IMO measures cover all aspects of international shipping – including ship design, construction, equipment, manning, operation and disposal – to ensure that this vital sector for remains safe, environmentally sound, energy efficient and secure.
Structure of IMO
The Organization consists of an Assembly, a Council and five main Committees:
• the Maritime Safety Committee;
• the Marine Environment Protection Committee;
• the Legal Committee;
• the Technical Cooperation Committee and the Facilitation Committee and a number of Sub-Committees support the work of the main technical committees.