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Circ. No. Title 

NUMERICAL LIST OF CIRCULARS ISSUED


BY THE MARITIME SAFETY COMMITTEE

MSC.1/Circ.1335 PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY AGAINST SHIPS IN WATERS OFF


29 September 2009 THE COAST OF SOMALIA Best Management Practices to Deter Piracy in the
Gulf of Aden and off the Coast of Somalia developed by the industry

MSC.1/Circ.1334 PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY AGAINST SHIPS


23 June 2009 Guidance to shipowners and ship operators, shipmasters and crews on
preventing and suppressing acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships

MSC.1/Circ.1333 PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY AGAINST SHIPS


26 June 2009 Recommendations to Governments for preventing and suppressing piracy
and armed robbery against ships

MSC.1/Circ.1332 PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY AGAINST SHIPS IN WATERS OFF


16 June 2009 THE COAST OF SOMALIA

MSC.1/Circ.1331 GUIDELINES FOR CONSTRUCTION, INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE


11 June 2009 AND INSPECTION/SURVEY OF MEANS OF EMBARKATION AND
DISEMBARKATION

MSC.1/Circ.1330 GUIDELINES FOR MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF PROTECTIVE


11 June 2009 COATINGS

MSC.1/Circ.1329 GUIDELINES FOR UNIFORM OPERATING LIMITATIONS OF HIGH-


11 June 2009 SPEED CRAFT

MSC.1/Circ.1328 GUIDELINES FOR THE APPROVAL OF INFLATABLE LIFERAFTS


11 June 2009 SUBJECT TO EXTENDED SERVICE INTERVALS NOT EXCEEDING 30
MONTHS

MSC.1/Circ.1327 GUIDELINES FOR THE FITTING AND USE OF FALL PREVENTER


11 June 2009 DEVICES (FPDs)

MSC.1/Circ.1326 CLARIFICATION OF SOLAS REGULATION III/19


11 June 2009

MSC.1/Circ.1325 MISSING INFORMATION ON APPARATUS GROUPS IN COLUMN i″ OF


10 June 2009 CHAPTER 17 OF THE IBC CODE

MSC.1/Circ.1324 AMENDMENTS TO THE REVISED STANDARDS FOR THE DESIGN,


10 June 2009 TESTING AND LOCATION OF DEVICES TO PREVENT THE PASSAGE
OF FLAME INTO CARGO TANKS IN TANKERS (MSC/CIRC.677, AS
AMENDED BY MSC/CIRC.1009)

MSC.1/Circ.1323 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE IBC CODE


10 June 2009

MSC.1/Circ.1322 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-2


11 June 2009

MSC.1/Circ.1321 GUIDELINES FOR MEASURES TO PREVENT FIRES IN ENGINE-


ROOMS
11 June 2009 AND CARGO PUMP-ROOMS
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MSC.1/Circ.1320 GUIDELINES FOR THE DRAINAGE OF FIRE-FIGHTING WATER FROM


11 June 2009 CLOSED VEHICLE AND RO-RO SPACES AND SPECIAL CATEGORY
SPACES OF PASSENGER AND CARGO SHIPS

MSC.1/Circ.1319 RECOMMENDATION FOR THE EVALUATION OF FIRE


11 June 2009 PERFORMANCE AND APPROVAL OF LARGE FIRE DOORS

MSC.1/Circ.1318 GUIDELINES FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTIONS OF


11 June 2009 FIXED CARBON DIOXIDE FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS

MSC.1/Circ.1317 APPLICATION FOR EXISTING APPROVALS ACCORDING TO THE


11 June 2009 REVISED GUIDELINES FOR THE APPROVAL OF EQUIVALENT FIXED
GAS FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS, AS REFERRED TO IN SOLAS
74, FOR MACHINERY SPACES AND CARGO PUMP-ROOMS
(MSC/CIRC.848)

MSC.1/Circ.1316 GUIDELINES ON DETERMINING THE NO OBSERVED ADVERSE


10 June 2009 EFFECT LEVEL (NOAEL) AND LOWEST OBSERVED ADVERSE EFFECT
LEVEL (LOAEL) VALUES FOR HALOCARBON FIRE-EXTINGUISHING
AGENTS

MSC.1/Circ.1315 GUIDELINES FOR THE APPROVAL OF FIXED DRY CHEMICAL


10 June 2009 POWDER FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS FOR THE PROTECTION OF
SHIPS CARRYING LIQUEFIED GASES IN BULK

MSC.1/Circ.1314 APPLICATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-2/10 AND CHAPTER 12 OF


10 June 2009 THE FSS CODE RELATED TO EMERGENCY FIRE PUMP CAPACITY

MSC.1/Circ.1313 GUIDANCE FOR APPLICATION OF CHAPTERS 4 TO 7 AND 9 OF THE


10 June 2009 FSS CODE, AS AMENDED BY RESOLUTIONS MSC.206(81) AND
MSC.217(82)

MSC.1/Circ.1312 REVISED GUIDELINES FOR THE PERFORMANCE AND TESTING


10 June 2009 CRITERIA, AND SURVEYS OF FOAM CONCENTRATES FOR
FIXED FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS

MSC.1/Circ.1311 ADOPTION OF AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERNATIONAL


8 June 2009 AERONAUTICAL AND MARITIME SEARCH AND RESCUE (IAMSAR)
MANUAL

MSC.1/Circ.1310 INFORMATION COMMUNICATED TO THE ORGANIZATION IN


9 June 2009 RELATION TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF LRIT DATA CENTRES AND
THEIR POSITION IN RELATION TO DEVELOPMENTAL TESTING AND
THE PRODUCTION LRIT SYSTEM

MSC.1/Circ.1309 INFORMATION COMMUNICATED TO THE ORGANIZATION IN


9 June 2009 RELATION TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF LRIT DATA CENTRES AND
THEIR POSITION IN RELATION TO DEVELOPMENTAL TESTING AND
THE PRODUCTION LRIT SYSTEM

MSC.1/Circ.1308 GUIDANCE TO SEARCH AND RESCUE SERVICES IN RELATION TO


9 June 2009 REQUESTING AND RECEIVING LRIT INFORMATION

MSC.1/Circ.1307 GUIDANCE ON THE SURVEY AND CERTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE


9 June 2009 OF SHIPS WITH THE REQUIREMENT TO TRANSMIT LRIT
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INFORMATION

MSC.1/Circ.1306 Not Ready

MSC.1/Circ.1305 REVISED GUIDANCE TO MASTERS, COMPANIES AND DULY


9 June 2009 AUTHORIZED OFFICERS ON THE REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO
THE SUBMISSION OF SECURITY-RELATED INFORMATION
PRIOR TO THE ENTRY OF A SHIP INTO PORT

MSC.1/Circ.1304 GUIDANCE FOR APPLICATION OF SOLAS REGULATION III/7, AS


10 June 2009 AMENDED BY RESOLUTION MSC.201(81)

MSC.1/Circ.1303 GUIDANCE ON THE PROVISION FOR MATERIAL SAFETY DATA


10 June 2009 SHEETS WHEN CARRYING OIL OR OIL FUEL, IN ACCORDANCE WITH
SOLAS REGULATION VI/5-1

MSC.1/Circ.1302 PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY AGAINST SHIPS


16 April 2009 IN WATERS OFF THE COAST OF SOMALIA

MSC.1/Circ.1301 CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS THE INTERNATIONAL


9 February 2009 ARITIME DANGEROUS GOODS (IMDG) CODE
Contact information for the designated national competent authority

MSC/Circ.1 Comments on draft provisional rules of procedure of the MSC


03.12.59

MSC/Circ.2 Consumption of sea water by shipwrecked mariners


26.04.60

MSC/Circ.3 International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea by Oil,
26.04.60 Report of proceedings, including resolutions, of the un-official International
Conference on Oil Pollution of the Sea, 3-4 July 1959, Copenhagen

MSC/Circ.4 Proposed revision of the International Code of Signals


05.09.60

MSC/Circ.5 Request for replies to MSC/Circ.4


14.02.61

MSC/Circ.6 International Code of Signals Table of allocation of international call sign


17.03.61 series

MSC/Circ.7 Consumption of Sea-Water by


23.05.6l

MSC/Circ.8 Use of radar information


08.12.61

MSC/Circ.9 National practices in carriage of bulk cargoes other than grain


l2.03.62

MSC/Circ.10 Order on the safety of navigation in Greenland waters


12.03.62

MSC/Circ.ll Carriage of bulk cargoes other than grain


l5.06.62
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MSC/Circ.l2 Carriage of hydrogen in merchant ships


03.07.62

MSC/Circ.l3 Carriage of bulk cargoes other than grain


l3.08.62

MSC/Circ.l4 Carriage of bulk cargoes other than grain


22.ll.62

MSC/Circ.l5 Strength of Grain Fittings and Carriage of Bulk Cargoes other than Grain
l2.03.63

MSC/Circ.l6 Strength of grain fittings


08.07.63

MSC/Circ.l7 Hydrofoil Boats (Norway)


07.09.63

MSC/Circ.l8 Strength of grain fittings


30.09.63

MSC/Circ.l9 Request for comments on safety of navigation items


ll.l2.63

MSC/Circ.20 National practices in the carriage of bulk cargoes other than grain
l5.0l.64

MSC/Circ.2l Carriage of Bulk Cargoes other than Grain


20.04.64

MSC/Circ.22 UN Dangerous Goods Labels


l2.ll.64

MSC/Circ.23 Equivalent Arrangements under the l948 Safety Convention


22.0l.65

MSC/Circ.24 Fire-fighting recommendations for explosive cargo


0l.02.65

MSC/Circ.25 Training of Masters, Officers and Seamen


26.l0.65

MSC/Circ.26 Establishment of new Sub-Committees (supplemented by MSC/Circ.28)


0l.l2.65

MSC/Circ.27 Pilot Ladders (SOLAS 1960,V/17)


2l.l2.65

MSC/Circ.28 Establishment of new Sub-Committees


09.02.66 LSA;COM;NAV;STAB;

MSC/Circ.29 Recommended Practice for Freeing Ports on Fishing Vessels and


l4.02.66 Recommended Practice for Exterior Hatch Coamings and Door Sills on Fishing
Vessels

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MSC/Circ.30 Memo to Administrations on an Approximate Determination of Ship's Stability


by l4.02.66 Means of the Rolling Period Tests

MSC/Circ.3l Training of Officers and Seamen


27.05.66

MSC/Circ.32 North Atlantic Ocean Stations


l3.06.66

MSC/Circ.33 North Atlantic Ocean Stations


07.07.66

MSC/Circ.34 Equivalent Arrangements under the l948 and l960 Safety Conventions (List of
l8.07.66 Notifications)

MSC/Circ.35 International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, l960


04.ll.66

MSC/Circ.36 Code of Practice on Safety on Board Fishing Vessels


07.l2.66

MSC/Circ.37 Automation in ships


l7.0l.67

MSC/Circ.38 Recommendations on Minimum Requirements on Icing of Fishing Vessels


20.03.67

MSC/Circ.39 Safety Aspects of the Use of Cargo Containers for the Consignment of Goods
by 07.04.67 Sea

MSC/Circ.40 Safety of drilling rigs


l3.04.67

MSC/Circ.4l International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code.Amd 1-1967


l9.06.67

MSC/Circ.42 Safety aspects of the use of Cargo Containers for the Consignment of
l0.08.67 Goods by Sea

MSC/Circ.43 Report of a fire in ventilation ducts


24.08.67

MSC/Circ.44 Safety aspects of the use of cargo containers for the consignment of goods by
03.l0.67 sea

MSC/Circ.45 Equivalent Arrangements under the l948 and l960 Safety Conventions
23.l0.67

MSC/Circ.46 Equivalent arrangements under the l948 and l960 Safety Conventions
22.ll.67

MSC/Circ.47 Report on the Collision of SS Texaco Massachusetts and M/V Alva Cape
04.0l.68

MSC/Circ.48 Safety of drilling rigs


l8.0l.68
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MSC/Circ.49 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code. Amd 1-6 (French only)
18.01.68

MSC/Circ.50 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code Amd 2-l968


20.03.68

MSC/Circ.5l List of voluntary observing ships


27.05.68

MSC/Circ.52 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code. Amd 2-l968 (French only)
l4.l0.68

MSC/Circ.53 Revision of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, l960
ll.ll.68

MSC/Circ.54 Exemptions from Radio Requirements


l5.ll.68

MSC/Circ.55 Automation in ships


ll.l2.68

MSC/Circ.56 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code. Amd 3-l969 (English only)
27.05.69

MSC/Circ.57 IMDG Code (French only)

MSC/Circ.58 Information on hospital, rescue, repair and weather ships which could provide
08.05.69 assistance to fishing vessels

MSC/Circ.59 Maritime Satellites (Radio-communication and Radio-determination)


09.05.69

MSC/Circ.60 Exemptions from radio requirements


09.05.69

MSC/Circ.6l Position-reporting systems


l4.05.69

MSC/Circ.62 Fire-fighting booklet


28.05.69

MSC/Circ.63 Merchant Ship Search and Rescue Manual


l6.06.69

MSC/Circ.64 Seminar on Containerization Bombay (5 December 1968)


08.07.69

MSC/Circ.65 Safety Standards for Air Cushion Vehicles, Hydrofoil Boats and similar craft
02.09.69

MSC/Circ.66 Automation in Ships


l8.ll.69

MSC/Circ.67 Maritime Meteorology


l8.ll.69
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MSC/Circ.68 Weather Messages from Single-Operator Ships


05.03.70

MSC/Circ.69 Tank Size of Large Tankers


06.03.70

MSC/Circ.70 Interim Recommendation for Existing Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals


09.03.70 which are liquid at ambient temperatures and at atmospheric pressure

MSC/Circ.7l International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (Amd 4-l970)


l7.03.70

MSC/Circ.7l/ Add.1 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code Amd 4-l970


22.l0.70

MSC/Circ.72 Recommendation by the Council of Europe on Fishery Policies in Europe


23.03.70

MSC/Circ.73 Merchant Ship Search and Rescue Manual (MERSAR)


23.03.70

MSC/Circ.74 Vessels with fender lists


3l.03.70

MSC/Circ.75 Deficiencies in ships and their equipment


3l.03.70

MSC/Circ.76 Code Maritime International des Marchandises Dangereuses Amendment No. 4


23.04.70 (l970)

MSC/Circ.77 Code of Safety for Fishermen and Fishing Vessels


23.07.70

MSC/Circ.78 IMO Publication on Ships' Routeing


27.07.70

MSC/Circ.79 Automation in Ships


3l.07.70

MSC/Circ.80 International Oil Tanker and Terminal Safety Guide


04.08.70

MSC/Circ.8l Safety Standards for Air Cushion Vehicles, Hydrofoil Boats and similar craft
0l.09.70

MSC/Circ.82 New IMO Publication MERSAR


0l.09.70

MSC/Circ.83 Rules for Classification and Construction of Sea-going Ships, l970, of the
l8.09.70 Register of Shipping of the USSR

MSC/Circ.84 Tank Size of Large Tankers


l6.l0.70

MSC/Circ.85 Guidance on the Method of


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l9.l0.70 Completion of Fire Casualty Records Forms

MSC/Circ.86 Recommendation on Fire Safety of Mobile Off-Shore Units


l9.l0.70

MSC/Circ.87 Provisional Interim Guidelines on Fire Safety Measures for Air Cushion l9.l0.70
Vehicles

MSC/Circ.88 Tanker Safety Guide (Petroleum)


l5.l0.70

MSC/Circ.89 Training and Qualifications of Officers and Crew of Ships Carrying Hazardous
2l.l0.70 or Noxious Cargoes

MSC/Circ.90 Issue of Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificates


28.l0.70

MSC/Circ.9l Passage of Large Tankers through the Strait of Dover


l7.ll.70

MSC/Circ.92 Limitation of Tank Size of Tankers from the point of view of preventing 25.ll.70
pollution of the sea

MSC/Circ.93 Implementation of IMO Recommendations on Ships' Routeing


27.ll.70

MSC/Circ.94 Oil Pollution - Clean up of the Arrow Oil Spill in Chedabucto Bay
2l.l2.70

MSC/Circ.95 Limitation of Tank Size of Tankers from the point of view of preventing l0.02.7l
pollution of the sea

MSC/Circ.96 Oil Pollution - Clean up of the Arrow Oil Spill in Chedabacto Bay
23.02.7l

MSC/Circ.97 Maritime Training "Document for Guidance - l970"


02.03.71

MSC/Circ.98 Circulation of Draft International Convention for Safe Intermodal Transport of


29.03.7l Containers

MSC/Circ.99 Marine Pollution. Disposal of sewage aboard ships.


3l.03.7l

MSC/Circ.l00 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code.Amd 5-l97l


0l.06.7l

MSC/Circ.l0l Issue of Cargo Ship Safety


23.04.71 Construction Certificates

MSC/Circ.l02 Meeting of Coastal States on Problems of Navigation in the Dover Strait


24.05.7l

MSC/Circ.103 Circulation of Revised Draft International Convention for the Safe Intermodal
27.05.71 Transport of Containers
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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.l04 Oil Pollution - Clean up of the Arrow Oil Spill in Chedabucto Bay
0l.06.7l

MSC/Circ.l05 Tanker Explosions


02.06.71

MSC/Circ.l06 Casualty Report on a Gas Tanker


23.06.7l

MSC/Circ.l07 Reports on Collision between MS Pacific Glory and SS Allegro and Stranding
22.07.71 of ST Panther

MSC/Circ.l08 Recommendations on the Safe Use of Pesticides in Ships


30.09.71

MSC/Circ.l08/Add.1 Recommendations on the Safe Use of Pesticides in Ships


15.04.75

MSC/Circ.l08/Add.2 Recommendations on the Safe Use of Pesticides in Ships


21.04.78

MSC/Circ.l08/Add.3 Recommendations on the Safe Use of Pesticides in Ships


13.06.79

MSC/Circ.l09 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code. Amendment No. 6 (l97l)


0l.l0.71

MSC/Circ.ll0 Establishment of a Sub-Committee on Standards of Training and watchkeeping


0l.l0.71 (Terms of reference)

MSC/Circ.lll Unified Definitions of Main Particulars and other Properties of Fishing Vessels
06.l0.71

MSC/Circ.ll2 Provisional Interim Guidelines on Fire Safety Measures for Air Cushion 07.l0.7l
Vehicles

MSC/Circ.ll3 Interim guidelines for sub-division and stability of air-cushion vehicles


08.l0.71 in the displacement mode

MSC/Circ.ll4 International Oil Tanker and Terminal Safety Guide


08.l0.77

MSC/Circ.ll5 New Traffic Regulations for the Waterways of the Federal Republic of 2l.l0.71
Germany

MSC/Circ.ll6 Equivalent Grain Regulations to Chapter VI of SOLAS l960 (resolution 2l.l0.71


A.l84(VI) Exchange of Experience Data

MSC/Circ.ll7 Helicopter Evacuation of Personnel at Sea


08.ll.71

MSC/Circ.ll8 Marine Traffic Regulations within the St. Lawrence Waterway


l7.ll.71

MSC/Circ.ll9 Publication on Ships' Routeing Spanish Edition


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l8.ll.71

MSC/Circ.l20 Second Draft Convention on Safe Containers


06.l2.71

MSC/Circ.l21 Revision of International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea


23.l2.71

MSC/Circ.l22 Revision of International


2l.02.72 Regulations for Preventing
Collisions at Sea

MSC/Circ.l23 Proposals for Traffic Separation


l7.03.72 Schemes. Consultations with
Hydrographic Offices

MSC/Circ.l24 New Traffic Separation Schemes and


24.03.72 Amendments to previously adopted
Schemes approved by the MSC at its twenty-fifth session

MSC/Circ.l24/ New Traffic Separation Schemes and


Corr.l Amendments to previously adopted
05.05.72 Schemes approved by the MSC at its
twenty-fifth session

