Weight of Freight: Georgia’s IMO rep talks fake registrations

Author Argus

Matthew Mitchell, Market Reporter at Argus sits down with Ivane Abashidze, Georgia's rep to the IMO and Vice Chair to the IMO Legal Commitee as they discuss the IMO's legal committee and some of the issues it deals with including insurance and sanctions.

They also discuss the fraudulent registration of vessels and companies to avoid sanctions and disguise other illegal activities including how widespread the problem is and how the IMO, the legal committee, and member states are tackling it.

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Ivane Abashidze
Ivane Abashidze
Georgia's representative to the IMO
and Vice-Chair of the Legal Committee

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