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International Maritime Organization (IMO)

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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is a specialized United Nations agency that leads international efforts to promote safer shipping on cleaner oceans.

IMO is the global standard-setting authority for the safety, security and environmental performance of international shipping. Its main role is to create a regulatory framework for the shipping industry that is fair and effective, universally adopted and universally implemented.

IMO's work also supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).