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1 1 Maritime Knowledge Centre NUMERICAL LIST OF CIRCULARS ISSUED BY THE MARITIME SAFETY COMMITTEE MSC.1/ The full text of circulars issued from circa 2003 in English, French and Spanish can be downloaded from IMODOCS (public). MSC.1/Circ June 2013 MSC.1/Circ June 2013 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF PARAGRAPH OF THE LSA CODE UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-1/26.3 MSC.1/Circ.1466 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION ON FALL PREVENTER DEVICES 24 June 2013 (MSC.1/CIRC.1392 AND MSC.1/CIRC.1327) MSC.1/Circ.1465 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF THE PERFORMANCE STANDARD 24 June 2013 FOR PROTECTIVE COATINGS FOR DEDICATED SEAWATER BALLAST TANKS IN ALL TYPES OF SHIPS AND DOUBLE-SIDE SKIN SPACES OF BULK CARRIERS (RESOLUTION MSC.215(82)) MSC.1/Circ.1464 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS CHAPTERS II-1 AND XII, OF 24 June 2013 THE TECHNICAL PROVISIONS FOR MEANS OF ACCESS FOR INSPECTIONS (RESOLUTION MSC.158(78)) AND OF THE PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR WATER LEVEL DETECTORS ON BULK CARRIERS (RESOLUTION MSC.145(77)) This circular supersedes circulars MSC.1/Circ.1176 and MSC.1/Circ MSC.1/Circ July 2013 APPLICATION OF SOLAS REGULATIONS XII/3, XII/7 AND XII/11 MSC.1/Circ.1462 LIST OF CERTIFICATES AND DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO BE 1 July 2013 CARRIED ON BOARD SHIPS, 2013 MSC.1/Circ.1461 GUIDELINES FOR VERIFICATION OF DAMAGE STABILITY 8 July 2013 REQUIREMENTS FOR TANKERS MSC.1/Circ.1460 GUIDANCE ON THE VALIDITY OF RADIOCOMMUNICATIONS 24 June 2013 EQUIPMENT INSTALLED AND USED ON SHIPS MSC.1/Circ.1459 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE SOLAS CONVENTION AND

2 2 8 July 2013 THE IBC AND IGC CODES MSC.1/Circ.1458 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE REVISED GUIDELINES FOR THE 24 June 2013 APPROVAL OF EQUIVALENT WATER-BASED FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS FOR MACHINERY SPACES AND CARGO PUMP-ROOMS (MSC/CIRC.1165) MSC.1/Circ.1457 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF THE 2000 HSC CODE, AS AMENDED 24 June 2013 BY RESOLUTIONS MSC.175(79) AND MSC.222(82) MSC.1/Circ.1456 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-2 AND 24 June 2013 THE FSS AND FTP CODES MSC.1/Circ.1455 GUIDELINES FOR THE APPROVAL OF ALTERNATIVES AND 24 June 2013 EQUIVALENTS AS PROVIDED FOR IN VARIOUS IMO INSTRUMENTS MSC.1/Circ.1454 GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPING AND APPROVING PROCEDURES 9 July 2013 FOR SAMPLING, TESTING AND CONTROLLING THE MOISTURE CONTENT FOR SOLID BULK CARGOES WHICH MAY LIQUEFY MSC.1/Circ.1453 GUIDELINES FOR THE SUBMISSION OF INFORMATION AND 9 July 2013 COMPLETION OF THE FORMAT FOR THE PROPERTIES OF CARGOES NOT LISTED IN THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME SOLID BULK CARGOES (IMSBC) CODE AND THEIR CONDITIONS OF CARRIAGE MSC.1/Circ.1452 EARLY IMPLEMENTATION OF AMENDMENT TO THE 9 July 2013 INTERNATIONAL MARITIME SOLID BULK CARGOES (IMSBC) CODE MSC.1/Circ.1451 CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS THE INTERNATIONAL 3 May 2013 MARITIME DANGEROUS GOODS (IMDG) CODE Contact information for the designated national competent authority This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ MSC.1/Circ.1450 GUIDANCE ON ARRANGEMENTS BETWEEN PARTIES TO ALLOW 24 January 2013 FOR RECOGNITION OF CERTIFICATES UNDER REGULATION I/10 OF THE STCW CONVENTION This guidance supersedes MSC/Circ.950 on "Guidance on arrangements between Parties to allow for recognition of certificates under STCW regulation I/10". MSC.1/Circ.1449 GUIDANCE ON THE PREPARATION, REPORTING AND REVIEW OF 14 January 2013 INDEPENDENT EVALUATIONS AND STEPS TAKEN TO IMPLEMENT MANDATORY AMENDMENTS REQUIRED BY REGULATION I/7 OF THE STCW CONVENTION This circular revokes MSC/Circ.997. MSC.1/Circ.1448 PROCEDURES REGARDING THE CONSIDERATION OF 14 January 2013 INFORMATION COMMUNICATED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE IV AND REGULATION I/7 OF THE STCW CONVENTION AND SECTION A-I/7 OF THE STCW CODE This circular revokes MSC/Circ.796/Rev.1. MSC.1/Circ.1447 GUIDELINES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF PLANS AND ROCEDURES