MSC/Circ.l25 Revision of the International


27.03.72 Regulations for Preventing
Collisions at Sea, l960

MSC/Circ.l26 Exemptions from Radio Requirements


MSC/Circ.60; UK;
28.03.72

MSC/Circ.l27 Decisions by the twenty-fifth session


29.03.72 of the Maritime Safety Committee

MSC/Circ.l28 Pilot Ladders


29.03.72

MSC.Circ.l29 Marine Pollution


06.04.72 Enforcement of Oilpol 1954

MSC/Circ.l30 Marine Pollution


06.04.72 Reports on incidents
involving dangerous goods

MSC/Circ.l3l Joint UN/IMO Conference on


07.04.72 International Container Traffic.
Final Draft International Convention
for Safe Containers (CSC)

MSC/Circ.l32 Fire Safety of Passenger Ships


l7.05.72

MSC/Circ.l33 Recommendation on the Safe


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Circ. No. Title 

0l.06.72 Stowage and Securing of Containers


on Deck on General Cargo Vessels

MSC/Circ.l34 ICS Tanker Safety Guide


08.ll.72 (Chemicals)

MSC/Circ.l35 Code for the Construction and


l3.ll.72 Equipment of ships carrying
dangerous chemicals in bulk
MSC/Circ.l36 Recommendation on fire safety
l3.ll.72 requirements for the construction
and equipment of new tankers

MSC/Circ.l37 Safety requirements for special


l6.ll.72 purpose ships

MSC/Circ.l38 Panel of Experts on Maritime


l6.0l.73 Satellites

MSC/Circ.l39 Preparation for World Administrative


30.04.73 Radio Conference for Maritime Mobile
Telecommunications

MSC/Circ.l40 Code for the construction and


30.04.73 equipment of ships carrying
dangerous chemicals in bulk

MSC/Circ.l4l Recommendation on the safe


03.05.73 stowage and securing of containers .
on deck of vessels which are not
specifically designed and fitted for the
purpose of carrying containers
(supersedes MSC/Circ.133)

MSC/Circ.l42 VHF Requirements for ships


ll.05.73 navigating in waters within
Canadian jurisdiction

MSC/Circ.l43 Training and qualifications of


2l.05.73 officers and crews of ships
carrying hazardous or noxious
chemicals in bulk

MSC/Circ.l44 Questionnaire on the use of


22.05.73 radio equipment during
distress cases

MSC/Circ.l45 International Maritime Dangerous


0l.06.73 Goods Code. Amendment No.7(l972).
Amendment No. 8(l972)

MSC/Circ.l46 Questionnaire on institutional


0l.06.73 arrangements for a maritime
satellite system

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MSC/Circ.l47 Establishment of a Joint IMO/


l9.06.73 IALA Committee on International
Unification of Buoyage Systems

MSC/Circ.l48 Questionnaire on the Use of and


25.09.73 Need for Maritime Radar Beacons

MSC/Circ.l49 Information on Fishing Vessels


27.09.73 less than 24 m in length

MSC/Circ.l50 The Group of Experts on Search


l2.l0.73 and Rescue

MSC/Circ.l5l Marking of wrecks in international


l6.l0.73 waters

MSC/Circ.l52 Adoption of the International


l5.ll.73 Maritime Dangerous Goods Code

MSC/Circ.l53 Regulations on Subdivision and


28.ll.73 Damage Stability of Passenger
Ships as Equivalent to Part B
of Chapter II of the 1960
SOLAS Convention (A.265(VIII))

MSC/Circ.l54 Provisional Plan for the


29.ll.73 Establishment of a World-Wide
Radio Navigational Warning System

MSC/Circ.l55 Implementation of resolution


l0.l2.73 A.228(VII)

MSC/Circ.l56 Preparation for World


Administrative Radio Conference
for Maritime Mobile
Telecommunications

MSC/Circ.l57 International Maritime


2l.03.74 Dangerous Goods Code
(Amendment No.9 (l973))

MSC/Circ.l58 Control of Ship's Movements


05.04.74 of Chemical Tankers and Gas
Carriers

MSC/Circ.l59 Code of Construction and


l0.04.74 Equipment for Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
(Third Amendment)

MSC/Circ.l60 Implementation of the Draft


l6.04.74 Regulations concerning Fire
Safety Measures for Tankers and
Combination Carriers
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Circ. No. Title 

(resolution A.27l(VIII))

MSC/Circ.l6l ICS Report on Explosions in


l7.04.74 Combination Carriers

MSC/Circ.l62 VHF Radio Equipment for Tankers


l8.04.74

MSC/Circ.l63 Revision of Chapter III of


l9.04.74 the l960 Safety Convention

MSC/Circ.l64 Anglo-French Consultative


03.05.74 document on the Channel
Navigation Information Service

MSC/Circ.l65 Implementation of the Draft


06.05.74 Regulations concerning Fire
Safety Measures for Tankers
and Combination Carriers
(resolution A.47l(VIII))

MSC/Circ.l66 Information on Support Vessels


24.05.74 on principal fishing grounds

MSC/Circ.l67 Code for Construction and


l5.07.74 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk

MSC/Circ.l68 Information on Support Vessels


l9.07.74 on Principal Fishing Grounds

MSC/Circ.l69 International Convention on


26.07.74 Load Lines, l966

MSC/Circ.l70 Implementation of draft


09.08.74 Regulations concerning Fire
Safety Measures for tankers
and Combination Carriers

MSC/Circ.l7l Implementation of draft


2l.08.74 Regulations concerning Fire
Safety Measures for Tankers
and Combination Carriers
(resolution A.27l(VIII))

MSC/Circ.l72 Information on Support Vessels on


l6.09.74 Principal Fishing Grounds

MSC/Circ.l73 Implementation of resolution


04.l0.74 A.228(VII)

MSC/Circ.l74 Standard Marine Navigational


09.l0.74 Vocabulary (supplemented by
MSC/Circ.l97)

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MSC/Circ.l75 Information on Support


22.l0.74 Vessels on Principal Fishing
Grounds
MSC/Circ.l76 Code for Construction and
06.ll.74 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
4th Amendment

MSC/Circ.l77 Proposed Recommendation to ensure


06.ll.74 Uniform Treatment of Ships designed
for Carriage of Vehicles involved in A.122(V)
International Road Transport of Goods
Communication Road Transport of Goods
from Norway

MSC/Circ.l78 Communication from Norway


08.ll.74 Code for Construction and
Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
(resolution A.2l2(VII))

MSC/Circ.l79 Code of Safe Practice for Bulk


ll.ll.74 Cargoes

MSC/Circ.l80 Code for Construction and


08.ll.74 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
(resolution A.2l2(VII))

MSC/Circ.l8l Information on Support


25.ll.74 Vessels on Principal
Fishing Grounds

MSC/Circ.l82 Implementation of Draft Regulations


26.ll.74 concerning Fire Safety Measures for
Tankers and Combination Carriers

MSC/Circ.l83 Information on Support Vessels


20.l2.74 on principal fishing grounds
Australia; Belgium;

MSC/Circ.l84 Toxic vapour detection


03.02.75 equipment list presented
by the FRG Code for the
construction & equipment of
ships carrying dangerous chemicals
in bulk

MSC/Circ.l85 Standard Marine Navigational


l7.03.75 Vocabulary
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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.l86 Transmissions of Navigational


04.04.75 Warnings in the Area of the
English Channel and North Sea

MSC/Circ.l87 International Regulations for


07.04.75 Preventing Collisions at Sea, l972.
Application of Annex I

MSC/Circ.l88 Manning requirements


09.04.75

MSC/Circ.l89 Ad. Hoc Working Group on


09.04.75 Sub-Standard Ships

MSC/Circ.l90 Ratification of International


l8.04.75 Convention for the Safety of
Life at Sea, l974

MSC/Circ.l9l Drifting Anchor Buoys


24.04.75

MSC/Circ.l92 Recommendation concerning


28.04.75 avoidance of slack holds
in OBO's by the ICS

MSC/Circ.l93 Code of Safe Practice for


29.4.75 Bulk Cargoes - Section 4

MSC/Circ.l94 Standard Marine Navigational


30.05.75 Vocabulary

MSC/Circ.l95 International Maritime Dangerous


ll.06.75 Goods Code

MSC/Circ.l96 Code for the Construction and


07.l0.75 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
5th Amendment

MSC/Circ.l97 Standard Marine Navigational


l3.l0.75 Vocabulary

MSC/Circ.l98 Treatment of Ballast Spaces


04.ll.75 of Segregated Ballast
Tankers in respect of Tonnage

MSC/Circ.l99 International Maritime


03.l2.75 Dangerous Goods Code.
Amendment No. l2 (l975)

MSC/Circ.200 Transmissions of Navigational


l3.0l.76 Warnings in the Baltic Sea

MSC/Circ.20l List of Resolutions adopting


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Circ. No. Title 

04.03.76 Recommendations intended as


amendments to SOLAS 74
9th Assembly

MSC/Circ.202 Procedures for the Control


l6.03.76 of Ships

MSC/Circ.203 Carriage of Metal Sulphide


l9.05.76 Concentrates in Bulk

MSC/Circ.204 Manning Requirements


2l.05.76

MSC/Circ.205 Standard Marine Navigational


25.05.76 Vocabulary

MSC/Circ.206 Procedures for the Control of


26.05.76 Ships

MSC/Circ.207 Licensing of Pilots


27.05.76

MSC/Circ.208 International Chamber of


28.05.76 Shipping - Casualty Reports
MSC/Circ.209 International Maritime
05.07.76 Dangerous Goods Code.
Amendment No.l3 (l976)

MSC/Circ.2l0 Tanker Safety, Static Electricity


l3.08.76 and Inert Gas - Note by ICS

MSC/Circ.2ll Procedures for the Control


l0.09.76 of Ships

MSC/Circ.2l2 Maritime Training


20.09.76 "Document for Guidance-l975"

MSC/Circ.2l3 Revised Draft Plan for the


07.l0.76 Establishment of a World-Wide
Navigational Warning System

MSC/Circ.2l4 Code for the Construction and


l4.l0.76 Equipment of Ships carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk

MSC/Circ.2l5 Definition of the term "At


l8.l0.76 a similar stage of construction"

MSC/Circ.2l6 International Maritime


08.ll.76 Dangerous Goods Code.
Amendment No. l4 (l976)

MSC/Circ.2l7 Implementation of
22.ll.76 Recommendations

MSC/Circ.2l8 Code for existing ships carrying


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Circ. No. Title 

l6.l2.76 Liquefied Gases in Bulk

MSC/Circ.2l9 Procedures and Guidelines


20.l2.76 for the control of ships

MSC/Circ.220 Testing of ships' cargo hoses


l4.0l.77

MSC/Circ.22l Procedures for the control of ships


Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.22l/ Procedures for the control of ships


Corr.l Information on available inspection
29.04.77 services

MSC/Circ.222 Plan for the Establishment of a


05.05.77 World-Wide Navigational Warning
System

MSC/Circ.223 Recommendation on Intact Stability


23.05.77 Requirements for Off-Shore Supply
Vessels

MSC/Circ.224 Submission of Damage Cards and


25.05.77 Intact Stability Casualty Records

MSC/Circ.225 Standard Marine Navigational


3l.08.77 Vocabulary

MSC/Circ.226 Code for the construction and


26.09.77 equipment of ships carrying
dangerous chemicals in bulk

MSC/Circ.227 Procedures for the control of ships.


30.ll.77 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.228 Plan for the establishment of a


l5.02.78 world-wide navigational system

MSC/Circ.229 New edition of International Maritime


0l.03.78 Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code

MSC/Circ.230 Procedures for the control of ships.


l3.04.78 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.23l Drifting anchor buoys


05.05.78

MSC/Circ.232 Maritime Training. Amendments to the


07.05.78 Document for Guidance - l975

MSC/Circ.233 Amendments to the plan for the


09.05.78 establishment of a world-wide
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Circ. No. Title 

navigational warning system

MSC/Circ.234 Fire casualty records.


09.05.78 Revised fire casualty record
form and revised guidance on
the method for its completion

MSC/Circ.235 Training aids for the education


l0.05.78 of seamen

MSC/Circ.236 Code for the construction and


05.06.78 equipment of ships carrying
liquefied gases in bulk and
Code for existing ships carrying
liquefied bases in bulk.
1st set of amendments

MSC/Circ.237 IMCO Search and Rescue Manual


l2.06.78 (IMOSAR)

MSC/Circ.238 Procedures for the control of ships.


l4.06.78 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.239 International Maritime


20.06.78 Dangerous Goods Code
Amendment l6-l978

MSC/Circ.240 Procedures for the Control of Ships.


28.07.78 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.24l Procedures for the control of ships.


2l.08.78 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.242 Single-handed voyages


. .78

MSC/Circ.243 Code for the Construction and


3l.l0.78 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk -
8th amendment to the Bulk
Chemical Code.

MSC/Circ.244 Training Aids for the Education


l3.ll.78 of Seafarers

MSC/Circ.245 Procedures for the control of ships.


30.ll.78 Effective enforcement of SOLAS &
Protocol and Load Line Convention
Information on available
inspection services

MSC/Circ.246 Plan for the Establishment of


08.l2.78 a World-wide Navigational
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Circ. No. Title 

Warning System

MSC/Circ.247 Implementation of IMO


02.01.79 Conventions and Protocols

MSC/Circ.248 Code of Safe Practice for


2l.02.79 Ships Carrying Timber
Deck Cargoes - Amendments -

MSC/Circ.249 Procedures for the control of


09.04.79 ships. Information on available
inspection services

MSC/Circ.250 Explanatory note on


l4.05.79 Regulations on subdivision
and damage stability of
passenger ships

MSC/Circ.25l Code of safety for nuclear


l7.05.79 merchant ships

MSC/Circ.252 Procedures for the control


l7.05.79 of ships. Information on
available inspection services

MSC/Circ.253 Recommendation on ships


2l.05.79 which regularly alter load
lines and tonnage marks

MSC/Circ.254 Interpretation of technical terms used


25.05.79 in 1969 Tonnage Convention

MSC/Circ.255 Carriage of dangerous goods


29.05.79 Use of IMO-type
portable tanks

MSC/Circ.256 Ship movement reporting


3l.05.79 systems

MSC/Circ.257 Medical transport


3l.05.79 communications

MSC/Circ.258 Promotion of technical co-operation


06.06.79 for search and rescue purposes

MSC/Circ.259 Misuse of VHF at sea


06.06.79

MSC/Circ.260 Uniform interpretation of


ll.06.79 resolution A.48(III)

MSC/Circ.26l Implementation dates for


27.06.79 1st set of Amendments to
Gas Carrier Codes

MSC/Circ.262 International Safety Guide


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Circ. No. Title 

27.06.79 for Oil Tankers and Terminals


(ISGOTT) ICS/OCIMF

MSC/Circ.263 1st - 7th set of Amendments


27.06.79 to the Code for the Construction
and Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk

MSC/Circ.264 Code for the Construction and


03.07.79 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Liquefied Gases in Bulk and
Code for Existing Ships Carrying
Liquefied Gases in Bulk -
second set of amendments

MSC/Circ.265 Surveys & Inspections under


04.07.79 l978 SOLAS Protocol

MSC/Circ.266 Implementation of IMO


06.07.79 Conventions and Protocols

MSC/Circ.267 Codes for the Construction


l8.07.79 and Equipment of ships
Carrying Liquefied Gases in
Bulk, Dangerous Chemicals
in bulk and Existing Ships
Carrying Liquefied Gases in bulk
Implementation of the Codes

MSC/Circ.268 Carriage of Dangerous Goods. Adoption and Implementation


3l.07.79 of IMDG Code

MSC/Circ.268/ Carriage of Dangerous Goods. Adoption and Implementation


Rev.1 of IMDG Code
10.03.80

MSC/Circ.269 Procedures for the control of


06.08.79 ships. Information on available
inspection services

MSC/Circ.270 Code for Construction and


07.08.79 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Liquefied Gases in Bulk. Code
for Existing Ships Carrying
Liquefied Gases in Bulk. -
Guidelines for the application
of amendments.

MSC/Circ.271 Surveys and Inspections


20.l0.79

MSC/Circ.272 Preliminary weather criterion


25.l0.79 for ships in lightly loaded or ballast
condition and ships with large windage
area.
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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.273 Carriage of Dangerous Goods.


2l.l2.79 IMDG Code amendments 17 & 18
- 1977

MSC/Code.274 The Use of Solid Carbon Dioxide


20.ll.79 (Dry Ice) for Cooling purposes

MSC/Circ.275 Emergency Procedures for


ll.0l.80 Ships Carrying Dangerous Goods

MSC/Circ.276 Procedures for the control of


28.0l.80 Ships. Information on
available inspection services

MSC/Circ.277 Code for the Construction and


25.02.80 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
(resolution A.2l2(VII))
Code for the Construction and
Equipment of Ships Carrying
Liquefied Gases in Bulk
(resolution A.328(IX))
Code for Existing Ships
Carrying Liquefied Gases
in Bulk (resolution A.329(IX))
Status of Implementation

MSC/Circ.278 Codes for the Construction and


2l.04.80 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
(resolution A.2l2(VII)) Code for
the Construction and Equipment of
Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk
(resolution A.328(IX)) Code for
Existing Ships Carrying Liquefied
Gases in Bulk (resolution A.329(IX))
Status of Implementation

MSC/Circ.279 Direct Reduced Iron Pellets,


27.05.80 Briquets and Lumps(DRI)

MSC/Circ.280 Acceptance of SOLAS 74


28.05.80 Certificates by SOLAS 60
Contracting Governments
MSC/Circ.281 Lists of non-governmental
28.05.80 agencies authorized to act on
behalf of contracting governments

MSC/Circ.282 Guidelines for inert gas


02.06.80 systems

MSC/Circ.283 Implementation of improved


03.06.80 steering gear requirements
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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.284 Code for construction and


04.06.80 equipment of ships carrying
and Corr.1 liquefied gases in bulk-
30.07.80 third set of amendments

MSC/Circ.285 Inert gas systems for


04.06.80 chemical tankers

MSC/Circ.286 Guidelines for uniform


04.06.80 application of survival
requirements of Bulk Chemical
Code and Gas Carrier Code

MSC/Circ.287 Code for Construction and


04.06.80 Equipment of Ships Carrying
and Corr.1 Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk.
31.07.80 Ninth set of amendments

MSC/Circ.288 Procedures for the Control of Ships.


l8.06.80 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.289 Adoption and implementation


0l.07.80 of the International Maritime
Dangerous Goods(IMDG) Code
(superseded by MSC/Circ.294)

MSC/Circ.290 Code for the Construction and


3l.07.80 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk.
Criteria for hazard evaluation
of bulk chemicals

MSC/Circ.291 Procedures for the control


ll.08.80 of ships. Information on
available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.292 Code for the Construction of Ships


07.ll.80 Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
A.329(IX);BCH;
Code for the Construction and
Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied
MSC/Circ.278; MG;
Gases in Bulk Code for Existing
Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases
in Bulk Status of Implementation of
the Codes in various countries

MSC/Circ.293 International Maritime


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Circ. No. Title 

l0.ll.80 Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code.


Amendments No.l7-l979
(l7-79) and No.l8-l979 (l8-79)

MSC/Circ.294 Adoption and implementation


l0.ll.80 of the IMDG Code
(superseding Circ.289)

MSC/Circ.295 Revision of Chapter III of


05.0l.8l the l974 SOLAS Convention

MSC/Circ.296 Guidelines on problems associated


l2.0l.8l with cold water survival

MSC/Circ.297 International Maritime


l9.0l.8l Dangerous Goods (IMDG)
Code - Amendment No.l9,
1980(l9-80)

MSC/Circ.297/ International Maritime


Corr.l Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code
2l.04.8l - Amendment No.l9, 1980

MSC/Circ.298 Recommendations of the safe


23.0l.81 use of pesticides in ships
(revised l980) (supersedes
MSC/Circ.108 and Adds.1, 2 and 3)

MSC/Circ.299 Recommendations on safe transport, handling and storage of dangerous


l2.02.81 substances in port areas

MSC/Circ.299/Add.1 Recommendations on safe transport, handling and storage of dangerous


13.07.83 substances in port areas

MSC/Circ.300 Recommendation on servicing


02.02.81 of inflatable liferafts

MSC/Circ.30l Procedures for the control of ships


05.02.8l Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.302 Code for Construction and Equipment


02.03.81 of Mobile Offshore Drilling Units Liberia
(MODU) Status and implementation

MSC/Circ.303 Procedures for the control of ships


03.03.81 Information on available
inspection services

MSC/Circ.304 Emergency Procedures for Ships Carrying Dangerous


l8.03.8l Goods

MSC/Circ.304/Add.1 Emergency Procedures for Ships Carrying Dangerous


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Circ. No. Title 

9.11.81 Goods

MSC/Circ.305 Procedures for the Control of Ships.


l9.03.81 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.306 Adoption and implementation


24.03.8l of the International Maritime
Dangerous Goods Code

MSC/Circ.307 Procedures for the control


3l.03.8l of ships. Information on
available inspection services

MSC/Circ.308 Questionnaire on search and


l3.04.81 rescue facilities
SAR 197 by MSC/Circ.

