The IMO International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) has during a seminar marking the 100th Session of the Legal Committee conferred on the Legal Committee the Award for Meritorious Contribution to the Progressive Development and Codification of International Maritime Law.
The award was granted in recognition of the outstanding contribution which the Legal Committee has contributed to over the years in respect of the development of International Maritime Law.
The seminar which marked the 100th session of the Legal Committee was held in London on April 18th. Various distinguished speakers presented papers on the various legal issues. These included the President of the International Tribunal of the Law of The Sea (ITLOS), former chairpersons of the Legal Committee, and representatives from the Committe Maritime Internationale (CMI) and the International Oil Pollution Compensation Funds (IOPC).