/2020 - 06/03/2020)
Legal Committee (LEG) (16/03/2020 - 20/03/2020)
Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) (30/03/2020 - 03/04/2020)
Facilitation Committee (FAL) (20/04/2020 - 24/04/2020)
Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) (13/05/2020 - 22/05/2020)



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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 @