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The United Nations' shipping agency is working on tougher measures to clamp down on rogue shipping companies trying to use flag registries fraudulently to conceal their activities, officials said.The International Maritime Organization has agreed on a series of measures after a committee session last week that included the creation of a comprehensive database of registries and ways to improve information on the illegal registration of ships, the IMO said.The IMO will also work with the United Nations Security Council to create a searchable database that would show vessels subject to U.N. resolutions.Ukraine, meanwhile, says shipments from Crimea violate Western sanctions and has complained to the IMO, asking member states to delist any vessels involved.
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