New Cruise Passenger Drill Rules to Enter Force

New requirements for musters of newly embarked passengers prior to or immediately upon departure come into force January 1, 2015. Further SOLAS amendments entering into force address enclosed-space entry and rescue drills and the code for recognized organizations. The amended regulation III/19 in the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea was adopted in…

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IMO REQUIREMENTS FROM JULY 2014 TO JANUARY 2016 INCLUSIVE

USEFUL FOR ALL OWNERS/MANAGERS: Keeping updated on new and retroactive requirements from IMO can be a challenge. Hence DNV-GL has made a summary with the most important IMO requirements entering into force from 1st July 2014 to 1st January 2016 inclusive. Click below to access the list of requirements. DNV-GL_Statutory_Update_2014-12-01

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SOLAS amendments to make IGF Code mandatory approved by Maritime Safety Committee

The International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), which met at the Organization’s London headquarters for its 94th session, from November 17-21, 2014, approved draft SOLAS amendments to make mandatory the International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low- flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code); adopted other SOLAS amendments; continued its work on…

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