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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.1468 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF PARAGRAPH 1.1.4 OF THE LSA CODE
24 June 2013

MSC.1/Circ.1467 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-1/26.3
24 June 2013

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.1197.

MSC.1/Circ.1463 APPLICATION OF SOLAS REGULATIONS XII/3, XII/7 AND XII/11
1 July 2013

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
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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 02-13 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.1410.

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
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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.1446.

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.1202.

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.1437 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS REGULATION II-2/21.4
31 May 2012

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.1435 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE FTP CODE
1 June 2012

MSC.1/Circ.1434 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-2
31 May 2012

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MSC.1/Circ.1433 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS REGULATION II-2/10.6.4 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.1429 CLARIFICATION OF SOLAS REGULATIONS V/19.2.3.4 AND V/19.2.9.2
28 May 2012

MSC.1/Circ.1428 PILOT TRANSFER ARRANGEMENTS
28 May 2012 Required boarding arrangements for pilots

MSC.1/Circ.1427 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF COLREG 1972, AS AMENDED
28 May 2012

MSC.1/Circ.1426 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-1/3-5
13 June 2012

MSC.1/Circ.1425 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATIONS II-1/29.3 AND
13 June 2012 29.4

MSC.1/Circ.1424 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-1/48.3
13 June 2012

MSC.1/Circ.1423 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF PARAGRAPH 1.2.2.6 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
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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.1417 GUIDELINES FOR PASSENGER SHIP TENDERS
13 June 2012

MSC.1/Circ.1416 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATIONS II-1/28 AND II-
13 June 2012 1/29

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.1366.

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/20.11.2

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.1336.

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.1407 GUIDANCE FOR APPLICATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-2/19.3
2 June 2011

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
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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.1402 SAFETY OF PILOT TRANSFER ARRANGMENTS
14 June 2011

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.1398 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-1/29
10 June 2011

MSC.1/Circ.1397 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION III/15.1
10 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
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HOLDS (MSC.1/CIRC.1264)
16 June 2011

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.1393 EARLY APPLICATION OF NEW SOLAS REGULATION III/1.5
27 May 2011

MSC.1/Circ.1392 GUIDELINES FOR EVALUATION AND REPLACEMENT OF
27 May 2011 LIFEBOAT RELEASE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS

MSC.1/Circ.1391 OPERATING ANOMALIES IDENTIFIED WITHIN ECDIS
7 December 2010

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 fire-
fighting 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.
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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.1382.

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.1379 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-1/3-5
8 December 2010

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 2012. 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 2012. 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 2012. 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 2011. Any
reference to MSC.1/Circ.1377/Rev.4 or any of its previous versions should be
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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 2011. 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 2011. 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 2010. 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.1375.

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
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3 December 2010 SHIPS

MSC.1/Circ.1373 MEMBERSHIP OF THE IHO
1 June 2010

MSC.1/Circ.1372 GUIDANCE FOR APPLICATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-1/41.6
24 May 2010

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.1214.

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.1366 MEDICAL ASSISTANCE AT SEA YACHT RACING
24 May 2010

MSC.1/Circ.1365 COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE LOCATING, TRACKING
24 May 2010 AND EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION DEVICES

MSC.1/Circ.1364 REVISED INTERNATIONAL SAFETYNET MANUAL
24 May 2010

MSC.1/Circ.1363 INTERIM GUIDELINES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND EQUIPMENT
30 June 2010 OF SHIPS CARRYING NATURAL GAS HYDRATE PELLETS (NGHP) IN
BULK
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MSC.1/Circ.1362 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-1
26 May 2010

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.1265.

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.1359 INFORMATION ON LOCAL REGULATIONS
17 June 2010

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.1350 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS CHAPTER V
1 June 2010

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
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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.1346 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE 2000 HSC CODE
2 June 2010

MSC.1/Circ.1345 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-1/27.5
2 June 2010

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.

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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.1326 CLARIFICATION OF SOLAS REGULATION III/19
11 June 2009

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.1323 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF THE IBC CODE
10 June 2009

MSC.1/Circ.1322 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-2
11 June 2009

MSC.1/Circ.1321 GUIDELINES FOR MEASURES TO PREVENT FIRES IN ENGINE-ROOMS
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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 2012.

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
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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.1254.

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.1256.

MSC.1/Circ.1297 GUIDANCE TO SEARCH AND RESCUE SERVICES IN RELATION TO
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8 December 2008 REQUESTING AND RECEIVING LRIT INFORMATION
The circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1258.

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.1257.

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 2011. 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.1017.

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.1141.

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
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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.1286 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION II-1/32.1
10 December 2008

MSC.1/Circ.1285 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS REGULATION III/16.1
11 December 2008

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.1276 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-2
30 May 2008

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
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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.1007.

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.1148.

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
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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.1260 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF COLREG 1972, AS AMENDED
22 May 2008

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 2011. 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.1256 GUIDANCE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE LRIT SYSTEM
5 June 2008

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
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Contact information for the designated national competent authority
This circular revokes MSC.1/Circ.1232.

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.1251 GUIDELINES ON THE CONTROL OF SHIPS IN AN EMERGENCY
19 October 2007

MSC.1/Circ.1250 SAFETY MARGIN TO PROTECT RADAR SYSTEMS
19 October 2007

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.1244 SYMBOL OF INFANT LIFEJACKET
29 October 2007

MSC.1/Circ.1243 UNIFIED INTERPRETATION OF SOLAS CHAPTER III
29 October 2007

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.1239 UNIFIED INTERPRETATIONS OF SOLAS CHAPTER II-2
30 October 2007

MSC.1/Circ.1238 GUIDELINES FOR EVACUATION ANALYSIS FOR NEW AND EXISTING
30 October 2007 PASSENGER SHIPS
This circular supersedes MSC/Circ.1033.

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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.1201.

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.1229 Guidelines for the approval of stability instruments
11 January 2007

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.1224 Unified interpretations of SOLAS Chapter V
11 December 2006

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

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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.1221 Validity of type approval certification for marine products
11 December 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1220 Voluntary structural guidelines for new ships carrying liquids in bulk containing
12 December 2006 benzene

MSC.1/Circ.1219 Interim LRIT technical specifications and other matters
15 December 2006

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.1210 COSPAS-SARSAT International 406 Mhz Beacon Registration Database
11 July 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1209 Information on simulators available for use in maritime training
22 May 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1208 Promoting and verifying continued familiarization of GMDSS operators on
22 May 2006 board ships

MSC.1/Circ.1207 Early implementation of draft SOLAS Regulation III/19.3.3.4
26 May 2006

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,
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MSC/Circ.1137 and MSC.1/Circ.1206.

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.1137.

MSC.1/Circ.1205 Guidelines for developing operation and maintenance
26 May 2006 manuals for lifeboat systems

MSC.1/Circ.1204 Early application of amendment to SOLAS chapter II-2
26 May 2006

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.1200 Interim guidelines for alternative assessment of the weather criterion
24 May 2006

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.1196 Means of embarkation on and disembarkation from ships
6 June 2006

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.1194 Effective implementation of SOLAS chapter xi-2 and the ISPS code
30 May 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1193 Guidance on voluntary self-assessment by administrations and for ship security
30 May 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1192 Guidance on voluntary self-assessment by SOLAS contracting governments and
30 May 2006 by port facilities
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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.1188 Guidelines on training and certification for port facility security officers
22 May 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1187 Interim operational recommendations for passenger ships with cabin balconies
23 May 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1186 Guidelines on the training of sar service personnel working in major incidents
1 June 2006

MSC.1/Circ.1185/Rev.1 Guide for cold water survival
30 November 2012 This circular supersedes MSC.1/Circ.1185.

MSC.1/Circ.1185 Guide for cold water survival
31 May 2006

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.1182 Guide to recovery techniques
31 May 2006

MSC/Circ.1181 Adoption of Amendments to The International
11 July 2006 Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual

MSC/Circ.1180 Amendments to the guidelines for formal safety assessment (FSA)
MEPC/Circ.474 for use in the IMO rule-making process (MSC/Circ.1023 - MEPC/Circ.392)
25 August 2005

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.1178 Unified interpretations of SOLAS regulations XII/4.2 and XII/5.2
25 May 2005
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MSC/Circ.1177 Unified Interpretation of the 2000 HSC Code
25 May 2005

MSC/Circ.1176 Unified interpretations to SOLAS Chapters II-1 and XII and to
25 May 2005 the technical provisions for means of access for inspections

MSC/Circ.1175 Guidance on shipboard towing and mooring equipment
24 May 2005

MSC/Circ.1174 Basic safety guidance for oceanic voyages by non-regulated craft
20 May 2005

MSC/Circ.1173 Adoption of Amendments to the International Aeronautical and Maritime
23 May 2005 Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual

MSC/Circ.1172 Identification of Passenger Ships, other than R-Ro Passenger ships, which
23 May 2005 should benefit from being equipped with the emergency medical kit//bag
(EMK)

MSC/Circ.1171 Closure of INMARSAT-E Services by INMARSAT Ltd
23 May 2005

MSC/Circ.1170 Application of SOLAS regulation II-2/15 for lubricating oil and other
15 June 2005 flammable oil arrangements for ships built before 1 July 1998

MSC/Circ.1169 Unified interpretations of SOLAS Chapter II-2
1 June 2005

MSC/Circ.1168 Interim guidelines for the testing, approval and maintenance of evacuation
1 June 2005 guidance systems used as an alternative to low-location lighting systems

MSC/Circ.1167 Functional requirements and performance standards for the assessment of
1 June 2005 evacuation guidance systems

MSC/Circ.1166 Guidelines for a simplified evacuation analysis for high-speed passenger craft
27 June 2005 This circular supersedes MSC/Circ.1001.

MSC/Circ.1165 Revised guidelines for the approval of equivalent water-based
10 June 2005 fire-extinguishing systems for machinery spaces and cargo pump-rooms

MSC/Circ.1164 International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and
20 May 2005 Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.1163 International convention on standards of training, certification and
20 May 2005 watchkeeping for seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.1162 General principles and recommendations for knowledge, skills and training for
20 May 2005 officers on wing-in-ground (WIG) craft operating in both displacement and
ground effect modes

MSC/Circ.1161 Guidance on Training Fast Rescue Boats launch and recovery teams and boat
20 May 2005 crews
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MSC/Circ.1160 Manual on loading and unloading of solid bulk cargoes for terminal
16 May 2005 representatives

MSC/Circ.1159 Guidelines on the provision of stability-related information for bulk carriers
24 May 2005

MSC/Circ.1158 Unified Interpretation of SOLAS Chapter II-1
24 May 2005

MSC/Circ.1157 Interim Scheme for the Compliance of Certain Cargo Ships with the special
23 May 2005 measures to enhance Maritime Security

MSC/Circ.1156 Guidance on the Access of Public Authorities, Emergency Response services
23 May 2005 and pilots on board ships to which SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code
apply

MSC/Circ.1155 Guidance on the message priority and the testing of ship security alert systems
23 May 2005

MSC/Circ.1154 Guidelines on Training and Certification for Company Security Officers
23 May 2005

MSC/Circ.1153 National Contact Points for Safety and Pollution Prevention
31 December 2004

MSC/Circ.1152 Helicopter facilities on board ships - amendments to Annex 14 (Aerodromes),
15 December 2004 Volume II (Heliports), to the convention on International Civil Aviation

MSC/Circ.1151 Revised list of certificates and documents required to be carried on board ships
17 December 2004

MSC/Circ.1150 Provision of information on the implementation of codes, recommendations
23 January 2005 guidelines and other non-mandatory instruments

MSC/Circ.1149 Accidents involving bulk cargoes not specifically listed in the Code of Safe
15 December 2004 Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes (BC Code)

MSC/Circ.1148 Carriage of dangerous goods
15 December 2004 (Issuing and renewal of document of compliance with the special requirements
applicable to ships carrying dangerous goods)

MSC/Circ.1147 Questionnaire on inspections of containers/vehicles carrying packaged
15 December 2004 dangerous goods

MSC/Circ.1146 Lists of solid bulk cargoes for which a fixed gas fire-extinguishing system may
15 December 2004 be exempted or for which a fixed gas fire-extinguishing system is ineffective
This circular supersedes MSC/Circ.671.

MSC/Circ.1145 Precautionary advice to masters when undertaking ballast water exchange
13 December 2004 operations

MSC/Circ.1144 Additional guidance for the uniform application of rule 1(e) of the International
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13 December 2004 Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972, as amended

MSC/Circ.1143 Guidelines on early assessment of hull damage and possible need for
13 December 2004 abandonment of bulk carriers

MSC/Circ.1142 Marking the ships plans, manuals and other documents with the IMO Ship
20 December 2004 Identification Number

MSC/Circ.1141 Unified interpretation of the term first survey referred to in SOLAS
21 December 2004 Regulations II-2/1.2.2.2, V/19.1.2.2, V/19.2.4.2.2 and V/20.1.2

MSC/Circ.1140 Transfer of ships between states
20 December 2004

MSC/Circ.1139 Conditions applicable to propulsion control automation systems of ships built
15 December 2004 after 1 July 1986, but before 1 July 2004 (SOLAS Regulation II-1/31)

MSC/Circ.1138 Interpretation to the guidelines for design, construction and operation of
16 December 2004 passenger submersible craft

MSC/Circ.1137 Guidelines for simulated launching of free-fall lifeboats
15 December 2004

MSC/Circ.1136 Guidance on Safety During Abandon Ship Drills using Lifeboats
15 December 2004

MSC/Circ.1135 As-built construction drawings to be maintained on board the ship and ashore
15 December 2004

MSC/Circ.1134 International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and
10 December 2004 Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.1133 Reminder of the obligation to notify flag states when exercising control and
14 December 2004 compliance measures

MSC/Circ.1132 Guidance relating to the implementation of SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and the ISPS
14 December 2004 Code

MSC/Circ.1131 Interim guidance on voluntary self-assessment by SOLAS contracting
14 December 2004 governments and by port facilities

MSC/Circ.1130 Guidance to masters, companies and duly authorized officers on the
14 December 2004 requirements relating to the submission of security-related information prior to
the entry of a ship into port

MSC/Circ.1129 Guidance on the establishment of medical and sanitation related programmes
15 December 2004 for passenger ships

MSC/Circ.1128 List of products that have been omitted from either Chapter 17 or 18 of the IBC
13 December 2004 Code due to missing safety data, pollution data or both

MSC/Circ.1127 Early Implementation of Amendment to SOLAS Regulation III/19.3.3.3
15 December 2004 adopted by Resolution MSC.152(78)
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MSC/Circ.1126 Amendments to the Interim Guidelines for Wing-in-Ground (WIG) Craft
6 January 2005

MSC/Circ.1125 Amendments to the Guidelines for the Design, Construction and Operation of
6 January 2005 Passenger Submersible Craft

