Guidelines approved on dealing with crimes on ships

Draft guidelines on the preservation and collection of evidence following an allegation of a serious crime having taken place onboard a ship, or following a report of a missing person from a ship, and on pastoral and medical care of victims were approved by the Legal Committee of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), when it met […]

Achievements marked at Legal Committee’s 100th session

Prominent speakers reflected on some of the complex legal issues that have been addressed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO), at a special event to mark the 100th session of the IMO Legal Committee last Thursday. The Legal Committee was also presented with the “Award for Meritorious Contribution towards the Progressive Development and Codification of […]