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IMO amendments

The International Maritime Organization (the IMO) is the global standard-setting authority for the safety, security and environmental performance of international shipping. As a Recognized Organization by more than 160 Flag Administrations, and a member of the International Association of Classification Societies (the IACS), Bureau Veritas can anticipate upcoming IMO developments and use its considerable expertise to help clients adhere to the detailed requirements.

Navigating Statutory Requirements is an easy-to-use database of new regulations entering into force, devised to help clients determine which requirements are applicable to their situation.

Our database includes information regarding: 

  • Applicability for new ships, existing ships, or both
  • Applicability by ship type: all ships, bulk carriers, Ro-Ro and passenger ships, tankers, and other cargo ships
  • Conventions and Codes: SOLAS, MARPOL, Load Line, BWM, Polar Code, IMSBC Code, ESP Code, etc.
  • Date of entry into force
  • References to the MSC or MEPC Resolution

Amendments entering into force in 2019

All Ships
Bulk Carriers

Amendments entering into force in 2018

All Ships
Bulk Carriers
Cargo Ships
Tankers

Amendments entering into force in 2017

All Ships
Bulk Carriers
Ro-Ro and Passenger Ships
Tankers

Amendments entering into force in 2015

Bulk Carriers
All Ships
Passenger Ships, Ro-Ro Passenger Ships & HSC

Amendments entering into force in 2014

Bulk Carriers
Tankers
Passenger Ships, Ro-Ro Passenger Ships & HSC
All Ships

Amendments entering into force in 2013

All Ships
Passenger ships, Ro-Ro passenger ships & HSC

Amendments entering into force in 2012

All Ships (Rev 1)
Passenger ships, Ro-Ro passenger ships & HSC (Rev 1)
Tankers (Rev 1)
Bulk Carriers (Rev 1)

Amendments entering into force in 2011

All Ships (Rev 1)
Passenger ships, Ro-Ro passenger ships & HSC (Rev 1)
Tankers (Rev 1)

Amendments entering into force in 2010

All Ships
Passenger ships, Ro-Ro passenger ships & HSC
Tankers