3 3 14 December 2012 FOR RECOVERY OF PERSONS FROM THE WATER MSC.1/Circ.1446/Rev.1 RECOMMENDED INTERIM MEASURES FOR PASSENGER SHIP 22 January 2013 COMPANIES TO ENHANCE THE SAFETY OF PASSENGER SHIPS The present circular supersedes MSC.1/Circ MSC.1/Circ.1446 RECOMMENDED INTERIM MEASURES FOR PASSENGER SHIP 1 June 2012 COMPANIES TO ENHANCE THE SAFETY OF PASSENGER SHIPS MSC.1/Circ.1445 CLARIFICATION OF THE TERM "FIRST SCHEDULED DRY-DOCKING" 15 June 2012 AS CONTAINED IN SOLAS REGULATION III/1.5, AS AMENDED BY RESOLUTION MSC.317(89) MSC.1/Circ.1444 INTERIM GUIDANCE FOR FLAG STATES ON MEASURES TO 25 May 2012 PREVENT AND MITIGATE SOMALIA-BASED PIRACY MSC.1/Circ.1443 INTERIM GUIDANCE TO PRIVATE MARITIME SECURITY OMPANIES 25 May 2012 PROVIDING PRIVATELY CONTRACTED ARMED SECURITY PERSONNEL ON BOARD SHIPS IN THE HIGH RISK AREA MSC.1/Circ.1442 INSPECTION PROGRAMMES FOR CARGO TRANSPORT UNITS 1 June 2012 CARRYING DANGEROUS GOODS This circular supersedes MSC.1/Circ MSC.1/Circ.1441 INTERIM MEASURES FOR EARLY IMPLEMENTATION OF THE 1 June 2012 DRAFT AMENDMENTS (02-13) TO THE IMSBC CODE EXPECTED TO BE ADOPTED AT MSC 92 MSC.1/Circ.1440 ILLUSTRATIONS OF SEGREGATION OF CARGO TRANSPORT UNITS 1 June 2012 ON BOARD CONTAINERSHIPS AND RO-RO SHIPS MSC.1/Circ.1439 CONVERSION TABLE (RECORD OF AMENDMENTS) FOR PART 7 1 June 2012 REQUIREMENTS OF THE IMDG CODE CONCERNING TRANSPORT OPERATIONS MSC.1/Circ.1438 CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS INTERNATIONAL MARITIME 25 May 2012 DANGEROUS GOODS (IMDG) CODE ANNEXES AND SUPPLEMENTS Amendments to the Emergency Response Procedures for Ships Carrying Dangerous Goods (EmS Guide) MSC.1/Circ May 2012 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS REGULATION II-2/21.4 MSC.1/Circ.1436 AMENDMENTS TO THE UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS 31 May 2012 CHAPTER II-2, THE FSS CODE, THE FTP CODE AND RELATED FIRE TEST PROCEDURES (MSC/Circ.1120) MSC.1/Circ June 2012 MSC.1/Circ May 2012 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE FTP CODE UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-2

4 4 MSC.1/Circ.1433 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS REGULATION II-2/ AND 31 May 2012 CHAPTER 9 OF THE FSS CODE MSC.1/Circ.1432 REVISED GUIDELINES FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION 31 May 2012 OF FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS AND APPLIANCES This circular supersedes MSC/Circ.850. MSC.1/Circ.1431 GUIDELINES FOR THE APPROVAL OF HELICOPTER FACILITY 31 May 2012 FOAM FIRE-FIGHTING APPLIANCES MSC.1/Circ.1430 REVISED GUIDELINES FOR THE DESIGN AND APPROVAL OF FIXED 31 May 2012 WATER-BASED FIRE-FIGHTING SYSTEMS FOR RO-RO SPACES AND SPECIAL CATEGORY SPACES This circular supersedes MSC.1/Circ.1272, except that fire and component tests previously conducted in accordance with MSC.1/Circ.1272, remain valid for the approval of new systems. Existing fixed fire-extinguishing systems for special category spaces approved and installed based on resolution A.123(V) and MSC.1/Circ.1272 should be permitted to remain in service as long as they are serviceable. MSC.1/Circ May 2012 CLARIFICATION OF SOLAS REGULATIONS V/ AND V/ MSC.1/Circ.1428 PILOT TRANSFER ARRANGEMENTS 28 May 2012 Required boarding arrangements for pilots MSC.1/Circ May 2012 MSC.1/Circ June 2012 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF COLREG 1972, AS AMENDED UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-1/3-5 MSC.1/Circ.1425 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATIONS II-1/29.3 AND 13 June MSC.1/Circ June 2012 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-1/48.3 MSC.1/Circ.1423 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF PARAGRAPH OF THE LSA 13 June 2012 CODE CONCERNING LIFEBOAT EXTERIOR COLOUR MSC.1/Circ.1422 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF THE CODE OF SAFETY FOR 13 June 2012 SPECIAL PURPOSE SHIPS, 2008 (2008 SPS CODE) MSC.1/Circ.1421 GUIDELINES ON EXEMPTIONS FOR CRUDE OIL TANKERS SOLELY 13 June 2012 ENGAGED IN THE CARRIAGE OF CARGOES AND CARGO HANDLING OPERATIONS NOT CAUSING CORROSION MSC.1/Circ.1420 AWARENESS OF COUNTERFEIT AND SUBSTANDARD LIFE-SAVING 13 June 2012 APPLIANCES MSC.1/Circ.1419 GUIDELINES FOR THE STANDARDIZATION OF LIFEBOAT CONTROL 13 June 2012 ARRANGEMENTS

5 5 MSC.1/Circ.1418 GUIDELINES FOR THE DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF A VISIBLE 13 June 2012 ELEMENT TO THE GENERAL EMERGENCY ALARM ON PASSENGER SHIPS MSC.1/Circ June 2012 GUIDELINES FOR PASSENGER SHIP TENDERS MSC.1/Circ.1416 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATIONS II-1/28 AND II- 13 June /29 MSC.1/Circ.1415 AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERNATIONAL AERONAUTICAL 25 May 2012 AND MARITIME SEARCH AND RESCUE (IAMSAR) MANUAL MSC.1/Circ.1414 GUIDANCE TO PROSPECTIVE GMDSS SATELLITE SERVICE 25 May 2012 PROVIDERS MSC.1/Circ.1413 BASIC SAFETY GUIDANCE FOR YACHT RACES OR OCEANIC 25 May 2012 VOYAGES BY NON-REGULATED CRAFT This circular supersedes MSC/Circ.1174 and MSC.1/Circ MSC.1/Circ.1412 PRINCIPLES AND GUIDELINES RELATING TO THE REVIEW AND 28 May 2012 AUDIT OF THE PERFORMANCE OF LRIT DATA CENTRES AND OF THE INTERNATIONAL LRIT DATA EXCHANGE MSC.1/Circ.1411 EARLY IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AMENDMENTS TO SOLAS 29 June 2012 REGULATION III/ MSC.1/Circ.1410 CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS THE INTERNATIONAL 29 March 2012 MARITIME DANGEROUS GOODS (IMDG) CODE Contact information for the designated national competent authority This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ MSC.1/Circ.1409 Not Ready MSC.1/Circ.1408 REVISED INTERIM RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PORT AND COASTAL Rev.1 STATES REGARDING THE USE OF PRIVATELY CONTRACTED 25 May 2012 ARMED SECURITY PERSONNEL ON BOARD SHIPS IN THE HIGH RISK AREA MSC.1/Circ.1408 INTERIM RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PORT AND COASTAL STATES 16 September 2011 REGARDING THE USE OF PRIVATELY CONTRACTED ARMED SECURITY PERSONNEL ON BOARD SHIPS IN THE HIGH RISK AREA MSC.1/Circ June 2011 GUIDANCE FOR APPLICATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-2/19.3 MSC.1/Circ.1406/Rev.2 REVISED INTERIM RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FLAG STATES 25 May 2012 REGARDING THE USE OF PRIVATELY CONTRACTED ARMED SECURITY PERSONNEL ON BOARD SHIPS IN THE HIGH RISK AREA MSC.1/Circ.1406/Rev.1 is hereby revoked. MSC.1/Circ.1406/Rev.1 REVISED INTERIM RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FLAG STATES

