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IMO Resolutions

A.950(23) - Maritime Assistance Services (MAS)
A.999(25) - Guidelines on Voyage Planning for Passenger Ships Operating in Remote Areas
A1072(28) - Structure of an integrated system of contingency planning for shipboard emergencies (Secretariat)
Corrected by A 28/Res.1072/Corr.1: “At the end of the third paragraph, the text "regulation 26" is replaced by "regulation 37"."
A1074(28) - Notification and Circulation through the Global Integrated Shipping Information System (GISIS)
A1085(28) - Amendments to COLREGs
A1091(28) - Guidelines on preservation & collection of evidence (Secretariat)
MSC.385(94): International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code) – adopted 21 Nov 2014
A.1044(27): Piracy and armed robbery against ships off Somalia – adopted 30 Nov 2011

IMO Circulars

MSC/Circ.895 - Recommendation on Helicopter Landing Areas on Ro-Ro Passenger Ships
MSC.1-Circ.896-Rev.2 - Interim Measures For Combating Unsafe Practices Associated With The Trafficking, Smuggling... (Secretariat)
MSC/Circ.1043 - Guidance on Ships' Daily Reporting of Their Positions to Their Companies
MSC/Circ.1156 - Guidance on the Access of Public Authorities, Emergency Response Services and Pilots on Board Ships to Which SOLAS Chapter xi-2 and the ISPS Code Apply
MSC.1/Circ.1184 - Enhanced Contingency Planning Guidance for Passenger Ships Operating in Areas Remote from SAR Facilities
MSC.1/Circ.1214 - Performance Standards for the Systems and Services to Remain Operational on Passenger Ships for Safe Return to Port and Orderly Evacuation and Abandonment After a Casualty
MSC.1-Circ.1333-Rev.1 - Recommendations to Governments for preventing and suppressing piracy and armed robbery aga... (Secretariat)
MSC.1/Circ.1334 - Guidance to Shipowners and Ship Operators, Shipmasters and Crews on Preventing and Suppressing Acts of Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships
MSC.1/Circ.1412/Rev.2 - Principles and Guidelines Relating to the Review and Audit of the Performance of Long-Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) Data Centres and of the International LRIT Data Exchange
MSC.1/Circ.1413 - Basic Safety Guidance for Yacht Races or Oceanic Voyages by Non-Regulated Craft


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