International Maritime Organization

From WaterWiki.net

(Redirected from IMO)
Jump to: navigation, search

> Projects | Publications | Who is who

Name International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
Logo Image:IMOLOGO.gif
Geographic Scope Global
Subject Focus Expertise Shipping
Contact E-mail: info@imo.org
URL http://www.imo.org


Contents

Mission/Mandate

The Convention establishing the International Maritime Organization (IMO) was adopted in Geneva in 1948 and IMO first met in 1959. IMO's main task has been to develop and maintain a comprehensive regulatory framework for shipping and its remit today includes safety, environmental concerns, legal matters, technical co-operation, maritime security and the efficiency of shipping.

A specialized agency of the United Nations with 167 Member States and three Associate Members, IMO is based in the United Kingdom with around 300 international staff.

Key Resources

See also complete list of WaterWiki-documented International Maritime Organization-Publications

Work on the Ground

See also complete list of WaterWiki-documented International Maritime Organization-Projects

References

See also

External Resources

Attachments

815 Rating: 2.8/5 (31 votes cast)