MSC/Circ.309 Direct reduced iron pellets


l3.04.81 (DRI)

MSC/Circ.310 Strength of grain fittings


l3.04.81

MSC/Circ.311 Improved fire safety


2l.04.81 standards for ships

MSC/Circ.312 Bulk Chemical Code Approval of


2l.04.81 New Chemicals for Inclusion in the
Code on an Interim Basis and
Equivalent Requirements for
Overflow Control Arrangements

MSC/Circ.313 Procedures for the Control


20.05.81 of Ships
Information on Available
Inspection Services

MSC/Circ.314 Code for the Construction and


29.05.81 Equipment of Ships carrying Dangerous
Chemicals in Bulk. Calculation of the
capacity of foam systems for
chemical tankers

MSC/Circ.315 Code for the Construction and


08.06.81 Equipment of Ships carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk.
Code for the Construction and
Equipment of Ships carrying
Liquefied Gases in Bulk. Code for
Existing Ships carrying Liquefied
Gases in Bulk.Status of Implementation
of Codes in Various Countries

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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.316 Results of trials with


7.7.81 inflatable liferafts

MSC/Circ.317 Procedures for the Control


l5.07.81 of Ships Information on
available inspection Services

MSC/Circ.318 Procedures for the Control


l6.09.81 of Ships. Information on
available inspection services

MSC/Circ.319 Carriage of dangerous goods. Adoption and implementation of the IMDG


24.09.81 Code

MSC/Circ.319/Add.1 Carriage of dangerous goods. Adoption and implementation of the IMDG


25.01.82 Code MSC/Circ.320

MSC/Circ.320 Guidance for the Uniform Application of Certain Rules of the International
05.04.82 Regulations for Preventing Collisions
at Sea, l972

MSC/Circ.321 Safe Shipment of Direct


05.04.82 Reduced Iron (DRI)

MSC/Circ.322 Safe Shipment of Coal -


07.04.82 Interim recommendations

MSC/Circ.323 Dispensation from Trimming


07.04.82 Ends of Holds in Certain Ships

MSC/Circ.324 Preliminary principles - oxygen


08.04.82 depletion - entry into enclosed spaces

MSC/Circ.325 Amendments to the world-wide


l3.04.82 navigational warning service

MSC/Circ.326 Drainage of Enclosed Cargo Spaces


l3.04.82 Situated on the Bulkhead Deck

MSC/Circ.327 Questionnaire on Search and


l4.04.82 Rescue Facilities

MSC/Circ.328 Gas Carrier Code (Carriage of Ethylene Oxide and Endorsement of Certificates
l4.04.82 of Fitness)

MSC/Circ.328/Rev.1 Gas Carrier Code (Carriage of Ethylene Oxide and Endorsement of Certificates
02.06.82 of Fitness)

MSC/Circ.329 Application of Requirements for Inert Gas Systems for Oil Tankers
l4.04.82

MSC/Circ.330 Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous
l9.04.82 Chemicals in Bulk. Approval of New Chemicals for Inclusion in the Code on
an Interim Basis
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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.33l Code for the Construction and


22.04.82 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
(A.2l2(VII)).Code for the
Construction and Equipment of Ships
Carrying Liquefied USSRRS Gases in
Bulk (A.328(IX)). Code for Existing
Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk
(A.329(IX)). Status of Implementation
of the Codes in Various Countries

MSC/Circ.332 International Maritime


23.06.82 Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code.
Amendment No.20-l982

MSC/Circ.333 Medical First Aid Guide (MFAG)


28.06.82 (Revised l982) - Chemical Supplement

MSC/Circ.334 Adoption and implementation


28.06.82 of the IMDG Code

MSC/Circ.335 Emergency Procedures for


29.06.82 Ships Carrying Dangerous Goods

MSC/Circ.336 Procedures for the Control of Ships. Information on available Inspection


30.07.82 Services

MSC/Circ.336/Rev.1 Procedures for the Control of Ships. Information on available Inspection


04.07.83 Services

MSC/Circ.336/Rev.2 Procedures for the Control of Ships. Information on available Inspection


25.08.87 Services

MSC/Circ.337 Procedures for the Control of ships


08.09.82

MSC/Circ.338 Assembly resolution A.473(XII). Interim regulation for inert gas systems on
l3.09.82 chemical tankers carrying petroleum products - Status of implementation

MSC/Circ.339 Tanker Safety Inert Gas Operations and Pyrophoric Iron Sulphide
0l.ll.82

MSC/Circ.340 Procedures for the Control of Ships. Information on Available Inspection


0l.ll.82 Services

MSC/Circ.34l Bulk Chemicals Code Gas Carrier Codes - Status of implementation


05.ll.82 in various countries

MSC/Circ.342 Procedures for the control of ships. Information on available inspection


ll.ll.82 services

MSC/Circ.342/Rev.1 Procedures for the control of ships. Information on available inspection


19.01.83 services

MSC/Circ.343 Adoption and implementation of the IMDG Code


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Circ. No. Title 

ll.0l.83

MSC/Circ.343/Add.1 Adoption and implementation of the IMDG Code


30.03.83

MSC/Circ.343/Add.2 Adoption and implementation of the IMDG Code


14.06.83

MSC/Circ.343/Add.3 Adoption and implementation of the IMDG Code


08.07.83

MSC/Circ.343/Add.4 Adoption and implementation of the IMDG Code


29.12.83

MSC/Circ.343/Add.5 Adoption and implementation of the IMDG Code


30.3.84

MSC/Circ.343/Add.6 Adoption and implementation of the IMDG Code


22.05.84

MSC/Circ.344 Procedures for the control of ships. Information available on inspection


15.03.83 services

MSC/Circ.345 Procedures for the control of ships. Information available on inspection


12.05.83 services

MSC/Circ.346 Recommendation on severe wind and rolling criterion


22.06.83

MSC/Circ.347 Danger of the use of low flashpoint cargo as fuel


18.11.83

MSC/Circ.348 Interim guidelines on intact stability


23.6.83 requirements for pontoons

MSC/Circ.349 Safety requirements for


04.07.83 incineration ships

MSC/Circ.350 IMDG Code Amendment


28.11.83 No.21-1983(21-83)

MSC/Circ.351 Procedures for the control of ships


04.07.83 Guidance on the control of foreign
ships in ports of the USSR

MSC/Circ.352 Safety of fishing vessels.


04.07.83 Amendments to the FAO/ILO/IMO
Code of Safety for Fishermen
and Fishing Vessels

MSC/Circ.353 Revised guidelines for


04.07.83 inert gas systems

MSC/Circ.354 Clarification of Chapter IV,


01.08.83 Reg. 8 of 1981 Amendments
to the 74 SOLAS
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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.355 Use of INMARSAT ship earth


01.08.83 stations operating within harbour limits
and territorial waters

MSC/Circ.356 GC Code 4th set of Amendments


13.07.83

MSC/Circ.357 BCH Code


08.07.83 10th set of Amendments

MSC/Circ.358 Amendments to the IMO SAR Manual


01.08.83

MSC/Circ.359 Safety of fishing vessels. Draft amendments to the Convention


04.07.83

MSC/Circ.360 CDG Guidelines for reporting incidents involving dangerous goods in


13.01.83 packaged form

MSC/Circ.360/Rev.1 CDG Guidelines for reporting incidents involving dangerous goods in


28.10.86 packaged form

MSC/Circ.361 Differing gross weight markings on containers


22.07.83

MSC/Circ.362 Amendments to the Code of Safe Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes
29.07.83

MSC/Circ.363 Strength of grain divisions loaded on one side


25.07.83

MSC/Circ.364 Amendments to the World-Wide Navigational Warning Service


01.08.83

MSC/Circ.365 Questionnaire on SAR facilities


01.08.83

MSC/Circ.366 BCH Code. GC CODE.


09.09.83 Existing GC Code.
Status of implementation

MSC/Circ.367 Piracy and armed robbery


20.09.83

MSC/Circ.367/Add.1 Piracy and armed robbery


03.10.83

MSC/Circ.367/Add.2 Piracy and armed robbery


04.11.83

MSC/Circ.368 Paris Memorandum Report


28.10.83

MSC/Circ.369 MODU Code. Status of implementation


13.02.83
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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.370 IMDG Code Amendment 21-1984


09.05.84

MSC/Circ.371 IMDG Code MFAG Revised 1982


10.05.84 Supplement

MSC/Circ.372 Revised technical annex II to the Draft Convention on the legal status of
14.06.84 ODAS

MSC/Circ.373 Standards for the design, testing and locating of devices to prevent the passage
12.04.84 of flame into cargo tanks in oil tankers

MSC/Circ.373/Rev.1 Standards for the design, testing and locating of devices to prevent the passage
10.05.88 of flame into cargo tanks in oil tankers

MSC/Circ.374 BCH Code and GC Code. Annual and BCH, GC intermediate surveys for
13.04.84 chemical tankers and gas carriers

MSC/Circ.375 Deficiency reports


13.04.84

MSC/Circ.376 BCH Code. GC Code. Existing GC Code Status of implementation


21.05.84

MSC/Circ.377 Code of Safety for Diving Systems. Implementation by Norway


04.06.84

MSC/Circ.378 IMDG Code. Information on adoption


20.06.84

MSC/Circ.378/Add.1 IMDG Code. Information on adoption


17.09.84

MSC/Circ.378/Add.2 IMDG Code. Information on adoption


09.01.85

MSC/Circ.378/Add.3 IMDG Code. Information on adoption


19.02.85

MSC/Circ.378/Add.4 IMDG Code. Information on adoption


01.04.85

MSC/Circ.379 Procedures for the control of ships Information from Liberia


20.6.84 Information from Liberia

MSC/Circ.380 BCH Code. GC Code. Existing GC Code Status of implementation


14.09.84

MSC/Circ.381 MODU Code. Status of


14.09.84 implementation

MSC/Circ.382 Paris Memorandum Report


07.11.84

MSC/Circ.383 IMO/ILO Guidelines for the


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Circ. No. Title 

04.01.85 packing of cargo in freight


containers and vehicles

MSC/Circ.384 Amendments to Code of Safe Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes


08.01.85

MSC/Circ.384/Add.1 Amendments to Code of Safe Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes


25.01.85

MSC/Circ.384/Add.2 Amendments to Code of Safe Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes


20.03.85

MSC/Circ.385 Containers and cargoes. Cargo securing manual


08.01.85

MSC/Circ.386 Containers and cargoes. Amendment


18.01.85 to the recommendations on the safe
use of pesticide in ships. Revised 1980

MSC/Circ.387 Revised guidelines for inert gas systems


04.01.85

MSC/Circ.388 Fire casualty records. Revised form of Fire Casualty Record and amended
04.01.85 Classification System for Fire casualty Records

MSC/Circ.389 Interim guidelines for


10.01.85 estimating manoeuvring
performance in ship design.

MSC/Circ.390 IMDG Code. Amendment No.22-1984


22.02.85

MSC/Circ.390/Add.1 IMDG Code. Amendment No.22-1984


18.11.85

MSC/Circ.391 IMDG Code


18.02.85 Amendments to Section 13

MSC/Circ.392 IMDG Code.


20.2.85 EmS MFAG General Index

MSC/Circ.393 Harmonized interpretation of certain


21.12.84 provisions of the STCW Convention

MSC/Circ.394 BCH Code and IBC Code. Procedures


31.01.85 for the inspection, cleaning, passivation
and loading of tanks for the carriage of
certain cargoes

MSC/Circ.395 Reports on investigations


21.01.85 into serious casualties

MSC/Circ.396 Procedures for the control of ships under


31.01.85 74 SOLAS and 66 LL Conventions

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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.397 Code of Safety for Special Purpose


29.01.85 Ships (SPS) Code.
Communication from FRG
MSC/Circ.398 Procedures for the control
29.01.85 of ships. Information from Mexico

MSC/Circ.399 BCH Code and IBC Code. Approval of


29.01.85 draft amendments on an interim basis

MSC/Circ.400 Procedures for the control of ships.


31.01.85 Information from Norway

MSC/Circ.401 Existing GC Code.


13.02.85 4th set of amendments

MSC/Circ.402 BCH Code and GC Code.


13.02.85 Guidelines on application of amendments

MSC/Circ.403 Draft guidelines on navigation bridge


24.06.85 visibility

MSC/Circ.404 Containers and cargoes. Code of Safe


10.06.85 Practice for Ships carrying Timber Deck
Cargoes. Carriage of packaged timber deck cargo.

MSC/Circ.405 Containers and cargoes.


10.06.85 Amendments to the BC Code

MSC/Circ.406 Guidelines on interpretation of the IBC and IGC Codes and guidelines for the
14.06.86 uniform application of the survival requirements of the IBC and IGC Code

MSC/Circ.406/Rev.1 Guidelines on interpretation of the IBC and IGC Codes and guidelines for the
29.06.90 uniform application of the survival requirements of the IBC and IGC Code

MSC/Circ.407 Application of the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals
05.06.85 Second edition of the ISGOTT Guide. Application of the guide.

MSC/Circ.408 Protection of the crew of fishing vessels


06.06.85 from water shipped on deck.

MSC/Circ.409 BCH Code. GC Code and Existing GC


30.07.85 Code Status of implementation

MSC/Circ.410 Adoption of the IMDG Code


06.08.85 MSC/Circ.378

MSC/Circ.411 Procedures for the control of ships


07.08.85 Information from Bulgaria

MSC/Circ.412 SPS Code. Equivalent arrangements


27.09.85 by the FRG

MSC/Circ.413 Status of adoption of the


16.10.85 IMDG Code

MSC/Circ.414 BCH Code (A.212(VII)).


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Circ. No. Title 

12.12.85 GC Code (A.328(IX))


Existing GC Code.
Status of implementation

MSC/Circ.415 Memorandum of Understanding


02.01.86 on Port State Control

MSC/Circ.416 Carriage of dangerous goods.


11.03.86 IMDG Code. Annexes and
Supplements. Amendment 22-86

MSC/Circ.417 Guidelines on equivalents for equipment


21.02.86 for equipment introduce elements of
the FGMDSS

MSC/Circ.418 Transition plan for the FGMDSS


21.2.86

MSC/Circ.419 Performance standards for ship earth


21.02.86 stations

MSC/Circ.420 Implementation of the NAVTEX


21.02.86 system as a component of the world-
wide navigational warning service

MSC/Circ.421 Information requested on shore-based


13.02.86 facilities to be made available for use
in FGMDSS

MSC/Circ.422 Recommendation that new radio


13.02.86 equipment fitted on ships and at coast
stations and coast earth stations should
meet the technical requirements for
the FGMDSS

MSC/Circ.423 Equivalent arrangements for survival


18.02.86 craft emergency position-indicating
radio beacons

MSC/Circ.424 Preparation for the ITU World


21.02.86 Administrative Radio Conference for
Mobile Services, 1987

MSC/Circ.425 Preparation for the ITU World Administrative Radio Conference for Mobile
21.02.86 Services, 1987

MSC/Circ.426 NAVTEX Manual


12.06.86

MSC/Circ.426/Rev.1 NAVTEX Manual


25.10.88

MSC/Circ.427 Basic principles to be observed in keeping an engineering watch on board fishing


29.04.86 vessels

MSC/Circ.428 Recommendation on minimum requirements for certification of chief engineer


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Circ. No. Title 

29.04.86 officers and second engineer officers of fishing vessels powered by main
propulsion machinery of 750kW propulsion power or more

MSC/Circ.429 Guidelines for training crews for the purpose of launching lifeboats and rescue
29.04.86 boats from ships making headway through water

MSC/Circ.430 The use of pilotage services in the


21.02.86 Torres Strait and Great Barrier Reef area

MSC/Circ.431 Amendments to IMOSAR Manual


18.02.86

MSC/Circ.432 Amendments to the MERSAR Manual


18.02.86

MSC/Circ.433 Reports on investigations into serious


casualties

MSC/Circ.434 Guidelines for the preparation of


information on the effect of flooding to
be provided to masters of dry cargo ships

MSC/Circ.435 Code of Safety for SPS.


29.04.86 Communication from
German Democratic Republic

MSC/Circ.436 BCH Code and IBC Code.


19.02.86 Approval of new chemicals for
inclusion on an interim basis

MSC/Circ.437 The avoidance by submerged


21.02.86 submarines of fishing vessels
and their fishing gear

MSC/Circ.438 BCH Code. GC Code.


01.04.86 Status of implementation.

MSC/Circ.439 BCH Code. GC Code.


05.08.86 Status of implementation

MSC/Circ.440 Carriage of dangerous goods. The use


17.09.86 of SI Units for consignments of IMO
Class 7 - Radioactive materials

MSC/Circ.441 Preparation for the World


30.09.86 Administrative Radio Conference
for Mobile Services, 1987

MSC/Circ.442 Containers and cargoes.


20.10.86 BC Code

MSC/Circ.443 Measures to prevent unlawful acts


26.09.86 against passengers and crews on
board ships

MSC/Circ.444 Clarification of certain provisions


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Circ. No. Title 

13.10.86 of the 1983 SOLAS


Amendments and A.521(13)

MSC/Circ.445 Draft Assembly resolution on symbols


26.09.86 related to life-saving appliances
and arrangements

MSC/Circ.446 Amendments to the Code of Safety for


13.10.86 Special Purpose Ships (A.534(13))

MSC/Circ.447 Control under SOLAS I/19


29.09.86 Recommendation on radar reflectors
for liferafts and on training manuals

MSC/Circ.448 Amendments to the procedures


26.09.86 for the control of ships

MSC/Circ.449 Guidance on installation of fibre glass


29.09.86 reinforced pipe and fittings

MSC/Circ.450 Factors to be taken into consideration when designing cargo tank venting
24.09.86 arrangements

MSC/Circ.450/Rev.1 Factors to be taken into consideration when designing cargo tank venting
10.05.88 arrangements

MSC/Circ.451 Guidance concerning the location of fire control plans for the assistance of
24.09.86 shoreside fire-fighting personnel

MSC/Circ.452 IBC Code. BCH Code. Approval of


14.10.86 draft amendments on an interim basis

MSC/Circ.453 IBC Code. BCH Code Approval of


20.10.86 draft amendments on an interim basis

MSC/Circ.454 MODU Code. Certification of existing


13.10.86 mobile offshore drilling units

MSC/Circ.455 Language problems in presenting


13.10.86 operating and emergency instructions
on board ships

MSC/Circ.456 Guidelines for the preparation of


13.10.86 intact stability information

MSC/Circ.457 Carriage of dangerous goods.


05.11.86 IMDG Code.Amendment No.23-1986

MSC/Circ.458 Preparation for the ITU World


10.12.86 Administrative Radio Conference
for Mobile Services, 1987

MSC/Circ.459 Carriage of dangerous goods.


16.01.87 IMDG Code. Annexes and
supplements. Amendment 24-86
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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.460 Carriage of dangerous goods.


21.01.87 IMDG Code. Annexes and
supplements. Amendment 24-86

MSC/Circ.461 Carriage of dangerous goods.


19.01.87 IMDG Code. Annexes and supplements.
EmS MFAG - General Index. Numerical
Index - Amendment 24-86

MSC/Circ.462 Preparation for the ITU World


21.01.87 Administrative Radio Conference
for Mobile Services, 1987

MSC/Circ.463 Status of adoption of the IMDG Code


02.04.87

MSC/Circ.463./Add.1 Status of adoption of the IMDG Code


09.07.87

MSC/Circ.463/Add.2 Status of adoption of the IMDG Code


16.10.87

MSC/Circ.464 BCH Code. GC Code. Existing GC BCH, GC


31.03.87 Code Status of implementation

MSC/Circ.465 Procedures for the control of ships.