6 6 16 September 2011 REGARDING THE USE OF PRIVATELY CONTRACTED ARMED SECURITY PERSONNEL ON BOARD SHIPS IN THE HIGH RISK AREA MSC.1/Circ.1406 is hereby revoked. MSC.1/Circ.1406 INTERIM RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FLAG STATES REGARDING THE 23 May 2011 USE OF PRIVATELY CONTRACTED ARMED SECURITY PERSONNEL ON BOARD SHIPS IN THE HIGH RISK AREA MSC.1/Circ.1405/Rev.2 REVISED INTERIM GUIDANCE TO SHIPOWNERS, SHIP OPERATORS 25 May 2012 AND SHIPMASTERS ON THE USE OF PRIVATELY CONTRACTED ARMED SECURITY PERSONNEL ON BOARD SHIPS IN THE HIGH RISK AREA MSC.1/Circ.1405/Rev.1 is hereby revoked. MSC.1/Circ.1405/Rev.1 REVISED INTERIM GUIDANCE TO SHIPOWNERS, SHIP OPERATORS, 16 September 2011 AND SHIPMASTERS ON THE USE OF PRIVATELY CONTRACTED ARMED SECURITY PERSONNEL ON BOARD SHIPS IN THE HIGH RISK AREA MSC.1/Circ.1405 is hereby revoked. MSC.1/Circ.1405 INTERIM GUIDANCE TO SHIPOWNERS, SHIP OPERATORS, AND 23 May 2011 SHIPMASTERS ON THE USE OF PRIVATELY CONTRACTED ARMED SECURITY PERSONNEL ON BOARD SHIPS IN THE HIGH RISK AREA MSC.1/Circ.1404 GUIDELINES TO ASSIST IN THE INVESTIGATION OF THE CRIMES OF 23 May 2011 PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY AGAINST SHIPS MSC.1/Circ.1403 MSC CIRCULAR REVISED NAVTEX MANUAL 23 May 2011 This circular supersedes documents COMSAR/Circ.7, COMSAR/Circ.28 and COMSAR/Circ.34, and replaces the existing text of the NAVTEX Manual. MSC.1/Circ June 2011 SAFETY OF PILOT TRANSFER ARRANGMENTS MSC.1/Circ.1401 GUIDELINES ON TANK ENTRY FOR TANKERS USING NITROGEN 9 June 2011 AS AN INERTING MEDIUM MSC.1/Circ.1400 GUIDELINES ON OPERATIONAL INFORMATION FOR MASTERS OF 27 May 2011 PASSENGER SHIPS FOR SAFE RETURN TO PORT BY OWN POWER OR UNDER TOW MSC.1/Circ.1399 GUIDELINES ON PROCEDURES FOR IN-SERVICE MAINTENANCE 10 June 2011 AND REPAIR OF COATING SYSTEMS FOR CARGO OIL TANKS OF CRUDE OIL TANKERS MSC.1/Circ June 2011 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-1/29 MSC.1/Circ.1397 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION III/ June 2011 STOWAGE OF MARINE EVACUATION SYSTEMS MSC.1/Circ.1396 AMENDMENT TO THE RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE SAFE USE OF PESTICIDES IN SHIPS APPLICABLE TO THE FUMIGATION OF CARGO

7 7 16 June 2011 HOLDS (MSC.1/CIRC.1264) MSC.1/Circ.1395 LISTS OF SOLID BULK CARGOES FOR WHICH A FIXED 15 June 2011 GAS FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEM MAY BE EXEMPTED OR FOR WHICH A FIXED GAS FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEM IS INEFFECTIVE MSC.1/Circ.1394 GENERIC GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPING IMO 14 June 2011 GOAL-BASED STANDARDS MSC.1/Circ May 2011 EARLY APPLICATION OF NEW SOLAS REGULATION III/1.5 MSC.1/Circ.1392 GUIDELINES FOR EVALUATION AND REPLACEMENT OF 27 May 2011 LIFEBOAT RELEASE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS MSC.1/Circ December 2010 OPERATING ANOMALIES IDENTIFIED WITHIN ECDIS MSC.1/Circ.1390 GUIDANCE FOR COMPANY SECURITY OFFICERS (CSOs) 9 December 2010 PREPARATION OF A COMPANY AND CREW FOR THE CONTINGENCY OF HIJACK BY PIRATES IN THE WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN AND THE GULF OF ADEN MSC.1/Circ.1389 GUIDANCE ON PROCEDURES FOR UPDATING SHIPBORNE 7 December 2010 NAVIGATION AND COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT MSC.1/Circ.1388 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF CHAPTER 12 OF THE 10 December 2010 INTERNATIONAL CODE FOR FIRE SAFETY SYSTEMS MSC.1/Circ.1387 REVISED GUIDELINES FOR THE APPROVAL OF FIXED WATER- 10 December 2010 BASED LOCAL APPLICATION FIRE-FIGHTING SYSTEMS FOR USE IN CATEGORY A MACHINERY SPACES (MSC/CIRC.913) This circular supersedes MSC/Circ.913, except that fire and component tests previously conducted in accordance with MSC/Circ.913 remain valid for the approval of new systems. Existing fixed water-based local application firefighting systems approved and installed based on MSC/Circ.913 should be permitted to remain in service as long as they are serviceable. MSC.1/Circ.1386 AMENDMENTS TO THE REVISED GUIDELINES FOR THE APPROVAL 10 December 2010 OF EQUIVALENT WATER-BASED FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS FOR MACHINERY SPACES AND CARGO PUMP-ROOMS (MSC/CIRC.1165) MSC.1/Circ.1385 SCIENTIFIC METHODS ON SCALING OF TEST VOLUME FOR FIRE 10 December 2010 TEST ON WATER-MIST FIRE-EXTINGUISHING SYSTEMS MSC.1/Circ.1384 GUIDELINES FOR THE TESTING AND APPROVAL OF FIXED HIGH- 10 December 2010 EXPANSION FOAM SYSTEMS This circular supersedes MSC.1/Circ.1271, except that fire and component tests previously conducted in accordance with MSC.1/Circ.1271 remain valid for the approval of new systems.

