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March 2018

New lifeboat ventilation requirements of survival crafts enhances the safety and survivability of the seafarer

The IMO’s Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE 5) agreed on measures improving the microclimate in totally enclosed lifeboats

Lifeboat safety and lifting appliances tops the agenda at this week’s IMO meeting

The IMO’s Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE 5) meeting will concentrate on saving seafarers’ lives by improving regulation on lifesaving appliances. Further new regulations on lifting appliances and anchor handling winches, cold ironing and watertight doors will be discussed in detail.

February 2018

Making life easier for the bridge team

At the 5th session of IMO Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communications and Search and Rescue (NCSR) – good progress was made to improve the safety of navigation; and to reduce the workload and stress level of the bridge team

BIMCO advocates bridge standards at IMO

IMO to discuss the BIMCO proposal to improve standardisation of bridge equipment during next week’s meeting at the IMO.

IMO backs the industry proposal for prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil in 2020

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 5) met in London this week. This is a short overview of the most important points discussed.

BIMCO calls for prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil in 2020

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Pollution Prevention and Response (PPR 5) will meet next week.

January 2018

New regulation & guidelines for safe mooring operations needs much more work says SDC5

Updates from the 5th session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction.

Calcium hypochlorite in containers – Timely guidance issued for safe carriage

Guidelines issued for shipment of calcium hypochlorite in containers available.

IMO SDC 5 will continue the work to make mooring safer on future ships

The 5th session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC 5) will be held in London from 22 to 26 January 2018.

October 2017

IMO preparation for an initial strategy on reduction of GHG from ships.

BIMCO participated in the second workshop at IMO for the preparation of the initial strategy on reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships last week in London.

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