06.04.87 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.466 Code of safety for diving systems.


28.04.87 Communication received from Brazil

MSC/Circ.467 Radiocommunications. Volume of Inmarsat


08.05.87 traffic for distress and safety
communications

MSC/Circ.468 Information on shore-based


08.05.87 facilities in the GMDSS

MSC/Circ.468/Add.1 Information on shore-based


11.05.88 facilities in the GMDSS

MSC/Circ.468/Rev.1 Information on shore-based


31.05.90 facilities in the GMDSS

MSC/Circ.468/Rev.2 Information on shore-based


26.05.92 facilities in the GMDSS

MSC/Circ.469 Guidelines for the participation of


08.05.87 non-Convention ships in the GMDSS

MSC/Circ.470 Procedures for routeing distress


08.05.87 information derived from the
COSPAS-SARSAT system
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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.471 Preparation for the ITU World


08.05.87 Administrative Radio Conference
for Mobile Services, 1987

MSC/Circ.472 Guidelines on the definition


18.05.87 of near-coastal voyages

MSC/Circ.473 Guidance for the uniform application


18.05.87 of rule 1(e) of the 1972 COLREG

MSC/Circ.474 Guidelines for bow and stern loading


19.06.87 and unloading arrangements in oil tankers

MSC/Circ.475 Measures to prevent unlawful


22.06.87 acts against passengers and
crews on board ships

MSC/Circ.476 Measures to prevent unlawful


22.06.87 acts against passengers and
crews on board ships

MSC/Circ.477 Procedures for the control of ships.


13.07.87 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.478 Amendments the SPS Code


28.07.87 (A.534(13))

MSC/Circ.479 Memorandum of Understanding


18.08.87 on Port State Control.
Annual Report 1985/1986

MSC/Circ.480 Amendments to the IMOSAR Manual


28.07.87 and to the MERSAR Manual

MSC/Circ.481 Proposed and provisional entries in


28.07.87 the IBC and BCH Codes.

MSC/Circ.482 Procedures for the control of ships


03.11.87

MSC/Circ.483 IMDG Code. Amendment 24-1986


30.11.87 (Amdt.24-86)

MSC/Circ.484 Subdivision and damage stability of


06.05.88 dry cargo ships including ro-ro ships

MSC/Circ.485 Clarification of inert gas system


09.05.88 requirements under SOLAS 1974,
as amended

MSC/Circ.486 Containers and cargoes. Code of Safe


6.6.88 Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes

MSC/Circ.487 Containers and cargoes.


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Circ. No. Title 

6.6.88 Entry into enclosed spaces

MSC/Circ.488 Containers and cargoes. Carriage of


6.6.88 grain. Guidance on interpretation
and equivalences

MSC/Circ.489 Containers and cargoes.


6.6.88 Overloaded containers

MSC/Circ.490 Guidelines and standards for the


04.05.88 removal of offshore installations and
structures on the continental shelf
and in the exclusive economic zone

MSC/Circ.491 Rules and regulations for the helicopter


06.05.88 transfer of marine pilots in the FRG

MSC/Circ.492 Clarifications of certain provisions


05.05.88 of chapter III of the 1983 SOLAS
amendments and resolution A.521(13)

MSC/Circ.493 Recommendation related to the fatigue


05.05.88 factor in manning and safety

MSC/Circ.494 Safety of towed ships and


10.05.88 other floating objects

MSC/Circ.495 Amendments to the BCH and GC Codes.


09.05.88 Filter-type respiratory and eye
protection equipment

MSC/Circ.496 Procedures for the control of ships.


10.05.88

MSC/Circ.497 Status of the IMDG Code


26.07.88

MSC/Circ.497/Rev.1 Status of the IMDG Code


09.02.89

MSC/Circ.498 Procedures for the control of ships. Information available on inspection


17.08.88 Services.

MSC/Circ.499 Memorandum of Understanding on


01.09.88 Port State Control
Annual Report 1987

MSC/Circ.500 Procedures for control of ships Information on Available Inspection Services -


28.09.88 Japan

MSC/Circ.501 Procedures for Control of ships Information on Available Inspection Services -


13.10.88 Federal Republic of Germany

MSC/Circ.502 IMDG Code – Amendment No.25-1989 (Amdt. 25-89)


13.04.89
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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.502/Add.1 IMDG Code – Amendment No.25-1989 (Amdt. 25-89)


23.06.89

MSC/Circ.502/Add.2 IMDG Code – Amendment No.25-1989 (Amdt. 25-89)


07.09.89

MSC/Circ.502/Add.3 IMDG Code – Amendment No.25-1989 (Amdt. 25-89)


25.10.89

MSC/Circ.502/Add.4 IMDG Code – Amendment No.25-1989 (Amdt. 25-89)


08.11.89

MSC/Circ.502/Add.5 IMDG Code – Amendment No.25-1989 (Amdt. 25-89)


08.11.90

MSC/Circ.502/Add.6 IMDG Code – Amendment No.25-1989 (Amdt. 25-89)


30.05.89

MSC/Circ.503 Intact stability requirements for Pontoons


24.04.89

MSC/Circ.504 Guidance on design and construction of sea inlets under slush ice conditions
28.04.89

MSC/Circ.505 Personnel alarm provisions


28.04.89

MSC/Circ.506 Carriage of Dangerous Goods Container packing certificates vehicle packing


25.04.89 declarations

MSC/Circ.506/Rev.1 Carriage of Dangerous Goods Container packing certificates vehicle packing


10.01.90 declarations

MSC/Circ.507 Code of practice for solid bulk cargoes


17.05.89

MSC/Circ.508 Clarification of Certain Provisions of Chapter III of the 1983 SOLAS


14.04.89 Amendments

MSC/Circ.509 Clarification of SOLAS Chapter III provisions related to protection of


26.04.89 occupants against Impact Forces on lifeboats when lowered down the ship's
side

MSC/Circ.510 Clarification of SOLAS Chapter III


26.04.89 provisions related to protection of
occupants of free-fall lifeboats against
harmful accelerations during launching

MSC/Circ.511 Amendments to the IMO Search


17.04.89 and Rescue (IMOSAR) Manual

MSC/Circ.512 Use of the Aeronautical Fixed


24.4.89 Telecommunications Network (AFTN)

MSC/Circ.513 Draft Assembly resolution on the


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Circ. No. Title 

24.04.89 use and fitting of Retro-reflective materials


on Life-Saving Appliances

MSC/Circ.514 Draft Assembly Resolution on


17.04.89 Pilot Transfer Arrangements

MSC/Circ.515 Provisional Performance Standards for Electronic Chart Display Systems


13.04.89 (ECDIS)

MSC/Circ.515/Add.1 Provisional Performance Standards for Electronic Chart Display Systems


31.05.91 (ECDIS)

MSC/Circ.516 Recommendations on the early development and introduction of


13.04.89
the Inmarsat Enhanced Group Call
SafetyNet Broadcast Service

MSC/Circ.517 Code for the construction and


15.06.90 equipment of mobile offshore
drilling units

MSC/Circ.518 Study on computer data for applicable


28.6.89 requirements of conventions and other
instruments

MSC/Circ.519 Memorandum of Understanding


19.07.89 on Port State Control
(Annual Report 1988)

MSC/Circ.520 Code for the construction and


15.08.89 equipment of mobile offshore drilling
units (Equivalent arrangement
by Canada)

MSC/Circ.521 Procedures for the control of


24.08.89 ships (Information on available
inspection services)

MSC/Circ.522 Procedure for the control of ships


25.01.90 (Information on available inspection
services)

MSC/Circ.523 Communication received from


15.03.90 the Government of Cyprus

MSC/Circ.524 Procedure for the control of ships


30.03.90 (Information on available inspection
services)

MSC/Circ.525 Precautions to be taken by masters of


12.06.90 ships of less than 100 m. in length
engaged in the carriage of logs on deck

MSC/Circ.526 Special fire protection requirements


29.06.90 for large open multi-deck spaces (atrium)

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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.527 Special carriage requirements for anhydrous ammonia in the IGC Code
27.06.90

MSC/Circ.527/Rev.1 Special carriage requirements for anhydrous ammonia in the IGC Code
10.10.90

MSC/Circ.528 Fire Protecting Systems for cargo compressor and pump rooms for gas carriers
27.06.90 covered by the IGC Code

MSC/Circ.529 Corrections to the IGC Code and Gas Carrier (GC) Code
15.06.90

MSC/Circ.530 Code of safe practice for


11.06.90 cargo stowage and securing

MSC/Circ.531 Protection of ships resulting from


12.06.90 shifting or liquefactions of bulk cargo

MSC/Circ.532 Code of safe practice for solid bulk cargoes


12.06.90

MSC/Circ.533 Amendments to IMO/ILO Guidelines


09.07.90 for packing cargo in freight containers

MSC/Circ.534 Clarification of SOLAS chapter III


07.06.90 Provision

MSC/Circ.535 Amendments to the MERSAR


07.06.90 Manual

MSC/Circ.536 Amendments to the IMOSAR Manual


07.06.90

MSC/Circ.537 Information on matters concerning


07.06.90 rescue by helicopter

MSC/Circ.538 Information on AMVER service


07.6.90

MSC/Circ.539 Reporting form for collecting casualty statistics for fishing vessels and
12.06.90 fishermen at sea

MSC/Circ.539/Add.1 Reporting form for collecting casualty statistics for fishing vessels and
06.06.91 fishermen at sea

MSC/Circ.539/Add.2 Reporting form for collecting casualty statistics for fishing vessels and
17.06.93 fishermen at sea

MSC/Circ.540 "Consensus statement and Recommendations" on AIDS and Seafarers


12.06.90

MSC/Circ.541 Guidance Notes on the integrity of flooding boundaries above the bulkhead
19.07.90 deck of passenger ships for proper application of regulations II-1/8 and 20,
para.1, of the 1974 SOLAS Convention as amended

MSC/Circ.542 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of


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Circ. No. Title 

09.07.90 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.1 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of


24.07.90 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.2 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of


04.10.90 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.3 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of


08.11.90 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.4 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of


28.01.91 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.5 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of


28.03.91 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.6 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of


03.06.91 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.7 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of


01.10.91 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.8 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of


10.12.91 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.9 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of


27.05.92 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.10 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of


13.07.92 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.11 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of


18.08.92 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.12 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of


23.10.92 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.13 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of


15.03.93 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.14 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of


18.05.93 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.15 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of


03.11.93 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.543 Memorandum of Understanding on


17.07.90 Port State Control (annual report 1989)

MSC/Circ.544 Fire Drills and on-board training


19.07.90

MSC/Circ.545 MODU Code (Resolution A.414(XI)).


05.09.90 Equivalent arrangements in accordance
with paragraph 1.5.2 of the Code.
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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.546 Procedures for the control of ships


25.09.90 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.547 Procedures for the control of ships Information on available inspection services
24.01.91

MSC/Circ.547/Add.1 Procedures for the control of ships Information on available inspection services
13.05.91

MSC/Circ.547/Add.2 Procedures for the control of ships Information on available inspection services
30.07.91

MSC/Circ.547/Add.3 Procedures for the control of ships Information on available inspection services
23.08.91

MSC/Circ.548 Guidance note on precautions to be taken by masters of ships engaged in the


06.06.91 carriage of timber cargo

MSC/Circ.549 Guidelines for uniform interpretation


25.11.91 of results of fire-test procedures

MSC/Circ.550 Recommendation on the release mechanism of carbon dioxide


10.07.91 fire-extinguishing systems

MSC/Circ.550/Rev.1 Recommendation on the release mechanism of carbon dioxide


16.04.92 fire-extinguishing systems

MSC/Circ.551 Cargo tank gauging. Interpretation of the term "closed device" as referred to in
19.06.91 paragraph 3.9 in the BCH Code

MSC/Circ.552 Proposed amendments to the IGC Code


08.07.91

MSC/Circ.553 Information on flashpoint and recommended fire-fighting media for chemicals


19.06.91 to which neither the IBC nor the BCH Codes apply

MSC/Circ.554 Amdts. to the BC Code Revised schedule for coal


20.06.91

MSC/Circ.555 General Amdts. to the BC Code and


20.06.91 Appendix D regarding test procedures

MSC/Circ.556 Amdts. to the BC Code. Recommendations on entering oxygen-depleted


20.06.91 enclosed spaces

MSC/Circ.557 Amdts. to the ILO/IMO Guidelines for packing cargo in freight containers
20.06.91 or vehicles

MSC/Circ.557/Rev.1 Amdts. to the ILO/IMO Guidelines for packing cargo in freight containers
24.07.91 or vehicles

MSC/Circ.558 Amdt. 26-91 to the IMDG Code


20.06.91

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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.559 Guidelines to ensure the reporting


20.06.91 of incidents involving dangerous goods
and marine pollutants in packaged form
on board ships

MSC/Circ.560 Meteorological wind profiler radars


25.06.91 and their effect to the COSPAS-SARSAT
system

MSC/Circ.561 Amdts. to Chapters 10 and 11 of the


03.07.91 1979 and 1989 editions of the MODU Code

MSC/Circ.562 Provisional performance standards for


19.6.91 ECDIS. Comments and Explanations

MSC/Circ.563 Unification of ARPA symbols


19.06.91

MSC/Circ.564 Co-operation in establishing database of


02.07.91 examination questions and answers

MSC/Circ.565 Fatigue as a contributory factor in maritime


02.07.91 accidents

MSC/Circ.566 Provisional guidelines on the conduct of trials in which the officer of the
02.07.91 navigational watch acts as the sole look-out in periods of darkness

MSC/Circ.567 Information on the number of engine control and cargo handling simulators
02.07.91 available in training institutions

MSC/Circ.567/Rev.1 Information Required on Simulators available for use in maritime training


12.01.93

MSC/Circ.568 Required boarding arrangements for pilots


03.07.91

MSC/Circ.568/Rev.1 Pilot Transfer Arrangements (Required Boarding Arrangements for Pilots)


23.02.1995

MSC/Circ.569 Clarifications of certain provisions of Chapter III of the 1983 SOLAS


02.07.91 Amendments

MSC/Circ.570 Recommendation on maximum stowage height of survival craft on passenger


02.07.91 ships

MSC/Circ.571 "Active" and "passive" re-warming of


01.07.91 hypothermia victims - Information
on national practice.

MSC/Circ.572 Marking and identification of fishing


08.07.91 vessels

MSC/Circ.573 Code of safety for nuclear merchant ships,


08.07.91 Res. A.491(XII)

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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.574 The calculation procedure to assess the


03.06.91 survivability characteristics of existing
Ro-Ro passenger ships when using a
simplified method based upon
Resolution A.265(VIII)

MSC/Circ.575 Tonnage measurement of existing


08.07.91 passenger ships.
Tonnage measure of existing ships

MSC/Circ.576 Memorandum of understanding on Port State Control - Annual Report 1990


26.7.91

MSC/Circ.577 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships - Issued quarterly
23.10.91

MSC/Circ.577/Add.1 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships


08.01.92

MSC/Circ.577/Add.2 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships


31.03.92

MSC/Circ.577/Add.3 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships


07.07.92

MSC/Circ.577/Add.4 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships


30.09.92

MSC/Circ.577/Add.5 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships


31.12.92

MSC/Circ.577/Add.6 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships


31.03.93

MSC/Circ.577/Add.7 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships


30.06.93

MSC/Circ.577/Add.8 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships


30.09.93

MSC/Circ.577/Add.9 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships


31.12.93

MSC/Circ.577/Add.10 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships


31.03.94

MSC/Circ.577/Add.11 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships


30.06.94

MSC/Circ.577/Add.12 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships


30.09.94

MSC/Circ.577/Add.13 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships


31.12.94

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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.578 Guidelines on the recruitment, qualifications and training of VTS operators


12.01.93

MSC/Circ.579 Simulator training


14.01.93

MSC/Circ.580 Guidelines for the application of plastic pipes on ships


21.12.92

MSC/Circ.581 Guidance for fire test procedures on


16.04.92 smoke and toxic products generated
by combustible material in fires

MSC/Circ.582 Guidelines for the performance and


23.04.92 testing criteria, and surveys of low-
expansion foam concentrates for fixed
fire-extinguishing systems

MSC/Circ.583 Proposed Amendments to SOLAS


01.04.92 Regulations IV/13.2.1 to 13.2.3.
Recommendation on reserve source
of energy

MSC/Circ.584 MSI bro0adcast via SAFETYNET.


28.05.92 Provision of Maritime Safety
Information (MSI) via the
International SAFETYNET system

MSC/Circ.585 Standards for vapour emission control


16.04.92 systems

MSC/Circ.586 World VTS Guide


29.04.92

MSC/Circ.586/Rev.1 World VTS Guide


16.06.99

MSC/Circ.587 Life-Saving Appliances.


11.05.92 Fumes in totally enclosed lifeboats

MSC/Circ.588 Amendments to the MERSAR Manual


11.05.92

MSC/Circ.589 Amendments to the IMOSAR Manual


11.05.92

MSC/Circ.590 Preliminary draft amendments to the


11.05.92 IMOSAR and MERSAR Manuals
concerning the GMDSS

MSC/Circ.591 Life-Saving Appliances. Provisionnal


11.05.92 guidelines on establishment and continuous
updating of the informationcontained in the
registration databases of satellite EPIRBs

MSC/Circ.592 Carriage of dangerous goods.


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Circ. No. Title 

21.04.92 Acceptance of the document of compliance

MSC/Circ.593 Listing of certificates and documents


06.05.92 required to be carried on board ships.
(MEPC/Circ.257 and FAL.2/Circ.35)

MSC/Circ.594 Questionnaire on work periods, periods


11.05.92 of responsibility and periods of rest on
board ships

MSC/Circ.595 Principles and guidelines concerning drug


11.05.92 and alcohol abuse programmes

MSC/Circ.596 Life-Saving Appliances.