MSC/Circ.1124 Adoption of Amendments to the International Aeronautical and Maritime
28 July 2004 Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual

MSC/Circ.1123 Guidelines on annual testing of L-band satellite EPIRBs
26 May 2004

MSC/Circ.1122 Adoption of the revised Navtex manual
24 May 2004

MSC/Circ.1121 International convention on standards of training, certification and
20 May 2004 watchkeeping for seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended
(Parties to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification
and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended, confirmed by the
Maritime Safety Committee to have communicated information which
demonstrates that full and complete effect is given to the relevant provisions
of the Convention)

MSC/Circ.1120 Unified interpretations of SOLAS Chapter II-2, the FSS Code, the FTP Code
2 June 2004 and related Fire Test Procedures

MSC/Circ.1119 Ship/terminal interface improvement for bulk carriers
10 June 1004

MSC/Circ.1118 Implementation of SOLAS Regulation V/9 Hydrographic Services
27 May 2004

MSC/Circ.1117 Guidance for checking the structure of bulk carriers
24 June 2004

MSC/Circ.1116 Unified interpretations of the IBC and IGC Codes
2 June 2004

MSC/Circ.1115 Prevention of accidents in high free-fall launching of lifeboats
25 May 2004

MSC/Circ.1114 Guidelines for periodic testing of immersion suit and anti-exposure suit seams
25 May 2004 and closures

MSC/Circ.1113 Guidance to port state control officers on the non-security related elements of
7 June 2004 the 2002 SOLAS amendments

MSC/Circ.1112 Shore leave and access to ships under the ISPS Code
7 June 2004

MSC/Circ.1111 Guidance relating to the implementation of SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and the ISPS
7 June 2004 Code
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MSC/Circ.1110 Matters related to SOLAS Regulations XI-2/6 and XI-2/7
7 June 2004

MSC/Circ.1109/Rev.1 False security alerts and distress/security double alerts
14 December 2004

MSC/Circ.1109 False security alerts and distress/security double alerts
7 June 2004

MSC/Circ.1108 Guidelines for assessing the longitudinal strength of bulk carriers during
25 May 2004 loading, unloading and ballast water exchange

MSC/Circ.1107 Application of SOLAS Regulation II-1/3-6 on access to and within spaces in,
25 May 2004 and forward of, the cargo area of oil tankers and bulk carriers and application of
the technical provisions for means of access for inspections

MSC/Circ.1106 Implementation of SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code to port facilities
29 March 2004

MSC/Circ.1105 Guidance on responsibility and liability issues related to the use of the
25 February 2004 emergency medical kit/bag and evaluation of its use in emergency incidents

MSC/Circ.1104 Implementation of SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and the ISPS Code
15 January 2004

MSC/Circ.1103 National Contact Points for Safety and Pollution Prevention
MEPC.6/Circ.9
31 December 2003

MSC/Circ.1102 Interpretations of the 2000 HSC Code and SOLAS Chapter X
15 September 2003

MSC/Circ.1101 Ship/Port Interface. Availability of tug assistance
MEPC/Circ.409
FAL/Circ.100
8 September 2003

MSC/Circ.1100/ Recommendation for the use of a Standard Format for the Cargo Information
MEPC/Circ.407 Required by Chapter 16 of the IBC Code
27 August 2003

MSC/Circ.1099/ Guidelines of the Organization and Method of Work of the Maritime Safety
MEPC/Circ.405 Committee and the Marine Environment Protection Committee and their
2 September 2003 subsidiary bodies, as amended

MSC/Circ.1098/ Ship/Port Interface
FAL/Circ.99 Development of Guidelines on minimum training and education for shore-side
23 June 2003 mooring personnel

MSC/Circ.1097 Guidance relating to the implementation of SOLAS Chapter XI-2 and the ISPS
6 June 2003 Code

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MSC/Circ.1096 Guidelines on the prevention and management of severe acute respiratory 16
June 2003 syndrome (SARS)

MSC/Circ.1095 Revised Minimum Safety Standards for Ships Carrying Liquids in Bulk
18 June 2003 Containing Benzene

MSC/Circ.1094 Application of SOLAS regulation III/26 concerning fast rescue boat systems on
17 June 2003 ro-ro passenger ships

MSC/Circ.1093 Guidelines for periodic servicing and maintenance of lifeboats, launching 17
June 2003 appliances and on-load release gear

MSC/Circ.1092 International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and
5 June 2003 Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.1091 Issues to be considered when introducing new technology on board ship
6 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1090 Guidance for administrations, companies, masters and manning agents in
6 June 2003 detecting and preventing unlawful practices

MSC/Circ.1089 Guidance on recommended anti-fraud measures and forgery prevention features
6 June 2003 for seafarers certificates

MSC/Circ.1088 Questionnaire on national database standards, recorded systems and anti-fraud 6
June 2003 measures

MSC/Circ.1087 Guidelines for partially weathertight watchway covers on board containerships
18 June 1003

MSC/Circ.1086 Code of Practice for atmospheric oil mist detectors
18 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1085 Use of Smoke Helmet-type Breathing Apparatus
13 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1084 Principles for hot work on board all types of ships
13 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1083 Unified interpretation of SOLAS regulation II-2/15.2.11, in force before
13 June 2003 1 July 2002

MSC/Circ.1082 Unified interpretations of the guidelines for the approval of fixed water-based
13 June 2003 local application fire-fighting systems (MSC/Circ.913)

MSC/Circ.1081 Unified interpretation of the revised SOLAS Chapter II-2
13 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1080 Adoption of amendments to the international aeronautical and maritime search
6 June 2003 and rescue (IAMSAR) manual

MSC/Circ.1079 Guidelines for Preparing Plans for Co-operation between search and rescue
10 July 2003 services and passenger ships
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MSC/Circ.1078 Guidelines to Administrations on Reporting False Alerts
6 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1077 Procedure for evaluation and possible recognition of mobile-satellite systems
6 June 2003 notified for use in the GMDSS

MSC/Circ.1076 Future withdrawal of INMARSAT-A services by INMARSAT Ltd
6 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1075 Granting Exemptions from the Provisions of the International Maritime
May 2003 Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code

MSC/Circ.1074 Measures to Enhance Maritime Security
10 June 2003 Interim guidelines for the authorization of recognized security organizations
acting on behalf of the administration and/or designated authority of a
contracting government

MSC/Circ.1073 Measures to Enhance Maritime Security
10 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1072 Guidance on Provision of Ship Security Alert Systems
26 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1071 Guidelines for Bulk Carrier Hatch Cover Surveys and Owners Inspections and
13 June 2003 Maintenance

MSC/Circ.1070 Ship Design, Construction, repair and maintenance
12 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1069 Interpretation of SOLAS Regulation XII/13
12 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1068 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)
6 May 2003

MSC/Circ.1067 Early Implementation of the Special Measures to Enhance Maritime Security
28 February 2003

MSC/Circ.1066 International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and
13 December 2002 Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STC3), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.1065 IALA Standards for Training and Certification of vessel traffic service (VTS)
13 December 2002 personnel

MSC/Circ.1064/Add.1 Amendments to the International Safetynet Manual
6 June 2003

MSC/Circ.1064 Amendments to the International Safetynet Manual
17 December 2002

MSC/Circ.1063 Participation of Ships in Weather Routeing Services
19 December 2002
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MSC/Circ.1062 Maintenance and Administration of AIS Binary Messages
16 December 2002

MSC/Circ.1061 Guidance for the Operational use of Integrated Bridge Systems (IBS)
6 January 2003

MSC/Circ.1060 Guidance note on the Preparation of Proposals on Ships Routeing Systems and
6 January 2003 Ship Reporting Systems for Submission to the Sub-Committee on Safety of
Navigation

MSC/Circ.1059 Procedures Concerning Observed ISM Code Major non-conformities
16 December 2002

MSC/Circ.1058 Interim Guidelines to Assist Flag States and other Substantially Interested
16 December 2002 States to Establish and Maintain an Effective Framework for Consultation and
Co-operation in Marine Casualty Investigations

MSC/Circ.1057 Proposed Amendments to Update the DSC Code and the 1994 HSC Code
23 December 2002

MSC/Circ.1056 Guidelines for Ships Operating in Arctic ice-covered Waters
23 December 2002

MSC/Circ.1055 Guidelines on the Sampling Method of Thickness measurements for
23 December 2003 longitudinal strength evaluation and repair methods in accordance with annex
12 to annex B to Resolution A.744(18), as amended

MSC/Circ.1054 Interim Guidelines for Wing-in-ground (WIG) Craft
16 December 2002

MSC/Circ.1053 Explanatory Notes to the Standards for Ship Manoeuvrability
16 December 2002

MSC/Circ.1052 National Contact Points for Safety and Pollution Prevention
31 December 2002

MSC/Circ.1051 Interim Application of Paragraphs 4.6.1.1, 4.6.2.2 and 15.7 of the Survey
19 July 2002 Guidelines under the Harmonised System of Survey and Certification (Resolution
A.746(18)

MSC/Circ.1050 Shipboard plans for fire protection appliances, life-saving appliances and means
28 May 2002 of escape

MSC/Circ.1049 Accidents with lifeboats
18 May 2002

MSC/Circ.1048 Performance standards and performance tests for manually powered reverse
28 May 2002 osmosis desalinators

MSC/Circ.1047 Guidelines for monthly shipboard inspection of immersion suits and anti-
28 May 2002 exposure suits by ships crews

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MSC/Circ.1046 Guidelines for the assessment of thermal protection
28 May 2002

MSC/Circ.1045 Guidelines for maintenance and monitoring of on-board materials containing
28 May 2002 asbestos

MSC/Circ.1044 Adoption of Amendments to the International Aeronautical and Maritime Search
5 June 2002 and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual

MSC/Circ.1043 Guidance on ships daily reporting of their positions to their companies
31 May 2002

MSC/Circ.1042 List of contents of the Emergency Medical Kit/Bag and medical consideration
28 May 2002 for its use on Ro-Ro passenger ships not normally carrying a medical doctor

MSC/Circ.1041 Guidelines for ship operators and search and rescue (SAR) services on minimum
28 May 2002 requirements for SAR data providers holding SAR co-operation plans in
accordance with SOLAS Regulation V/7.3 and MSC/Circ.1000 and the provision
of up-to-date plans at all times

MSC/Circ.1040 Guidelines on Annual Testing of 406 Mhz Satellite EPIRBs
28 May 2002

MSC/Circ.1039 Guidelines for shore-based maintenance of satellite EPIRBs
28 May 2002

MSC/Circ.1038 Guidelines for General Radiocommunications
28 May 2002

MSC/Circ.1037 Unified interpretations of the revised SOLAS Chapter II-2
28 May 2002

MSC/Circ.1036 Unified Interpretations of the International Code for Application of Fire Test
28 May 2002 Procedures (FTP Code) and Fire test Procedures Referred to in the Code

MSC/Circ.1035 Guidelines for the use and installation of detectors equivalent to smoke detectors
28 May 2002

MSC/Circ.1034 Guidelines for smoke control and ventilation systems for internal assembly
28 May 2002 stations and atriums on new passenger ships

MSC/Circ.1033 Interim Guidelines for Evacuation Analyses for new and existing passenger ships
6 June 2002

MSC/Circ.1032 International Convention of Standards of Training, Certification and
23 May 2002 Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCS), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.1031 International convention on standards of training, certification and watchkeeping
23 May 2002 for seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.1030 International convention on standards of training, certification and watchkeeping
29 May 2002 for seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

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MSC/Circ.1029 Interim Guidelines for the conduct of high-speed craft model tests
20 June 2002

MSC/Circ.1028 Application of the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966 and the 1988
20 June 2002 Protocol Relating thereto, to high-speed craft

MSC/Circ.1027 Carriage of Dangerous Goods
6 June 2002

MSC/Circ.1026 Amendments to the code of safe practice for cargo stowage and securing (CSS
27 May 2002 Code)

MSC/Circ.1025 Carriage of Dangerous goods, International maritime dangerous goods (IMDG)
17 July 2002 Code

MSC/Circ.1024 Guidelines on voyage data recorder (VDR) ownership and recovery
29 May 2002

MSC/Circ.1023 Guidelines for Formal Safety Assessment (FSA) for use in the IMO Rule-Making
5 April 2002 Process

MSC/Circ.1022 Guidance on the use of Human Element Analysing Process (HEAP) and Formal
16 May 2002 Safety Assessment (FSA) in the IMO Rule Making Process

MSC/Circ.1021 International convention on standards of training, certification and
20 May 2004 watchkeeping for seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.1020 Implementation of the International Safety Management (ISM) Code by 1 July
3 January 2002 2002.

