International Maritime Organization
The International Maritime Organization (IMO), known as the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO) until 1982, was established in Geneva in 1948 and came into force ten years lat...
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Treaty of Brussels
The Treaty of Brussels was signed on 17 March 1948 between Belgium, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, as an expansion to the preceding year's defence pledge, the Dunkirk Trea...
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Charter of the Organization of American States
The Charter of the Organization of the American States (otherwise known the Charter of the OAS) is a Pan-American treaty that sets out the creation of the Organization of American States. It was signe...
American Treaty on Pacific Settlement
The American Treaty on Pacific Settlement (also known as the Pact of Bogotá) was signed by the independent republics of America gathered at the Ninth International Conference of American States in Bog...
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IMO ship identification number
International Maritime Organization (IMO) numbers are a unique reference for ships and for registered ship owners and management companies. They were introduced under the SOLAS Convention to improve m...
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Employment Service Convention, 1948
Employment Service Convention, 1948 is an International Labour Organization Convention.It was established in 1948, with the preamble stating:
As of May 2015, the convention has been ratified by 9...
List of parties to the Genocide Convention
The list of parties to the Genocide Convention encompasses the states who have signed and ratified or acceded to the international agreement to prevent and punish actions of genocide in war and in p...
List of parties to the Genocide Convention - Wikipedia
REMPEC
The Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Mediterranean Sea (REMPEC) assists the Mediterranean coastal States in ratifying, transposing, implementing and enforcing international ...
SafeMed II Project
The SafeMed Project on maritime safety and prevention of pollution from ships is a European Union (EU) funded regional project run by the Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Response Centre for the Me...
Basic Safety Training
The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), requires that seafarers be provided with "familiarization training" and "basic safety traini...
Day shapes
Day shapes are mast head signals visually indicating the status of a vessel to other vessels on navigable waters during daylight hours whether making-way, anchored, or aground. These signals consist ...
Genocide Convention
The Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (CPPCG) was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 9 December 1948 as General Assembly Resolution 260. The conventio...
Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission
The Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC), originally called the Indo-Pacific Fisheries Council (IPFC) is a Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Article XIV Regional Fisheries Body which covers f...
Conventions Concerning Employment of Women During the Night
The Conventions concerning Employment of Women during the Night are conventions drafted by the International Labour Organization (ILO) which prohibit women from performing industrial work during the n...
International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code
IMDG Code or International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code is accepted as an international guideline to the safe transportation or shipment of dangerous goods or hazardous materials by water on vessel. ...
Finno-Soviet Treaty of 1948
The Agreement of Friendship, Cooperation, and Mutual Assistance, also known as the YYA Treaty from the Finnish Ystävyys-, yhteistyö- ja avunantosopimus (YYA-sopimus) (Swedish: Vänskaps-, samarbets- oc...
Finno-Soviet Treaty of 1948 - Wikipedia
Standard Marine Communication Phrases
The Standard Marine Communication Phrases (SMCP) is a set of key phrases in the English language (which is the internationally recognised language of the sea), supported by the international community...
International Code of Signals
The International Code of Signals (ICS) is an international system of signals and codes for use by vessels to communicate important messages regarding safety of navigation and related matters. Signa...
International Code of Signals - Wikipedia
Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention
The Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention (1948) No 87 is an International Labour Organization Convention, and one of eight conventions that form the core of intern...
International Ship and Port Facility Security Code
The International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code is an amendment to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention (1974/1988) on minimum security arrangements for ships, ports and governme...
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International Association of Classification Societies
The International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) is a technically based organization consisting of twelve marine classification societies headquartered in London.Marine classification ...
Havana Charter
Havana Charter (formally the Final Act of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Employment) was the charter of the defunct International Trade Organization (ITO). It was signed by 53 countries on...
Protocol Bringing under International Control Drugs outside the Scope of the Convention of 13 July 1...
The Protocol bringing under International Control Drugs Outside of the Scope of the 1931 Convention for Limiting the Manufacture and Regulating the Distribution of Narcotic Drugs, signed in 1948, was ...