05.05.92 Amdts. to the Recommendation on Testing
of Life-Saving Appliances (A.689(17))

MSC/Circ.597 Piracy and armed robbery against ships


18.08.92

MSC/Circ.597/Rev.1 Piracy and armed robbery against ships


29.06.93 (Revised at the sixty-second session of
the MSC)

MSC/Circ.598 Memorandum of understanding on port State


27.08.92 Control - Annual Report 1991

MSC/Circ.599 New Halon installations as being of


04.02.93 essential use

MSC/Circ.600 Annual Leakage Check of Halon


29.01.93 fire-extinguishing systems

MSC/Circ.601 Fire Protection in machinery spaces


29.01.93

MSC/Circ.602 Materials used for bulkheads in


28.01.93 accommodation spaces defined in
Regulation II-2/3.10 of the 1974
SOLAS Convention

MSC/Circ.603 Guidelines on display sizes and


07.01.93 techniques for navigational purposes

MSC/Circ.604 Interim arrangements for the assignment


28.01.93 of the amended filling-limit requirements
under Chapters 8 and 15 of the Gas
Carrier Codes

MSC/Circ.605 Registration of research and development


04.02.93 projects

MSC/Circ.606 Port State concurrence with SOLAS


12.02.93 exemptions

MSC/Circ.607 Procedures for the control of ships -


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16.03.93 Information on available inspection services

MSC/Circ.608 Interim guidelines for open-top container


18.06.93 ships

MSC/Circ.608/Rev.1 Interim guidelines for open-top container


05.07.94 ships

MSC/Circ.609 Application of SOLAS Amendments to ships


24.03.93 constructed before the application date of
the amendments - Interpretation of
regulation II-1/1.3 of the 1974 SOLAS
Convention, as amended

MSC/Circ.610 Use and application of computers -


7.07.93 computer virus protection

MSC/Circ.611 Questionnaire on the condition of ships


18.06.93 carrying solid bulk cargoes

MSC/Circ.612 Recommendations on the safe use of


+ Corr.1 pesticides in ships
18.03.93

MSC/Circ.613 Guidelines for the approval of containers


18.03.93 handled in open seas

MSC/Circ.614 Guidelines on inspection and maintenance


29.03.93 of lifeboat on-load release gear

MSC/Circ.615 Life-Saving Appliances - Amendments


22.06.93 to the Recommendation on Testing of
Life-Saving Appliances (A.689(17))

MSC/Circ.616 Evaluation of fee-fall lifeboat launch


22.06.93 performance

MSC/Circ.617 Guidelines for passenger safety


22.06.93 instructions

MSC/Circ.617/Rev.1 Guidelines for passenger safety


10.01.95 instructions

MSC/Circ.618 Proposed amendments for the extension of


17.06.93 the code on alarms and indicators to cover
the 1989 MODU Code and the Code of safety
for diving systems

MSC/Circ.619 Minimum in-service eyesight standards


22.06.93

MSC/Circ.620 Proposed amendments to resolution


A.466(XII) - Procedures for the control of ships

MSC/Circ.621 Guidelines for the investigation of


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28.06.93 accidents where fatigue may have been


a contributing factor

MSC/Circ.622 Piracy and armed robbery against ships -


22.06.93 Recommendations to Governments for
combating piracy and armed robbery
against ships

MSC/Circ.622/Rev.1 Piracy and armed robbery against ships -


16.06.99 Recommendations to Governments for
combating piracy and armed robbery
against ships

MSC/Circ.623 Piracy and armed robbery against ships -


18.06.93 Guidance to shipowners and ship operators,
shipmasters and crews on preventing and
suppressing acts of piracy and armed
robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.623/Rev.1 Piracy and armed robbery against ships -


16.06.99 Guidance to shipowners and ship operators,
shipmasters and crews on preventing and
suppressing acts of piracy and armed
robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.623/Rev.2 Piracy and armed robbery against ships -


20.06.01 Guidance to shipowners and ship operators,
shipmasters and crews on preventing and
suppressing acts of piracy and armed
robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.623/Rev.3 Piracy and armed robbery against ships -


29.05.02 Guidance to shipowners and ship operators,
shipmasters and crews on preventing and
suppressing acts of piracy and armed
robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.624 Subject areas and topics relating to the


18.06.93 ship/port interface

MSC/Circ.625 Registration of research and development


20.07.93 projects

MSC/Circ.625/Add.1 Registration of research and development


06.10.93 projects

MSC/Circ.625/Add.2 Registration of research and development


31.12.93 projects

MSC/Circ.625/Add.3 Registration of research and development


06.04.94 projects
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MSC/Circ.625/Add.4 Registration of research and development


05.07.94 projects

MSC/Circ.625/Add.5 Registration of research and development


04.10.94 projects

MSC/Circ.626 Amendments to the BC Code


18.06.93

MSC/Circ.625 Registration of research and development


20.7.93 projects - summary table of projects (1)

MSC/Circ.626 Amendments to the BC Code


18.06.93

MSC/Circ.627 Navigation bridge visibility - Draft


05.07.93 amendments to SOLAS chapter V

MSC/Circ.628 Guidelines on the enhanced programme of


17.06.93 surveys for bulk carriers

MSC/Circ.629 Memorandum of Understanding on Port State


20.07.93 Control - Annual report 1992

MSC/Circ.630 Procedures for the control of ships -


01.11.93 Information on available inspection services

MSC/Circ.631 Application on tonnage measurement of`


28.02.94 segregated ballast tanks in oil tankers

MSC/Circ.632 Not issued

MSC/Circ.633 Simulators available for use in


16.06.94 maritime training

MSC/Circ.634 Drug use and alcohol abuse


10.06.94

MSC/Circ.635 Tonnage measurement of certain ships


15.06.94 relevant to the International Convention on
Standards of Training, Certification and
Watchkeeping for seafarers, 1978

MSC/Circ.636 World wide navigation system - Validation criteria,


27.06.94 procedures and means of measurement.

MSC/Circ.637 Performance standards for electronic chart


27.05.94 display and information systems (ECDIS)

MSC/Circ.638 Maintaining a proper look out


26.05.94

MSC/Circ.639 Avoidance by submerged submarines


17.06.94 of fishing vessels and their fishing gear

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MSC/Circ.640 International SafetyNET Service


27.05.94

MSC/Circ.641 International points of contact for


17.05.94 maritime mobile services identities (MMSI)

MSC/Circ.642 Document of compliance with the special


06.06.94 requirements for ships carrying dangerous
goods under the provisions of regulation
II-2/54 of SOLAS 74, as amended

MSC/Circ.643 Carriage of Dangerous Goods -


14.6.94 International Maritime Dangerous Goods and Code (IMDG Code)
- Annexes and Supplements - Amendment No.27-1994 (Amdt. 27-94)

MSC/Circ.643/Add.1 Carriage of Dangerous Goods -


18.07.94
International Maritime Dangerous Goods and Code (IMDG Code)
- Annexes and Supplements - Amendment No.27-1994 (Amdt. 27-94)

MSC/Circ.644 Explanatory notes to the interim standards for ship


06.06.94 manoeuvrability

MSC/Circ.645 Guidelines for vessels with dynamic positioning


06.06.94 systems

MSC/Circ.646 Recommendations for the fitting of hull stress


06.06.94 monitoring systems

MSC/Circ.647 Guidelines to minimize leakage from


06.06.94 flammable liquid systems

MSC/Circ.648 Guidelines for the operation, inspection


06.06.94 and maintenance

MSC/Circ.649 Interpretation of provisions of resolution


08.06.94 MSC.26(60) and MSC/Circ.574

MSC/Circ.650 Interpretation for alternations and


08.06.94 modifications of a major character

MSC/Circ.651 Interpretations of regulations of part B-1


08.06.94 of SOLAS chapter II-1

MSC/Circ.652 Application of the 1966 LL Convention to


09.06.94 high-speed craft

MSC/Circ.653 Simplified tonnage calculation for existing


09.06.94 ships which do not have their gross tonnage
determined in accordance with the 1969
Tonnage Convention

MSC/Circ.654 Application of the international convention on


08.06.94 tonnage measurement of ships, 1969 to existing ships

MSC/Circ.655 Guidance for planning the enhanced programme of


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06.06.94 inspections during surveys of bulk carriers and oil tankers

MSC/Circ.656 Safety of ships carrying solid bulk cargoes


06.06.94

MSC/Circ.657 Implementation of IMO's strategy for


09.06.94 ship/port interface

MSC/Circ.658 Implementation of the Assembly


15.06.94 Resolution A.747(18) on application of
tonnage measurement of segregated
ballast tanks in oil tankers

MSC/Circ.659 Carriage of Dangerous Goods - International Maritime


15.12.94 Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code) Annexes and

MSC/Circ.660 Proper use of lanyards attached to satellite EPIRBs


12.01.95

MSC/Circ.661 Availability of rescue co-ordination centres on a


16.01.95 24-hour basis

MSC/Circ.662 Containers and Cargoes - Code of safe practice


22.12.94 for solid bulk cargoes (BC Code)
Amendments to the BC Code

MSC/Circ.663 Containers and Cargoes -


22.12.94 Form for cargo information

MSC/Circ.664 Containers and Cargoes - Code of safe practice for stowage


22.12.94 and securing (CSS Code) Amendments to the CSS Code

MSC/Circ.665 Containers and Cargoes - Loading and


22.12.94 unloading of bulk cargoes - Duties of Chief
Mate and Officer of the Watch (OOW)
at loading and discharging ports

MSC/Circ.666 Containers and Cargoes - Loading and unloading


22.12.94 of bulk cargoes - Cargo Operations Form

MSC/Circ.667 Containers and Cargoes - Safe practices on board


22.12.94 bulk carriers

MSC/Circ.668 Alternative arrangements for halon


30.12.94 fire-extinguishing systems in machinery
spaces and pump-rooms

MSC/Circ.669 Interpretations of SOLAS chapter II-2,


22.12.94 as amended by resolution MSC.27(61)

MSC/Circ.670 Guidelines for the performance and testing criteria


05.01.95 and surveys of high-expansion foam concentrates for
fixed fire-extinguishing systems

MSC/Circ.671 Lists of solid bulk cargoes which are non-combustible


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22.12.94 or constitute a low fire risk for which a fixed gas fire-
extinguishing system is ineffective

MSC/Circ.672 Measures to prevent explosions in oil tanker


22.12.94 pump rooms

MSC/Circ.673 On-board communication phrases for passenger care


21.12.94

MSC/Circ.674 Participation in the world meteorological organization


21.12.94 voluntary observing ships' scheme

MSC/Circ.675 Recommendations on the safe transport of dangerous


30.01.95 cargoes related activities in port areas

MSC/Circ.676 Registration of research and development projects


04.01.95

MSC/Circ.677 Revised standards for the design, testing and locating


30.12.94 of devices to prevent the passage of flame into cargo
tanks in tankers

MSC/Circ.678 Registration of research and development project


04.04.95

MSC/Circ.679 Report on acts of piracy and armed


31.03.95 robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.680 Guidelines on the organization and method


MEPC/Circ.297 of work of the Maritime Safety Committee
MEPC/Circ.294 and the Marine Environment Protection
31.5.95 Committee and their subsidiary bodies

MSC/Circ.681 Guidelines for passenger safety


31.05.95 instructions on ro-ro passenger ships

MSC/Circ.682 Implementation of the GMDSS on


22.05.95

MSC/Circ.683 Present homing capability of satellite EPIRBs


22.05.95 board all ships

MSC/Circ.684 Questionnaire on shore-based facilities


22.05.95 in the GMDSS

MSC/Circ.685 Amendments to resolution A.706 (17)


05.06.95

MSC/Circ.686 Guidelines on the means of access to structures


02.06.95 for inspection and maintenance of oil tankers and
bulk carriers

MSC/Circ.687 Emergency source of power for category A


31.05.95 high speed craft

MSC/Circ.688 Interpretations of SOLAS regulation II-1/8.7.2


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Circ. No. Title 

31.05.95

MSC/Circ.689 Amendments to the Recommendations on the safe


01.06.95 use of pesticides in ships

MSC/Circ.690 Ship/shore safety checklist


01.06.95

MSC/Circ.691 Amendments to the Code of Safe Practice for Cargo


01.06.95 Stowage and Securing

MSC/Circ.692 Clarification of SOLAS regulation III/50 regarding


26.05.95 general emergency alarm systems

MSC/Circ.693 Draft amendments to the International Safety


26.05.95 Management (ISM) Code

MSC/Circ.694 Inspection programmes on freight containers,


01.06.95 other cargo transport units (CTUs) and vehicles
carrying dangerous goods

MSC/Circ.695 Falls at corrugated bulkheads in general cargo


01.06.95 ships

MSC/Circ.696 Thorough examination of the cargo lifting


01.06.95 plant of ships

MSC/Circ.697 Registration of research and development projects


13.07.95
MSC/Circ.698 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
30.06.95 against ships

MSC/Circ.699 Revised guidelines for passenger safety instructions


17.07.95

MSC/Circ.700 Piracy and armed robbery against ships


20.07.95
MSC/Circ.701 Report on acts of piracy and armed
31.07.95 robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.702 Not issued

MSC/Circ.703 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.08.95 against ships

MSC/Circ.704 Listing of certificates and documents required


21.09.95 to be carried on board ships

MSC/Circ.705 Registration of research and development


30.09.95 project

MSC/Circ.706 Guidance on intact stability of existing tankers


03.10.95 during liquid transfer operations

MSC/Circ.707 Guidance to the master for avoiding dangerous


19.10.95 situations in following and quartering seas
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MSC/Circ.708 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


30.09.95 against ships

MSC/Circ.709 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


30.09.95 against ships

MSC/Circ.710 Model agreement for the authorization of


09.10.95 recognized organizations acting on behalf of
the Administration

MSC/Circ.711 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.10.95 against ships

MSC/Circ.712 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


30.10.95 against ships

MSC/Circ.713 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.12.95 against ships

MSC/Circ.714 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.12.95 against ships

MSC/Circ.715 Registration of research and development


31.12.95 project - Summary table projects (7)

MSC/Circ.716 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.01.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.717 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


01.03.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.718 Registration of research and development


04.04.96 projects

MSC/Circ.719 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.03.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.720 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


01.04.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.721 Simulators available for use in


maritime training

MSC/Circ.722 Report on acts of piracy and armed


30.04.96 robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.723 Implementation of Assembly Resolution


02.05.96 A.747(18) on application of tonnage
measurement of segregated ballast tanks
in oil tankers

MSC/Circ.724 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.05.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.725 Not issued


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MSC/Circ.726 Avoidance by submerged submarines of fishing


12.07.96 vessels and their fishing gear - Code of practice
for the conduct of submarine operation in waters
frequented by fishing vessels

MSC/Circ.727 Recommendation on thermal radiation


28.06.96 test supplement to fire resistance tests for
"A", "B" and "F" class divisions

MSC/Circ.728 Revised test method for equivalent water-based


04.06.96 fire-extinguishing systems for machinery
spaces of category A and cargo pump-rooms

MSC/Circ.729 Design guidelines and operational


04.07.96 recommendations for ventilation systems in
ro-ro cargo spaces

MSC/Circ.730 Recommendations for ventilation or inerting


28.6.96 of double hull spaces

MSC/Circ.731 Revised factors to be taken into consideration


12.07.96 when designing cargo tank venting and
gas-freeing arrangements

MSC/Circ.732 Interim guidelines on the test procedure for


28.06.96 demonstrating the equivalence of composite
materials to steel under the provisions of the
1974 SOLAS Convention

MSC/Circ.733 Officer of the navigational watch acting as the


13.06.96 sole look-out in periods of darkness

MSC/Circ.734 Interpretations of phrases on human performance


28.6.96 criteria contained in SOLAS chapter II-1

MSC/Circ.735 Recommendation for the design and operation


24.06.96 of passenger ships to respond to elderly and
disabled persons' needs

MSC/Circ.736 Interpretations of vague expressions in SOLAS chapter II-1


21.06.96

MSC/Circ.737 Guidelines on anchoring systems for MODUs


28.06.96

MSC/Circ.738 Guidelines for dynamic positioning


24.06.96 system (DP) operator training

MSC/Circ.739 Amendments to the Code of Safety for Special


28.06.96 Purpose Ships (SPS Code)

MSC/Circ.740 Amendments to the Code of Safe Practice for


14.06.96 Cargo Stowage and Securing (CSS Code)

MSC/Circ.741 Amendments to the International Maritime


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21.06.96 Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code

MSC/Circ.741/Add.1 Amendments to the International Maritime


10.06.96 Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code

MSC/Circ.742 Amendments to the Code of Safe Practice for


14.06.96 Solid Bulk Cargoes (BC Code)

MSC/Circ.743 Communications between maritime


13.06.96 Administrations and port authorities

MSC/Circ.744 Recommendations for entering enclosed


13.06.96 spaces aboard ship

MSC/Circ.745 Guidelines for the preparation of the Cargo


13.06.96 Securing Manual

MSC/Circ.746 Amendments to the Recommendations


14.06.96 for the safe use of pesticides in ships

MSC/Circ.747 Safety problems connected with the intermodal


14.06.96 transport

MSC/Circ.748 Implementation of the Global Maritime Distress


13.06.96 and Safety System (GMDSS)

MSC/Circ.749 Guidance to Administrations on improving the


13.06.96 capability of shore authorities to contact ships during
situations involving distress or SAR operations

MSC/Circ.750 Amendments to resolution A.706(17) -


13.06.96 World-Wide Navigational Warning Service

MSC/Circ.751 Special needs of high-speed craft -


13.06.96 SAR operating plans

MSC/Circ.752 Minimum safety standards for ships carrying mixture,


28.06.96 the benzene content of which is 0.5 % or more

MSC/Circ.753 Report on fishing vessels and fishermen statistics


09.07.96

MSC/Circ.754 Passenger ferry security


05.07.96

MSC/Circ.755 Side shell doors and stern doors on ro-ro


26.06.96 passenger ships

MSC/Circ.756 Registration of Research and Development


01.10.96 Projects

MSC/Circ.757 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


30.06.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.758 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


01.07.96 against ships
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MSC/Circ.759 Registration of research and development projects


01.07.96

MSC/Circ.760 Guidelines for a structure of an integrated system


11.07.96 of contingency planning for shipboard emergencies

MSC/Circ.761 Timely and effective implementation


11.07.96 of the ISM Code

MSC/Circ.762 Implementation of the ISM Code - Guidance


11.07.96 to companies operating multi-flagged fleets
and supplementary guidelines to Administrations

MSC/Circ.763 Human element principles for the work of


11.06.96 the Maritime Safety Committee, the Marine
Environment Protection Committee and theirs
ubsidiary bodies

MSC/Circ.764 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.07.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.765 Interim guidelines for the systematic application


23.07.96 of the grandfather clauses

MSC/Circ.766 Containers and Cargoes. Loading and Unloading of Bulk Cargoes


22.12.94

MSC/Circ.767 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


30.9.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.768 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


01.10.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.769 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.10.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.770 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


30.11.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.771 Implementation of the International Safety


12.12.96 Management (ISM) Code

MSC/Circ.772 Guidelines for the development and approval


MEPC/Circ.319 of reporting requirements in non-mandatory
19.12.96 instruments and report

MSC/Circ.773 Pilot transfer arrangements


2.01.97

MSC/Circ.774 Revised measures to prevent explosions in


12.12.96 oil tanker cargo pump-rooms

MSC/Circ.775 Ships with reduced halons quantities


12.12.96

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MSC/Circ.776 Guidelines for the approval of equivalent fixed


12.12.96 gas fire-extinguishing systems, as referred to in
SOLAS 74, from machinery spaces and cargo
pump-rooms

MSC/Circ.777 Indication of the assembly station in


12.12.96 passenger ships

MSC/Circ.778 Registration of research and development projects


3.01.97

MSC/Circ.779 Reports on piracy and armed robbery


31.12.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.780 Reports on piracy and armed robbery


02.01.97 against ships

MSC/Circ.781 National contact points for safety and


7.02.97 pollution prevention

MSC/Circ.782 Reports on acts of piracy and armed


31.01.97 robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.783 Compliance of authorized organizations with


17.02.97 resolutions A.739(18) and A.789(19)

MSC/Circ.784 Reports on acts of piracy and armed


28.2.97 robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.785 Reports on acts of piracy and armed


17.03.97 robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.786 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships. Issued monthly
31.03.97

MSC/Circ.787 IMO/ILO/UN ECE Guidelines for packing of cargo transport units (CTUs)
02.05.97

MSC/Circ.788 Authorization of recognized organizations acting on


MEPC/Circ.325 behalf of administrations
27.03.97

MSC/Circ.789 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships


31.03.97

MSC/Circ.790 Registration of research and development projects


01.04.97

MSC/Circ.791 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships


30.04.97

MSC/Circ.792 Interpretation of the application of resolution A.747(18)


24.05.97

MSC/Circ.793 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships


31.05.97
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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.794 IMO standard marine communication phrases (SMCPs)


10.06.97

MSC/Circ.795 International convention on standards of training, certification


20.06.97 and watchkeeping for fishing vessel personnel (STCW-F), 1995

MSC/Circ.796 Training and Watchkeeping - Procedures regarding the


09.06.97 consideration of information communicated in accordance
with article IV and regulation I/7 of the STCW Convention
and section A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.796/Rev.1 Training and Watchkeeping - Procedures regarding the


22/05/98 consideration of information communicated in accordance
with article IV and regulation I/7 of the STCW Convention
and section A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons


07.07.97 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.1 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons


01.07.98 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.2 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons


19.02.99 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.3 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons


19.07.99 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.4 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons


19.10.00 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.5 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons


09.03.01 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.6 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons


17.10.01 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.7 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons


24.06.02 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.8 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons


05.02.03 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.9 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons


06.06.03 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code
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MSC/Circ.797/Rev.10 Training and Watchkeeping – List of competent persons maintained by the


1 September 2004 Secretary-General Pursuant to section A-I/7 of the STCW Code)

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.11 Training and watchkeeping - List of competent persons maintained by the


10 December 2004 Secretary-General Pursuant to section A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.12 Training and watchkeeping - List of competent persons maintained by the


20 May 2005 Secretary-General Pursuant to section A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.798 Guidelines for performance and testing criteria and surveys