MSC/Circ.1019 National Contact Points for Safety and Pollution Prevention
1 December 2001

MSC/Circ.1018 International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and
19 November 2001 Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended
(Parties to the International Convention on Standards of
STCW, 1978, as amended, confirmed by the MSC to
have communicated information which demonstrates
that full and complete effect is given to the relevant
provisions of the Convention)

MSC/Circ.1017 Participation in the World Meteorological Organization
11.06.01 Voluntary Observing Ships (VOS) Scheme

MSC/Circ.1016 Application of SOLAS regulation III/26 concerning
26.06.01 fast rescue boats and means of rescue systems on
ro-ro passenger ships

MSC/Circ.1015 Reporting near misses
12.06.01

MSC/Circ.1014 Guidance on fatigue mitigation and management
12.06.01
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MSC/Circ.1013 Interim application of paragraphs 4.6.1.1,
23.07.01 4.6.2.2 and 15.7 of the Survey Guidelines
under the Harmonized System of Survey and
Certification (resolution A.746(18))

MSC/Circ.1012 Endorsement of certificates with the date of
MEPC/Circ.384 completion of the survey on which they are based
26.06.01

MSC/Circ.1011 Measures to improve port State control
MEPC/Circ.383 procedures
26.06.01

MSC/Circ.1010 Communication of information on authorization
MEPC/Circ.382 of recognized organizations (ROs)
10.07.01

MSC/Circ.1009 Amendments to the Revised Standards for the design,
8.06.01 testing and locating of devices to prevent the passage
of flame into cargo tanks in tankers (MSC/Circ.677)

MSC/Circ.1008 Revisions to interpretations of the International
8.06.01 Code for Application of Fire Test Procedures
(FTP Code) and fire test procedures referred to in the
Code (MSC/Circ.916)

MSC/Circ.1007 Guidelines for the approval of fixed aerosol fire-
26.06.01 extinguishing systems equivalent to fixed gas
fire-extinguishing systems, as referred to in
SOLAS 74, for machinery spaces

MSC/Circ.1006 Guidelines on fire test procedures for acceptance of
18.06.01 fire-retardant materials for the construction of lifeboats

MSC/Circ.1005 Unified interpretations of vague expressions and other
8.06.01 vague wording of SOLAS chapter II-2

MSC/Circ.1004 Unified interpretations of the International Code for
14.06.01 Application of Fire Test Procedures (FTP Code) and
fire test procedures referred to in the Code

MSC/Circ.1003 Guidelines on a simplified calculation for the total
8.06.01 amount of combustible materials per unit area in
accommodation and service spaces

MSC/Circ1002 Guidelines on alternative design and arrangements
26.06.01 for fire safety

MSC/Circ.1001 Interim Guidelines for a simplified evaluation analysis of high-speed passenger
26.06.01 craft

MSC/Circ.1000 Guidelines for the preparation of plans for co-operation between search and rescue
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11.06.01 services and passenger ships

MSC/Circ.999 Amendments to the IAMSAR Manual
11.06.01

MSC/Circ.998 IACS Unified Interpretation regarding timber deck cargo in the context of damage
25.07.01 stability requirements

MSC/Circ.997 Guidance on preparation and review of independent evaluations required by
11.06.01 STCW regulation I/8 and section A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.996 Parties to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification
8.06.01 and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended, confirmed by the
Maritime Safety Committee to have communicated information which
demonstrates that full and complete effect is given to the relevant provisions of
the Convention

MSC/Circ.995 Advice on the dangers of flooding of forward compartments
11.06.01

MSC/Circ.994 The Beneficial Impact of the ISM Code and its Role as an Indicator of Safe
1 May 2001 Operation and Environmental Protection

MSC/Circ.993 Reports of piracy and armed robbery against ships First quarterly report
31.03.01 (January to March 2001)

MSC/Circ.992 Reports of piracy and armed robbery against
31.03.01 ships Issued monthly Acts reported during
March 2001

MSC/Circ.991 Reports of piracy and armed robbery against
31.03.01 ships Annual report 2000

MSC/Circ.990 Reports of piracy and armed robbery against
28.02.01 ships Issued monthly Acts reported during
February 2001

MSC/Circ.989 Reports of piracy and armed robbery against
31.01.01 robbery against ships Acts reported during
January 2001

MSC/Circ.988 Registration of research and development
15.01.01 projects Summary table of projects (10)

MSC/Circ.987 Transport of Dangerous Good Code -
20.12.00 International Maritime Dangerous Goods
Code (IMDG Code) Amendment No.3-2000
(Amendment 30-00)

MSC/Circ.986 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
01.01.01 against ships Fourth quarterly report
(October to December 2000)

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MSC/Circ.985 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.12.00 against ships Issued monthly Acts reported
during December 2000

MSC/Circ.984 Draft code of practice for the investigation
20.12.00 of the crimes of piracy and armed robbery
against ships

MSC/Circ.983 Amendments to the International Code of Signals
20.12.00

MSC/Circ.982 Guidelines on Ergonomic Criteria for Bridge Equipment and Layout
20 December 2000

MSC/Circ.981 Guidelines for the design, construction and operation of passenger submersible
29.01.01 craft

MSC/Circ.980/Add.2 Standardized life-saving appliance evaluation and test report forms
13.02.01

MSC/Circ.980/Add.1 Standardized life-saving appliance evaluation and test report forms
13.02.01

MSC/Circ.980 Standardized life-saving appliance evaluation and test report forms
13.02.01

MSC/Circ.979 International Convention on Standard of
8.12.00 Training, Certification and Watchkeeping
for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.978 International Convention on Standard of
6.12.00 Training, Certification and Watchkeeping
for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended

MSC/Circ.977 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
30.11.00 against ships Issued monthly Acts reported
during November 2000

MSC/Circ.976 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.10.00 Against ships Acts reported during October 2000

MSC/Circ.975 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
01.10.00 Against ships Third quarterly report
(July to September 2000)

MSC/Circ.974 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
30.09.00 Against ships Issued monthly
Acts reported during September 2000

MSC/Circ.973 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.08.00 Against ships Issued monthly
Acts reported during August 2000

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MSC/Circ.972 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.07.00 Against ships Issued monthly
Acts reported during July 2000

MSC/Circ.971 National contact points for safety and pollution
MEPC.6/Circ.6 prevention
1.12.00

MSC/Circ.970 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
1.7.2000 Against ships Second quarterly report
(April to June 2000)

MSC/Circ.969 Reports on Acts of Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships
31 May 1998

MSC/Circ.968 Piracy and armed robbery against ships
31.05.2000 Issued monthly Acts reported during May 2000

MSC/Circ.967 Piracy and armed robbery against ships
6.6.2000 Directive for Maritime Rescue Co-ordination
Centres (MRCCs)

MSC/Circ.966 IACS unified interpretation of prototype test
30.6.2000

MSC/Circ.965 Unified interpretations of vague expressions
2.6.2000 and other vague wording of SOLAS chapter II-2

MSC/Circ.964 Interpretations of the international code for
26.5.2000 the application of fire test procedures (FTP
code) and fire test procedures referred to
in the code

MSC/Circ.963 Transport of calcium hypochlorite
1.6.2000

MSC/Circ.962 Amendments to the code of safe practice for
1.6.2000 solid bulk cargoes (BC Code)

MSC/Circ.961 Transport of dangerous goods International
9.6.2000 maritime dangerous goods code (IMDG Code) -
Andment No.30-2000 (Amendt. 30-00)

MSC/Circ.960 Medical assistance at sea
20.6.2000

MSC/Circ.959 Interim procedures for MRCCs on receipt
20.6.2000 of distress alerts

MSC/Circ.958 Amendments to the Navtex manual
26.06.2000

MSC/Circ.957 Amendments to resolution A.706(17)
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26.6.2000 Worldwide navigational warning service

MSC/Circ.956 Guidelines for unscheduled inspections of ro-ro
23.6.2000 passenger ships by flag states

MSC/Circ.955 Servicing of life-saving appliances and radio-
23.6.2000 communication equipment under the harmonized
system of survey and certification (HSSC)

MSC/Circ.954 Self-assessment of flag state performance:
23.6.2000 Criteria and performance indicators

MSC/Circ.953 Reports on marine casualties and incidents
14.12.00 Revised harmonized reporting procedures
Reports required under SOLAS regulation I/21
and MARPOL 73/78 articles 8 and 12

MSC/Circ.952 IALA standards for training and
30.5.2000 certification of vessel traffic service
(VTS) personnel

MSC/Circ.951 International convention on standards of
2.6.2000 training, certification and watchkeeping
for fishing vessel personnel (STCW-F),
1995

MSC/Circ.950 Guidance on arrangements between parties
20.5.2000 to allow for recognition of certificates
under STCW regulation I/10

MSC/Circ.949 MSC Circulars superseded by the 1995
30.5.2000 amendments to the 1978 STCW convention

MSC/Circ.948 Preparation of reports pursuant to STCW
26.5.2000 regulation I/7, paragraph 2

MSC/Circ.947 Safe loading and unloading of bulk carriers -
01.06.2000 Ship/terminal interface (Requirements for
Terminal operators)

MSC/Circ.946 Revised List of Certificates and Documents Required to be Carried on Board
FAL/Circ.90 Ships
MEPC/Circ.368
03.07.2000

MSC/Circ.945 Reports on acts of piracy and armed
30.4.2000 robbery against ships Issued monthly -
Acts reported during April 2000

MSC/Circ.944 Reports on acts of piracy and armed
01.4.2000 robbery against ships First quarterly report
(January to March 2000)

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MSC/Circ.943 Reports on acts of piracy and armed
31.3.2000 robbery against ships Issued monthly -
Acts reported during March 2000

MSC/Circ.942 Reports on acts of piracy and armed
17.3.2000 robbery against ships Annual report
1999

MSC/Circ.941 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against
29.02.2000 ships Issued monthly Acts reported during
February 2000

MSC/Circ.940 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against
31.01.2000 Ships - Issued monthly Acts reported during
January 2000

MSC/Circ.939 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against
01.01.2000 Ships Fourth quarterly report (October to December
1999)

MSC/Circ.938 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against
31.12.99 Ships - Issued monthly Acts reported during
December 1999

MSC/Circ.937 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against
25 01.99 Ships - Issued monthly Acts reported during
December 1999

MSC/Circ.936 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against
31.10.99 Ships Issued monthly Acts reported during
October 1999

MSC/Circ.934 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against
30.9.99 Ships Issued monthly Acts reported during
September 1999

MSC/Circ.933 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against
31.8.99 Ships Issued monthly Acts reported during August
1999

MSC/Circ.932 Registration of research and development projects
25.01.2000

MSC/Circ.930 Guidelines on methods for making reference to IMO
26.7.99 and other instruments in IMO Conventions and other
mandatory instruments

MSC/Circ.931 Guidelines on the organization and method of work of the
10.9.99 Maritime Safety Committee and the Marine Environment
Protection Committee and their subsidiary bodies

MSC/Circ.929 Application of cargo-tank venting
26.07.99 requirements to combined chemical/oil
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tankers Interpretation of paragraph 8.1.5
of the IBC Code and part E of chapter II
of the BCH Code

MSC/Circ.928 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against
31.7.99 ships

MSC/Circ.927 Documents of compliance issued under the provisions
MEPC/Circ.359 of the International Safety Management (ISM) Code
21.7.99

MSC/Circ.926 National Contact Points for Safety and Pollution
MEPC.6/Circ.5 Prevention
1.11.99

MSC/Circ.925 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
30.6.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.924 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
5.7.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.923 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.5.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.922 Recommendations on performance standards and
4.6.99 tests for thermal protective lifejackets (TP-Lifejackets)

MSC/Circ.921 Amendments to the BC Code
4.6.99

MSC/Circ.920 Model loading and stability manual
15.6.99

MSC/Circ.919 Guidelines for damage control plans
15.6.99

MSC/Circ.918 Guidance for port State control officers in
4.6.99 respect certificates of competency issued under
the provisions of the STCW Convention

MSC/Circ.917 Guidelines on fire safety construction in
4.6.99 accommodation areas

MSC/Circ.916 Interpretations of the international code for
4.6.99 the application of fire test procedures (FTP Code)
and fire test procedures referred to in the Code

MSC/Circ.915 Unified interpretations of vague expressions and other
4.6.99 vague wording of SOLAS chapter II-2

MSC/Circ.914 Guidelines for the approval of alternative fixed water-based
4 6.99 fire-fighting systems for special category spaces

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MSC/Circ.913 Guidelines for the approval of fixed water-based local
4.6.99 application fire-fighting systems for use in category "A"
machinery spaces

MSC/Circ.912 Interpretations of standards for fixed sprinkler systems
4.6.99 for high-speed craft (Resolution MSC.44(65))

MSC/Circ.911/Add.1 Addendum to the Interpretations of fire protection-related provisions
05.07.00 of the HSC Code

MSC/Circ.911 Interpretations of fire protection-related provisions
4.6.99 of the HSC Code

MSC/Circ.910 Strength of ro-ro passenger ship "B" class bulkheads
3.6.99 to which handrails are attached

MSC/Circ.909 Interim guidelines for a simplified evacuation analysis
4 6.99 on ro-ro passenger ships

MSC/Circ.908 Uniform method of measurement of the density of
4.6.99 bulk cargoes

MSC/Circ.907 Application of SOLAS regulation III/28.02 concerning
17.6.99 helicopter landing areas on non ro-ro passenger ships

MSC/Circ.906 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
30.4.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.905 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.3.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.904 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.3.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.903 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
15.3.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.902 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
28.2.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.901 Registration of research and development projects

MSC/Circ.900 Fraudulent certificates of competency
2.2.99

MSC/Circ.899 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.1.99 against ships

MSC/Circ.898 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
against ships

MSC/Circ.897 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.12.98 against ships
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MSC/Circ.896/Rev.1 Interim measures for combating unsafe practices
12.06.01 associated with the trafficking or transport of
migrants by sea

MSC/Circ.896 Interim measures for combating unsafe practices
16.12.98 associated with the trafficking or transport of
migrants by sea

MSC/Circ.895 Recommendation on helicopter landing areas
4.2.99 on ro-ro passenger ships

MSC/Circ.894 Addressing the year 2000 problem: Co-operation
17.12.98 within mandatory ship reporting systems

MSC/Circ.893 Navigational warnings concerning operations
21.12.98 endangering the safety of navigation

MSC/Circ.892 Alerting of search and rescue authorities
16.12.98

MSC/Circ.891 Guidelines for the on-board use and application
21.12.98 of computers

MSC/Circ.890 Interim Guidelines for Port State Control related
MEPC/Circ.354 to the ISM Code
18.12.98

MSC/Circ.889 Self-Assessment of Flag State Performance
17.12.98

MSC/Circ.888 Preventing falls at corrugated bulkheads in general
21.12.98 cargo ships

MSC/Circ.887 Interpretation of the term "other strategic points"
21.12.98 in SOLAS regulation III/50 and LSA Code section
VII/7.2

MSC/Circ.886 Recommendation on safety of personnel during
21.12.98 container securing operations

MSC/Circ.885 Testing and approval of position-indicating lights
21.12.98 for life-saving appliances under the international
life-saving appliances (LSA) Code

MSC/Circ.884 Guidelines for safe ocean towing
21.12.98

MSC/Circ.883 Maritime Safety and INMARSAT Ship Earth
14.12.98 Station Barring Procedures

MSC/Circ.882 Guidelines on annual testing of 406 MHz
14.12.98 Satellite EPIRBs
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MSC/Circ.881 Implementation of the international safety management (ISM) Code by 1 July
14.12.98 2002

MSC/Circ.880 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery
30.11.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.879 Equivalency arrangements for the carriage of
MEPC/Circ.348 styrene monomer
19.11.98

MSC/Circ.878/ Interim guidelines for the application of human
MEPC/Circ.346 element analysing process (HEAP) to the IMO
20.11.98 rule-making process

MSC/Circ.877 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery
31.10.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.876 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery
30.9.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.875 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery
30.9.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.874 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery
31.8.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.873 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery
30.6.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.872 Not available

MSC/Circ.871 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery
30.6.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.870 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery
30.6.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.869 Reports on acts of Piracy and armed robbery
31.5.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.868 Addressing the year 2000 problem

MSC/Circ.867 Officer of the navigational watch acting as
the sole look-out

MSC/Circ.866 Guidelines for the application of safety standards
1.6.98 to pusher tug-barge combinations

MSC/Circ.865 Evaluation of information on safety and environment
30.6.98 aspects relating to control and management of ships'
ballast water

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MSC/Circ.864 Guidelines for preparing plans for co-operation
22.5.98 between search and rescue services and passenger
ships on fixed routes (in accordance with SOLAS
regulation V/15(c))

MSC/Circ.863 Recommendation on prevention of harmful
22.5.98 interference to 406 MHz EPIRBs operating
with the COSPAS-SARSAT system