8 8 MSC.1/Circ.1383 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CODE OF 3 December 2010 SAFETY FOR HIGH-SPEED CRAFT, 1994 (1994 HSC CODE) MSC.1/Circ.1382/Rev.1 REVISED QUESTIONNAIRE ON SHORE-BASED FACILITIES FOR THE 25 May 2012 GLOBAL MARITIME DISTRESS AND SAFETY SYSTEM (GMDSS) This questionnaire supersedes MSC.1/Circ MSC.1/Circ.1382 QUESTIONNAIRE ON SHORE-BASED FACILITIES FOR THE GLOBAL 3 December 2010 MARITIME DISTRESS AND SAFETY SYSTEM (GMDSS) This questionnaire supersedes MSC/Circ.684. MSC.1/Circ.1381 MODIFICATIONS TO FOOTNOTES IN THE COATING PERFORMANCE 10 December 2010 STANDARDS ADOPTED BY RESOLUTIONS MSC.215(82) AND MSC.288(87) MSC.1/Circ.1380 GUIDANCE FOR WATERTIGHT DOORS ON PASSENGER SHIPS 10 December 2010 WHICH MAY BE OPENED DURING NAVIGATION MSC.1/Circ December 2010 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-1/3-5 MSC.1/Circ.1378 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF THE PERFORMANCE STANDARD 8 December 2010 FOR PROTECTIVE COATINGS FOR DEDICATED SEAWATER BALLAST TANKS IN ALL TYPES OF SHIPS AND DOUBLE-SIDE SKIN SPACES OF BULK CARRIERS (RESOLUTION MSC.215(82)) MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.8 LIST OF APPLICATION SERVICE PROVIDERS AUTHORIZED TO 17 September 2012 CONDUCT CONFORMANCE TESTS AND ISSUE LRIT CONFORMANCE TEST REPORTS ON BEHALF OF ADMINISTRATIONS This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.7 issued on 9 July Any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.7 or any of its previous versions should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.7 LIST OF APPLICATION SERVICE PROVIDERS AUTHORIZED TO 9 July 2012 CONDUCT CONFORMANCE TESTS AND ISSUE LRIT CONFORMANCE TEST REPORTS ON BEHALF OF ADMINISTRATIONS This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.6 issued on 17 May Any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.6 or any of its previous versions should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.6 LIST OF APPLICATION SERVICE PROVIDERS AUTHORIZED TO 17 May 2012 CONDUCT CONFORMANCE TESTS AND ISSUE LRIT CONFORMANCE TEST REPORTS ON BEHALF OF ADMINISTRATIONS This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.5 issued on 19 January Any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.5 or any of its previous versions should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.5 LIST OF APPLICATION SERVICE PROVIDERS AUTHORIZED TO 19 January 2012 CONDUCT CONFORMANCE TESTS AND ISSUE LRIT CONFORMANCE TEST REPORTS ON BEHALF OF ADMINISTRATIONS This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.4 issued on 1 August Any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.4 or any of its previous versions should be

9 9 read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.4 LIST OF APPLICATION SERVICE PROVIDERS AUTHORIZED TO 1 August 2011 CONDUCT CONFORMANCE TESTS AND ISSUE LRIT CONFORMANCE TEST REPORTS ON BEHALF OF THE ADMINISTRATIONS This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.3 issued on 2 June Any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.3 or any of its previous versions should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.3 LIST OF APPLICATION SERVICE PROVIDERS AUTHORIZED TO 2 June 2011 CONDUCT CONFORMANCE TESTS AND ISSUE LRIT CONFORMANCE TEST REPORTS ON BEHALF OF THE ADMINISTRATIONS This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.2 issued on 22 March Any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.2 or any of its previous versions should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.2 LIST OF APPLICATION SERVICE PROVIDERS AUTHORIZED TO 22 March 2011 CONDUCT CONFORMANCE TESTS AND ISSUE LRIT CONFORMANCE TEST REPO RTS ON BEHALF OF THE ADMINISTRATIONS This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.1 issued on 16 February 2011 and any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1377 or MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.1 should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.1 LIST OF APPLICATION SERVICE PROVIDERS AUTHORIZED TO 16 February 2011 CONDUCT CONFORMANCE TESTS AND ISSUE LRIT CONFORMANCE TEST REPORTS ON BEHALF OF THE ADMINISTRATIONS This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1377 issued on 6 December 2010 and any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1377 should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1377 LIST OF APPLICATION SERVICE PROVIDERS AUTHORIZED TO 6 December 2010 CONDUCT CONFORMANCE TESTS AND ISSUE LRIT CONFORMANCE TEST REPORTS ON BEHALF OF THE ADMINISTRATIONS MSC.1/Circ.1376/Rev.1 CONTINUITY OF SERVICE PLAN FOR THE LRIT SYSTEM 28 May 2012 This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1376 issued on 3 December Any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1376 should henceforth be read as reference to this circular. MSC.1/Circ.1376 CONTINUITY OF SERVICE PLAN FOR THE LRIT SYSTEM 3 December 2010 This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1344 on Interim continuity of service plan for the LRIT system, for the period between MSC 87 and MSC 88, issued on 13 May 2010, and any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1344 should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1375/Rev.1 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION V/23 28 May 2012 This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ MSC.1/Circ.1375 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION V/23 7 December 2010 MSC.1/Circ.1374 INFORMATION ON PROHIBITING THE USE OF ASBESTOS ON BOARD

