Piracy off Somalia high on agenda as IMO Maritime Safety Committee meets

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IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) is to meet at the Organization’s London Headquarters for its 86th session from 27 May to 5 June.

The packed agenda includes discussion on piracy and armed robbery against ships off the coast of Somalia and in the Gulf of Aden, the implementation of the Long-Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) system, the development of goal-based standards for new ship construction and the adoption of amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS).






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