MSC/Circ.862 Clarification of certain requirements in IMO
22.5.98 performance standards for GMDSS equipment

MSC/Circ.861 Measures to reduce the number of false
22.5.98 distress alerts

MSC/Circ.860 Guidelines for the approval of offshore
22.5.98 containers handled in open sea

MSC/Circ.859 Inspection programmes for Cargo Transport
22.5.98 Units (CTUs) carrying dangerous goods

MSC/Circ.858 Documents of Compliance with the SOLAS
22.5.98 regulation II-2/54

MSC/Circ.857 Revised Medical first aid guide (MFAG)
11.6.98

MSC/Circ.856 Amendment 29 to the IMDG Code
11.6.98

MSC/Circ.855 Interpretation of the forward perpendicular for the
12.6.98 purpose of SOLAS regulation II-1/10

MSC/Circ.854 Guidelines for shipboard loading and stability
12.6.98 computer programs

MSC/Circ.853 Guidance on shipboard assessments of proficiency
22.5.98

MSC/Circ.852 Information on the availability of simulator training
9.11.98

MSC/Circ.851 Guidelines on engine-room oil fuel systems
1.6.98

MSC/Circ.850 Guidelines on maintenance and inspection of fire
8.6.98 protection systems and appliances

MSC/Circ.849 Guidelines on the performance, location, use and care
8.6.98 of emergency breathing devices (EEBDs)

MSC/Circ.848 Revised guidelines for the approval of equivalent fixed
8.6.98 gas fire-extinguishing systems, as referred to in
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chapter II-2 of SOLAS 74, for machinery spaces
and cargo pump-rooms

MSC/Circ.847 Interpretations of vague expressions and other vague
12.6.98 wording in SOLAS chapter II-2

MSC/Circ.846 Guidelines on human element considerations for the
8.6.98 design and management of emergency escape
arrangements on passenger ships

MSC/Circ.845 Proposed amendments to the International Code for
the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying
Liquefied Gases in Bulk (IGC Code)

MSC/Circ.844 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
30.4.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.843 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.3.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.842 Registration of research and development
1.4.98 projects

MSC/Circ.841 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.3.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.840 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
13.3.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.839 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
28.2.98 against ships

MSC/Circ.838 National contact points for safety and
MEPC 6/Circ.3 pollution prevention


MSC/Circ.837 Not available

MSC/Circ.836 Recommendation on loading instruments
6.1.98

MSC/Circ.835 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships. Issued monthly
31.01.98

MSC/Circ.834 Guidelines for engine-room layout, design and
9.1.98 arrangement

MSC/Circ.833 Registration of research and development
5.1.98 projects

MSC/Circ.832 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
5.1.98 against ships - Fourth quarterly report

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MSC/Circ.831 Not available

MSC/Circ.830 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
30.11.97 against ships - Issued monthly

MSC/Circ.829 Interim guidelines for the application of formal safety
MEP/Circ.335 assessment (FSA) to the IMO rule-making process
17.11.97

MSC/Circ.828 Implementation of the ISM Code and interim
MEPC/Circ.334 documentation
7.11.97

MSC/Circ.827 Reports on Marine Casualties and Incidents -
MEPC/Circ.333 Harmonized reporting procedures - Reports required
9.12.97 under SOLAS regulation I/21 and MARPOL 73/78
articles 8 and 12

MSC/Circ.826 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against
31.10.97 ships - Issued monthly

MSC/Circ.825 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against
30.09.97 ships - Issued monthly

MSC/Circ.824 Registration of research and development projects
01.10.97

MSC/Circ.823 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
30.09.97 against ships - Issued monthly

MSC/Circ.822 Amendments to the MERSAR Manual
29.08.97

MSC/Circ.821 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.08.97 against ships

MSC/Circ.820 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.07.97 against ships

MSC/Circ.819 Registration of research and development project
01.07.97

MSC/Circ.818 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
30.06.97 against ships

MSC/Circ.817 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery
30.06.97 against ships

MSC/Circ.816 Guidelines on the organization and method of
MEPC/Circ.331 work of the Maritime Safety Committee and
25/06.97 the Marine Environment Protection Committee
and their subsidiary bodies

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MSC/Circ.815 List of IMO Safety-Related Requirements and Recommendations Applicable to all
13.11.98 Ships and Certain Types of Ships

MSC/Circ.814 IACS checklist for surveyors of ro-ro ships
21.07.97 (Shell and inner doors - guidelines for surveyors)

MSC/Circ.813 The role of the human element - List of human
MEPC/Circ.330 element common terms
23.06.97

MSC/Circ.812 Amendments to the guidelines for securing
16.06.97 arrangements for the transport of road vehicles
on ro-ro ships (resolution A.581(14)) and the code
of safe practice for cargo stowage and securing
(resolution A.714(17))

MSC/Circ.811 Identification of float-free arrangements for liferafts
08.07.97

MSC/Circ.810 Recommendation on means of rescue on ro-ro
30.06.97 passenger ships

MSC/Circ.809/Add.1 Addendum to the Recommendation for Canopied reversible liferafts,
17.06.99 automatically self-righting liferafts and fast rescue
boats, including testing, on ro-ro passenger ships

MSC/Circ.809 Recommendation for Canopied reversible liferafts,
30.06.97 automatically self-righting liferafts and fast rescue
boats, including testing, on ro-ro passenger ships

MSC/Circ.808 Recommendation on performance standards
30.06.97 for public address systems on passenger ships,
including cabling

MSC/Circ.807 Guidelines on riding repairs
30.06.97

MSC/Circ.806 Guidance on safety aspects of ballast water
30.06.97 exchange at sea

MSC/Circ.805 Guidance for the use of radio signals by ships under
06.06.97 attack or threat of attack from pirates or armed robbers

MSC/Circ.804 Impact of the year 2000 on software systems
09.06.97

MSC/Circ.803 Participation of non-SOLAS ships in the global maritime
09.06.97 distress and safety system (GMDSS)

MSC/Circ.802 Provision of preliminary information on serious and very

MSC/Circ.801 Not available

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MSC/Circ.800 Safety measures for deep-fat cooking equipment
09.06.97

MSC/Circ.799 Guidelines for performance and testing criteria
09.06.97 and surveys of expansion foam concentrates for
fire-extinguishing systems of chemical tankers

MSC/Circ.798 Guidelines for performance and testing criteria and surveys
09.06.97 of medium-expansion concentrates for fire-extinguishing systems

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.12 Training and watchkeeping - List of competent persons maintained by the
20 May 2005 Secretary-General Pursuant to section A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.11 Training and watchkeeping - List of competent persons maintained by the
10 December 2004 Secretary-General Pursuant to section A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.10 Training and Watchkeeping List of competent persons maintained by the
1 September 2004 Secretary-General Pursuant to section A-I/7 of the STCW Code)

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.9 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons
06.06.03 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.8 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons
05.02.03 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.7 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons
24.06.02 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.6 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons
17.10.01 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.5 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons
09.03.01 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.4 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons
19.10.00 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.3 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons
19.07.99 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.2 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons
19.02.99 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797/Rev.1 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons
01.07.98 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
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A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.797 Training and Watchkeeping - List of competent persons
07.07.97 maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section
A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.796/Rev.1 Training and Watchkeeping - Procedures regarding the
22/05/98 consideration of information communicated in accordance
with article IV and regulation I/7 of the STCW Convention
and section A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.796 Training and Watchkeeping - Procedures regarding the
09.06.97 consideration of information communicated in accordance
with article IV and regulation I/7 of the STCW Convention
and section A-I/7 of the STCW Code

MSC/Circ.795 International convention on standards of training, certification
20.06.97 and watchkeeping for fishing vessel personnel (STCW-F), 1995

MSC/Circ.794 IMO standard marine communication phrases (SMCPs)
10.06.97

MSC/Circ.793 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships
31.05.97

MSC/Circ.792 Interpretation of the application of resolution A.747(18)
24.05.97

MSC/Circ.791 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships
30.04.97

MSC/Circ.790 Registration of research and development projects
01.04.97

MSC/Circ.789 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships
31.03.97

MSC/Circ.788 Authorization of recognized organizations acting on
MEPC/Circ.325 behalf of administrations
27.03.97

MSC/Circ.787 IMO/ILO/UN ECE Guidelines for packing of cargo transport units (CTUs)
02.05.97

MSC/Circ.786 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships. Issued monthly
31.03.97

MSC/Circ.785 Reports on acts of piracy and armed
17.03.97 robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.784 Reports on acts of piracy and armed
28.02.97 robbery against ships

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MSC/Circ.783 Compliance of authorized organizations with
17.02.97 resolutions A.739(18) and A.789(19)

MSC/Circ.782 Reports on acts of piracy and armed
31.01.97 robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.781 National contact points for safety and
7.02.97 pollution prevention

MSC/Circ.780 Reports on piracy and armed robbery
02.01.97 against ships

MSC/Circ.780 Reports on piracy and armed robbery
02.01.97 against ships

MSC/Circ.779 Reports on piracy and armed robbery
31.12.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.778 Registration of research and development projects
3.01.97

MSC/Circ.777 Indication of the assembly station in
12.12.96 passenger ships

MSC/Circ.776 Guidelines for the approval of equivalent fixed
12.12.96 gas fire-extinguishing systems, as referred to in
SOLAS 74, from machinery spaces and cargo
pump-rooms

MSC/Circ.775 Ships with reduced halons quantities
12.12.96

MSC/Circ.774 Revised measures to prevent explosions in
12.12.96 oil tanker cargo pump-rooms

MSC/Circ.773 Pilot transfer arrangements
2.01.97

MSC/Circ.772 Guidelines for the development and approval
MEPC/Circ.319 of reporting requirements in non-mandatory
19.12.96 instruments and report

MSC/Circ.771 Implementation of the International Safety
12.12.96 Management (ISM) Code

MSC/Circ.770 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
30.11.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.769 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.10.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.768 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
01.10.96 against ships
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MSC/Circ.767 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
30.9.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.766 Containers and Cargoes. Loading and Unloading of Bulk Cargoes
22.12.94

MSC/Circ.765 Interim guidelines for the systematic application
23.07.96 of the grandfather clauses

MSC/Circ.764 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.07.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.763 Human element principles for the work of
11.06.96 the Maritime Safety Committee, the Marine
Environment Protection Committee and theirs
ubsidiary bodies

MSC/Circ.762 Implementation of the ISM Code - Guidance
11.07.96 to companies operating multi-flagged fleets
and supplementary guidelines to Administrations

MSC/Circ.761 Timely and effective implementation
11.07.96 of the ISM Code

MSC/Circ.760 Guidelines for a structure of an integrated system
11.07.96 of contingency planning for shipboard emergencies

MSC/Circ.759 Registration of research and development projects
01.07.96

MSC/Circ.758 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
01.07.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.757 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
30.06.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.755 Side shell doors and stern doors on ro-ro
26.06.96 passenger ships

MSC/Circ.754 Passenger ferry security
05.07.96

MSC/Circ.753 Report on fishing vessels and fishermen statistics
09.07.96

MSC/Circ.752 Minimum safety standards for ships carrying mixture,
28.06.96 the benzene content of which is 0.5 % or more

MSC/Circ.751 Special needs of high-speed craft -
13.06.96 SAR operating plans

MSC/Circ.750 Amendments to resolution A.706(17) -
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13.06.96 World-Wide Navigational Warning Service

MSC/Circ.749 Guidance to Administrations on improving the
13.06.96 capability of shore authorities to contact ships during
situations involving distress or SAR operations

MSC/Circ.748 Implementation of the Global Maritime Distress
13.06.96 and Safety System (GMDSS)

MSC/Circ.747 Safety problems connected with the intermodal
14.06.96 transport

MSC/Circ.746 Amendments to the Recommendations
14.06.96 for the safe use of pesticides in ships

MSC/Circ.745 Guidelines for the preparation of the Cargo
13.06.96 Securing Manual

MSC/Circ.744 Recommendations for entering enclosed
13.06.96 spaces aboard ship

MSC/Circ.743 Communications between maritime
13.06.96 Administrations and port authorities

MSC/Circ.742 Amendments to the Code of Safe Practice for
14.06.96 Solid Bulk Cargoes (BC Code)

MSC/Circ.741 Amendments to the International Maritime
21.06.96 Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code

MSC/Circ.740 Amendments to the Code of Safe Practice for
14.06.96 Cargo Stowage and Securing (CSS Code)

MSC/Circ.739 Amendments to the Code of Safety for Special
28.06.96 Purpose Ships (SPS Code)

MSC/Circ.738 Guidelines for dynamic positioning
24.06.96 system (DP) operator training

MSC/Circ.737 Guidelines on anchoring systems for MODUs
28.06.96

MSC/Circ.736 Interpretations of vague expressions in SOLAS chapter II-1
21.06.96

MSC/Circ.735 Recommendation for the design and operation
24.06.96 of passenger ships to respond to elderly and
disabled persons' needs

MSC/Circ.734 Interpretations of phrases on human performance
28.06.96 criteria contained in SOLAS chapter II-1

MSC/Circ.733 Officer of the navigational watch acting as the
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13.06.96 sole look-out in periods of darkness

MSC/Circ.732 Interim guidelines on the test procedure for
28.06.96 demonstrating the equivalence of composite
materials to steel under the provisions of the
1974 SOLAS Convention

MSC/Circ.731 Revised factors to be taken into consideration
12.07.96 when designing cargo tank venting and
gas-freeing arrangements

MSC/Circ.730 Recommendations for ventilation or inerting
28.06.96 of double hull spaces

MSC/Circ.729 Design guidelines and operational
04.07.96 recommendations for ventilation systems in
ro-ro cargo spaces

MSC/Circ.728 Revised test method for equivalent water-based
04.06.96 fire-extinguishing systems for machinery
spaces of category A and cargo pump-rooms

MSC/Circ.727 Recommendation on thermal radiation
28.06.96 test supplement to fire resistance tests for
"A", "B" and "F" class divisions

MSC/Circ.726 Avoidance by submerged submarines of fishing
12.07.96 vessels and their fishing gear - Code of practice
for the conduct of submarine operation in waters
frequented by fishing vessels

MSC/Circ.725 Not issued

MSC/Circ.724 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.05.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.723 Implementation of Assembly Resolution
02.05.96 A.747(18) on application of tonnage
measurement of segregated ballast tanks
in oil tankers

MSC/Circ.722 Report on acts of piracy and armed
30.04.96 robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.721 Simulators available for use in
maritime training

MSC/Circ.720 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
01.04.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.719 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.03.96 against ships

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MSC/Circ.718 Registration of research and development
04.04.96 projects

MSC/Circ.717 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
01.03.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.716 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.01.96 against ships

