Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC)

The Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) considers any matter within the IMO’s scope that is concerned with prevention and control of pollution from ships.

All Member States can sit on this committee. Several sub-committees report to this committee.

Next session of this committee

The next session is the 70th Session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 70).

Date: Monday 24 October - Friday 28 October 2016

Location: IMO Headquarters, 4 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SR

Provisional agenda for MEPC 70[PDF: 44Kb, 3 pages]

Previous session

At the end of each Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting, a final report is prepared for submission to the IMO Council.

The final report provides a record of the issues discussed and actions taken by the Committee. Below is the report of the most recent MEPC meeting.

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