053/15/Gen.Inf. IMO MSC 95 Summary Report

Summary Report for the 95th session of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 95) meeting is now available. This briefing summarizes the subjects discussed which are relevant to the work of class societies and clients. The 95th session of IMO MSC 95 was held from June 3 to 12, 2015.

Principal amendments:

• Amendments to the 1974 SOLAS Convention – including certificates under the 1978 & 1988 Protocols

• Amendments to the IMSBC Code

• Amendments to the STCW& STCW Code

• Adoption of new International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low-Flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code)

• Amendments to the 2011 ESP Code (based on IACS requirements recently informed to you through the Class Notice No.15)

• Review of Polar Code

• Amendments to MSC.1/Circ.1394 for the developing IMO Goal-Based Standards (GBS)

Please find attached the IMO MSC 95 Summary Report for more detailed information:

IMO MSC 95 Summary Report.pdf



Thank you & Best Regards,

Eng. Dimitrios Nikolaos Spanos
Lead Maritime Auditor / Principal Surveyor
Member of IRCA, IIMS, ELINT, HELMEPA & Nautical Institute

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