MSC/Circ.715 Registration of research and development
31.12.95 project - Summary table projects (7)

MSC/Circ.714 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.12.95 against ships

MSC/Circ.713 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.12.95 against ships

MSC/Circ.712 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
30.10.95 against ships

MSC/Circ.711 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.10.95 against ships

MSC/Circ.709 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
30.09.95 against ships

MSC/Circ.708 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
30.09.95 against ships

MSC/Circ.707 Guidance to the master for avoiding dangerous
19.10.95 situations in following and quartering seas

MSC/Circ.706 Guidance on intact stability of existing tankers
03.10.95 during liquid transfer operations

MSC/Circ.705 Registration of research and development
30.09.95 project

MSC/Circ.704 Listing of certificates and documents required
21.09.95 to be carried on board ships

MSC/Circ.703 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
31.08.95 against ships

MSC/Circ.702 Not issued

MSC/Circ.701 Report on acts of piracy and armed
31.07.95 robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.700 Piracy and armed robbery against ships
20.07.95

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MSC/Circ.699 Revised guidelines for passenger safety instructions
17.07.95

MSC/Circ.698 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery
30.06.95 against ships

MSC/Circ.697 Registration of research and development projects
13.07.95

MSC/Circ.696 Thorough examination of the cargo lifting
01.06.95 plant of ships

MSC/Circ.695 Falls at corrugated bulkheads in general cargo
01.06.95 ships

MSC/Circ.694 Inspection programmes on freight containers,
01.06.95 other cargo transport units (CTUs) and vehicles
carrying dangerous goods

MSC/Circ.693 Draft amendments to the International Safety
26.05.95 Management (ISM) Code

MSC/Circ.692 Clarification of SOLAS regulation III/50 regarding
26.05.95 general emergency alarm systems

MSC/Circ.691 Amendments to the Code of Safe Practice for Cargo
01.06.95 Stowage and Securing

MSC/Circ.690 Ship/shore safety checklist
01.06.95

MSC/Circ.689 Amendments to the Recommendations on the safe
01.06.95 use of pesticides in ships

MSC/Circ.688 Interpretations of SOLAS regulation II-1/8.7.2
31.05.95

MSC/Circ.687 Emergency source of power for category A
31.05.95 high speed craft

MSC/Circ.686 Guidelines on the means of access to structures
02.06.95 for inspection and maintenance of oil tankers and
bulk carriers

MSC/Circ.685 Amendments to resolution A.706 (17)
05.06.95

MSC/Circ.684 Questionnaire on shore-based facilities
22.05.95 in the GMDSS

MSC/Circ.683 Present homing capability of satellite EPIRBs
22.05.95 board all ships

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MSC/Circ.682 Implementation of the GMDSS on
22.05.95

MSC/Circ.681 Guidelines for passenger safety
31.05.95 instructions on ro-ro passenger ships

MSC/Circ.680 Guidelines on the organization and method
MEPC/Circ.297 of work of the Maritime Safety Committee
MEPC/Circ.294 and the Marine Environment Protection
31.05.95 Committee and their subsidiary bodies

MSC/Circ.679 Report on acts of piracy and armed
31.03.95 robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.678 Registration of research and development project
04.04.95

MSC/Circ.677 Revised standards for the design, testing and locating
30.12.94 of devices to prevent the passage of flame into cargo
tanks in tankers

MSC/Circ.676 Registration of research and development projects
04.01.95

MSC/Circ.675 Recommendations on the safe transport of dangerous
30.01.95 cargoes related activities in port areas

MSC/Circ.674 Participation in the world meteorological organization
21.12.94 voluntary observing ships' scheme

MSC/Circ.673 On-board communication phrases for passenger care
21.12.94

MSC/Circ.672 Measures to prevent explosions in oil tanker
22.12.94 pump rooms

MSC/Circ.671 Lists of solid bulk cargoes which are non-combustible
22.12.94 or constitute a low fire risk for which a fixed gas fire-
extinguishing system is ineffective

MSC/Circ.670 Guidelines for the performance and testing criteria
05.01.95 and surveys of high-expansion foam concentrates for
fixed fire-extinguishing systems

MSC/Circ.669 Interpretations of SOLAS chapter II-2,
22.12.94 as amended by resolution MSC.27(61)

MSC/Circ.668 Alternative arrangements for halon
30.12.94 fire-extinguishing systems in machinery
spaces and pump-rooms

MSC/Circ.667 Containers and Cargoes - Safe practices on board
22.12.94 bulk carriers
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MSC/Circ.666 Containers and Cargoes - Loading and unloading
22.12.94 of bulk cargoes - Cargo Operations Form

MSC/Circ.665 Containers and Cargoes - Loading and
22.12.94 unloading of bulk cargoes - Duties of Chief
Mate and Officer of the Watch (OOW)
at loading and discharging ports

MSC/Circ.664 Containers and Cargoes - Code of safe practice for stowage
22.12.94 and securing (CSS Code) Amendments to the CSS Code

MSC/Circ.663 Containers and Cargoes -
22.12.94 Form for cargo information

MSC/Circ.662 Containers and Cargoes - Code of safe practice
22.12.94 for solid bulk cargoes (BC Code)
Amendments to the BC Code

MSC/Circ.661 Availability of rescue co-ordination centres on a
16.01.95 24-hour basis

MSC/Circ.660 Proper use of lanyards attached to satellite EPIRBs
12.01.95

MSC/Circ.659 Carriage of Dangerous Goods - International Maritime
15.12.94 Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code) Annexes and

MSC/Circ.658 Implementation of the Assembly
15.06.94 Resolution A.747(18) on application of
tonnage measurement of segregated
ballast tanks in oil tankers

MSC/Circ.657 Implementation of IMO's strategy for
09.06.94 ship/port interface

MSC/Circ.656 Safety of ships carrying solid bulk cargoes
06.06.94

MSC/Circ.655 Guidance for planning the enhanced programme of
06.06.94 inspections during surveys of bulk carriers and oil tankers

MSC/Circ.654 Application of the international convention on
08.06.94 tonnage measurement of ships, 1969 to existing ships

MSC/Circ.653 Simplified tonnage calculation for existing
09.06.94 ships which do not have their gross tonnage
determined in accordance with the 1969
Tonnage Convention

MSC/Circ.652 Application of the 1966 LL Convention to
09.06.94 high-speed craft

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MSC/Circ.651 Interpretations of regulations of part B-1
08.06.94 of SOLAS chapter II-1

MSC/Circ.650 Interpretation for alternations and
08.06.94 modifications of a major character

MSC/Circ.649 Interpretation of provisions of resolution
08.06.94 MSC.26(60) and MSC/Circ.574

MSC/Circ.648 Guidelines for the operation, inspection
06.06.94 and maintenance

MSC/Circ.647 Guidelines to minimize leakage from
06.06.94 flammable liquid systems

MSC/Circ.646 Recommendations for the fitting of hull stress
06.06.94 monitoring systems

MSC/Circ.645 Guidelines for vessels with dynamic positioning
06.06.94 systems

MSC/Circ.644 Explanatory notes to the interim standards for ship
06.06.94 manoeuvrability

MSC/Circ.643/Add.1 Carriage of Dangerous Goods
18.07.94 - International Maritime Dangerous Goods and Code (IMDG Code)
- Annexes and Supplements - Amendment No.27-1994 (Amdt. 27-94)

MSC/Circ.643 Carriage of Dangerous Goods -
14.06.94 International Maritime Dangerous Goods and Code (IMDG Code)
- Annexes and Supplements - Amendment No.27-1994 (Amdt. 27-94)

MSC/Circ.642 Document of compliance with the special
06.06.94 requirements for ships carrying dangerous
goods under the provisions of regulation
II-2/54 of SOLAS 74, as amended

MSC/Circ.641 International points of contact for
17.05.94 maritime mobile services identities (MMSI)

MSC/Circ.640 International SafetyNET Service
27.05.94

MSC/Circ.639 Avoidance by submerged submarines
17.06.94 of fishing vessels and their fishing gear

MSC/Circ.638 Maintaining a proper look out
26.05.94

MSC/Circ.637 Performance standards for electronic chart
27.05.94 display and information systems (ECDIS)

MSC/Circ.636 World wide navigation system - Validation criteria,
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27.06.94 procedures and means of measurement.

MSC/Circ.635 Tonnage measurement of certain ships
15.06.94 relevant to the International Convention on
Standards of Training, Certification and
Watchkeeping for seafarers, 1978

MSC/Circ.634 Drug use and alcohol abuse
10.06.94

MSC/Circ.633 Simulators available for use in
16.06.94 maritime training

MSC/Circ.632 Not issued

MSC/Circ.631 Application on tonnage measurement of`
28.02.94 segregated ballast tanks in oil tankers

MSC/Circ.630 Procedures for the control of ships -
01.11.93 Information on available inspection services

MSC/Circ.629 Memorandum of Understanding on Port State
20.07.93 Control - Annual report 1992

MSC/Circ.628 Guidelines on the enhanced programme of
17.06.93 surveys for bulk carriers

MSC/Circ.627 Navigation bridge visibility - Draft
05.07.93 amendments to SOLAS chapter V

MSC/Circ.626 Amendments to the BC Code
18.06.93

MSC/Circ.625 Registration of research and development
20.07.93 projects - summary table of projects (1)

MSC/Circ.625/Add.5 Registration of research and development
04.10.94 projects

MSC/Circ.625/Add.4 Registration of research and development
05.07.94 projects

MSC/Circ.625/Add.3 Registration of research and development
06.04.94 projects

MSC/Circ.625/Add.2 Registration of research and development
31.12.93 projects

MSC/Circ.625/Add.1 Registration of research and development
06.10.93 projects

MSC/Circ.624 Subject areas and topics relating to the
18.06.93 ship/port interface
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MSC/Circ.623/Rev.3 Piracy and armed robbery against ships -
29.05.02 Guidance to shipowners and ship operators,
shipmasters and crews on preventing and
suppressing acts of piracy and armed
robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.623/Rev.2 Piracy and armed robbery against ships -
20.06.01 Guidance to shipowners and ship operators,
shipmasters and crews on preventing and
suppressing acts of piracy and armed
robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.623/Rev.1 Piracy and armed robbery against ships -
16.06.99 Guidance to shipowners and ship operators,
shipmasters and crews on preventing and
suppressing acts of piracy and armed
robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.623 Piracy and armed robbery against ships -
18.06.93 Guidance to shipowners and ship operators,
shipmasters and crews on preventing and
suppressing acts of piracy and armed
robbery against ships

MSC/Circ.622/Rev.1 Piracy and armed robbery against ships -
16.06.99 Recommendations to Governments for
combating piracy and armed robbery
against ships

MSC/Circ.622 Piracy and armed robbery against ships -
22.06.93 Recommendations to Governments for
combating piracy and armed robbery
against ships

MSC/Circ.621 Guidelines for the investigation of
28.06.93 accidents where fatigue may have been
a contributing factor

MSC/Circ.620 Proposed amendments to resolution
A.466(XII) - Procedures for the control of ships

MSC/Circ.619 Minimum in-service eyesight standards
22.06.93

MSC/Circ.618 Proposed amendments for the extension of
17.06.93 the code on alarms and indicators to cover
the 1989 MODU Code and the Code of safety
for diving systems

MSC/Circ.617/Rev.1 Guidelines for passenger safety
10.01.95 instructions

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MSC/Circ.617 Guidelines for passenger safety
22.06.93 instructions

MSC/Circ.616 Evaluation of fee-fall lifeboat launch
22.06.93 performance

MSC/Circ.615 Life-Saving Appliances - Amendments
22.06.93 to the Recommendation on Testing of
Life-Saving Appliances (A.689(17))

MSC/Circ.614 Guidelines on inspection and maintenance
29.03.93 of lifeboat on-load release gear

MSC/Circ.613 Guidelines for the approval of containers
18.03.93 handled in open seas

MSC/Circ.612 Recommendations on the safe use of
+ Corr.1 pesticides in ships
18.03.93

MSC/Circ.611 Questionnaire on the condition of ships
18.06.93 carrying solid bulk cargoes

MSC/Circ.610 Use and application of computers -
7.07.93 computer virus protection

MSC/Circ.609 Application of SOLAS Amendments to ships
24.03.93 constructed before the application date of
the amendments - Interpretation of
regulation II-1/1.3 of the 1974 SOLAS
Convention, as amended

MSC/Circ.608/Rev.1 Interim guidelines for open-top container
05.07.94 ships

MSC/Circ.608 Interim guidelines for open-top container
18.06.93 ships

MSC/Circ.607 Procedures for the control of ships -
16.03.93 Information on available inspection services

MSC/Circ.606 Port State concurrence with SOLAS
12.02.93 exemptions

MSC/Circ.605 Registration of research and development
04.02.93 projects

MSC/Circ.604 Interim arrangements for the assignment
28.01.93 of the amended filling-limit requirements
under Chapters 8 and 15 of the Gas
Carrier Codes

MSC/Circ.603 Guidelines on display sizes and
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07.01.93 techniques for navigational purposes

MSC/Circ.602 Materials used for bulkheads in
28.01.93 accommodation spaces defined in
Regulation II-2/3.10 of the 1974
SOLAS Convention

MSC/Circ.601 Fire Protection in machinery spaces
29.01.93

MSC/Circ.600 Annual Leakage Check of Halon
29.01.93 fire-extinguishing systems

MSC/Circ.599 New Halon installations as being of
04.02.93 essential use

MSC/Circ.598 Memorandum of understanding on port State
27.08.92 Control - Annual Report 1991

MSC/Circ.597/Rev.1 Piracy and armed robbery against ships
29.06.93 (Revised at the sixty-second session of
the MSC)

MSC/Circ.597 Piracy and armed robbery against ships
18.08.92

MSC/Circ.596 Life-Saving Appliances.
05.05.92 Amdts. to the Recommendation on Testing
of Life-Saving Appliances (A.689(17))

MSC/Circ.595 Principles and guidelines concerning drug
11.05.92 and alcohol abuse programmes

MSC/Circ.594 Questionnaire on work periods, periods
11.05.92 of responsibility and periods of rest on
board ships

MSC/Circ.593 Listing of certificates and documents
06.05.92 required to be carried on board ships.
(MEPC/Circ.257 and FAL.2/Circ.35)

MSC/Circ.592 Carriage of dangerous goods.
21.04.92 Acceptance of the document of compliance

MSC/Circ.591 Life-Saving Appliances. Provisionnal
11.05.92 guidelines on establishment and continuous
updating of the informationcontained in the
registration databases of satellite EPIRBs

MSC/Circ.590 Preliminary draft amendments to the
11.05.92 IMOSAR and MERSAR Manuals
concerning the GMDSS

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MSC/Circ.589 Amendments to the IMOSAR Manual
11.05.92

