IMO Resolutions & Circulars


A.852(20) Guidelines for a Structure of an Integrated System of Contingency Planning for Shipboard Emergencies
A.863(20) Code for Safe Practice for the Carriage of Cargo and Persons by Offshore Supply Vessels (OSV Code)
A.893(21) Guidelines for Voyage Planning
A.917(22) Guidelines for the Onboard Operational Use of Shipborne Automatic Identification Systems (AIS)
A.918(22) IMO Standard Marine Communication Phrases
A.1047(27) Principles of Minimum Safe Mannings
A.1050(27) Revised Recommendations for Entering Enclosed Spaces Aboard Ships
A.1052(27) Procedures for Port State Control, 2011
MSC.128(75) Guide to Recovery Techniqu): Performance Standards for a Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS)
MSC.169(79) Standards for Owners's Inspection and Maintenance of Bulk Carrier Hatch Covers
MSC.194(80) Adoption of Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended
MEPC.116(51) Amendments to the Appendix to Annex V of MARPOL 73/78


MSC/Circ.762 Guidance to Companies operating multi-flagged fleets and Supplementary Guidelines to Administrations
MSC/Circ.1024 Guidelines on voyage data recorder (VDR) ownership and recovery
MSC/Circ.1059 Procedures Concerning Observed ISM Code Major Non-Conformities
MSC.1/Circ.1182 Guide to Recovery TechniquMSC.128 (75): Performance Standards for a Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS)
MSC.1/Circ.1185/Rev.1 Guide for Cold Water Survival
MSC.1/Circ.1205 Guidelines for Developing Operation and Maintenance Manuals for Lifeboat Systems
MSC.1/Circ.1206 Rev.1 Measures to Prevent Accidents with Lifeboats
MSC.1/Circ.1231 Interim Scheme for the Compliance of Certain Cargo Ships and Special Purpose Ships with Management for the Safe Operations of Ships
MSC.1/Circ.1253 Shipboard Technical Operating and Maintenance Manual
MSC.1/Circ.1255 Guidelines for Owners/Operators on Preparing Emergency Towing Procedures
MSC.1/Circ.1277 Interim Recommendation on Conditions for Authorization of Service Providers for Lifeboats, Launching Appliances and On-load Release Gear
MSC.1/Circ.1327 Guidelines for the Fitting and Use of Fall Preventer Devices (FPDs)
MSC.1/Circ.1367 Amendments to the International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual
MSC.1/Circ.1371 List of Codes, Recommendations, Guidelines and Other Safety-and-Security-Related Non-Mandatory Instruments
MSC.1/Circ.1401 Guidelines on Tank Entry for Tankers using Nitrogen as an Inerting Medium
MSC.1/Circ.1447 Guidelines for the Development of Plans and Procedures for Recovery of Persons from the Water
MSC.1/Circ.1474 Guidance on the Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS) Auto Function
MSC.1/Circ.1462 List of Certificates and Documents required to be carried on Board Ships, 2013
MSC.1/Circ.1485 Early Implementation of SOLAS Regulation XI-1/7 on Atmosphere Testing Instrument for Enclosed Spaces
MSC-MEPC.7/Circ.6 Guidance on the Qualifications, Training and Experience Necessary for undertaking the Role of the Designated Person under the Provisions of the ISM Code
MSC-MEPC.7/Circ.7 Guidance on Near-Miss Reporting
MSC-MEPC.7/Circ.8 Revised guidelines for the operational implementation of the ISM Code by companies
MSC-MEPC.7/Circ.9 Guidelines for the Reactivation of the Safety Management Certificate following an Operational Interruption of the Safety Management System due to Lay-up over a certain Period
MEPC.1/Circ.834 Consolidated Guidance for Port Reception Facility Providers and Users
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Implementation of IMO Unique Company and Registered Owner Identification Number Scheme (resolution MSC.160(78))