We produce documents for the various International Maritime Organization (IMO) Committee and Sub-Committee meetings, these include, Agenda Previews, Summary Reports and Future IMO Legislation documents.

The agenda previews are prepared prior to meetings and provide an overview of the meeting, its agenda, provisional timetable and any documents produced by the IMO for this particular meeting. The reports provide a summary of discussions and conclusions reached during meetings. And they include our assessment on the impact of the decisions made at IMO Committee / Sub-Committee meetings.

Future IMO & ILO Legislation 

Autumn 2023 edition of Future IMO and ILO Legislation

View an overview of upcoming changes to mandatory statutory regulations and instruments

Read Future IMO and ILO Legislation

2024 Summary Reports


The IMO Pollution Prevention and Response Sub-Committee is where discussions on prevention of pollution in the marine environment take place prior to agreement by the IMO’s Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC). 

Read LR IMO  PPR 11 Summary Report


The IMO Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping Sub-Committee (HTW 10) is where the human aspects of shipping are discussed. HTW reports to the Maritime Safety Committee. 

Read LR IMO HTW 10 Summary Report


The IMO Ship Design and Construction Sub-Committee (SDC) is where many technical and operational requirements related to ship design and construction (including tonnage, load line and stability) are discussed. SDC reports to the Maritime Safety Committee. 

Read LR IMO SDC 10 Summary Report

Previous IMO meeting reports