Working Together for Safety at Sea

Working Together for Safety at Sea



1 April 2013

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen their cooperation in improving safety at sea.

The two organizations will collaborate on matters such as the use of satellite telecommunication services for the collection and dissemination of marine meteorological and oceanographic data to promote the safety of life and property at sea and the safe and efficient operation of ships, according to the newly signed Memorandum of Understanding.

They will also exchange information and hold regular consultations in the field of maritime communications for maritime safety and efficiency of navigation.

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