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The International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO) is the inter-governmental organization whose Primary Purpose is the oversight of certain public satellite safety and security communication services provided by mobile satellite communication systems.

IMSO also acts as the International LRIT Coordinator, appointed by IMO to ensure the operation of the international system for the Long Range Identification and Tracking of Ships (LRIT) worldwide by auditing and reviewing the performance of the system.

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From the Director General, Captain Moin Ahmed

As I took my office on 15 April 2015, having been appointed at the Twenty-Third Session of the IMSO Assembly, I would like to take this opportunity to express my appreciation for the overwhelming support I have received from IMSO Member States and Observers.  I give my assurance that I will uphold and maintain my commitment to ensure the continuing success of the Organization, and look forward to working closely with you. I pay tribute to my predecessor, Captain Esteban Pacha of Spain. 

Welcome to the  IMSO website which has been designed to provide a new fresh, stylish and friendly to use tool to facilitate interaction and exchange of the most up to date information relating to IMSO for Member States delegates, GMDSS satellite communications providers, LRIT Data Centres and the public in general. 

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Captain Moin Ahmed
Director General

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