Interim versions of amended documents available in IMO-Vega online

The online version of IMO-Vega is extended with interim versions of consolidated regulations and resolutions which were amended or introduced by MSC 105 (April 2022) and by MEPC 78 (June 2022)

Interim versions of amended regulations available in IMO-Vega online | DNV GL - Maritime

Relevant for Design offices, shipyards, suppliers, owners/managers, flag states of all ship types. 

The IMO-Vega database

IMO-Vega is a searchable database of the regulation text of the SOLAS, MARPOL, Load Line conventions and other conventions, and codes such as ISM, ISPS, 2000 HSC Code, IBC Code, and much more.

The IMO-Vega Database, developed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and DNV AS, puts all the necessary information on safety and pollution prevention requirements applicable to ships at your fingertips.

The instruments amended by MSC 105 include SOLAS II-1, III, IV, V and Forms (88P and 74). ILO Conventions & Recommendations; MLC 2006. Mandatory Codes; HSC 94, HSC 2000, IMSBC; IMDG amendments. Other Codes; SPS 1983, SPS 2008, MODU 79, MODU 89, MODU 2009. Further, resolutions which include modernization of GMDSS, amendments and revision of existing performance standards, and Model Regulations on Domestic Ferry Safety. These resolutions can be viewed from Contents > Resolutions > MSC Resolutions.

The instruments amended by MEPC 78 include MARPOL I and II. Mandatory Code; IBC. Further, resolutions which include finalization of guidelines for the EEXI, CII and SEEMP, and guidelines for AFS. These resolutions can be viewed from Contents > Resolutions > MEPC Resolutions.

Forthcoming amendments to the mandatory conventions and codes are highlighted in green. Ref. Table of Contents > IMO requirements by enter into force date.


The online and offline versions are available on IMO’s web site for IMO-Vega on The IMO-Vega Database. Customers can also purchase it from one of the local IMO distributors, they are listed under distributors details. They may also contact IMO publishing at


IMO's website for IMO-Vega


If you have any questions, please email us at

14 November 2022

IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 106)

The 106th session of the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 106) was held in London, UK, from 2 to 11 November. MSC 106 adopted a new SOLAS Chapter XV on safety measures for ships carrying industrial personnel (IP) along with a related mandatory IP Code, and progressed the development of the draft of a new international code of safety for autonomous ships. Requirements to permit LNG tanks constructed from high manganese steel were adopted, and new safety guidelines for lifting appliances and anchor handling winches were approved.

  • Maritime
04 July 2022

IMO sub-committee on navigation, communications, search and rescue

The 9th session of the IMO’s Sub-committee on Navigation, Communications, Search and Rescue (NCSR 9) was held from 21 to 30 June. Navigation and voyage planning requirements for fishing vessels, pleasure yachts and small cargo ships operating in polar waters were finalized, as well as requirements to make inclinometers for the measurement of heel angles compulsory for container ships and bulk carriers. The performance standards for ECDIS were revised to accommodate the next generation of electronic navigational charts.

  • Maritime
View all