The International Maritime Organization works to improve international shipping procedures, raise standards in marine safety and reduce marine pollution by ships.
The flag of the International Maritime Organization has an emblem showing the world map seen from the North Pole on two crossed anchors linked by a chain. It is surrounded by the laurel branches. On the flag, the emblem appears in white on the middle of a plain blue (UNO-ONU) field. Proportions: 8:11.
The International Maritime Organization is a specialized agency of the UN which, among
other things, administers the International Code of Signals.