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2017-09-20 16:00:00

A national table-top exercise on maritime security in Lima, Peru (18-19 September) has supported the country to implement the United Nations Security Council resolution 1540 (2004), which imposes binding obligations on all States to adopt legislation to prevent the proliferation of nuclear, chemical and biological weapons, and their means of delivery and establish appropriate domestic controls over related materials to prevent their illicit trafficking. more...


2017-09-20 15:05:00

An IMO film showing how the IMO Polar Code supports safe and environmentally-friendly shipping in the Arctic and Antarctic waters is being screened at the NEVA 2017 International Maritime Exhibition and Conference (19-22 September), in St Petersburg, Russia. IMO's Assistant Secretary-General Lawrence Barchue delivered the opening address, updating the audience on regulatory standards affecting the safety of international shipping, fishing and offshore operations and the protection of the marine environment. Mr Barchue also spoke of the importance of sharing a common understanding on the issues that affect the maritime community today. more...


2017-09-20 12:00:00

IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim is in Russia this week (16-20 September) for a series of high-level meetings with ministers and officials. After talks in Moscow with the Minister and Deputy Minister of Transport and the Head of the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency, Mr Lim moved on to Vladivostok. There he visited the sail training ship "Nadezhda" (pictured) and the Admiral Nevelskoy Maritime State University before speaking at the opening of a meeting of the Tokyo Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control. more...




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 IMO Meetings

Sub-Committee on Implementation of IMO Instruments (III) (25/09/2017 - 29/09/2017)
39th Consultative Meeting of Contracting Parties (London Convention 1972) and 12th Meeting of Contracting Parties (London Protocol 1996) (09/10/2017 - 13/10/2017)
Council Extraordinary Session (20/11/2017 - 24/11/2017)
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