10 10 3 December 2010 SHIPS MSC.1/Circ June 2010 MSC.1/Circ May 2010 MEMBERSHIP OF THE IHO GUIDANCE FOR APPLICATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-1/41.6 MSC.1/Circ.1371/Add.2 AMENDMENTS TO THE LIST OF CODES, RECOMMENDATIONS, 15 August 2012 GUIDELINES AND OTHER SAFETY- AND SECURITY-RELATED NON-MANDATORY INSTRUMENTS MSC.1/Circ.1371/Add.1 AMENDMENTS TO LIST OF CODES, RECOMMENDATIONS, 30 August 2011 GUIDELINES AND OTHER SAFETY- AND SECURITY-RELATED NON- MANDATORY INSTRUMENTS MSC.1/Circ.1371 LIST OF CODES, RECOMMENDATIONS, GUIDELINES AND OTHER 30 July 2010 SAFETY- AND SECURITY-RELATED NON-MANDATORY INSTRUMENTS MSC.1/Circ.1370 GUIDELINES FOR THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND TESTING OF 22 June 2010 FIXED HYDROCARBON GAS DETECTION SYSTEMS MSC.1/Circ.1369/Add.1 INTERIM EXPLANATORY NOTES FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF 4 December 2012 PASSENGER SHIP SYSTEMS' CAPABILITIES AFTER A FIRE OR FLOODING CASUALTY REVISIONS TO INTERPRETATIONS NOS. 22 AND 27 OF APPENDIX 1 OF MSC.1/CIRC.1369 MSC.1/Circ.1369 INTERIM EXPLANATORY NOTES FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF 22 June 2010 PASSENGER SHIP SYSTEMS' CAPABILITIES AFTER A FIRE OR FLOODING CASUALTY This circular revokes circular MSC.1/Circ MSC.1/Circ.1368 INTERIM CLARIFICATIONS OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-2 22 June 2010 REQUIREMENTS REGARDING INTERRELATION BETWEEN THE CENTRAL CONTROL STATION, NAVIGATION BRIDGE AND SAFETY CENTRE MSC.1/Circ.1367 AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERNATIONAL AERONAUTICAL 24 May 2010 AND MARITIME SEARCH AND RESCUE (IAMSAR) MANUAL MSC.1/Circ May 2010 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AT SEA YACHT RACING MSC.1/Circ.1365 COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE LOCATING, TRACKING 24 May 2010 AND EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION DEVICES MSC.1/Circ May 2010 REVISED INTERNATIONAL SAFETYNET MANUAL MSC.1/Circ.1363 INTERIM GUIDELINES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPMENT 30 June 2010 OF SHIPS CARRYING NATURAL GAS HYDRATE PELLETS (NGHP) IN BULK

11 11 MSC.1/Circ May 2010 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-1 MSC.1/Circ.1361 REVISED RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE SAFE USE OF PESTICIDES 27 May 2010 IN SHIPS APPLICABLE TO THE FUMIGATION OF CARGO TRANSPORT UNITS The present circular supersedes MSC.1/Circ MSC.1/Circ.1360 CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS INTERNATIONAL MARITIME 27 May 2010 DANGEROUS GOODS (IMDG) CODE ANNEXES AND SUPPLEMENTS Amendments to the Emergency Response Procedures for Ships Carrying Dangerous Goods (EmS Guide) MSC.1/Circ June 2010 INFORMATION ON LOCAL REGULATIONS MSC.1/Circ.1358 RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE SAFE USE OF PESTICIDES IN SHIPS 30 June 2010 The present circular supersedes MSC/Circ.612, as amended by MSC/Circ.689 and MSC/Circ.746. MSC.1/Circ.1357 ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE SAFE LOADING OF BULK 19 June 2010 CARRIERS MSC.1/Circ.1356 AMENDMENTS TO THE MANUAL ON LOADING AND UNLOADING 30 June 2010 OF SOLID BULK CARGOES FOR TERMINAL REPRESENTATIVES MSC.1/Circ.1355 AMENDMENTS TO THE GUIDELINES FOR SECURING 30 June 2010 ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF ROAD VEHICLES ON RO-RO SHIPS (RESOLUTION A.581(14)) MSC.1/Circ.1354 AMENDMENTS TO THE ELEMENTS TO BE TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT 30 June 2010 WHEN CONSIDERING THE SAFE STOWAGE AND SECURING OF CARGO UNITS AND VEHICLES IN SHIPS (RESOLUTION A.533(13)) MSC.1/Circ.1353 REVISED GUIDELINES FOR THE PREPARATION OF THE CARGO 30 June 2010 SECURING MANUAL This circular supersedes MSC/Circ.745. MSC.1/Circ.1352 AMENDMENTS TO THE CODE OF SAFE PRACTICE FOR CARGO 30 June 2010 STOWAGE AND SECURING (CSS CODE) MSC.1/Circ.1351 INTERPRETATION OF STOWAGE AND SEGREGATION 15 June 2010 REQUIREMENTS FOR BROWN COAL BRIQUETTES AND COAL RELATED TO "HOT AREAS" IN THE IMSBC CODE MSC.1/Circ June 2010 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS CHAPTER V MSC.1/Circ.1349 HIGH-SPEED CRAFT (HSC) COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF 1 June 2010 SOLAS REGULATIONS V/18 TO V/20 AND CHAPTER 13 OF THE 2000 HIGH-SPEED CRAFT CODE

