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Interim versions of amended regulations available in IMO-Vega online

The online version of IMO-Vega is extended with interim and consolidated versions of the regulations which were amended by MSC 103 (May 2021) and by MEPC 76 (June 2021).

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. 

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IMO-Vega has been updated with PDF documents in which the latest amendments have been marked. These PDF files will be available until the next version of IMO-Vega is released in November 2021, when the PDF documents will be replaced by this regular update.

The regulations amended by this add-on include SOLAS, MARPOL, STCW Convention and Code Pt. A, Other Conventions; AFS, Mandatory Codes; LSA included the revised recommendation, ESP, FSS.

Also new or amended guidelines adopted by MEPC 76 are presented. These can be viewed from Contents > Resolutions > MEPC Resolutions. These guidelines apply to MARPOL Annex VI.

Recommendations

The online and offline versions are available on IMO’s web site for IMO-Vega, or on www.imo.org for Publications, Webshop/Purchase IMO publications / webshop. 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 sales@imo.org.

Contact

If you have any questions, please email us at rules@dnv.com

 

11 October 2021

IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 104)

The 104th session of the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) was held remotely from 4 to 8 October. The requirements for watertight doors on cargo ships were harmonized, and the Japanese Quasi-Zenith Satellite System was recognized for the provision of position, navigation, and timing services. The MSC also initiated the development of a goal-based instrument for autonomous ships, and the development of guidance for remote surveys and audits.

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