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date: 24 May 2024

International Maritime Organization (IMO), 

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The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea
Author(s):
M. V. AngelM. V. Angel

a special agency of the United Nations established in 1958 with responsibility for improving maritime safety and preventing pollution from ships. It has its headquarters on the Albert Embankment in London. IMO deals with the administration and legal aspects of a number of important maritime conventions. One of the first treaties it was concerned with was SOLAS—the ... ...

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