12 12 MSC.1/Circ.1348 GUIDELINES FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF TECHNICAL PROVISIONS 2 June 2010 FOR THE PERFORMANCE OF AN IN-WATER SURVEY IN LIEU OF BOTTOM INSPECTION IN DRY-DOCK TO PERMIT ONE DRY-DOCK EXAMINATION IN ANY FIVE-YEAR PERIOD FOR PASSENGER SHIPS OTHER THAN RO-RO PASSENGER SHIPS MSC.1/Circ.1347 DETERMINATION OF THE REQUIRED SAFE WORKING LOAD OF 2 June 2010 LIFERAFT LAUNCHING APPLIANCES ON PASSENGER SHIPS MSC.1/Circ June 2010 MSC.1/Circ June 2010 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE 2000 HSC CODE UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-1/27.5 MSC.1/Circ.1344 INTERIM CONTINUITY OF SERVICE PLAN FOR THE LRIT SYSTEM, 13 May 2010 FOR THE PERIOD BETWEEN MSC 87 AND MSC 88 MSC.1/Circ.1343 GUIDELINES FOR THE INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN A 2 June 2010 SHIP CONSTRUCTION FILE MSC.1/Circ.1342 REMINDER IN CONNECTION WITH SHORE LEAVE AND ACCESS TO 27 May 2010 SHIPS The Committee revoked MSC/Circ.1112 and resolved that any reference to MSC/Circ.1112 should be read as a reference to this circular. MSC.1/Circ.1341 GUIDELINES ON SECURITY-RELATED TRAINING AND 27 May 2010 FAMILIARIZATION FOR PORT FACILITY PERSONNEL MSC.1/Circ.1340 Not Ready MSC.1/Circ.1339 PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY AGAINST SHIPS IN WATERS OFF 14 September 2011 THE COAST OF SOMALIA Best Management Practices for Protection against Somalia Based Piracy MSC.1/Circ.1337 is hereby revoked. MSC.1/Circ.1338 GUIDANCE TO SEARCH AND RESCUE SERVICES IN RELATION 1 March 2011 TO REQUESTING AND RECEIVING LRIT INFORMATION This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1308 and any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1308 should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1337 PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY AGAINST SHIPS IN WATERS OFF 4 August 2010 THE COAST OF SOMALIA Best Management Practices to Deter Piracy off the Coast of Somalia and in the Arabian Sea Area developed by the industry MSC.1/Circ.1335 is hereby revoked. MSC.1/Circ.1336 CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS THE INTERNATIONAL 4 June 2010 MARITIME DANGEROUS GOODS (IMDG) CODE Contact information for the designated national competent authority This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1301.

13 13 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 This circular revokes MSC/Circ.623/Rev.3. 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 This circular revokes MSC/Circ.622/Rev.1. 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 June 2009 CLARIFICATION OF SOLAS REGULATION III/19 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 June 2009 MSC.1/Circ June 2009 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE IBC CODE UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-2 MSC.1/Circ.1321 GUIDELINES FOR MEASURES TO PREVENT FIRES IN ENGINE-ROOMS

14 14 11 June 2009 AND CARGO PUMP-ROOMS 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 This circular supersedes MSC/Circ.582 and Corr.1, and MSC/Circ.799. Type approvals conducted in accordance with the aforementioned Guidelines should remain valid until 1 July 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 This circular supersedes COMSAR/Circ.15. MSC.1/Circ.1309 INFORMATION COMMUNICATED TO THE ORGANIZATION IN 9 June 2009 RELATION TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF LRIT DATA CENTRES AND

15 15 THEIR POSITION IN RELATION TO DEVELOPMENTAL TESTING AND THE PRODUCTION LRIT SYSTEM As from 1 October 2009, this circular should be considered as having been revoked. MSC.1/Circ.1308 GUIDANCE TO SEARCH AND RESCUE SERVICES IN RELATION TO 9 June 2009 REQUESTING AND RECEIVING LRIT INFORMATION The circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1297 and any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1297 should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1307 GUIDANCE ON THE SURVEY AND CERTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE 9 June 2009 OF SHIPS WITH THE REQUIREMENT TO TRANSMIT LRIT INFORMATION This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1296 and any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1296 should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1306 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.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 This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ 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 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.1298 GUIDANCE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LRIT SYSTEM 8 December 2008 The circular revokes MSC.1/Circ MSC.1/Circ.1297 GUIDANCE TO SEARCH AND RESCUE SERVICES IN RELATION TO

16 16 8 December 2008 REQUESTING AND RECEIVING LRIT INFORMATION The circular revokes MSC.1/Circ MSC.1/Circ.1296 GUIDANCE ON THE SURVEY AND CERTIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE 8 December 2008 OF SHIPS WITH THE REQUIREMENT TO TRANSMIT LRIT INFORMATION This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ 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.1294/Rev.3 LONG-RANGE IDENTIFICATION AND TRACKING SYSTEM 28 May 2012 TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION (PART II) This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1294/Rev.2 issued on 15 February Any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1294/Rev.2 or any of its previous versions should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1294/Rev.2 LONG-RANGE IDENTIFICATION AND TRACKING SYSTEM 15 February 2011 TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION (PART II) This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1294/Rev.1 issued on 13 May 2010 and any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1294 or MSC.1/Circ.1294/Rev.1 should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1294/Rev.1 LONG-RANGE IDENTIFICATION AND TRACKING SYSTEM 13 May 2010 TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION (PART II) This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1294 issued on 8 December 2008 and any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1294 should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1294 LONG-RANGE IDENTIFICATION AND TRACKING SYSTEM 8 December 2008 TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION (PART II) MSC.1/Circ.1293 PARTICIPATION IN THE WMO VOLUNTARY OBSERVING SHIPS 10 December 2008 (VOS) SCHEME This circular revokes MSC/Circ MSC.1/Circ.1292 EARLY APPLICATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CODE ON INTACT 9 December 2008 STABILITY, 2008 MSC.1/Circ.1291 GUIDELINES FOR FLOODING DETECTION SYSTEMS ON PASSENGER 9 December 2008 SHIPS MSC.1/Circ.1290 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE TERM FIRST SURVEY 16 December 2008 REFERRED TO IN SOLAS REGULATIONS This circular supersedes MSC/Circ MSC.1/Circ.1289 ADOPTION OF AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERNATIONAL 9 December 2008 AERONAUTICAL AND MARITIME SEARCH AND RESCUE (IAMSAR) MANUAL MSC.1/Circ.1288 AMENDMENTS TO RESOLUTION A.706(17). WORLD-WIDE

