Russia seeks closer cooperation with IMO, Vitaly Klyuyev says
Information exchange between the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and Russia is not sufficient, IAA PortNews correspondent cites Vitaly Klyuyev, Director of RF Transport Ministry's Department of State Policy for Maritime and River Transport, as saying at the meeting of the Tokyo MoU Committee being held today, 18 September 2017, in Vladivostok.
According to the Transport Ministry official, Russia’s maritime authorities and shipping community require closer contacts with the International Maritime Organization, particularly when it comes to updating of information and data exchange. The proposal of the Russian side was accepted with the approval of the meeting Secretariat.
The meeting of the Tokyo MoU Committee is attended by Kitack Lim, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).