IMO - International Maritime Organization

03/07/2023 | News release | Distributed by Public on 03/07/2023 08:33

Ventilation requirements for totally enclosed lifeboats finalized

Draft amendments addressing ventilation of survival craft for totally enclosed lifeboats were finalized by the Sub-Committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE 9).

The Sub-Committee also completed its review of SOLAS chapter II-2 and associated codes to minimize the incidence and consequences of fires on board ro-ro passenger ships; finalized the draft 2023 Code of Safety for Diving Systems; and finalized draft interim guidelines on safe operation of onshore power supply (OPS) service in port for ships engaged on international voyages.

Read full SSE 9 summary here.