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March 27, 2015

Russia Names Nominee for IMO Secretary General

Vitaly Klyuev (Photo courtesy of IAA PortNews)

Vitaly Klyuev (Photo courtesy of IAA PortNews)

Russia has for the first time put forward a candidate to compete for the post of IMO Secretary General
 
The Russian Federation has nominated Vitaly Klyuev, Russia’s Deputy Director of the Department of State Policy for Maritime and River Transport, as a candidate for the post of Secretary General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), marking the first time ever that a candidate from Russia will compete for the IMO SG's post. 
 
Russia has been a member state of the IMO since the organization’s inception.
 
Voting for the IMO Secretary General post will begin in June 2015, and the new Secretary General will assume the office from January 1, 2016.
 
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