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UN urges quicker sea anti-terror law compliance

The United Nations said on Friday it was concerned that governments were not acting quickly enough to prepare for a maritime anti-terror law due to be enforced on July 1, raising fears that delay could harm world trade. The U.N.’s International Maritime Organisation (IMO) said the pace of compliance with the comprehensive set of security measures, devised to protect the industry against terrorism, was accelerating after a relatively sluggish start. But, with less than 100 days left to go before the deadline kicks-in, Director of Maritime Security Hartmut Hesse told Reuters he was concerned that the uptake by the industry was still too slow. Full Story

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