PMO News Portal - Nader Pasandeh, Director General of
Maritime Affairs of Ports and maritime Organization, referring to the latest
annual report of the Secretariat of the Indian Ocean Memorandum of
Understanding on Port State Control, stated that based on the key indicators
of" Extensive inspection and control of foreign ships last year
"," Preparation of inspection instructions in accordance with the
requirements of international Conventions.” And “dispatching Iranian
instructors to three international specialized training courses”, Islamic
republic of Iran was ranked second in Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding
on Port State Control. Australia owns the first place in this memorandum.
Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding on Port State
Control (IOMOU) began its activities in 1998 with 15 member states with the aim
of promoting maritime safety and the conservation of the marine environment. The
ultimate goal is to identify and eliminate substandard ships from the region.