IMO Press Briefings

World Maritime theme for 2020: "Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet" (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
The "Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet" theme will provide an opportunity to raise awareness of the UN SDGs and showcase the work that IMO and its Member States are undertaking to achieve the targets.
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American rescuer who saved four to be recognized with IMO bravery accolade (Tue, 23 Jul 2019)
Petty Officer Michael Kelly, a rescue swimmer with the United States Coast Guard, will receive the 2019 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea.
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International Maritime Prize for 2018 to go to Mr. Joseph J. Angelo (United States) (Mon, 22 Jul 2019)
International Maritime Prize for 2018 to be awarded to Mr. Joseph J. Angelo, former USCG and INTERTANKO senior executive who participated in IMO meetings for many years.
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International Maritime Organization Council condemns tanker attacks in Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman (Thu, 18 Jul 2019)
​The Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has condemned recent attacks on commercial shipping.
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