IMO Documents Categories IMO Guidance List IMO Conventions SAR Administration SAR Operations Medical Communications - Systems Communications - Procedures Maritime Safety Information Other Information Model Courses IMO Meeting Reports & Various Shop Resources IMO Documents SAR Administration Guidance Available for Purchase A revised edition of the IAMSAR Manual is published every three years: the next edition will become available in mid-2022. IMO Resolutions MSC.167(78) - Guidelines on the Treatment of Persons Rescued at Sea MSC.346(91): Application of SOLAS Regulation III/17-1 to Ships to Which SOLAS Chapter III Does not ApplySee Circular MSC.1/Circ.1447 A.919(22) - Acceptance and Implementation of the International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue, 1979, as Amended A.920(22) - Review of Safety Measures and Procedures for the Treatment of Persons Rescued at Sea A.949(23) - Guidelines on Places of Refuge for Ships in Need of Assistance A.1093(29) - Special recognition for merchant vessels involved in the rescue of mixed migrants at sea IMO Circulars ‘SAR.1’ Circulars report IMO Member Government accessions and successions to/from the SAR Convention. ‘SAR.6’ Circulars report agreements on SAR Regions. These Circulars are not on the IMRF website but may be obtained on request from [email protected]. The latest SAR.7 & SAR.8 Circulars are listed here. Other numbers in the ‘SAR’ series are not currently in use. SAR.7-Circ.14 - List Of Documents And Publications Which Should Be Held By A Maritime Or Joint Rescue Coordination CentreNote that this Circular is updated every two years: the next update will be published in 2021. The latest editions of the IMO documents and publications listed in the Circular are also included in this list. SAR.8/Circ.4 - Availability of SAR ServicesThis is the last update on the status of the Global SAR Plan issued as a Circular. Users should now refer to the Global SAR Plan module of IMO’s Global Integrated Shipping Information System (GISIS), available at www.imo.org. IMO Member Governments should keep this module up to date: see COMSAR.1./Circ.55 COMSAR.1/Circ.52 - Questionnaire on the Availability of SAR Services COMSAR.1/Circ.55 - Guidance for Entering and Updating Information on SAR Services into GISIS and on How to Get Access to the Information for Operational Use MSC.1/Circ.1594: Amendments to the International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual – 25 May 2018 IMODOCS IMO Publishing has thousands of useful documents in their IMODOCS Library. We only show the most popular documents here in our iMO Documents pages. But if you need more, please visit the IMODOCS Library. If you don't have an account yet, please make sure you register as a "user". IMO Publishing will send you the login credentials (please make sure you check your junk folder as well, in case the e-mail lands in there).