Canada’s International Maritime Presence

Canada is committed to providing leadership at international maritime organizations to advance priorities across a number of domains. By doing so, Canada is working to improve marine safety and security, and to prevent pollution.

Canada – Candidate for re-election to IMO Council in 2023
On January 16, 2023, Canada officially announced its candidacy for re-election to the Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) under Category B for the 2024-25 term.

Permanent Mission of Canada to the International Maritime Organization
Learn about Canada’s role at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and about our permanent mission to the organization.

Asia-Pacific Heads of Maritime Safety Agencies Meeting
Information on international marine meetings that Canada participates in, such as the Asia-Pacific Heads of Maritime Safety Agencies (APHoMSA) forum.