17 17 9 December 2008 NAVIGATIONAL WARNING SERVICE This circular revokes MSC/Circ.685, MSC/Circ.750 and MSC/Circ.957. MSC.1/Circ.1287 AMENDMENTS TO RESOLUTION A.705(17) PROMULGATION OF 9 December 2008 MARITIME SAFETY INFORMATION MSC.1/Circ December 2008 MSC.1/Circ December 2008 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-1/32.1 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION III/16.1 MSC.1/Circ.1284 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS REGULATIONS II-1/1.3 AND 11 December 2008 II-1/3-6 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.1282 APPLICATION OF THE AMENDED SOLAS REGULATIONS II-2/3, 9 December 2008 XII/12 AND XII/13 MSC.1/Circ.1281 EXPLANATORY NOTES TO THE INTERNATIONAL CODE 9 December 2008 ON INTACT STABILITY, 2008 MSC.1/Circ.1280 NIGHT-TIME LOOKOUT PHOTOCHROMIC LENSES AND DARK 19 May 2008 ADAPTATION MSC.1/Circ.1279 GUIDELINES FOR CORROSION PROTECTION OF PERMANENT 23 May 2008 MEANS OF ACCESS ARRANGEMENTS MSC.1/Circ.1278 GUIDANCE ON WEARING IMMERSION SUITS IN 23 May 2008 TOTALLY ENCLOSED LIFEBOATS 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 May 2008 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-2 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.1274 GUIDELINES FOR EVALUATION OF FIRE RISK OF EXTERNAL AREAS 3 June 2008 ON PASSENGER SHIPS MSC.1/Circ.1273 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CODE FOR 30 May 2008 APPLICATION OF FIRE TEST PROCEDURES (FTP CODE) 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

18 18 SPACES EQUIVALENT TO THAT REFERRED TO IN RESOLUTION A.123(V) This circular supersedes MSC/Circ.914. 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.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 This circular supersedes circular MSC/Circ 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.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.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.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 Convention, as amended, and of paragraph 7.17 of the 2000 HSC Code, as amended This circular supersedes MSC/Circ.1027 and MSC/Circ MSC.1/Circ.1265 RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE SAFE USE OF PESTICIDES IN SHIPS 9 June 2008 APPLICABLE TO THE FUMIGATION OF CARGO TRANSPORT UNITS The present circular supersedes MSC/Circ.612, as amended by MSC/Circ.689 and MSC/Circ.746 with regard to the fumigation of cargo transport units. MSC.1/Circ.1264 RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE SAFE USE OF PESTICIDES IN SHIPS 27 May 2008 APPLICABLE TO THE FUMIGATION OF CARGO HOLDS The present circular supersedes MSC/Circ.612, as amended by MSC/Circ.689 and MSC/Circ.746 with regard to the fumigation of cargo holds. MSC.1/Circ.1263 REVISED RECOMMENDATION ON SAFETY OF PERSONNEL DURING 9 June 2008 CONTAINER SECURING OPERATIONS This circular supersedes MSC/Circ.886 on Recommendation on safety of personnel during container securing operations. 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

19 19 Carrying Dangerous Goods (EmS Guide) MSC.1/Circ.1261 PREVENTION OF MARITIME ACCIDENTS DUE TO DRIFTWOOD AND 22 May 2008 OTHER FLOATING OBSTACLES MSC.1/Circ May 2008 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF COLREG 1972, AS AMENDED MSC.1/Circ.1259/Rev.5 LONG-RANGE IDENTIFICATION AND TRACKING SYSTEM 28 May 2012 TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION (PART I) This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1259/Rev.4 issued on 15 February Any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1259/Rev.4 or any of its previous versions should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1259/Rev.4 LONG-RANGE IDENTIFICATION AND TRACKING SYSTEM 15 February 2011 TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION (PART I) INTERIM REVISED TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE LRIT SYSTEM (Version 5) This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1259/Rev.3 issued on 21 May 2010 and any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1259, MSC.1/Circ.1259/Rev.1, SC.1/Circ.1259/Rev.2 or MSC.1/Circ.1259/Rev.3 should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1259/Rev.3 LONG-RANGE IDENTIFICATION AND TRACKING SYSTEM 21 May 2010 TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION (PART I) INTERIM REVISED TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE LRIT SYSTEM (Version 4) This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1259/Rev.2 issued on 30 June 2009 and any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1259, MSC.1/Circ.1259/Rev.1 or MSC.1/Circ.1259/Rev.2 should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1259/Rev.2 LONG-RANGE IDENTIFICATION AND TRACKING SYSTEM 30 June 2009 TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION (PART I) INTERIM REVISED TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE LRIT SYSTEM (Version 3) This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1259/Rev.1 issued on 15 April 2009 and any reference to MSC.1/Circ.1259 or MSC.1/Circ.1259/Rev.1 should be read as reference to the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1258 GUIDANCE TO SEARCH AND RESCUE SERVICES IN RELATION 5 June 2008 TO REQUESTING AND RECEIVING LRIT INFORMATION 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 June 2008 GUIDANCE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LRIT SYSTEM MSC.1/Circ.1255 GUIDELINES FOR OWNERS/OPERATORS ON PREPARING 27 May 2008 EMERGENCY TOWING PROCEDURES MSC.1/Circ.1254 CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS THE INTERNATIONAL 19 February 2008 MARITIME DANGEROUS GOODS (IMDG) CODE

20 20 Contact information for the designated national competent authority This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ MSC.1/Circ.1253 SHIPBOARD TECHNICAL OPERATING AND MAINTENANCE 26 October 2007 MANUALS MSC.1/Circ.1252 GUIDELINES ON ANNUAL TESTING OF THE AUTOMATIC 22 October 2007 IDENTIFICATION SYSTEM (AIS) MSC.1/Circ October 2007 MSC.1/Circ October 2007 GUIDELINES ON THE CONTROL OF SHIPS IN AN EMERGENCY SAFETY MARGIN TO PROTECT RADAR SYSTEMS MSC.1/Circ.1249 ADOPTION OF AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERNATIONAL 16 October 2007 AERONAUTICAL AND MARITIME SEARCH AND RESCUE (IAMSAR) MANUAL MSC.1/Circ.1248 MINIMIZING DELAYS IN SEARCH AND RESCUE RESPONSE 16 October 2007 TO DISTRESS ALERTS MSC.1/Circ.1247 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF UNFORESEEN DELAY IN DELIVERY 6 November 2007 OF SHIPS MSC.1/Circ.1246 INTERPRETATION OF ALTERATIONS AND MODIFICATIONS 29 October 2007 OF A MAJOR CHARACTER This circular supersedes MSC/Circ.650. MSC.1/Circ.1245 GUIDELINES FOR DAMAGE CONTROL PLANS AND 29 October 2007 INFORMATION TO THE MASTER MSC.1/Circ October 2007 MSC.1/Circ October 2007 SYMBOL OF INFANT LIFEJACKET UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS CHAPTER III 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.1241 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL BULK 30 October 2007 CHEMICALS (IBC) CODE MSC.1/Circ.1240 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL CODE FOR 30 October 2007 FIRE SAFETY SYSTEMS (FSS CODE) MSC.1/Circ October 2007 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-2 MSC.1/Circ.1238 GUIDELINES FOR EVACUATION ANALYSIS FOR NEW AND EXISTING 30 October 2007 PASSENGER SHIPS This circular supersedes MSC/Circ.1033.

