Guide to the International Maritime Organization

Pacific Environment
Date: April 26, 2019

Updated August 19, 2019 — The Guide to IMO is a resource for anyone looking to get a crash course in what the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is and how it operates. In the guide, you will find descriptions of committees and sub-committees, section by section summaries of key IMO instruments (like the Polar Code), a list of every participating non-governmental organization with links to their websites, a glossary of common acronyms and terms, and much more.

Use the link below to download the most recent version of the guide.

Should you find any errors, have suggestions as to what else should be included, or have any other comments about the guide, please email Dj Tyson, [email protected]


Pacific Environment’s Guide to IMO, updated August 19, 2019