EU Transport Commissioner Siim Kallas met today with the Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Mr. Koji Sekimizu in Brussels and agreed to enhance cooperation in order to promote safer and more environmentally friendly shipping. The main issues of discussion during the meeting were passenger ship safety and measures to reduce CO2 emissions from international shipping.

As Vice President Kallas stated: "Reducing shipping casualties by 50% by 2015 is an ambi...


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