Submissions to the Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE 7), 2 – 6 March 2020

  • SSE 7/12 – Proposal for amendments to paragraph of the LSA Code (see attached) 

Submissions to the Legal Committee (LEG 107), postponed from 16 – 20 March 2020 to next year

  • LEG 107/14 – Proposal to add a new output under the work programme on Fair treatment of seafarers detained on suspicion of committing maritime crimes (see attached)

Submissions to the Facilitation Committee (FAL 44), to be held 28 Sep – 02 October 2020

  • FAL 44/20/5 – Suggestions for possible amendments to the annex of the FAL Convention to ensure the facilitation of maritime traffic during a public health emergency of international concern (see attached)

Submissions to the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC 75), postponed from 30 March – 3 April to 16-20 November 2020

  • MEPC 75/7/4 – Proposal to establish an International Maritime Research and Development Board (IMRB) (see attached) 
  • MEPC 75/INF.5 – Proposal to establish an International Maritime Research and Development Board (IMRB) (see attached)    

Submissions to the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 102), postponed from 13-22 May to 04-11 November 2020

  • MSC 102/21/9/ Rev.1 – Proposal for a new output to amend SOLAS chapter XII on additional safety measures for bulk carriers and to revise the Unified interpretations of SOLAS regulations XII/4.2 and XII/5.2 (MSC/Circ.1178) (see attached)  
  • MSC 102/21/10 – Proposal for amendments to the International Code on the Enhanced Programme of Inspections during Surveys of Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers, 2011 (2011 ESP Code) (see attached) 
  • MSC 102/10/3 – Security in the Gulf of Guinea (see attached) 
  • MSC 102/10/6 – Comments on MSC 102/10/3 on Best Management Practices West Africa (see attached)
  • MSC 102/22/8 – Recommended framework of protocols for ensuring safe ship crew changes and travel during the COVID-19 pandemic (see attached)

Submissions to the Sub-Committee on Implementation of IMO Instruments (III 7), postponed from 20-24 July 2020 to 2021

  • III 7/INF.5 – Bulk Carrier Casualty Report 2010-2019 (see attached) 
  • III 7/4/5 – Proposal for a new output to amend the Casualty Investigation Code (see attached)


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