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New IMO-Vega online and offline versions

The database contains updated and consolidated IMO documents including resolutions from the Assembly 31st session, MEPC committee 76th session, MSC committee 103rd session - and circulars and interpretations including October 2021.

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.

In this release, i.a. the whole of MARPOL Annex VI with guidelines (i.a. on EEXI, CII and SEEMP) was amended. Further the following instruments were partly amended: MARPOL Annex I and IV, SOLAS Chapter II-1 and III, STCW Convention and Code Pt. A, Other Conventions; AFS, Mandatory Codes; LSA included the revised recommendation, ESP, FSS.

Further, above MEPC- and MSC meetings adopted i.a. prohibition of heavy fuel oil in Arctic water, recommendations on COVID-19 vaccination of seafarers, development of scoping for maritime autonomous surface ships (MASS), guidelines for fishing vessels and pleasure yachts operating in polar waters and amendments to the guidelines for the maintenance and inspections of fixed CO2 systems.

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

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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.

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