Danish candidature for IMO Council 2020-2021

Denmark has decided to run for re-election to the Council of International Maritime Organization (IMO) in Category “C” from 2020-2021. As a long-time member of IMO, Denmark will continue to contribute to the development of high practicable international standards on safety, efficiency of navigation as well as prevention of marine pollution from ships.

Through international cooperation, Denmark is committed to secure a sustainable and viable shipping industry and to meet the needs of IMO Member States.

Key priorities for Denmark

As a member of the IMO council, Denmark will work for the following:

  • Smart regulation and facilitating digitalization and automation
  • Effective enforcement of IMO instruments
  • Contribution to reducing shipping’s GHG emissions
  • Improving safety and security at sea

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