Category Archives: IMO

IMO I546E

Carbon dioxide sequestration

Published by: 2016-12-23 / 2016-12-23 / 86 pages
This publication provides an overview of amendments to the London Protocol and related guidance developed to ensure the safe and environmentally sound implementation of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in sub-seabed geological formations.

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IMO I109E

International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low-flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code), 2016 Edition

Published by: 2016-11-22 / 2016-11-22 / 116 pages
The purpose of this Code is to provide an international
standard for ships using low-flashpoint fuel, other than
ships covered by the IGC Code. The basic philosophy
of this Code is to provide mandatory provisions for
the arrangement, installation, control and monitoring
of machinery, equipment and systems using
low-flashpoint fuel to minimize the risk to the ship, its
crew and the environment, having regard to the nature
of the fuels involved.

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IMO ID978E

Performance Standards for Shipborne Radiocommunications and Navigational Equipment, 2011 Edition

Edition: 6th
International Maritime Organization / 2011 / 729 pages

The new consolidated edition of Performance Standards for Shipborne Radiocommunications and Navigational Equipment incorporates all amendments adopted up to December 2010 including:

  • Bridge alert management;
  • Revised performance standards and functional requirements for the long-range identification and tracking of ships;
  • Revised performance standards for enhanced group call (EGC) equipment; and
  • Code on Alerts and Indicators, 2009

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IMO IA266E

BLU CODE: Code of Practice for the Safe Loading and Unloading of Bulk Carriers, Including BLU Manual, 2011 Edition

International Maritime Organization / 2011 / 115 pages

This combined edition of BLU Code including BLU Manual incorporates all amendments adopted up to May 2010. It includes:

  • Amendments to the Code of Practice for the Safe Loading and Unloading of Bulk Carriers adopted by the Maritime Safety Committee at its eighty-second session in December 2006
  • Amendments to the Manual on loading and unloading of solid bulk cargoes for terminal representatives adopted by the Maritime Safety Committee at its eightyseventh session in May 2010
  • Amendments to the Manual on loading and unloading of solid bulk cargoes for terminal representatives adopted by the Maritime Safety Committee at its eightyseventh session in May 2010
  • Additional considerations for the safe loading of bulk carriers approved at the eighty-seventh session of MSC in May 2010.

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IMO IC938E

STCW: International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, Including 2010 Manila Amendments

Edition: 3rd
International Maritime Organization / 2011 / 363 pages

The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978 (STCW Convention), aims to promote safety of life and property at sea and protection of the marine environment by establishing international standards of training, certification and watchkeeping for seafarers. This publication contains the Final Act of the 2010 Conference of Parties to the 1978 STCW Convention, held in Manila, Philippines, from 21 to 25
June 2010, resolutions adopted by that Conference, and a complete, consolidated text of the STCW Convention, including its original articles, revised annex and supporting STCW Code.

The amendments that issued forth from this Conference – the Manila Amendments:

  • update standards of competence required, particularly in light of emerging technologies
  • introduce new training and certification requirements and methodologies
  • improve mechanisms for enforcement of the Convention's provisions and
  • detail requirements on hours of work and rest, prevention of drug and alcohol abuse, and medical fitness standards for seafarers.

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