Odessa, Ukraine (PortSEurope) June 12, 2018 – The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has started its audit is launched in Ukraine, the purpose of which is to verify compliance by Ukraine as a port state, flag state and coastal state of international obligations in the field of maritime security.
Minister of Infrastructure, Volodymyr Omelyan, stressed that the successful passage of the audit is important not only for the Ministry of Infrastructure but also for the entire government, “We understand that the result of the audit will affect not only the port area, but also many related industries. The Ministry of Infrastructure has come to the process of preparation for an audit with maximum responsibility. I hope that the audit will take place in a friendly atmosphere, our experts will demonstrate the ability of our state to fulfil international obligations, and auditors will objectively certify that Ukraine is indeed a maritime state with a great potential for development. “
For the successful passage of Ukraine’s IMO audit, representatives of the Ministry of Infrastructure, the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Education and Science, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Justice, the State Transport Security Service, the State Agency of the fish industry, as well as enterprises, institutions, organisations belonging to the management of the said central executive bodies involved in the implementation of Ukraine commitments made under mandatory IMO instruments to which the Ukraine.
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