The main aim of the IMO marine environment division

The aim of IMO marine environment division is to control marine pollution from ships. For environmental point of view the IMO have to support the enforcement of highest practical standards and also maintain a close relations with other UN bodies on such matters. IMO provides required tools and policies but the enforcement and implementation of these tools falls in the hand of member States and their governments (Ziarati et al, MariFuture, Development Papers 2018-2019).