9.6.97 of medium-expansion concentrates for fire-extinguishing systems

MSC/Circ.799 Guidelines for performance and testing criteria


09.06.97 and surveys of expansion foam concentrates for
fire-extinguishing systems of chemical tankers

MSC/Circ.800 Safety measures for deep-fat cooking equipment


09.06.97

MSC/Circ.801 Not available

MSC/Circ.802 Provision of preliminary information on serious and very

MSC/Circ.803 Participation of non-SOLAS ships in the global maritime


09.06.97 distress and safety system (GMDSS)

MSC/Circ.804 Impact of the year 2000 on software systems


09.06.97

MSC/Circ.805 Guidance for the use of radio signals by ships under


06.06.97 attack or threat of attack from pirates or armed robbers

MSC/Circ.806 Guidance on safety aspects of ballast water


30.06.97 exchange at sea

MSC/Circ.807 Guidelines on riding repairs


30.06.97

MSC/Circ.808 Recommendation on performance standards


30.06.97 for public address systems on passenger ships,
including cabling

MSC/Circ.809 Recommendation for Canopied reversible liferafts,


30.06.97 automatically self-righting liferafts and fast rescue
boats, including testing, on ro-ro passenger ships

MSC/Circ.809/Add.1 Addendum to the Recommendation for Canopied reversible liferafts,


17.06.99 automatically self-righting liferafts and fast rescue
boats, including testing, on ro-ro passenger ships

MSC/Circ.810 Recommendation on means of rescue on ro-ro


30.06.97 passenger ships

MSC/Circ.811 Identification of float-free arrangements for liferafts


08.07.97
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MSC/Circ.812 Amendments to the guidelines for securing


16.06.97 arrangements for the transport of road vehicles
on ro-ro ships (resolution A.581(14)) and the code
of safe practice for cargo stowage and securing
(resolution A.714(17))

MSC/Circ.813 The role of the human element - List of human


MEPC/Circ.330 element common terms
23.06.97

MSC/Circ.814 IACS checklist for surveyors of ro-ro ships


21.7.97 (Shell and inner doors - guidelines for surveyors)

MSC/Circ.815 List of IMO Safety-Related Requirements and Recommendations Applicable to all


13.11.98 Ships and Certain Types of Ships

MSC/Circ.816 Guidelines on the organization and method of


MEPC/Circ.331 work of the Maritime Safety Committee and
25/06.97 the Marine Environment Protection Committee
and their subsidiary bodies

MSC/Circ.817 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


30.06.97 against ships

MSC/Circ.818 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


30.06.97 against ships

MSC/Circ.819 Registration of research and development project


01.07.97

MSC/Circ.820 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.07.97 against ships

MSC/Circ.821 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.08.97 against ships

MSC/Circ.822 Amendments to the MERSAR Manual


29.08.97

MSC/Circ.823 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


30.09.97 against ships - Issued monthly

MSC/Circ.824 Registration of research and development projects


01.10.97

MSC/Circ.825 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against


30.09.97 ships - Issued monthly

MSC/Circ.826 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against


31.10.97 ships - Issued monthly

MSC/Circ.827 Reports on Marine Casualties and Incidents -


MEPC/Circ.333 Harmonized reporting procedures - Reports required
9.12.97 under SOLAS regulation I/21 and MARPOL 73/78
articles 8 and 12
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MSC/Circ.828 Implementation of the ISM Code and interim


MEPC/Circ.334 documentation
7.11.97

MSC/Circ.829 Interim guidelines for the application of formal safety


MEP/Circ.335 assessment (FSA) to the IMO rule-making process
17.11.97

MSC/Circ.830 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


30.11.97 against ships - Issued monthly

MSC/Circ.831

MSC/Circ.832 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


5.1.98 against ships - Fourth quarterly report

MSC/Circ.833 Registration of research and development


5.1.98 projects

MSC/Circ.834 Guidelines for engine-room layout, design and


9.1.98 arrangement

MSC/Circ.835 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships. Issued monthly
31.01.98

MSC/Circ.836 Recommendation on loading instruments


6.1.98

MSC/Circ.837 Not available

MSC/Circ.838 National contact points for safety and


MEPC 6/Circ.3 pollution prevention

MSC/Circ.839 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


28.2.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.840 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


13.3.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.841 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.3.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.842 Registration of research and development


1.4.98 projects

MSC/Circ.843 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.3.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.844 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


30.4.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.845 Proposed amendments to the International Code for


the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying
Liquefied Gases in Bulk (IGC Code)

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MSC/Circ.846 Guidelines on human element considerations for the


8.6.98 design and management of emergency escape
arrangements on passenger ships

MSC/Circ.847 Interpretations of vague expressions and other vague


12.6.98 wording in SOLAS chapter II-2

MSC/Circ.848 Revised guidelines for the approval of equivalent fixed


8.6.98 gas fire-extinguishing systems, as referred to in
chapter II-2 of SOLAS 74, for machinery spaces
and cargo pump-rooms

MSC/Circ.849 Guidelines on the performance, location, use and care


8.6.98 of emergency breathing devices (EEBDs)

MSC/Circ.850 Guidelines on maintenance and inspection of fire


8.6.98 protection systems and appliances

MSC/Circ.851 Guidelines on engine-room oil fuel systems


1.6.98

MSC/Circ.852 Information on the availability of simulator training


9.11.98

MSC/Circ.853 Guidance on shipboard assessments of proficiency


22.5.98

MSC/Circ.854 Guidelines for shipboard loading and stability


12.6.98 computer programs

MSC/Circ.855 Interpretation of the forward perpendicular for the


12.6.98 purpose of SOLAS regulation II-1/10

MSC/Circ.856 Amendment 29 to the IMDG Code


11.6.98

MSC/Circ.857 Revised Medical first aid guide (MFAG)


11.6.98

MSC/Circ.858 Documents of Compliance with the SOLAS


22.5.98 regulation II-2/54

MSC/Circ.859 Inspection programmes for Cargo Transport


22.5.98 Units (CTUs) carrying dangerous goods

MSC/Circ.860 Guidelines for the approval of offshore


22.5.98 containers handled in open sea

MSC/Circ.861 Measures to reduce the number of false


22.5.98 distress alerts

MSC/Circ.862 Clarification of certain requirements in IMO


22.5.98 performance standards for GMDSS equipment

MSC/Circ.863 Recommendation on prevention of harmful


22.5.98 interference to 406 MHz EPIRBs operating
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with the COSPAS-SARSAT system

MSC/Circ.864 Guidelines for preparing plans for co-operation


22.5.98 between search and rescue services and passenger
ships on fixed routes (in accordance with SOLAS
regulation V/15(c))

MSC/Circ.865 Evaluation of information on safety and environment


30.6.98 aspects relating to control and management of ships'
ballast water

MSC/Circ.866 Guidelines for the application of safety standards


1.6.98 to pusher tug-barge combinations

MSC/Circ.867 Officer of the navigational watch acting as


the sole look-out

MSC/Circ.868 Addressing the year 2000 problem

MSC/Circ.869 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery


31.5.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.870 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery


30.6.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.871 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery


30.6.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.872 Not available

MSC/Circ.873 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery


30.6.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.874 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery


31.8.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.875 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery


30.9.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.876 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery


30.9.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.877 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery


31.10.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.878/ Interim guidelines for the application of human


MEPC/Circ.346 element analysing process (HEAP) to the IMO
20.11.98 rule-making process

MSC/Circ.879 Equivalency arrangements for the carriage of


MEPC/Circ.348 styrene monomer
19.11.98

MSC/Circ.880 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery


30.11.98 against ships

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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.881 Implementation of the international safety management (ISM) Code by 1 July


14.12.98 2002

MSC/Circ.882 Guidelines on annual testing of 406 MHz


14.12.98 Satellite EPIRBs

MSC/Circ.883 Maritime Safety and INMARSAT Ship Earth


14.12.98 Station Barring Procedures

MSC/Circ.884 Guidelines for safe ocean towing


21.12.98

MSC/Circ.885 Testing and approval of position-indicating lights


21.12.98 for life-saving appliances under the international
life-saving appliances (LSA) Code

MSC/Circ.886 Recommendation on safety of personnel during


21.12.98 container securing operations

MSC/Circ.887 Interpretation of the term "other strategic points"


21.12.98 in SOLAS regulation III/50 and LSA Code section
VII/7.2

MSC/Circ.888 Preventing falls at corrugated bulkheads in general


21.12.98 cargo ships

MSC/Circ.889 Self-Assessment of Flag State Performance


17.12.98

MSC/Circ.890 Interim Guidelines for Port State Control related


MEPC/Circ.354 to the ISM Code
18.12.98

MSC/Circ.891 Guidelines for the on-board use and application


21.12.98 of computers

MSC/Circ.892 Alerting of search and rescue authorities


16.12.98

MSC/Circ.893 Navigational warnings concerning operations


21.12.98 endangering the safety of navigation

MSC/Circ.894 Addressing the year 2000 problem: Co-operation


17.12.98 within mandatory ship reporting systems

MSC/Circ.895 Recommendation on helicopter landing areas


4.2.99 on ro-ro passenger ships

MSC/Circ.896 Interim measures for combating unsafe practices


16.12.98 associated with the trafficking or transport of
migrants by sea

MSC/Circ.896/Rev.1 Interim measures for combating unsafe practices


12.06.01 associated with the trafficking or transport of
migrants by sea

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MSC/Circ.897 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.12.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.898 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


against ships

MSC/Circ.899 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.1.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.900 Fraudulent certificates of competency


2.2.99

MSC/Circ.901 Registration of research and development projects

MSC/Circ.902 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


28.2.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.903 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


15.3.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.904 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.3.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.905 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.3.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.906 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


30.4.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.907 Application of SOLAS regulation III/28.02 concerning


17.6.99 helicopter landing areas on non ro-ro passenger ships

MSC/Circ.908 Uniform method of measurement of the density of


4.6.99 bulk cargoes

MSC/Circ.909 Interim guidelines for a simplified evacuation analysis


4 6.99 on ro-ro passenger ships

MSC/Circ.910 Strength of ro-ro passenger ship "B" class bulkheads


3.6.99 to which handrails are attached

MSC/Circ.911 Interpretations of fire protection-related provisions


4.6.99 of the HSC Code

MSC/Circ.911/Add.1 Addendum to the Interpretations of fire protection-related provisions


05.07.00 of the HSC Code

MSC/Circ.912 Interpretations of standards for fixed sprinkler systems


4.6.99 for high-speed craft (Resolution MSC.44(65))

MSC/Circ.913 Guidelines for the approval of fixed water-based local


4.6.99 application fire-fighting systems for use in category "A"
machinery spaces

MSC/Circ.914 Guidelines for the approval of alternative fixed water-based


4 6.99 fire-fighting systems for special category spaces
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MSC/Circ.915 Unified interpretations of vague expressions and other


4.6.99 vague wording of SOLAS chapter II-2

MSC/Circ.916 Interpretations of the international code for


4.6.99 the application of fire test procedures (FTP Code)
and fire test procedures referred to in the Code

MSC/Circ.917 Guidelines on fire safety construction in


4.6.99 accommodation areas

MSC/Circ.918 Guidance for port State control officers in


4.6.99 respect certificates of competency issued under
the provisions of the STCW Convention

MSC/Circ.919 Guidelines for damage control plans


15.6.99

MSC/Circ.920 Model loading and stability manual


15.6.99

MSC/Circ.921 Amendments to the BC Code


4.6.99

MSC/Circ.922 Recommendations on performance standards and


4.6.99 tests for thermal protective lifejackets (TP-Lifejackets)

MSC/Circ.923 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.5.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.924 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


5.7.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.925 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


30.6.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.926 National Contact Points for Safety and Pollution


MEPC.6/Circ.5 Prevention
1.11.99

MSC/Circ.927 Documents of compliance issued under the provisions


MEPC/Circ.359 of the International Safety Management (ISM) Code
21.7.99

MSC/Circ.928 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against


31.7.99 ships

MSC/Circ.929 Application of cargo-tank venting


26.07.99 requirements to combined chemical/oil
tankers – Interpretation of paragraph 8.1.5
of the IBC Code and part E of chapter II
of the BCH Code

MSC/Circ.930 Guidelines on methods for making reference to IMO


26.7.99 and other instruments in IMO Conventions and other
mandatory instruments
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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.931 Guidelines on the organization and method of work of the


10.9.99 Maritime Safety Committee and the Marine Environment
Protection Committee and their subsidiary bodies

MSC/Circ.932 Registration of research and development projects


25.01.2000

MSC/Circ.933 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against


31.8.99 Ships – Issued monthly – Acts reported during August
1999

MSC/Circ.934 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against


30.9.99 Ships – Issued monthly – Acts reported during
September 1999

MSC/Circ.936 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against


31.10.99 Ships – Issued monthly – Acts reported during
October 1999

MSC/Circ.937 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against


25 01.99 Ships - Issued monthly – Acts reported during
December 1999

MSC/Circ.938 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against


31.12.99 Ships - Issued monthly – Acts reported during
December 1999

MSC/Circ.939 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against


01.01.2000 Ships – Fourth quarterly report (October to December
1999)

MSC/Circ.940 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against


31.01.2000 Ships - Issued monthly – Acts reported during
January 2000

MSC/Circ.941 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against


29.02.2000 ships – Issued monthly – Acts reported during
February 2000

MSC/Circ.942 Reports on acts of piracy and armed


17.3.2000 robbery against ships – Annual report –
1999

MSC/Circ.943 Reports on acts of piracy and armed


31.3.2000 robbery against ships – Issued monthly -
Acts reported during March 2000

MSC/Circ.944 Reports on acts of piracy and armed


01.4.2000 robbery against ships – First quarterly report
(January to March 2000)

MSC/Circ.945 Reports on acts of piracy and armed


30.4.2000 robbery against ships – Issued monthly -
Acts reported during April 2000

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Circ. No. Title 

MSC/Circ.946 Revised List of Certificates and Documents Required to be Carried on Board


FAL/Circ.90 Ships
MEPC/Circ.368
03.07.2000

MSC/Circ.947 Safe loading and unloading of bulk carriers -


01.06.2000 Ship/terminal interface – (Requirements for
Terminal operators)

MSC/Circ.948 Preparation of reports pursuant to STCW


26.5.2000 regulation I/7, paragraph 2

MSC/Circ.949 MSC Circulars superseded by the 1995


30.5.2000 amendments to the 1978 STCW convention

MSC/Circ.950 Guidance on arrangements between parties


20.5.2000 to allow for recognition of certificates
under STCW regulation I/10

MSC/Circ.951 International convention on standards of


2.6.2000 training, certification and watchkeeping
for fishing vessel personnel (STCW-F),
1995

MSC/Circ.952 IALA standards for training and


30.5.2000 certification of vessel traffic service
(VTS) personnel

MSC/Circ.953 Reports on marine casualties and incidents –


14.12.00 Revised harmonized reporting procedures –
Reports required under SOLAS regulation I/21
and MARPOL 73/78 articles 8 and 12

MSC/Circ.954 Self-assessment of flag state performance:


23.6.2000 Criteria and performance indicators

MSC/Circ.955 Servicing of life-saving appliances and radio-


23.6.2000 communication equipment under the harmonized
system of survey and certification (HSSC)

MSC/Circ.956 Guidelines for unscheduled inspections of ro-ro


23.6.2000 passenger ships by flag states

MSC/Circ.957 Amendments to resolution A.706(17) –


26.6.2000 Worldwide navigational warning service

MSC/Circ.958 Amendments to the Navtex manual


26.06.2000

MSC/Circ.959 Interim procedures for MRCCs on receipt


20.6.2000 of distress alerts

MSC/Circ.960 Medical assistance at sea


20.6.2000

MSC/Circ.961 Transport of dangerous goods – International


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Circ. No. Title 

9.6.2000 maritime dangerous goods code (IMDG Code) -


Andment No.30-2000 (Amendt. 30-00)

MSC/Circ.962 Amendments to the code of safe practice for


1.6.2000 solid bulk cargoes (BC Code)

MSC/Circ.963 Transport of calcium hypochlorite


1.6.2000

MSC/Circ.964 Interpretations of the international code for


26.5.2000 the application of fire test procedures (FTP
code) and fire test procedures referred to
in the code

MSC/Circ.965 Unified interpretations of vague expressions


2.6.2000 and other vague wording of SOLAS chapter II-2

MSC/Circ.966 IACS unified interpretation of “prototype test”


30.6.2000

MSC/Circ.967 Piracy and armed robbery against ships –


6.6.2000 Directive for Maritime Rescue Co-ordination
Centres (MRCCs)

MSC/Circ.968 Piracy and armed robbery against ships –


31.05.2000 Issued monthly – Acts reported during May 2000

MSC/Circ.969 Reports on Acts of Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships


31 May 1998

MSC/Circ.970 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


1.7.2000 Against ships – Second quarterly report
(April to June 2000)

MSC/Circ.971 National contact points for safety and pollution


MEPC.6/Circ.6 prevention
1.12.00

MSC/Circ.972 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.07.00 Against ships – Issued monthly –
Acts reported during July 2000

MSC/Circ.973 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.08.00 Against ships – Issued monthly –
Acts reported during August 2000

MSC/Circ.974 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


30.09.00 Against ships – Issued monthly –
Acts reported during September 2000

MSC/Circ.975 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


01.10.00 Against ships – Third quarterly report
(July to September 2000)

MSC/Circ.976 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.10.00 Against ships – Acts reported during October 2000
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MSC/Circ.977 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


30.11.00 against ships – Issued monthly – Acts reported
during November 2000

MSC/Circ.978 International Convention on Standard of


6.12.00 Training, Certification and Watchkeeping
for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.979 International Convention on Standard of


8.12.00 Training, Certification and Watchkeeping
for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.980 Standardized life-saving appliance evaluation and test report forms


13.02.01

MSC/Circ.980/Add.1 Standardized life-saving appliance evaluation and test report forms


13.02.01

MSC/Circ.980/Add.2 Standardized life-saving appliance evaluation and test report forms


13.02.01

MSC/Circ.981 Guidelines for the design, construction and operation of passenger submersible
29.01.01 craft

MSC/Circ.982 Guidelines on Ergonomic Criteria for Bridge Equipment and Layout


20 December 2000

MSC/Circ.983 Amendments to the International Code of Signals


20.12.00

MSC/Circ.984 Draft code of practice for the investigation


20.12.00 of the crimes of piracy and armed robbery
against ships

MSC/Circ.985 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


31.12.00 against ships – Issued monthly – Acts reported
during December 2000

MSC/Circ.986 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery


01.01.01 against ships – Fourth quarterly report
(October to December 2000)

MSC/Circ.987 Transport of Dangerous Good Code -


20.12.00 International Maritime Dangerous Goods
Code (IMDG Code) – Amendment No.3-2000
(Amendment 30-00)

MSC/Circ.988 Registration of research and development


15.01.01 projects – Summary table of projects (10)

MSC/Circ.989 Reports of piracy and armed robbery against


31.01.01 robbery against ships – Acts reported during
January 2001

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MSC/Circ.990 Reports of piracy and armed robbery against


28.02.01 ships – Issued monthly – Acts reported during
February 2001

MSC/Circ.991 Reports of piracy and armed robbery against


31.03.01 ships – Annual report 2000

MSC/Circ.992 Reports of piracy and armed robbery against


31.03.01 ships – Issued monthly – Acts reported during
March 2001

MSC/Circ.993 Reports of piracy and armed robbery against ships – First quarterly report
31.03.01 (January to March 2001)

MSC/Circ.994 The Beneficial Impact of the ISM Code and its Role as an Indicator of Safe
1 May 2001 Operation and Environmental Protection

MSC/Circ.995 Advice on the dangers of flooding of forward compartments


11.06.01

MSC/Circ.996 Parties to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification


8.06.01 and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended, confirmed by the
Maritime Safety Committee to have communicated information which
demonstrates that full and complete effect is given to the relevant provisions of
the Convention

MSC/Circ.997 Guidance on preparation and review of independent evaluations required by


11.06.01 STCW regulation I/8 and section A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.998 IACS Unified Interpretation regarding timber deck cargo in the context of damage
25.07.01 stability requirements