21 21 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.1236 CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS THE INTERNATIONAL 4 June 2010 MARITIME DANGEROUS GOODS (IMDG) CODE Contact information for the designated national competent authority MSC.1/Circ.1235 GUIDELINES ON SECURITY-RELATED TRAINING AND 21 October 2007 FAMILIARIZATION FOR SHIPBOARD PERSONNEL 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.1233 PIRACY AND ARMED ROBBERY AGAINST SHIPS IN WATERS OFF 15 June 2007 THE COAST OF SOMALIA 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 This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ 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.1230 Amendments to the manual on loading and unloading of solid bulk cargoes for 5 February 2007 terminal representatives MSC.1/Circ January 2007 Guidelines for the approval of stability instruments MSC.1/Circ.1228 Revised guidance to the master for avoiding dangerous situations in adverse 11 January 2007 weather and sea conditions This Revised Guidance supersedes the Guidance to the master for avoiding dangerous situations in following and quartering seas (MSC/Circ.707). MSC.1/Circ.1227 Explanatory notes to the interim guidelines for alternative assessment of the 11 January 2007 weather criterion MSC.1/Circ.1226 Interim explanatory notes to the SOLAS Chapter II-1 subdivision and damage 15 January 2007 stability regulations MSC.1/Circ.1225 Navigational warnings concerning operations endangering the safety of 11 December 2006 navigation MSC.1/Circ December 2006 Unified interpretations of SOLAS Chapter V 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

22 22 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 December 2006 Validity of type approval certification for marine products MSC.1/Circ.1220 Voluntary structural guidelines for new ships carrying liquids in bulk containing 12 December 2006 benzene MSC.1/Circ December 2006 Interim LRIT technical specifications and other matters 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.1217 Interim guidance on voluntary self-assessment by companies and company 14 December 2006 security officers (CSOs) for ship security MSC.1/Circ.1216 Revised recommendations on the safe transport of dangerous cargoes and 26 February 2007 related activities in port areas This circular revokes the aforementioned MSC/Circ.675. 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.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.1213 Interpretation and application of the IGC Code 15 December 2006 for ships carrying liquefied carbon dioxide in bulk MSC.1/Circ.1212 Guidelines on alternative design and arrangements 15 December 2006 for SOLAS Chapters II-1 and III 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 July 2006 MSC.1/Circ May 2006 COSPAS-SARSAT International 406 Mhz Beacon Registration Database Information on simulators available for use in maritime training MSC.1/Circ.1208 Promoting and verifying continued familiarization of GMDSS operators on 22 May 2006 board ships MSC.1/Circ May 2006 Early implementation of draft SOLAS Regulation III/ MSC.1/Circ.1206/Rev.1 Measures to prevent accidents with lifeboats 11 June 2009 This circular supersedes MSC/Circ.1049, MSC/Circ.1093, MSC/Circ.1136,

23 23 MSC/Circ.1137 and MSC.1/Circ MSC.1/Circ.1206 Measures to prevent accidents with lifeboats 26 May 2006 This circular supersedes MSC/Circ.1049, MSC/Circ.1093, MSC/Circ.1136 and MSC/Circ MSC.1/Circ.1205 Guidelines for developing operation and maintenance 26 May 2006 manuals for lifeboat systems MSC.1/Circ May 2006 Early application of amendment to SOLAS chapter II-2 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.1202 Inspection programmes for cargo transport units (CTUS) 14 June 2006 carrying dangerous goods 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 This circular revokes MSC.2/Circ.36. MSC.1/Circ May 2006 Interim guidelines for alternative assessment of the weather criterion 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.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.1197 Amendments to the unified interpretations to SOLAS Chapters II-1 6 June 2006 and XII approved by MSC/Circ.1176 MSC.1/Circ June 2006 Means of embarkation on and disembarkation from ships MSC.1/Circ.1195 Guidelines for the conduct of high-speed craft model tests 2 June 2006 This circular supersedes the Interim Guidelines for the conduct of high-speed craft model tests (MSC/Circ.1029). MSC.1/Circ May 2006 MSC.1/Circ May 2006 Effective implementation of SOLAS chapter xi-2 and the ISPS code Guidance on voluntary self-assessment by administrations and for ship security MSC.1/Circ.1192 Guidance on voluntary self-assessment by SOLAS contracting governments and 30 May 2006 by port facilities

24 24 MSC/Circ.1131 on Interim Guidance on voluntary self-assessment by SOLAS Contracting Governments and by port facilities is revoked as from the date of issue of the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1191 Further reminder of the obligation to notify flag states when exercising control 30 May 2006 and compliance measures MSC/Circ.1133 on Reminder of the obligation to notify flag States when exercising control and compliance measures is revoked as from the date of issue of the present circular. MSC.1/Circ.1190 Guidance on the provision of information for identifying ships when 30 May 2006 transmitting ship security alerts 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 May 2006 MSC.1/Circ May 2006 MSC.1/Circ June 2006 Guidelines on training and certification for port facility security officers Interim operational recommendations for passenger ships with cabin balconies Guidelines on the training of sar service personnel working in major incidents MSC.1/Circ.1185/Rev.1 Guide for cold water survival 30 November 2012 This circular supersedes MSC.1/Circ MSC.1/Circ May 2006 Guide for cold water survival MSC.1/Circ.1184 Enhanced contingency planning guidance for passenger ships operating in areas 31 May 2006 remote from SAR facilities 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 May 2006 Guide to recovery techniques MSC/Circ.1181 Adoption of Amendments to The International 11 July 2006 Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual MSC/Circ.1180 MEPC/Circ August 2005 Amendments to the guidelines for formal safety assessment (FSA) for use in the IMO rule-making process (MSC/Circ MEPC/Circ.392) 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 May 2005 Unified interpretations of SOLAS regulations XII/4.2 and XII/5.2

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