MSC/Circ.588 Amendments to the MERSAR Manual
11.05.92

MSC/Circ.587 Life-Saving Appliances.
11.05.92 Fumes in totally enclosed lifeboats

MSC/Circ.586/Rev.1 World VTS Guide
16.06.99

MSC/Circ.586 World VTS Guide
29.04.92

MSC/Circ.585 Standards for vapour emission control
16.04.92 systems

MSC/Circ.584 MSI bro0adcast via SAFETYNET.
28.05.92 Provision of Maritime Safety
Information (MSI) via the
International SAFETYNET system

MSC/Circ.583 Proposed Amendments to SOLAS
01.04.92 Regulations IV/13.2.1 to 13.2.3.
Recommendation on reserve source
of energy

MSC/Circ.582 Guidelines for the performance and
23.04.92 testing criteria, and surveys of low-
expansion foam concentrates for fixed
fire-extinguishing systems

MSC/Circ.581 Guidance for fire test procedures on
16.04.92 smoke and toxic products generated
by combustible material in fires

MSC/Circ.580 Guidelines for the application of plastic pipes on ships
21.12.92

MSC/Circ.579 Simulator training
14.01.93

MSC/Circ.578 Guidelines on the recruitment, qualifications and training of VTS operators
12.01.93

MSC/Circ.577/Add.13 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships
31.12.94

MSC/Circ.577/Add.12 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships
30.09.94

MSC/Circ.577/Add.11 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships
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30.06.94

MSC/Circ.577/Add.10 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships
31.03.94

MSC/Circ.577/Add.9 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships
31.12.93

MSC/Circ.577/Add.8 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships
30.09.93

MSC/Circ.577/Add.7 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships
30.06.93

MSC/Circ.577/Add.6 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships
31.03.93

MSC/Circ.577/Add.5 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships
31.12.92

MSC/Circ.577/Add.4 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships
30.09.92

MSC/Circ.577/Add.3 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships
07.07.92

MSC/Circ.577/Add.2 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships
31.03.92

MSC/Circ.577/Add.1 Report on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships
08.01.92

MSC/Circ.577 Reports on acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships - Issued quarterly
23.10.91

MSC/Circ.576 Memorandum of understanding on Port State Control - Annual Report 1990
26.07.91

MSC/Circ.575 Tonnage measurement of existing
08.07.91 passenger ships.
Tonnage measure of existing ships

MSC/Circ.574 The calculation procedure to assess the
03.06.91 survivability characteristics of existing
Ro-Ro passenger ships when using a
simplified method based upon
Resolution A.265(VIII)

MSC/Circ.573 Code of safety for nuclear merchant ships,
08.07.91 Res. A.491(XII)

MSC/Circ.572 Marking and identification of fishing
08.07.91 vessels
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MSC/Circ.571 "Active" and "passive" re-warming of
01.07.91 hypothermia victims - Information
on national practice.

MSC/Circ.570 Recommendation on maximum stowage height of survival craft on passenger
02.07.91 ships

MSC/Circ.569 Clarifications of certain provisions of Chapter III of the 1983 SOLAS
02.07.91 Amendments

MSC/Circ.568/Rev.1 Pilot Transfer Arrangements (Required Boarding Arrangements for Pilots)
23.02.1995

MSC/Circ.568 Required boarding arrangements for pilots
03.07.91

MSC/Circ.567/Rev.1 Information Required on Simulators available for use in maritime training
12.01.93

MSC/Circ.567 Information on the number of engine control and cargo handling simulators
02.07.91 available in training institutions

MSC/Circ.566 Provisional guidelines on the conduct of trials in which the officer of the
02.07.91 navigational watch acts as the sole look-out in periods of darkness

MSC/Circ.565 Fatigue as a contributory factor in maritime
02.07.91 accidents

MSC/Circ.564 Co-operation in establishing database of
02.07.91 examination questions and answers

MSC/Circ.563 Unification of ARPA symbols
19.06.91

MSC/Circ.562 Provisional performance standards for
19.06.91 ECDIS. Comments and Explanations

MSC/Circ.561 Amdts. to Chapters 10 and 11 of the
03.07.91 1979 and 1989 editions of the MODU Code

MSC/Circ.560 Meteorological wind profiler radars
25.06.91 and their effect to the COSPAS-SARSAT
system

MSC/Circ.559 Guidelines to ensure the reporting
20.06.91 of incidents involving dangerous goods
and marine pollutants in packaged form
on board ships

MSC/Circ.558 Amdt. 26-91 to the IMDG Code
20.06.91

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MSC/Circ.557/Rev.1 Amdts. to the ILO/IMO Guidelines for packing cargo in freight containers
24.07.91 or vehicles

MSC/Circ.557 Amdts. to the ILO/IMO Guidelines for packing cargo in freight containers
20.06.91 or vehicles

MSC/Circ.556 Amdts. to the BC Code. Recommendations on entering oxygen-depleted
20.06.91 enclosed spaces

MSC/Circ.555 General Amdts. to the BC Code and
20.06.91 Appendix D regarding test procedures

MSC/Circ.554 Amdts. to the BC Code Revised schedule for coal
20.06.91

MSC/Circ.553 Information on flashpoint and recommended fire-fighting media for chemicals
19.06.91 to which neither the IBC nor the BCH Codes apply

MSC/Circ.552 Proposed amendments to the IGC Code
08.07.91

MSC/Circ.551 Cargo tank gauging. Interpretation of the term "closed device" as referred to in
19.06.91 paragraph 3.9 in the BCH Code

MSC/Circ.550/Rev.1 Recommendation on the release mechanism of carbon dioxide
16.04.92 fire-extinguishing systems

MSC/Circ.550 Recommendation on the release mechanism of carbon dioxide
10.07.91 fire-extinguishing systems

MSC/Circ.549 Guidelines for uniform interpretation
25.11.91 of results of fire-test procedures

MSC/Circ.548 Guidance note on precautions to be taken by masters of ships engaged in the
06.06.91 carriage of timber cargo

MSC/Circ.547/Add.3 Procedures for the control of ships Information on available inspection services
23.08.91

MSC/Circ.547/Add.2 Procedures for the control of ships Information on available inspection services
30.07.91

MSC/Circ.547/Add.1 Procedures for the control of ships Information on available inspection services
13.05.91

MSC/Circ.547 Procedures for the control of ships Information on available inspection services
24.01.91

MSC/Circ.546 Procedures for the control of ships
25.09.90 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.545 MODU Code (Resolution A.414(XI)).
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05.09.90 Equivalent arrangements in accordance
with paragraph 1.5.2 of the Code.

MSC/Circ.544 Fire Drills and on-board training
19.07.90

MSC/Circ.543 Memorandum of Understanding on
17.07.90 Port State Control (annual report 1989)

MSC/Circ.542/Add.15 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of
03.11.93 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.14 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of
18.05.93 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.13 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of
15.03.93 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.12 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of
23.10.92 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.11 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of
18.08.92 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.10 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of
13.07.92 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.9 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of
27.05.92 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.8 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of
10.12.91 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.7 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of
01.10.91 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.6 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of
03.06.91 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.5 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of
28.03.91 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.4 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of
28.01.91 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.3 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of
08.11.90 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.2 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of
04.10.90 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.542/Add.1 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of
24.07.90 responsible national authorities
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MSC/Circ.542 Co-operation in maritime casualty investigations - contact addresses of
09.07.90 responsible national authorities

MSC/Circ.541 Guidance Notes on the integrity of flooding boundaries above the bulkhead
19.07.90 deck of passenger ships for proper application of regulations II-1/8 and 20,
para.1, of the 1974 SOLAS Convention as amended

MSC/Circ.540 "Consensus statement and Recommendations" on AIDS and Seafarers
12.06.90

MSC/Circ.539/Add.2 Reporting form for collecting casualty statistics for fishing vessels and
17.06.93 fishermen at sea

MSC/Circ.539/Add.1 Reporting form for collecting casualty statistics for fishing vessels and
06.06.91 fishermen at sea

MSC/Circ.539 Reporting form for collecting casualty statistics for fishing vessels and
12.06.90 fishermen at sea

MSC/Circ.538 Information on AMVER service
07.6.90

MSC/Circ.537 Information on matters concerning
07.06.90 rescue by helicopter

MSC/Circ.536 Amendments to the IMOSAR Manual
07.06.90

MSC/Circ.535 Amendments to the MERSAR
07.06.90 Manual

MSC/Circ.534 Clarification of SOLAS chapter III
07.06.90 Provision

MSC/Circ.533 Amendments to IMO/ILO Guidelines
09.07.90 for packing cargo in freight containers

MSC/Circ.532 Code of safe practice for solid bulk cargoes
12.06.90

MSC/Circ.531 Protection of ships resulting from
12.06.90 shifting or liquefactions of bulk cargo

MSC/Circ.530 Code of safe practice for
11.06.90 cargo stowage and securing

MSC/Circ.529 Corrections to the IGC Code and Gas Carrier (GC) Code
15.06.90

MSC/Circ.528 Fire Protecting Systems for cargo compressor and pump rooms for gas carriers
27.06.90 covered by the IGC Code

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MSC/Circ.527/Rev.1 Special carriage requirements for anhydrous ammonia in the IGC Code
10.10.90

MSC/Circ.527 Special carriage requirements for anhydrous ammonia in the IGC Code
27.06.90

MSC/Circ.526 Special fire protection requirements
29.06.90 for large open multi-deck spaces (atrium)

MSC/Circ.525 Precautions to be taken by masters of
12.06.90 ships of less than 100 m. in length
engaged in the carriage of logs on deck

MSC/Circ.524 Procedure for the control of ships
30.03.90 (Information on available inspection
services)

MSC/Circ.523 Communication received from
15.03.90 the Government of Cyprus

MSC/Circ.522 Procedure for the control of ships
25.01.90 (Information on available inspection
services)

MSC/Circ.521 Procedures for the control of
24.08.89 ships (Information on available
inspection services)

MSC/Circ.520 Code for the construction and
15.08.89 equipment of mobile offshore drilling
units (Equivalent arrangement
by Canada)

MSC/Circ.519 Memorandum of Understanding
19.07.89 on Port State Control
(Annual Report 1988)

MSC/Circ.518 Study on computer data for applicable
28.06.89 requirements of conventions and other
instruments

MSC/Circ.517 Code for the construction and
15.06.90 equipment of mobile offshore
drilling units

MSC/Circ.516 Recommendations on the early development and introduction of
13.04.89
the Inmarsat Enhanced Group Call
SafetyNet Broadcast Service

MSC/Circ.515/Add.1 Provisional Performance Standards for Electronic Chart Display Systems
31.05.91 (ECDIS)

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MSC/Circ.515 Provisional Performance Standards for Electronic Chart Display Systems
13.04.89 (ECDIS)

MSC/Circ.514 Draft Assembly Resolution on
17.04.89 Pilot Transfer Arrangements

MSC/Circ.513 Draft Assembly resolution on the
24.04.89 use and fitting of Retro-reflective materials
on Life-Saving Appliances

MSC/Circ.512 Use of the Aeronautical Fixed
24.04.89 Telecommunications Network (AFTN)

MSC/Circ.511 Amendments to the IMO Search
17.04.89 and Rescue (IMOSAR) Manual

MSC/Circ.510 Clarification of SOLAS Chapter III
26.04.89 provisions related to protection of
occupants of free-fall lifeboats against
harmful accelerations during launching

MSC/Circ.509 Clarification of SOLAS Chapter III provisions related to protection of
26.04.89 occupants against Impact Forces on lifeboats when lowered down the ship's
side

MSC/Circ.508 Clarification of Certain Provisions of Chapter III of the 1983 SOLAS
14.04.89 Amendments

MSC/Circ.507 Code of practice for solid bulk cargoes
17.05.89

MSC/Circ.506/Rev.1 Carriage of Dangerous Goods Container packing certificates vehicle packing
10.01.90 declarations

MSC/Circ.506 Carriage of Dangerous Goods Container packing certificates vehicle packing
25.04.89 declarations

MSC/Circ.505 Personnel alarm provisions
28.04.89

MSC/Circ.504 Guidance on design and construction of sea inlets under slush ice conditions
28.04.89

MSC/Circ.503 Intact stability requirements for Pontoons
24.04.89

MSC/Circ.502/Add.6 IMDG Code Amendment No.25-1989 (Amdt. 25-89)
30.05.89

MSC/Circ.502/Add.5 IMDG Code Amendment No.25-1989 (Amdt. 25-89)
08.11.90

MSC/Circ.502/Add.4 IMDG Code Amendment No.25-1989 (Amdt. 25-89)
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08.11.89

MSC/Circ.502/Add.3 IMDG Code Amendment No.25-1989 (Amdt. 25-89)
25.10.89

MSC/Circ.502/Add.2 IMDG Code Amendment No.25-1989 (Amdt. 25-89)
07.09.89

MSC/Circ.502/Add.1 IMDG Code Amendment No.25-1989 (Amdt. 25-89)
23.06.89

MSC/Circ.502 IMDG Code Amendment No.25-1989 (Amdt. 25-89)
13.04.89

MSC/Circ.501 Procedures for Control of ships Information on Available Inspection Services -
13.10.88 Federal Republic of Germany

MSC/Circ.500 Procedures for control of ships Information on Available Inspection Services -
28.09.88 Japan

MSC/Circ.499 Memorandum of Understanding on
01.09.88 Port State Control
Annual Report 1987

MSC/Circ.498 Procedures for the control of ships. Information available on inspection
17.08.88 Services.

MSC/Circ.497/Rev.1 Status of the IMDG Code
09.02.89

MSC/Circ.497 Status of the IMDG Code
26.07.88

MSC/Circ.496 Procedures for the control of ships.
10.05.88

MSC/Circ.495 Amendments to the BCH and GC Codes.
09.05.88 Filter-type respiratory and eye
protection equipment

MSC/Circ.494 Safety of towed ships and
10.05.88 other floating objects

MSC/Circ.493 Recommendation related to the fatigue
05.05.88 factor in manning and safety

MSC/Circ.492 Clarifications of certain provisions
05.05.88 of chapter III of the 1983 SOLAS
amendments and resolution A.521(13)

MSC/Circ.491 Rules and regulations for the helicopter
06.05.88 transfer of marine pilots in the FRG

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MSC/Circ.490 Guidelines and standards for the
04.05.88 removal of offshore installations and
structures on the continental shelf
and in the exclusive economic zone

MSC/Circ.489 Containers and cargoes.
6.6.88 Overloaded containers

MSC/Circ.488 Containers and cargoes. Carriage of
6.6.88 grain. Guidance on interpretation
and equivalences

MSC/Circ.487 Containers and cargoes.
6.6.88 Entry into enclosed spaces

MSC/Circ.486 Containers and cargoes. Code of Safe
6.6.88 Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes

MSC/Circ.485 Clarification of inert gas system
09.05.88 requirements under SOLAS 1974,
as amended

MSC/Circ.484 Subdivision and damage stability of
06.05.88 dry cargo ships including ro-ro ships

MSC/Circ.483 IMDG Code. Amendment 24-1986
30.11.87 (Amdt.24-86)

MSC/Circ.482 Procedures for the control of ships
03.11.87

MSC/Circ.481 Proposed and provisional entries in
28.07.87 the IBC and BCH Codes.