MSC/Circ.999 Amendments to the IAMSAR Manual


11.06.01

MSC/Circ.1000 Guidelines for the preparation of plans for co-operation between search and rescue
11.06.01 services and passenger ships

MSC/Circ.1001 Interim Guidelines for a simplified evaluation analysis of high-speed passenger


26.06.01 craft

MSC/Circ1002 Guidelines on alternative design and arrangements


26.06.01 for fire safety

MSC/Circ.1003 Guidelines on a simplified calculation for the total


8.06.01 amount of combustible materials per unit area in
accommodation and service spaces

MSC/Circ.1004 Unified interpretations of the International Code for


14.06.01 Application of Fire Test Procedures (FTP Code) and
fire test procedures referred to in the Code

MSC/Circ.1005 Unified interpretations of vague expressions and other


8.06.01 vague wording of SOLAS chapter II-2

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MSC/Circ.1006 Guidelines on fire test procedures for acceptance of


18.06.01 fire-retardant materials for the construction of lifeboats

MSC/Circ.1007 Guidelines for the approval of fixed aerosol fire-


26.06.01 extinguishing systems equivalent to fixed gas
fire-extinguishing systems, as referred to in
SOLAS 74, for machinery spaces

MSC/Circ.1008 Revisions to interpretations of the International


8.06.01 Code for Application of Fire Test Procedures
(FTP Code) and fire test procedures referred to in the
Code (MSC/Circ.916)

MSC/Circ.1009 Amendments to the Revised Standards for the design,


8.06.01 testing and locating of devices to prevent the passage
of flame into cargo tanks in tankers (MSC/Circ.677)

MSC/Circ.1010 Communication of information on authorization


MEPC/Circ.382 of recognized organizations (ROs)
10.07.01

MSC/Circ.1011 Measures to improve port State control


MEPC/Circ.383 procedures
26.06.01

MSC/Circ.1012 Endorsement of certificates with the date of


MEPC/Circ.384 completion of the survey on which they are based
26.06.01

MSC/Circ.1013 Interim application of paragraphs 4.6.1.1,


23.07.01 4.6.2.2 and 15.7 of the Survey Guidelines
under the Harmonized System of Survey and
Certification (resolution A.746(18))

MSC/Circ.1014 Guidance on fatigue mitigation and management


12.06.01

MSC/Circ.1015 Reporting near misses


12.06.01

MSC/Circ.1016 Application of SOLAS regulation III/26 concerning


26.06.01 fast rescue boats and means of rescue systems on
ro-ro passenger ships

MSC/Circ.1017 Participation in the World Meteorological Organization


11.06.01 Voluntary Observing Ships’ (VOS) Scheme

MSC/Circ.1018 International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and


19 November 2001 Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended
(Parties to the International Convention on Standards of
STCW, 1978, as amended, confirmed by the MSC to
have communicated information which demonstrates
that full and complete effect is given to the relevant
provisions of the Convention)

MSC/Circ.1019 National Contact Points for Safety and Pollution Prevention


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1 December 2001

MSC/Circ.1020 Implementation of the International Safety Management (ISM) Code by 1 July


3 January 2002 2002.

MSC/Circ.1021 International convention on standards of training, certification and


20 May 2004 watchkeeping for seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.1022 Guidance on the use of Human Element Analysing Process (HEAP) and Formal
16 May 2002 Safety Assessment (FSA) in the IMO Rule Making Process

MSC/Circ.1023 Guidelines for Formal Safety Assessment (FSA) for use in the IMO Rule-Making
5 April 2002 Process

MSC/Circ.1024 Guidelines on voyage data recorder (VDR) ownership and recovery


29 May 2002

MSC/Circ.1025 Carriage of Dangerous goods, International maritime dangerous goods (IMDG)


17 July 2002 Code

MSC/Circ.1026 Amendments to the code of safe practice for cargo stowage and securing (CSS
27 May 2002 Code)

MSC/Circ.1027 Carriage of Dangerous Goods


6 June 2002

MSC/Circ.1028 Application of the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966 and the 1988
20 June 2002 Protocol Relating thereto, to high-speed craft

MSC/Circ.1029 Interim Guidelines for the conduct of high-speed craft model tests
20 June 2002

MSC/Circ.1030 International convention on standards of training, certification and watchkeeping


29 May 2002 for seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.1031 International convention on standards of training, certification and watchkeeping


23 May 2002 for seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.1032 International Convention of Standards of Training, Certification and


23 May 2002 Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCS), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.1033 Interim Guidelines for Evacuation Analyses for new and existing passenger ships
6 June 2002

MSC/Circ.1034 Guidelines for smoke control and ventilation systems for internal assembly
28 May 2002 stations and atriums on new passenger ships

MSC/Circ.1035 Guidelines for the use and installation of detectors equivalent to smoke detectors
28 May 2002

MSC/Circ.1036 Unified Interpretations of the International Code for Application of Fire Test
28 May 2002 Procedures (FTP Code) and Fire test Procedures Referred to in the Code

MSC/Circ.1037 Unified interpretations of the revised SOLAS Chapter II-2


28 May 2002

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MSC/Circ.1038 Guidelines for General Radiocommunications


28 May 2002

MSC/Circ.1039 Guidelines for shore-based maintenance of satellite EPIRBs


28 May 2002

MSC/Circ.1040 Guidelines on Annual Testing of 406 Mhz Satellite EPIRBs


28 May 2002

MSC/Circ.1041 Guidelines for ship operators and search and rescue (SAR) services on minimum
28 May 2002 requirements for SAR data providers holding SAR co-operation plans in
accordance with SOLAS Regulation V/7.3 and MSC/Circ.1000 and the
provision of up-to-date plans at all times

MSC/Circ.1042 List of contents of the “Emergency Medical Kit/Bag” and medical consideration
28 May 2002 for its use on Ro-Ro passenger ships not normally carrying a medical doctor

MSC/Circ.1043 Guidance on ships’ daily reporting of their positions to their companies


31 May 2002

MSC/Circ.1044 Adoption of Amendments to the International Aeronautical and Maritime Search


5 June 2002 and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual

MSC/Circ.1045 Guidelines for maintenance and monitoring of on-board materials containing


28 May 2002 asbestos

MSC/Circ.1046 Guidelines for the assessment of thermal protection


28 May 2002

MSC/Circ.1047 Guidelines for monthly shipboard inspection of immersion suits and anti-
28 May 2002 exposure suits by ships’ crews

MSC/Circ.1048 Performance standards and performance tests for manually powered reverse
28 May 2002 osmosis desalinators

MSC/Circ.1049 Accidents with lifeboats


18 May 2002

MSC/Circ.1050 Shipboard plans for fire protection appliances, life-saving appliances and means
28 May 2002 of escape

MSC/Circ.1051 Interim Application of Paragraphs 4.6.1.1, 4.6.2.2 and 15.7 of the Survey
19 July 2002 Guidelines under the Harmonised System of Survey and Certification
(Resolution
A.746(18)

MSC/Circ.1052 National Contact Points for Safety and Pollution Prevention


31 December 2002

MSC/Circ.1053 Explanatory Notes to the Standards for Ship Manoeuvrability


16 December 2002

MSC/Circ.1054 Interim Guidelines for Wing-in-ground (WIG) Craft


16 December 2002

MSC/Circ.1055 Guidelines on the Sampling Method of Thickness measurements for


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23 December 2003 longitudinal strength evaluation and repair methods in accordance with annex 12
to annex B to Resolution A.744(18), as amended

MSC/Circ.1056 Guidelines for Ships Operating in Arctic ice-covered Waters


23 December 2002

MSC/Circ.1057 Proposed Amendments to Update the DSC Code and the 1994 HSC Code
23 December 2002

MSC/Circ.1058 Interim Guidelines to Assist Flag States and other Substantially Interested
16 December 2002 States to Establish and Maintain an Effective Framework for Consultation and
Co-operation in Marine Casualty Investigations

MSC/Circ.1059 Procedures Concerning Observed ISM Code Major non-conformities


16 December 2002

MSC/Circ.1060 Guidance note on the Preparation of Proposals on Ships’ Routeing Systems and
6 January 2003 Ship Reporting Systems for Submission to the Sub-Committee on Safety of
Navigation

MSC/Circ.1061 Guidance for the Operational use of Integrated Bridge Systems (IBS)
6 January 2003

MSC/Circ.1062 Maintenance and Administration of AIS Binary Messages


16 December 2002

MSC/Circ.1063 Participation of Ships in Weather Routeing Services


19 December 2002

MSC/Circ.1064 Amendments to the International Safetynet Manual


17 December 2002

MSC/Circ.1064/Add.1 Amendments to the International Safetynet Manual


6 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1065 IALA Standards for Training and Certification of vessel traffic service (VTS) 13
December 2002 personnel

MSC/Circ.1066 International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and


13 December 2002 Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STC3), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.1067 Early Implementation of the Special Measures to Enhance Maritime Security


28 February 2003

MSC/Circ.1068 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)


6 May 2003

MSC/Circ.1069 Interpretation of SOLAS Regulation XII/13


12 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1070 Ship Design, Construction, repair and maintenance


12 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1071 Guidelines for Bulk Carrier Hatch Cover Surveys and Owner’s Inspections and
13 June 2003 Maintenance
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MSC/Circ.1072 Guidance on Provision of Ship Security Alert Systems


26 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1073 Measures to Enhance Maritime Security


10 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1074 Measures to Enhance Maritime Security


10 June 2003 Interim guidelines for the authorization of recognized security organizations
acting on behalf of the administration and/or designated authority of a
contracting government

MSC/Circ.1075 Granting Exemptions from the Provisions of the International Maritime


May 2003 Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code

MSC/Circ.1076 Future withdrawal of INMARSAT-A services by INMARSAT Ltd


6 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1077 Procedure for evaluation and possible recognition of mobile-satellite systems


6 June 2003 notified for use in the GMDSS

MSC/Circ.1078 Guidelines to Administrations on Reporting False Alerts


6 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1079 Guidelines for Preparing Plans for Co-operation between search and rescue
10 July 2003 services and passenger ships

MSC/Circ.1080 Adoption of amendments to the international aeronautical and maritime search 6


June 2003 and rescue (IAMSAR) manual

MSC/Circ.1081 Unified interpretation of the revised SOLAS Chapter II-2


13 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1082 Unified interpretations of the guidelines for the approval of fixed water-based 13
June 2003 local application fire-fighting systems (MSC/Circ.913)

MSC/Circ.1083 Unified interpretation of SOLAS regulation II-2/15.2.11, in force before


13 June 2003 1 July 2002

MSC/Circ.1084 Principles for hot work on board all types of ships


13 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1085 Use of Smoke Helmet-type Breathing Apparatus


13 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1086 Code of Practice for atmospheric oil mist detectors


18 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1087 Guidelines for partially weathertight watchway covers on board containerships


18 June 1003

MSC/Circ.1088 Questionnaire on national database standards, recorded systems and anti-fraud 6


June 2003 measures

MSC/Circ.1089 Guidance on recommended anti-fraud measures and forgery prevention features


6 June 2003 for seafarers’ certificates
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MSC/Circ.1090 Guidance for administrations, companies, masters and manning agents in


6 June 2003 detecting and preventing unlawful practices

MSC/Circ.1091 Issues to be considered when introducing new technology on board ship


6 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1092 International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and


5 June 2003 Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.1093 Guidelines for periodic servicing and maintenance of lifeboats, launching 17 June
2003 appliances and on-load release gear

MSC/Circ.1094 Application of SOLAS regulation III/26 concerning fast rescue boat systems on
17 June 2003 ro-ro passenger ships

MSC/Circ.1095 Revised Minimum Safety Standards for Ships Carrying Liquids in Bulk
18 June 2003 Containing Benzene

MSC/Circ.1096 Guidelines on the prevention and management of severe acute respiratory 16


June 2003 syndrome (SARS)

MSC/Circ.1097 Guidance relating to the implementation of SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and the ISPS
6 June 2003 Code

MSC/Circ.1098/ Ship/Port Interface


FAL/Circ.99 Development of Guidelines on minimum training and education for shore-side
23 June 2003 mooring personnel

MSC/Circ.1099/ Guidelines of the Organization and Method of Work of the Maritime Safety
MEPC/Circ.405 Committee and the Marine Environment Protection Committee and their
2 September 2003 subsidiary bodies, as amended

MSC/Circ.1100/ Recommendation for the use of a Standard Format for the Cargo Information
MEPC/Circ.407 Required by Chapter 16 of the IBC Code
27 August 2003

MSC/Circ.1101 Ship/Port Interface. Availability of tug assistance


MEPC/Circ.409
FAL/Circ.100
8 September 2003

MSC/Circ.1102 Interpretations of the 2000 HSC Code and SOLAS Chapter X


15 September 2003

MSC/Circ.1103 National Contact Points for Safety and Pollution Prevention


MEPC.6/Circ.9
31 December 2003

MSC/Circ.1104 Implementation of SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code


15 January 2004

MSC/Circ.1105 Guidance on responsibility and liability issues related to the use of the
25 February 2004 emergency medical kit/bag and evaluation of its use in emergency incidents

MSC/Circ.1106 Implementation of SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code to port facilities
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29 March 2004

MSC/Circ.1107 Application of SOLAS Regulation II-1/3-6 on access to and within spaces in,
25 May 2004 and forward of, the cargo area of oil tankers and bulk carriers and application of
the technical provisions for means of access for inspections

MSC/Circ.1108 Guidelines for assessing the longitudinal strength of bulk carriers during
25 May 2004 loading, unloading and ballast water exchange

MSC/Circ.1109 False security alerts and distress/security double alerts


7 June 2004

MSC/Circ.1109/Rev.1 False security alerts and distress/security double alerts


14 December 2004

MSC/Circ.1110 Matters related to SOLAS Regulations XI-2/6 and XI-2/7


7 June 2004

MSC/Circ.1111 Guidance relating to the implementation of SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and the ISPS
7 June 2004 Code

MSC/Circ.1112 Shore leave and access to ships under the ISPS Code
7 June 2004

MSC/Circ.1113 Guidance to port state control officers on the non-security related elements of
7 June 2004 the 2002 SOLAS amendments

MSC/Circ.1114 Guidelines for periodic testing of immersion suit and anti-exposure suit seams
25 May 2004 and closures

MSC/Circ.1115 Prevention of accidents in high free-fall launching of lifeboats


25 May 2004

MSC/Circ.1116 Unified interpretations of the IBC and IGC Codes


2 June 2004

MSC/Circ.1117 Guidance for checking the structure of bulk carriers


24 June 2004

MSC/Circ.1118 Implementation of SOLAS Regulation V/9 – Hydrographic Services


27 May 2004

MSC/Circ.1119 Ship/terminal interface improvement for bulk carriers


10 June 1004

MSC/Circ.1120 Unified interpretations of SOLAS Chapter II-2, the FSS Code, the FTP Code
2 June 2004 and related Fire Test Procedures

MSC/Circ.1121 International convention on standards of training, certification and


20 May 2004 watchkeeping for seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended
(Parties to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification
and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended, confirmed by the
Maritime Safety Committee to have communicated information which
demonstrates that full and complete effect is given to the relevant provisions
of the Convention)

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MSC/Circ.1122 Adoption of the revised Navtex manual


24 May 2004

MSC/Circ.1123 Guidelines on annual testing of L-band satellite EPIRBs


26 May 2004

MSC/Circ.1124 Adoption of Amendments to the International Aeronautical and Maritime


28 July 2004 Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual

MSC/Circ.1125 Amendments to the Guidelines for the Design, Construction and Operation of
6 January 2005 Passenger Submersible Craft

MSC/Circ.1126 Amendments to the Interim Guidelines for Wing-in-Ground (WIG) Craft


6 January 2005

MSC/Circ.1127 Early Implementation of Amendment to SOLAS Regulation III/19.3.3.3


15 December 2004 adopted by Resolution MSC.152(78)

MSC/Circ.1128 List of products that have been omitted from either Chapter 17 or 18 of the IBC
13 December 2004 Code due to missing safety data, pollution data or both

MSC/Circ.1129 Guidance on the establishment of medical and sanitation related programmes


15 December 2004 for passenger ships

MSC/Circ.1130 Guidance to masters, companies and duly authorized officers on the


14 December 2004 requirements relating to the submission of security-related information prior to
the entry of a ship into port

MSC/Circ.1131 Interim guidance on voluntary self-assessment by SOLAS contracting


14 December 2004 governments and by port facilities

MSC/Circ.1132 Guidance relating to the implementation of SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and the ISPS
14 December 2004 Code

MSC/Circ.1133 Reminder of the obligation to notify flag states when exercising control and
14 December 2004 compliance measures

MSC/Circ.1134 International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and


10 December 2004 Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.1135 As-built construction drawings to be maintained on board the ship and ashore
15 December 2004

MSC/Circ.1136 Guidance on Safety During Abandon Ship Drills using Lifeboats


15 December 2004

MSC/Circ.1137 Guidelines for simulated launching of free-fall lifeboats


15 December 2004

MSC/Circ.1138 Interpretation to the guidelines for design, construction and operation of


16 December 2004 passenger submersible craft

MSC/Circ.1139 Conditions applicable to propulsion control automation systems of ships built


15 December 2004 after 1 July 1986, but before 1 July 2004 (SOLAS Regulation II-1/31)

MSC/Circ.1140 Transfer of ships between states


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20 December 2004

MSC/Circ.1141 Unified interpretation of the term “first survey” referred to in SOLAS


21 December 2004 Regulations II-2/1.2.2.2, V/19.1.2.2, V/19.2.4.2.2 and V/20.1.2

MSC/Circ.1142 Marking the ship’s plans, manuals and other documents with the IMO Ship
20 December 2004 Identification Number

MSC/Circ.1143 Guidelines on early assessment of hull damage and possible need for
13 December 2004 abandonment of bulk carriers

MSC/Circ.1144 Additional guidance for the uniform application of rule 1(e) of the International
13 December 2004 Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, as amended

MSC/Circ.1145 Precautionary advice to masters when undertaking ballast water exchange


13 December 2004 operations

MSC/Circ.1146 Lists of solid bulk cargoes for which a fixed gas fire-extinguishing system may
15 December 2004 be exempted or for which a fixed gas fire-extinguishing system is ineffective

MSC/Circ.1147 Questionnaire on inspections of containers/vehicles carrying packaged


15 December 2004 dangerous goods

MSC/Circ.1148 Carriage of dangerous goods


15 December 2004 (Issuing and renewal of document of compliance with the special requirements
applicable to ships carrying dangerous goods)

MSC/Circ.1149 Accidents involving bulk cargoes not specifically listed in the Code of Safe
15 December 2004 Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes (BC Code)

MSC/Circ.1150 Provision of information on the implementation of codes, recommendations


23 January 2005 guidelines and other non-mandatory instruments

MSC/Circ.1151 Revised list of certificates and documents required to be carried on board ships
17 December 2004

MSC/Circ.1152 Helicopter facilities on board ships - amendments to Annex 14 (Aerodromes),


15 December 2004 Volume II (Heliports), to the convention on International Civil Aviation

MSC/Circ.1153 National Contact Points for Safety and Pollution Prevention


31 December 2004

MSC/Circ.1154 Guidelines on Training and Certification for Company Security Officers


23 May 2005

MSC/Circ.1155 Guidance on the message priority and the testing of ship security alert systems
23 May 2005

MSC/Circ.1156 Guidance on the Access of Public Authorities, Emergency Response services


23 May 2005 and pilots on board ships to which SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code
apply

MSC/Circ.1157 Interim Scheme for the Compliance of Certain Cargo Ships with the special
23 May 2005 measures to enhance Maritime Security

MSC/Circ.1158 Unified Interpretation of SOLAS Chapter II-1


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24 May 2005

MSC/Circ.1159 Guidelines on the provision of stability-related information for bulk carriers


24 May 2005

MSC/Circ.1160 Manual on loading and unloading of solid bulk cargoes for terminal
16 May 2005 representatives

MSC/Circ.1161 Guidance on Training Fast Rescue Boats launch and recovery teams and boat
20 May 2005 crews

MSC/Circ.1162 General principles and recommendations for knowledge, skills and training for
20 May 2005 officers on wing-in-ground (WIG) craft operating in both displacement and
ground effect modes

MSC/Circ.1163 International convention on standards of training, certification and


