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Kazakhstan kicks off mandatory audit of International Maritime Organization

In the period from 23 to 30 January this year a mandatory audit of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) is held in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan30 January , 11:21

According to the Ministry for Investment and Development of Kazakhstan, within the audit the IMO experts plan to inspect the activities of the state bodies in the implementation of the maritime administration functions as well as on environmental protection and navigational hydrographic support.

In addition, it’s planned to visit Aktau to verify the implementation of port control, as well as in terms of search and rescue, rapid response to marine pollution and safe bunkering vessels.

These activities are carried out in accordance with the requirements from 1 January 2016, the countries that are members of the IMO. Kazakhstan is a member of the International Maritime Organization since 1994.

The passage of the statutory audit report will be provided by the auditors of the IMO during the 1st half of the current year.

The passage of the audit will provide the international recognition of conformity of public administration in the field of maritime transport requirements of the international maritime conventions.