New IMO-Vega WEB and WIN versions

The database contains updated and consolidated IMO documents, including resolutions from the Assembly 29th session, the MEPC committee 69th session and the MSC committee 96th session - and circulars as well as interpretations including October 2016.

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

An updated version of the IMO-Vega Database has now been released and is available for purchase. In this release, i.a. SOLAS chapters II-2 and III and MARPOL annexes IV and VI have been amended. 

Furthermore, the IMDG Code 2016 Edition has been issued, the IAMSAR Manual Volume II has been updated and several new or revised circulars have been issued. All updated documents are included and consolidated into existing instruments, when relevant.

Additionally, when IMO instruments are presented as multiple documents (due to their size), these documents are supplied with links to content inside the specific instrument, for easier navigation.

Forthcoming requirements 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 website for IMO-Vega, or on 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