20 May 2005 watchkeeping for seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.1164 International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and


20 May 2005 Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.1165 Revised guidelines for the approval of equivalent water-based


10 June 2005 fire-extinguishing systems for machinery spaces and cargo pump-rooms
MSC/Circ.1166 Guidelines for a simplified evacuation analysis for high-speed passenger craft
27 June 2005

MSC/Circ.1167 Functional requirements and performance standards for the assessment of


1 June 2005 evacuation guidance systems

MSC/Circ.1168 Interim guidelines for the testing, approval and maintenance of evacuation
1 June 2005 guidance systems used as an alternative to low-location lighting systems
MSC/Circ.1169 Unified interpretations of SOLAS Chapter II-2
1 June 2005

MSC/Circ.1170 Application of SOLAS regulation II-2/15 for lubricating oil and other
15 June 2005 flammable oil arrangements for ships built before 1 July 1998

MSC/Circ.1171 Closure of INMARSAT-E Services by INMARSAT Ltd


23 May 2005

MSC/Circ.1172 Identification of Passenger Ships, other than R-Ro Passenger ships, which
23 May 2005 should benefit from being equipped with the emergency medical kit//bag (EMK)

MSC/Circ.1173 Adoption of Amendments to the International Aeronautical and Maritime


23 May 2005 Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual

MSC/Circ.1174 Basic safety guidance for oceanic voyages by non-regulated craft


20 May 2005

MSC/Circ.1175 Guidance on shipboard towing and mooring equipment


24 May 2005

MSC/Circ.1176 Unified interpretations to SOLAS Chapters II-1 and XII and to


25 May 2005 the technical provisions for means of access for inspections

MSC/Circ.1177 Unified Interpretation of the 2000 HSC Code


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25 May 2005

MSC/Circ.1178 Unified interpretations of SOLAS regulations XII/4.2 and XII/5.2


25 May 2005

MSC/Circ.1179 Deficiencies in Hydrographic Surveying and Nautical Charting Worldwide and


24 May 2005 their impact on safety of navigation in and protection of the marine environment

MSC/Circ.1180 Amendments to the guidelines for formal safety assessment (FSA)


MEPC/Circ.474 for use in the IMO rule-making process (MSC/Circ.1023 - MEPC/Circ.392)
25 August 2005

MSC/Circ.1181 Adoption of Amendments to The International


11 July 2006 Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual

MSC.1/Circ.1182 Guide to recovery techniques


31 May 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1183 Guidelines on the provision of external support as an aid to incident


31 May 2006 containment for SAR authorities and others concerned

MSC.1/Circ.1184 Enhanced contingency planning guidance for passenger ships operating in areas
31 May 2006 remote from SAR facilities

MSC.1/Circ.1185 Guide for cold water survival


31 May 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1186 Guidelines on the training of sar service personnel working in major incidents
1 June 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1187 Interim operational recommendations for passenger ships with cabin balconies
23 May 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1188 Guidelines on training and certification for port facility security officers
22 May 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1189 Interim scheme for the compliance of special purpose ships


30 May 2006 with the special measures to enhance maritime security

MSC.1/Circ.1190 Guidance on the provision of information for identifying ships when


30 May 2006 transmitting ship security alerts

MSC.1/Circ.1191 Further reminder of the obligation to notify flag states when exercising control
30 May 2006 and compliance measures

MSC.1/Circ.1192 Guidance on voluntary self-assessment by SOLAS contracting governments and


30 May 2006 by port facilities

MSC.1/Circ.1193 Guidance on voluntary self-assessment by administrations and for ship security


30 May 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1194 Effective implementation of SOLAS chapter xi-2 and the ISPS code
30 May 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1195 Guidelines for the conduct of high-speed craft model tests


2 June 2006
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MSC.1/Circ.1196 Means of embarkation on and disembarkation from ships


6 June 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1197 Amendments to the unified interpretations to SOLAS Chapters II-1


6 June 2006 and XII approved by MSC/Circ.1176

MSC.1/Circ.1198 Application of SOLAS regulation XII/6.3 on corrosion prevention


2 June 2006 of dedicated seawater ballast tanks in all types of ships and double-side skin
spaces of bulk carriers and application of the performance standard for
protective coatings for dedicated seawater ballast tanks in all types of ships and
double-side skin spaces of bulk carriers

MSC.1/Circ.1199 Interim guidance on compliance of ships carrying dry cargoes in bulk with
31 May 2006 requirements of SOLAS Chapters II-1, III, IX, XI-1 and XII

MSC.1/Circ.1200 Interim guidelines for alternative assessment of the weather criterion


24 May 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1201 Carriage of dangerous goods the international maritime dangerous goods


5 June 2006 (IMDG) Code
Contact information for the designated national competent authority

MSC.1/Circ.1202 Inspection programmes for cargo transport units (CTUS)


14 June 2006 carrying dangerous goods

MSC.1/Circ.1203 Unified interpretations of SOLAS chapter II-2 and fire test procedures referred
26 May 2006 to in the FTP code

MSC.1/Circ.1204 Early application of amendment to SOLAS chapter II-2


26 May 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1205 Guidelines for developing operation and maintenance


26 May 2006 manuals for lifeboat systems

MSC.1/Circ.1206 Measures to prevent accidents with lifeboats


26 May 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1207 Early implementation of draft SOLAS Regulation III/19.3.3.4


26 May 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1208 Promoting and verifying continued familiarization of GMDSS operators on


22 May 2006 board ships

MSC.1/Circ.1209 Information on simulators available for use in maritime training


22 May 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1210 COSPAS-SARSAT International 406 Mhz Beacon Registration Database


11 July 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1211 Unified interpretations to SOLAS Regulation II-1/10 and Regulation 12 of the


25 May 2006 revised SOLAS chapter II-1 regarding bow doors and the extension of the
collision bulkhead

MSC.1/Circ.1212 Guidelines on alternative design and arrangements


15 December 2006 for SOLAS Chapters II-1 and III
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MSC.1/Circ.1213 Interpretation and application of the IGC Code


15 December 2006 for ships carrying liquefied carbon dioxide in bulk

MSC.1/Circ.1214 Performance standards for the systems and services to remain operational on 15
December 2006 passenger ships for safe return to port and orderly evacuation and abandonment
after a casualty

MSC.1/Circ.1215 Early implementation of amendments to SOLAS Chapter III and the


15 December 2006 international life-saving appliance (LSA) Code

MSC.1/Circ.1216 Revised recommendations on the safe transport of dangerous cargoes and


26 February 2007 related activities in port areas

MSC.1/Circ.1217 Interim guidance on voluntary self-assessment by companies and company


14 December 2006 security officers (CSOs) for ship security

MSC.1/Circ.1218 Guidance on exchange of medical information between telemedical assistance


15 December 2006 services (TMAS) involved in international SAR operations

MSC.1/Circ.1219 Interim LRIT technical specifications and other matters


15 December 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1220 Voluntary structural guidelines for new ships carrying liquids in bulk containing
12 December 2006 benzene

MSC.1/Circ.1221 Validity of type approval certification for marine products


11 December 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1222 Guidelines on annual testing of voyage data recorders (VDR) and simplified
11 December 2006 voyage data recorders (S-VDR)

MSC.1/Circ.1223 Guidelines for pre-planning of surveys in dry dock of ships which are not
11 December 2006 subject to the enhanced programme of inspections

MSC.1/Circ.1224 Unified interpretations of SOLAS Chapter V


11 December 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1225 Navigational warnings concerning operations endangering the safety of


11 December 2006 navigation

MSC.1/Circ.1226 Interim explanatory notes to the SOLAS Chapter II-1 subdivision and damage
15 January 2007 stability regulations

MSC.1/Circ.1227 Explanatory notes to the interim guidelines for alternative assessment of the
11 January 2007 weather criterion

MSC.1/Circ.1228 Revised guidance to the master for avoiding dangerous situations in adverse
11 January 2007 weather and sea conditions

MSC.1/Circ.1229 Guidelines for the approval of stability instruments


11 January 2007

MSC.1/Circ.1230 Amendments to the manual on loading and unloading of solid bulk cargoes for
5 February 2007 terminal representatives

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MSC.1/Circ.1231 Interim scheme for the compliance of certain cargo ships and special purpose
11 December 2006 ships with the management for the safe operations of ships

MSC.1/Circ.1232 CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS THE INTERNATIONAL


7 February 2007 MARITIME DANGEROUS GOODS (IMDG) CODE
Contact information for the designated national competent authority

MSC.1/Circ.1233 PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY AGAINST SHIPS IN WATERS OFF


15 June 2007 THE COAST OF SOMALIA

MSC.1/Circ.1234 DRAINAGE OF FIRE-FIGHTING WATER FROM ENCLOSED VEHICLE


31 October 2007 AND RO-RO SPACES AND SPECIAL CATEGORY SPACES FOR
PASSENGER AND CARGO SHIPS

MSC.1/Circ.1235 GUIDELINES ON SECURITY-RELATED TRAINING AND


21 October 2007 FAMILIARIZATION FOR SHIPBOARD PERSONNEL

MSC/1/Circ.1236 Not Ready

MSC.1/Circ.1237 AMENDMENTS TO THE REVISED GUIDELINES FOR THE APPROVAL


30 October 2007 OF EQUIVALENT WATER-BASED FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
FOR MACHINERY SPACES AND CARGO PUMP-ROOMS
(MSC/CIRC.1165)

MSC.1/Circ.1238 GUIDELINES FOR EVACUATION ANALYSIS FOR NEW AND EXISTING


30 October 2007 PASSENGER SHIPS

MSC.1/Circ.1239 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-2


30 October 2007

MSC.1/Circ.1240 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CODE FOR


30 October 2007 FIRE SAFETY SYSTEMS (FSS CODE)

MSC.1/Circ.1241 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BULK


30 October 2007 CHEMICALS (IBC) CODE

MSC.1/Circ.1242 GUIDELINES FOR THE APPROVAL OF FIXED FIRE DETECTION


30 October 2007 AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR CABIN BALCONIES

MSC.1/Circ.1243 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS CHAPTER III


29 October 2007

MSC.1/Circ.1244 SYMBOL OF INFANT LIFEJACKET


29 October 2007

MSC.1/Circ.1245 GUIDELINES FOR DAMAGE CONTROL PLANS AND


29 October 2007 INFORMATION TO THE MASTER

MSC.1/Circ.1246 INTERPRETATION OF ALTERATIONS AND MODIFICATIONS


29 October 2007 OF A MAJOR CHARACTER

MSC.1/Circ.1247 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF “UNFORESEEN DELAY IN DELIVERY


6 November 2007 OF SHIPS”

MSC.1/Circ.1248 MINIMIZING DELAYS IN SEARCH AND RESCUE RESPONSE


16 October 2007 TO DISTRESS ALERTS
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MSC.1/Circ.1249 ADOPTION OF AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERNATIONAL


16 October 2007 AERONAUTICAL AND MARITIME SEARCH AND RESCUE (IAMSAR)
MANUAL

MSC.1/Circ.1250 SAFETY MARGIN TO PROTECT RADAR SYSTEMS


19 October 2007

MSC.1/Circ.1251 GUIDELINES ON THE CONTROL OF SHIPS IN AN EMERGENCY


19 October 2007

MSC.1/Circ.1252 GUIDELINES ON ANNUAL TESTING OF THE AUTOMATIC


22 October 2007 IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (AIS)

MSC.1/Circ.1253 SHIPBOARD TECHNICAL OPERATING AND MAINTENANCE


26 October 2007 MANUALS

MSC.1/Circ.1254 CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS THE INTERNATIONAL


19 February 2008 MARITIME DANGEROUS GOODS (IMDG) CODE
Contact information for the designated national competent authority

MSC.1/Circ.1255 GUIDELINES FOR OWNERS/OPERATORS ON PREPARING


27 May 2008 EMERGENCY TOWING PROCEDURES
MSC.1/Circ.1256 GUIDANCE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LRIT SYSTEM
5 June 2008

MSC.1/Circ.1257 GUIDANCE ON THE SURVEY AND CERTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE


5 June 2008 OF SHIPS WITH THE REQUIREMENT TO TRANSMIT LRIT
INFORMATION

MSC.1/Circ.1258 GUIDANCE TO SEARCH AND RESCUE SERVICES IN RELATION


5 June 2008 TO REQUESTING AND RECEIVING LRIT INFORMATION

MSC.1/Circ.1260 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF COLREG 1972, AS AMENDED


22 May 2008

MSC.1/Circ.1261 PREVENTION OF MARITIME ACCIDENTS DUE TO DRIFTWOOD AND


22 May 2008 OTHER FLOATING OBSTACLES

MSC.1/Circ.1262 CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS INTERNATIONAL MARITIME


27 May 2008 DANGEROUS GOODS (IMDG) CODE ANNEXES AND SUPPLEMENTS
Amendments to the Revised Emergency Response Procedures for Ships
Carrying Dangerous Goods (EmS Guide)

MSC.1/Circ.1263 REVISED RECOMMENDATION ON SAFETY OF PERSONNEL DURING


9 June 2008 CONTAINER SECURING OPERATIONS

MSC.1/Circ.1264 RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE SAFE USE OF PESTICIDES IN SHIPS


27 May 2008 APPLICABLE TO THE FUMIGATION OF CARGO HOLDS

MSC.1/Circ.1265 RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE SAFE USE OF PESTICIDES IN SHIPS


9 June 2008 APPLICABLE TO THE FUMIGATION OF CARGO TRANSPORT UNITS

MSC.1/Circ.1266 CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS


18 December 2008 Document of compliance with the special requirements for ships carrying
dangerous goods under the provisions of regulation II-2/19 of the 1974 SOLAS
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Convention, as amended, and of paragraph 7.17 of the 2000 HSC Code, as


amended

MSC.1/Circ.1267 AMENDMENTS TO REVISED GUIDELINES FOR THE APPROVAL


4 June 2008 OF EQUIVALENT FIXED GAS FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS,
AS REFERRED TO IN SOLAS 74, FOR MACHINERY SPACES
AND CARGO PUMP-ROOMS (MSC/CIRC.848)

MSC.1/Circ.1268 GUIDELINES FOR THE APPROVAL OF FIXED PRESSURE WATER-


30 May 2008 SPRAYING AND WATER-BASED FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
FOR CABIN BALCONIES

MSC.1/Circ.1269 AMENDMENTS TO THE REVISED GUIDELINES FOR THE APPROVAL


3 June 2008 OF EQUIVALENT WATER-BASED FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS
FOR MACHINERY SPACES AND CARGO PUMP-ROOMS
(MSC/CIRC.1165)

MSC.1/Circ.1270 REVISED GUIDELINES FOR THE APPROVAL OF FIXED AEROSOL


4 June 2008 FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS EQUIVALENT TO FIXED GAS
FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS, AS REFERRED TO IN SOLAS 74,
FOR MACHINERY SPACES

MSC.1/Circ.1271 GUIDELINES FOR THE APPROVAL OF HIGH-EXPANSION FOAM


4 June 2008 SYSTEMS USING INSIDE AIR FOR THE PROTECTION OF MACHINERY
SPACES AND CARGO PUMP-ROOMS

MSC.1/Circ.1272 GUIDELINES FOR THE APPROVAL OF FIXED WATER-BASED FIRE-


4 June 2008 FIGHTING SYSTEMS FOR RO-RO SPACES AND SPECIAL CATEGORY
SPACES EQUIVALENT TO THAT REFERRED TO IN RESOLUTION
A.123(V)

MSC.1/Circ.1273 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CODE FOR


30 May 2008 APPLICATION OF FIRE TEST PROCEDURES (FTP CODE)

MSC.1/Circ.1274 GUIDELINES FOR EVALUATION OF FIRE RISK OF EXTERNAL AREAS


3 June 2008 ON PASSENGER SHIPS

MSC.1/Circ.1275 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-2 ON THE


3 June 2008 NUMBER AND ARRANGEMENT OF PORTABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
ON BOARD SHIPS

MSC.1/Circ.1276 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-2


30 May 2008

MSC.1/Circ.1277 INTERIM RECOMMENDATION ON CONDITIONS FOR


23 May 2008 AUTHORIZATION OF SERVICE PROVIDERS FOR LIFEBOATS,
LAUNCHING APPLIANCES AND ON-LOAD RELEASE GEAR

MSC.1/Circ.1278 GUIDANCE ON WEARING IMMERSION SUITS IN


23 May 2008 TOTALLY ENCLOSED LIFEBOATS

MSC.1/Circ.1279 GUIDELINES FOR CORROSION PROTECTION OF PERMANENT


23 May 2008 MEANS OF ACCESS ARRANGEMENTS

MSC.1/Circ.1280 NIGHT-TIME LOOKOUT – PHOTOCHROMIC LENSES AND DARK

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19 May 2008 ADAPTATION

MSC.1/Circ.1281 EXPLANATORY NOTES TO THE INTERNATIONAL CODE


9 December 2008 ON INTACT STABILITY, 2008

MSC.1/Circ.1282 APPLICATION OF THE AMENDED SOLAS REGULATIONS II-2/3,


9 December 2008 XII/12 AND XII/13

MSC/1/Circ.1283 NON-MANDATORY GUIDELINES ON SECURITY ASPECTS OF THE


22 December 2008 OPERATION OF VESSELS WHICH DO NOT FALL WITHIN THE SCOPE
OF SOLAS CHAPTER XI-2 AND THE ISPS CODE

MSC.1/Circ.1284 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS REGULATIONS II-1/1.3 AND


11 December 2008 II-1/3-6

MSC.1/Circ.1285 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION III/16.1


11 December 2008

MSC.1/Circ.1286 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-1/32.1


10 December 2008

MSC.1/Circ.1287 AMENDMENTS TO RESOLUTION A.705(17) –PROMULGATION OF


9 December 2008 MARITIME SAFETY INFORMATION

MSC.1/Circ.1288 AMENDMENTS TO RESOLUTION A.706(17). WORLD-WIDE


9 December 2008 NAVIGATIONAL WARNING SERVICE

MSC.1/Circ.1289 ADOPTION OF AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERNATIONAL


9 December 2008 AERONAUTICAL AND MARITIME SEARCH AND RESCUE (IAMSAR)
MANUAL

MSC.1/Circ.1290 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE TERM “FIRST SURVEY”


16 December 2008 REFERRED TO IN SOLAS REGULATIONS

MSC.1/Circ.1291 GUIDELINES FOR FLOODING DETECTION SYSTEMS ON PASSENGER


9 December 2008 SHIPS

MSC.1/Circ.1292 EARLY APPLICATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CODE ON INTACT


9 December 2008 STABILITY, 2008

MSC.1/Circ.1293 PARTICIPATION IN THE WMO VOLUNTARY OBSERVING SHIPS’


10 December 2008 (VOS) SCHEME

MSC.1/Circ.1294 LONG-RANGE IDENTIFICATION AND TRACKING SYSTEM


8 December 2008 TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION (PART II)

MSC.1/Circ.1295 GUIDANCE IN RELATION TO CERTAIN TYPES OF SHIPS WHICH ARE


8 December 2008 REQUIRED TO TRANSMIT LRIT INFORMATION ON EXEMPTIONS
AND EQUIVALENTS AND ON CERTAIN OPERATIONAL MATTERS

MSC.1/Circ.1296 GUIDANCE ON THE SURVEY AND CERTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE


8 December 2008 OF SHIPS WITH THE REQUIREMENT TO TRANSMIT LRIT
INFORMATION

MSC.1/Circ.1297 GUIDANCE TO SEARCH AND RESCUE SERVICES IN RELATION TO


8 December 2008 REQUESTING AND RECEIVING LRIT INFORMATION
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MSC.1/Circ.1298 GUIDANCE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LRIT SYSTEM


8 December 2008

MSC.1/Circ.1299 TRANSITIONAL ARRANGEMENTS AND MEASURES FOR


8 December 2008 ACCELERATING THE COMPLETION OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF
THE LRIT SYSTEM

MSC.1/Circ.1300 IMPLEMENTATION OF ASSEMBLY RESOLUTION A.747(18) ON


9 January 2009 PPLICATION OF TONNAGE MEASUREMENT OF SEGREGATED
BALLAST TANKS IN OIL TANKERS

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