Embassy of Ukraine to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Kyiv 07:10

Ukraine and the IMO

 

Ukraine is a Member of the International Maritime Organization since 1994.

The participation of Ukraine at the IMO is provided by three ministries – Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine and Ministry of Justice of Ukraine.

Ukraine informed IMO about the unlawful activity of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping in Crimea

The EU, Canada, Georgia, Iceland and the United States called on Russia in the International Maritime Organization to comply promptly with the order of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

Ukraine informed IMO about unlawful practices associated with certificates of competency and seafarers’ identity documents in Crimea

Ukraine expressed its protest to the Russian Federation at IMO in connection with the discriminatory inspections of vessels as well as the unauthorized construction of a bridge across the Kerch Strait

The Embassy continues to actively contribute to the implementation of the Project on preventing seafarers' involvement in maritime crimes

Ukraine called upon IMO's Member States not to recognize implementation by the Russian Federation of IMO conventions in the maritime areas adjacent to Crimea

Ukraine informed IMO about unlawful registration of ships in Crimea

Ukraine drew the attention of IMO to the unlawful action of the Russian Federation in the search and rescue region of Ukraine

The delegation of Ukraine expressed its protest to the Russian Federation at IMO in connection with the unauthorized expansion by the Novorossiysk NAVTEX station of its service area

Maritime Safety Committee of the International Maritime Organization responded to Russia's unlawful actions in the northern part of the Black Sea

Ukraine accedes to the Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention on Load Lines

The delegation of Ukraine expresses its strong protest to the Russian Federation at IMO in connection with the armed attack at the Ukrainian Navy ships

The delegation of Ukraine raised the issue at IMO of foreign-flagged vessels calling illegally at closed seaports in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol

Ukraine signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with International Maritime Organization concerning participation in the IMO Member State Audit Scheme 

Ukraine called on IMO not to recognize unlawful unilateral actions of the Russian Federation in the maritime areas appertaining to the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol

Ukraine drew the attention of IMO to the provocative actions of the Russian Federation in the search and rescue region of Ukraine

Ukraine called upon IMO's Member States not to recognize implementation of IMO conventions in the temporarily occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea by the Russian Federation

The delegation of Ukraine raised the issue at IMO of foreign-flagged vessels calling illegally at closed seaports in the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol

Ukraine accedes to International Maritime Organization Conventions 

Ukraine informed IMO about provocative actions of the Russian Federation which threaten safety and security of navigation

Ukraine informed IMO about implications for the conduct of search and rescue operations in the Northern part of the Black Sea due to the temporary occupation of Crimea by the Russian Federation

Ukraine informed IMO about fraudulent certificates issues to seafarers in the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and Sevastopol

Maritime Safety Committee of the International Maritime Organization invited the Member States and interested parties to notify to the Organization of any threats to the security and safety of navigation in the North-Eastern part of the Black Sea

Ukraine calls on International Maritime Organization to respond to Russia’s illegal actions threatening safety and security of navigation in the Black Sea

Nataliia Galibarenko presents credentials as Ukraine’s Permanent Representative to IMO