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International Maritime Organization

(IMO), specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1948, with headquarters in London and 168 member nations and three associate members. IMO is one of the smallest of the UN agencies. Originally called the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization, it was renamed a decade after its formation. The IMO deals with various aspects of the regulation of international commercial shipping, encouraging cooperation among governments in a wide variety of technical matters. In addition, the agency supports high standards in maritime safety, promotes efficient navigation, and encourages the control and prevention of marine pollution. It has the power to enforce and administer matters relating to these aims. In the early 21st cent. the IMO has placed an increased emphasis on maritime security.
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There should be an urgency now among various players in the shipping industry, including shipowners and charterers, to plan for the International Maritime Organization's global sulfur limit rule as the 2020 deadline is fast approaching and transition will be challenging, Rajiv Nigam, general manager, technical services group at Wilhelmsen Ship Management, quoted as saying last week.
Riyadh, March 12, 2019, SPA -- The Director General of Border Guard, Vice Admiral Awwad Eid Al-Balawi, and the President of Naif Arab University for Security Sciences, and the Director of Bisha University, inaugurated the 9th International Training Course on Combating Insecurity in Maritime Domain on Sunday 3/7/1440H hosted by the Ministry of Interior represented in the General Directorate of Border Guard at Mohammed bin Naif Academy for Maritime Sciences and Security Studies in Jeddah in cooperation with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) at the Conference Hall of the Academy.
She added that Kuwait participated in many activities and meetings related seas and oceans, while also participated in the regular meetings of the international maritime organization. Al-Nasser praised the UN General Secretary's report, especially concerning to occeans and seas laws, adding that the Kuwaiti delegation was very keen to address this topic.
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By: MENA LONDON, July 26 (MENA) - Egyptian Ambassador in London Nasser Kamel and head of the Egyptian maritime transport sector vice admiral Tareq Ghanem received on Wednesday delegations from the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

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