MSC/Circ.480 Amendments to the IMOSAR Manual
28.07.87 and to the MERSAR Manual

MSC/Circ.479 Memorandum of Understanding
18.08.87 on Port State Control.
Annual Report 1985/1986

MSC/Circ.478 Amendments the SPS Code
28.07.87 (A.534(13))

MSC/Circ.477 Procedures for the control of ships.
13.07.87 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.476 Measures to prevent unlawful
22.06.87 acts against passengers and
crews on board ships

MSC/Circ.475 Measures to prevent unlawful
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22.06.87 acts against passengers and
crews on board ships

MSC/Circ.474 Guidelines for bow and stern loading
19.06.87 and unloading arrangements in oil tankers

MSC/Circ.473 Guidance for the uniform application
18.05.87 of rule 1(e) of the 1972 COLREG

MSC/Circ.472 Guidelines on the definition
18.05.87 of near-coastal voyages

MSC/Circ.471 Preparation for the ITU World
08.05.87 Administrative Radio Conference
for Mobile Services, 1987

MSC/Circ.470 Procedures for routeing distress
08.05.87 information derived from the
COSPAS-SARSAT system

MSC/Circ.469 Guidelines for the participation of
08.05.87 non-Convention ships in the GMDSS

MSC/Circ.468/Rev.2 Information on shore-based
26.05.92 facilities in the GMDSS

MSC/Circ.468/Rev.1 Information on shore-based
31.05.90 facilities in the GMDSS

MSC/Circ.468/Add.1 Information on shore-based
11.05.88 facilities in the GMDSS

MSC/Circ.468 Information on shore-based
08.05.87 facilities in the GMDSS

MSC/Circ.467 Radiocommunications. Volume of Inmarsat
08.05.87 traffic for distress and safety
communications

MSC/Circ.466 Code of safety for diving systems.
28.04.87 Communication received from Brazil

MSC/Circ.465 Procedures for the control of ships.
06.04.87 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.464 BCH Code. GC Code. Existing GC BCH, GC
31.03.87 Code Status of implementation

MSC/Circ.463/Add.2 Status of adoption of the IMDG Code
16.10.87

MSC/Circ.463./Add.1 Status of adoption of the IMDG Code
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09.07.87

MSC/Circ.463 Status of adoption of the IMDG Code
02.04.87

MSC/Circ.462 Preparation for the ITU World
21.01.87 Administrative Radio Conference
for Mobile Services, 1987

MSC/Circ.461 Carriage of dangerous goods.
19.01.87 IMDG Code. Annexes and supplements.
EmS MFAG - General Index. Numerical
Index - Amendment 24-86

MSC/Circ.460 Carriage of dangerous goods.
21.01.87 IMDG Code. Annexes and
supplements. Amendment 24-86

MSC/Circ.459 Carriage of dangerous goods.
16.01.87 IMDG Code. Annexes and
supplements. Amendment 24-86

MSC/Circ.458 Preparation for the ITU World
10.12.86 Administrative Radio Conference
for Mobile Services, 1987

MSC/Circ.457 Carriage of dangerous goods.
05.11.86 IMDG Code. Amendment No.23-1986

MSC/Circ.456 Guidelines for the preparation of
13.10.86 intact stability information

MSC/Circ.455 Language problems in presenting
13.10.86 operating and emergency instructions
on board ships

MSC/Circ.454 MODU Code. Certification of existing
13.10.86 mobile offshore drilling units

MSC/Circ.453 IBC Code. BCH Code Approval of
20.10.86 draft amendments on an interim basis

MSC/Circ.452 IBC Code. BCH Code. Approval of
14.10.86 draft amendments on an interim basis

MSC/Circ.451 Guidance concerning the location of fire control plans for the assistance of
24.09.86 shoreside fire-fighting personnel

MSC/Circ.450/Rev.1 Factors to be taken into consideration when designing cargo tank venting
10.05.88 arrangements

MSC/Circ.450 Factors to be taken into consideration when designing cargo tank venting
24.09.86 arrangements
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MSC/Circ.449 Guidance on installation of fibre glass
29.09.86 reinforced pipe and fittings

MSC/Circ.448 Amendments to the procedures
26.09.86 for the control of ships

MSC/Circ.447 Control under SOLAS I/19
29.09.86 Recommendation on radar reflectors
for liferafts and on training manuals

MSC/Circ.446 Amendments to the Code of Safety for
13.10.86 Special Purpose Ships (A.534(13))

MSC/Circ.445 Draft Assembly resolution on symbols
26.09.86 related to life-saving appliances
and arrangements

MSC/Circ.444 Clarification of certain provisions
13.10.86 of the 1983 SOLAS
Amendments and A.521(13)

MSC/Circ.443 Measures to prevent unlawful acts
26.09.86 against passengers and crews on
board ships

MSC/Circ.442 Containers and cargoes.
20.10.86 BC Code

MSC/Circ.441 Preparation for the World
30.09.86 Administrative Radio Conference
for Mobile Services, 1987

MSC/Circ.440 Carriage of dangerous goods. The use
17.09.86 of SI Units for consignments of IMO
Class 7 - Radioactive materials

MSC/Circ.439 BCH Code. GC Code.
05.08.86 Status of implementation

MSC/Circ.438 BCH Code. GC Code.
01.04.86 Status of implementation.

MSC/Circ.437 The avoidance by submerged
21.02.86 submarines of fishing vessels
and their fishing gear

MSC/Circ.436 BCH Code and IBC Code.
19.02.86 Approval of new chemicals for
inclusion on an interim basis

MSC/Circ.435 Code of Safety for SPS.
29.04.86 Communication from
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German Democratic Republic

MSC/Circ.434 Guidelines for the preparation of
information on the effect of flooding to
be provided to masters of dry cargo ships

MSC/Circ.433 Reports on investigations into serious
casualties

MSC/Circ.432 Amendments to the MERSAR Manual
18.02.86

MSC/Circ.431 Amendments to IMOSAR Manual
18.02.86

MSC/Circ.430 The use of pilotage services in the
21.02.86 Torres Strait and Great Barrier Reef area

MSC/Circ.429 Guidelines for training crews for the purpose of launching lifeboats and rescue
29.04.86 boats from ships making headway through water

MSC/Circ.428 Recommendation on minimum requirements for certification of chief engineer
29.04.86 officers and second engineer officers of fishing vessels powered by main
propulsion machinery of 750kW propulsion power or more

MSC/Circ.427 Basic principles to be observed in keeping an engineering watch on board fishing
29.04.86 vessels

MSC/Circ.426/Rev.1 NAVTEX Manual
25.10.88

MSC/Circ.426 NAVTEX Manual
12.06.86

MSC/Circ.425 Preparation for the ITU World Administrative Radio Conference for Mobile
21.02.86 Services, 1987

MSC/Circ.424 Preparation for the ITU World
21.02.86 Administrative Radio Conference for
Mobile Services, 1987

MSC/Circ.423 Equivalent arrangements for survival
18.02.86 craft emergency position-indicating
radio beacons

MSC/Circ.422 Recommendation that new radio
13.02.86 equipment fitted on ships and at coast
stations and coast earth stations should
meet the technical requirements for
the FGMDSS

MSC/Circ.421 Information requested on shore-based
13.02.86 facilities to be made available for use
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in FGMDSS

MSC/Circ.420 Implementation of the NAVTEX
21.02.86 system as a component of the world-
wide navigational warning service

MSC/Circ.419 Performance standards for ship earth
21.02.86 stations

MSC/Circ.418 Transition plan for the FGMDSS
21.02.86

MSC/Circ.417 Guidelines on equivalents for equipment
21.02.86 for equipment introduce elements of
the FGMDSS

MSC/Circ.416 Carriage of dangerous goods.
11.03.86 IMDG Code. Annexes and
Supplements. Amendment 22-86

MSC/Circ.415 Memorandum of Understanding
02.01.86 on Port State Control

MSC/Circ.414 BCH Code (A.212(VII)).
12.12.85 GC Code (A.328(IX))
Existing GC Code.
Status of implementation

MSC/Circ.413 Status of adoption of the
16.10.85 IMDG Code

MSC/Circ.412 SPS Code. Equivalent arrangements
27.09.85 by the FRG

MSC/Circ.411 Procedures for the control of ships
07.08.85 Information from Bulgaria

MSC/Circ.410 Adoption of the IMDG Code
06.08.85 MSC/Circ.378

MSC/Circ.409 BCH Code. GC Code and Existing GC
30.07.85 Code Status of implementation

MSC/Circ.408 Protection of the crew of fishing vessels
06.06.85 from water shipped on deck.

MSC/Circ.407 Application of the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals
05.06.85 Second edition of the ISGOTT Guide. Application of the guide.

MSC/Circ.406/Rev.1 Guidelines on interpretation of the IBC and IGC Codes and guidelines for the
29.06.90 uniform application of the survival requirements of the IBC and IGC Code

MSC/Circ.406 Guidelines on interpretation of the IBC and IGC Codes and guidelines for the
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14.06.86 uniform application of the survival requirements of the IBC and IGC Code

MSC/Circ.405 Containers and cargoes.
10.06.85 Amendments to the BC Code

MSC/Circ.404 Containers and cargoes. Code of Safe
10.06.85 Practice for Ships carrying Timber Deck
Cargoes. Carriage of packaged timber deck cargo.

MSC/Circ.403 Draft guidelines on navigation bridge
24.06.85 visibility

MSC/Circ.402 BCH Code and GC Code.
13.02.85 Guidelines on application of amendments

MSC/Circ.401 Existing GC Code.
13.02.85 4th set of amendments

MSC/Circ.400 Procedures for the control of ships.
31.01.85 Information from Norway

MSC/Circ.399 BCH Code and IBC Code. Approval of
29.01.85 draft amendments on an interim basis

MSC/Circ.398 Procedures for the control
29.01.85 of ships. Information from Mexico

MSC/Circ.397 Code of Safety for Special Purpose
29.01.85 Ships (SPS) Code.
Communication from FRG

MSC/Circ.396 Procedures for the control of ships under
31.01.85 74 SOLAS and 66 LL Conventions

MSC/Circ.395 Reports on investigations
21.01.85 into serious casualties

MSC/Circ.394 BCH Code and IBC Code. Procedures
31.01.85 for the inspection, cleaning, passivation
and loading of tanks for the carriage of
certain cargoes

MSC/Circ.393 Harmonized interpretation of certain
21.12.84 provisions of the STCW Convention

MSC/Circ.392 IMDG Code.
20.02.85 EmS MFAG General Index

MSC/Circ.391 IMDG Code
18.02.85 Amendments to Section 13

MSC/Circ.390/Add.1 IMDG Code. Amendment No.22-1984
18.11.85
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MSC/Circ.390 IMDG Code. Amendment No.22-1984
22.02.85

MSC/Circ.389 Interim guidelines for
10.01.85 estimating manoeuvring
performance in ship design.

MSC/Circ.388 Fire casualty records. Revised form of Fire Casualty Record and amended
04.01.85 Classification System for Fire casualty Records


MSC/Circ.387 Revised guidelines for inert gas systems
04.01.85

MSC/Circ.386 Containers and cargoes. Amendment
18.01.85 to the recommendations on the safe
use of pesticide in ships. Revised 1980

MSC/Circ.385 Containers and cargoes. Cargo securing manual
08.01.85

MSC/Circ.384/Add.2 Amendments to Code of Safe Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes
20.03.85

MSC/Circ.384/Add.1 Amendments to Code of Safe Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes
25.01.85

MSC/Circ.384 Amendments to Code of Safe Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes
08.01.85

MSC/Circ.383 IMO/ILO Guidelines for the
04.01.85 packing of cargo in freight
containers and vehicles

MSC/Circ.382 Paris Memorandum Report
07.11.84

MSC/Circ.381 MODU Code. Status of
14.09.84 implementation

MSC/Circ.380 BCH Code. GC Code. Existing GC Code Status of implementation
14.09.84

MSC/Circ.379 Procedures for the control of ships Information from Liberia
20.06.84 Information from Liberia

MSC/Circ.378/Add.4 IMDG Code. Information on adoption
01.04.85

MSC/Circ.378/Add.3 IMDG Code. Information on adoption
19.02.85

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MSC/Circ.378/Add.2 IMDG Code. Information on adoption
09.01.85

MSC/Circ.378/Add.1 IMDG Code. Information on adoption
17.09.84

MSC/Circ.378 IMDG Code. Information on adoption
20.06.84

MSC/Circ.377 Code of Safety for Diving Systems. Implementation by Norway
04.06.84

MSC/Circ.376 BCH Code. GC Code. Existing GC Code Status of implementation
21.05.84

MSC/Circ.375 Deficiency reports
13.04.84

MSC/Circ.374 BCH Code and GC Code. Annual and BCH, GC intermediate surveys for
13.04.84 chemical tankers and gas carriers

MSC/Circ.373/Rev.1 Standards for the design, testing and locating of devices to prevent the passage
10.05.88 of flame into cargo tanks in oil tankers

MSC/Circ.373 Standards for the design, testing and locating of devices to prevent the passage
12.04.84 of flame into cargo tanks in oil tankers

MSC/Circ.372 Revised technical annex II to the Draft Convention on the legal status of
14.06.84 ODAS

MSC/Circ.371 IMDG Code MFAG Revised 1982
10.05.84 Supplement

MSC/Circ.370 IMDG Code Amendment 21-1984
09.05.84

MSC/Circ.369 MODU Code. Status of implementation
13.02.83

MSC/Circ.368 Paris Memorandum Report
28.10.83

MSC/Circ.367/Add.2 Piracy and armed robbery
04.11.83

MSC/Circ.367/Add.1 Piracy and armed robbery
03.10.83

MSC/Circ.367 Piracy and armed robbery
20.09.83

MSC/Circ.366 BCH Code. GC CODE.
09.09.83 Existing GC Code.
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Status of implementation

MSC/Circ.365 Questionnaire on SAR facilities
01.08.83

MSC/Circ.364 Amendments to the World-Wide Navigational Warning Service
01.08.83

MSC/Circ.363 Strength of grain divisions loaded on one side
25.07.83

MSC/Circ.362 Amendments to the Code of Safe Practice for Solid Bulk Cargoes
29.07.83

