The International Convention for Safe Containers (CSC), 1972, has two goals: to maintain a high level of safety in the transport and handling of containers by providing generally acceptable test procedures and strength requirements, and to facilitate the international transport of containers by providing uniform international safety...
The 2011 edition of the Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic, 1965, as amended (FAL Convention), includes all amendments to the Convention up to and including the 2009 amendments, which entered into force on 15 May 2010.
The 2011 consolidated edition aims to provide an easy and comprehensive reference to the up-to-date provisions and Unified Interpretations of the Articles, Protocols and Annexes of the MARPOL Convention.
This Section of the Manual on Oil Pollution is intended to provide practical guidance related to the prevention of pollution from ships, and describes procedures for the handling of oil cargoes, bunkering, ship-to-ship transfer operations, transfer operations involving offshore units and operations in ice-covered waters.
The third revision of the International SafetyNET Manual was circulated to IHO Member States, endorsed by COMSAR at its fourteenth session in March 2010 and subsequently approved by the MSC at its eighty-seventh session in May 2010.
A comprehensive review of the 1978 STCW Convention commenced in January 2006 and culminated in a Conference of Parties to the STCW Convention, held in Manila, Philippines, from 21 to 25 June 2010, that adopted a significant number of amendments to the STCW Convention and STCW Code.
PD 5500: 2012 is the latest specification for unfired fusion welded pressure vessels. It outlines how to meet the BS EN 13445 European standard for carbon, ferritic alloy and austenitic steels, aluminium, copper and nickel vessels. PD 5500 applies to equipment designed to BS 5500 or PD 5500, in use outside of the EU or manufactured under the Pressure...
The GMDSS Manual provides, in a single comprehensive publication, an explanation of the principles upon which the GMDSS is based, the radiocommunication requirements and recommendations for its implementation, the operational performance standards and technical specifications.