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Imo

(ˈiːməʊ)
n
(Placename) a state of SE Nigeria. Capital: Owerri. Pop:3 934 899 (2006). Area: 5100 sq km (1969 sq miles)

IMO

abbreviation for
1. (Telecommunications) text messaging in my opinion
2. (Nautical Terms) International Maritime Organization

IMO

In my opinion
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.IMO - the United Nations agency concerned with international maritime activities
UN agency, United Nations agency - an agency of the United Nations
Translations

IMO

A. ABBR =In My Opinion
B. N ABBR
1. =International Miners' Organization
2. =International Maritime OrganizationOMI f
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The IMO general assembly approved report of the Secretary General of the Organization and the IMO budget for 2011-2012.
It is worth mentioning that the IMO General Assembly meets once every two years in a regular session.
The IMO was formed in 1948 but it was back in 1914 when Britain pioneered the very first safety convention ( the Safety of Souls at Sea (SOLAS) convention.
The Marine Environment section, accessible through the menu at the top of the IMO homepage, provides an overview of how the IMO works to regulate and prevent marine pollution by ships, with links to in-depth information on the applicable international treaties.
Finnish ship power supplier Wartsila Corporation said on Tuesday (1 November) that its Swedish subsidiary Ciserv AB of Gothenburg had signed a cooperation agreement with the Swedish pump manufacturer IMO AB to serve the users of IMO pumps.
The IMO's action came after environmental groups targeted the IMO for failing to protect the environment and human health from global shipping pollution.
In the preclinical studies, 2nd generation IMO compounds were shown to be more stable in mouse gastrointestinal contents following oral administration than was a conventional CpG oligonucleotide.
IMO is part of the complete enterprise solution from ParallelGraphics which includes server based algorithms for accessing and optimising existing CAD databases; and authoring software for creating and distributing interactive real-time 3D simulations over the Interact for online training and assembly guides.
IMO has licensed medical content for The HIV Manual, edited by David Spach and Thomas Hooton from Oxford University Press, and additional books are planned for the future.
In his welcome remarks, Secretary General Lim recalled the adoption of the IMO Convention at the UN Maritime Conference held 70 years ago in Room VII of the Palais des Nations in Geneva.
PEMC, in a statement to the media, has noted that the PEM Board has already approved the transition plan for the creation of an IMO firm for the power spot market.