IMO Launches SAFEMED Project

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

December 2, 2005

The IMO issued a News Release stating that it and other stakeholders have launched the SAFEMED project for Euro-Mediterranean Cooperation on Maritime Safety and Prevention of Pollution from Ships. The project, funded by the EU, will focus on flag state implementation and monitoring of classification societies; safety of navigation and traffic monitoring; protection of the marine environment; human element issues; and security of ships and port facilities. The project will be implemented in ten Mediterranean Partner countries: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, the Palestinian Authority, Syria, Tunisia, and Turkey. Source: HK Law
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