MSC/Circ.361 Differing gross weight markings on containers
22.07.83

MSC/Circ.360/Rev.1 CDG Guidelines for reporting incidents involving dangerous goods in
28.10.86 packaged form

MSC/Circ.360 CDG Guidelines for reporting incidents involving dangerous goods in
13.01.83 packaged form

MSC/Circ.359 Safety of fishing vessels. Draft amendments to the Convention
04.07.83

MSC/Circ.358 Amendments to the IMO SAR Manual
01.08.83

MSC/Circ.357 BCH Code
08.07.83 10th set of Amendments

MSC/Circ.356 GC Code 4th set of Amendments
13.07.83

MSC/Circ.355 Use of INMARSAT ship earth
01.08.83 stations operating within harbour limits
and territorial waters

MSC/Circ.354 Clarification of Chapter IV,
01.08.83 Reg. 8 of 1981 Amendments
to the 74 SOLAS

MSC/Circ.353 Revised guidelines for
04.07.83 inert gas systems

MSC/Circ.352 Safety of fishing vessels.
04.07.83 Amendments to the FAO/ILO/IMO
Code of Safety for Fishermen
and Fishing Vessels

MSC/Circ.351 Procedures for the control of ships
04.07.83 Guidance on the control of foreign
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ships in ports of the USSR

MSC/Circ.350 IMDG Code Amendment
28.11.83 No.21-1983(21-83)

MSC/Circ.349 Safety requirements for
04.07.83 incineration ships

MSC/Circ.348 Interim guidelines on intact stability
23.06.83 requirements for pontoons

MSC/Circ.347 Danger of the use of low flashpoint cargo as fuel
18.11.83

MSC/Circ.346 Recommendation on severe wind and rolling criterion
22.06.83

MSC/Circ.345 Procedures for the control of ships. Information available on inspection
12.05.83 services

MSC/Circ.344 Procedures for the control of ships. Information available on inspection
15.03.83 services

MSC/Circ.343/Add.6 Adoption and implementation of the IMDG Code
22.05.84

MSC/Circ.343/Add.5 Adoption and implementation of the IMDG Code
30.3.84

MSC/Circ.343/Add.4 Adoption and implementation of the IMDG Code
29.12.83

MSC/Circ.343/Add.3 Adoption and implementation of the IMDG Code
08.07.83

MSC/Circ.343/Add.2 Adoption and implementation of the IMDG Code
14.06.83

MSC/Circ.343/Add.1 Adoption and implementation of the IMDG Code
30.03.83

MSC/Circ.343 Adoption and implementation of the IMDG Code
ll.0l.83

MSC/Circ.342/Rev.1 Procedures for the control of ships. Information on available inspection
19.01.83 services

MSC/Circ.342 Procedures for the control of ships. Information on available inspection
ll.ll.82 services

MSC/Circ.34l Bulk Chemicals Code Gas Carrier Codes - Status of implementation
05.ll.82 in various countries

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MSC/Circ.340 Procedures for the Control of Ships. Information on Available Inspection
0l.ll.82 Services

MSC/Circ.339 Tanker Safety Inert Gas Operations and Pyrophoric Iron Sulphide
0l.ll.82

MSC/Circ.338 Assembly resolution A.473(XII). Interim regulation for inert gas systems on
l3.09.82 chemical tankers carrying petroleum products - Status of implementation

MSC/Circ.337 Procedures for the Control of ships
08.09.82

MSC/Circ.336/Rev.2 Procedures for the Control of Ships. Information on available Inspection
25.08.87 Services

MSC/Circ.336/Rev.1 Procedures for the Control of Ships. Information on available Inspection
04.07.83 Services

MSC/Circ.336 Procedures for the Control of Ships. Information on available Inspection
30.07.82 Services

MSC/Circ.335 Emergency Procedures for
29.06.82 Ships Carrying Dangerous Goods

MSC/Circ.334 Adoption and implementation
28.06.82 of the IMDG Code

MSC/Circ.333 Medical First Aid Guide (MFAG)
28.06.82 (Revised l982) - Chemical Supplement

MSC/Circ.332 International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code.
23.06.82 Amendment No.20-l982

MSC/Circ.33l Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying
22.04.82 Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk (A.2l2(VII)).Code for the Construction and
Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied USSRRS Gases in Bulk (A.328(IX)).
Code for Existing Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk (A.329(IX)). Status
of implementation of the Codes in Various Countries

MSC/Circ.330 Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous
l9.04.82 Chemicals in Bulk. Approval of New Chemicals for Inclusion in the Code on
an Interim Basis

MSC/Circ.329 Application of Requirements for Inert Gas Systems for Oil Tankers
l4.04.82

MSC/Circ.328/Rev.1 Gas Carrier Code (Carriage of Ethylene Oxide and Endorsement of Certificates
02.06.82 of Fitness)

MSC/Circ.328 Gas Carrier Code (Carriage of Ethylene Oxide and Endorsement of Certificates
l4.04.82 of Fitness)

MSC/Circ.327 Questionnaire on Search and
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l4.04.82 Rescue Facilities

MSC/Circ.326 Drainage of Enclosed Cargo Spaces
l3.04.82 Situated on the Bulkhead Deck

MSC/Circ.325 Amendments to the world-wide
l3.04.82 navigational warning service

MSC/Circ.324 Preliminary principles - oxygen
08.04.82 depletion - entry into enclosed spaces

MSC/Circ.323 Dispensation from Trimming
07.04.82 Ends of Holds in Certain Ships

MSC/Circ.322 Safe Shipment of Coal -
07.04.82 Interim recommendations

MSC/Circ.321 Safe Shipment of Direct
05.04.82 Reduced Iron (DRI)

MSC/Circ.320 Guidance for the Uniform Application of Certain Rules of the International
05.04.82 Regulations for Preventing Collisions
at Sea, l972

MSC/Circ.319/Add.1 Carriage of dangerous goods. Adoption and implementation of the IMDG
25.01.82 Code MSC/Circ.320

MSC/Circ.319 Carriage of dangerous goods. Adoption and implementation of the IMDG
24.09.81 Code

MSC/Circ.318 Procedures for the Control
l6.09.81 of Ships. Information on
available inspection services

MSC/Circ.317 Procedures for the Control
l5.07.81 of Ships Information on
available inspection Services

MSC/Circ.316 Results of trials with
07.07.81 inflatable liferafts

MSC/Circ.315 Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships carrying Dangerous
08.06.81 Chemicals in Bulk. Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships
carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk. Code for Existing Ships carrying Liquefied
Gases in Bulk.Status of Implementation of Codes in Various Countries

MSC/Circ.314 Code for the Construction and
29.05.81 Equipment of Ships carrying Dangerous
Chemicals in Bulk. Calculation of the
capacity of foam systems for
chemical tankers

MSC/Circ.313 Procedures for the Control of Ships Information on Available Inspection
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20.05.81 Services

MSC/Circ.312 Bulk Chemical Code Approval of
2l.04.81 New Chemicals for Inclusion in the
Code on an Interim Basis and
Equivalent Requirements for
Overflow Control Arrangements

MSC/Circ.311 Improved fire safety
2l.04.81 standards for ships

MSC/Circ.310 Strength of grain fittings
l3.04.81

MSC/Circ.309 Direct reduced iron pellets
l3.04.81 (DRI)

MSC/Circ.308 Questionnaire on search and
l3.04.81 rescue facilities
SAR 197 by MSC/Circ.

MSC/Circ.307 Procedures for the control
3l.03.8l of ships. Information on
available inspection services

MSC/Circ.306 Adoption and implementation
24.03.8l of the International Maritime
Dangerous Goods Code

MSC/Circ.305 Procedures for the Control of Ships.
l9.03.81 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.304/Add.1 Emergency Procedures for Ships Carrying Dangerous
9.11.81 Goods

MSC/Circ.304 Emergency Procedures for Ships Carrying Dangerous
l8.03.8l Goods

MSC/Circ.303 Procedures for the control of ships
03.03.81 Information on available
inspection services

MSC/Circ.302 Code for Construction and Equipment
02.03.81 of Mobile Offshore Drilling Units Liberia
(MODU) Status and implementation

MSC/Circ.30l Procedures for the control of ships
05.02.8l Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.300 Recommendation on servicing
02.02.81 of inflatable liferafts
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MSC/Circ.299/Add.1 Recommendations on safe transport, handling and storage of dangerous
13.07.83 substances in port areas

MSC/Circ.299 Recommendations on safe transport, handling and storage of dangerous
l2.02.81 substances in port areas

MSC/Circ.298 Recommendations of the safe
23.0l.81 use of pesticides in ships
(revised l980) (supersedes
MSC/Circ.108 and Adds.1, 2 and 3)

MSC/Circ.297/ International Maritime
Corr.l Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code
2l.04.8l - Amendment No.l9, 1980

MSC/Circ.297 International Maritime
l9.0l.8l Dangerous Goods (IMDG)
Code - Amendment No.l9,
1980(l9-80)

MSC/Circ.296 Guidelines on problems associated
l2.0l.8l with cold water survival

MSC/Circ.295 Revision of Chapter III of
05.0l.8l the l974 SOLAS Convention

MSC/Circ.294 Adoption and implementation
l0.ll.80 of the IMDG Code
(superseding Circ.289)

MSC/Circ.293 International Maritime
l0.ll.80 Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code.
Amendments No.l7-l979
(l7-79) and No.l8-l979 (l8-79)

MSC/Circ.292 Code for the Construction of Ships
07.ll.80 Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
A.329(IX);BCH;
Code for the Construction and
Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied
MSC/Circ.278; MG;
Gases in Bulk Code for Existing
Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases
in Bulk Status of Implementation of
the Codes in various countries

MSC/Circ.291 Procedures for the control
ll.08.80 of ships. Information on
available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.290 Code for the Construction and
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3l.07.80 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk.
Criteria for hazard evaluation
of bulk chemicals

MSC/Circ.289 Adoption and implementation
0l.07.80 of the International Maritime
Dangerous Goods(IMDG) Code
(superseded by MSC/Circ.294)

MSC/Circ.288 Procedures for the Control of Ships.
l8.06.80 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.287 Code for Construction and
04.06.80 Equipment of Ships Carrying
and Corr.1 Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk.
31.07.80 Ninth set of amendments

MSC/Circ.286 Guidelines for uniform
04.06.80 application of survival
requirements of Bulk Chemical
Code and Gas Carrier Code

MSC/Circ.285 Inert gas systems for
04.06.80 chemical tankers

MSC/Circ.284 Code for construction and
04.06.80 equipment of ships carrying
and Corr.1 liquefied gases in bulk-
30.07.80 third set of amendments

MSC/Circ.283 Implementation of improved
03.06.80 steering gear requirements

MSC/Circ.282 Guidelines for inert gas
02.06.80 systems

MSC/Circ.281 Lists of non-governmental
28.05.80 agencies authorized to act on
behalf of contracting governments

MSC/Circ.280 Acceptance of SOLAS 74
28.05.80 Certificates by SOLAS 60
Contracting Governments

MSC/Circ.279 Direct Reduced Iron Pellets,
27.05.80 Briquets and Lumps(DRI)

MSC/Circ.278 Codes for the Construction and
2l.04.80 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
(resolution A.2l2(VII)) Code for
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the Construction and Equipment of
Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk
(resolution A.328(IX)) Code for
Existing Ships Carrying Liquefied
Gases in Bulk (resolution A.329(IX))
Status of Implementation

MSC/Circ.277 Code for the Construction and
25.02.80 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
(resolution A.2l2(VII))
Code for the Construction and
Equipment of Ships Carrying
Liquefied Gases in Bulk
(resolution A.328(IX))
Code for Existing Ships
Carrying Liquefied Gases
in Bulk (resolution A.329(IX))
Status of Implementation

MSC/Circ.276 Procedures for the control of
28.0l.80 Ships. Information on
available inspection services

MSC/Circ.275 Emergency Procedures for
ll.0l.80 Ships Carrying Dangerous Goods

MSC/Code.274 The Use of Solid Carbon Dioxide
20.ll.79 (Dry Ice) for Cooling purposes

MSC/Circ.273 Carriage of Dangerous Goods.
2l.l2.79 IMDG Code amendments 17 & 18
- 1977

MSC/Circ.272 Preliminary weather criterion
25.l0.79 for ships in lightly loaded or ballast
condition and ships with large windage
area.

MSC/Circ.271 Surveys and Inspections
20.l0.79

MSC/Circ.270 Code for Construction and
07.08.79 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Liquefied Gases in Bulk. Code
for Existing Ships Carrying
Liquefied Gases in Bulk. -
Guidelines for the application
of amendments.

MSC/Circ.269 Procedures for the control of
06.08.79 ships. Information on available
inspection services
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MSC/Circ.268/ Carriage of Dangerous Goods. Adoption and Implementation
Rev.1 of IMDG Code
10.03.80

MSC/Circ.268 Carriage of Dangerous Goods. Adoption and Implementation
3l.07.79 of IMDG Code

MSC/Circ.267 Codes for the Construction
l8.07.79 and Equipment of ships
Carrying Liquefied Gases in
Bulk, Dangerous Chemicals
in bulk and Existing Ships
Carrying Liquefied Gases in bulk
Implementation of the Codes

MSC/Circ.266 Implementation of IMO
06.07.79 Conventions and Protocols

MSC/Circ.265 Surveys & Inspections under
04.07.79 l978 SOLAS Protocol

MSC/Circ.264 Code for the Construction and
03.07.79 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Liquefied Gases in Bulk and
Code for Existing Ships Carrying
Liquefied Gases in Bulk -
second set of amendments

MSC/Circ.263 1st - 7th set of Amendments
27.06.79 to the Code for the Construction
and Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk

MSC/Circ.262 International Safety Guide
27.06.79 for Oil Tankers and Terminals
(ISGOTT) ICS/OCIMF

MSC/Circ.26l Implementation dates for
27.06.79 1st set of Amendments to
Gas Carrier Codes

MSC/Circ.260 Uniform interpretation of
ll.06.79 resolution A.48(III)

MSC/Circ.259 Misuse of VHF at sea
06.06.79

MSC/Circ.258 Promotion of technical co-operation
06.06.79 for search and rescue purposes

MSC/Circ.257 Medical transport
3l.05.79 communications
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MSC/Circ.256 Ship movement reporting
3l.05.79 systems

MSC/Circ.255 Carriage of dangerous goods
29.05.79 Use of IMO-type
portable tanks

MSC/Circ.254 Interpretation of technical terms used
25.05.79 in 1969 Tonnage Convention

MSC/Circ.253 Recommendation on ships
2l.05.79 which regularly alter load
lines and tonnage marks

MSC/Circ.252 Procedures for the control
l7.05.79 of ships. Information on
available inspection services

MSC/Circ.25l Code of safety for nuclear
l7.05.79 merchant ships

MSC/Circ.250 Explanatory note on
l4.05.79 Regulations on subdivision
and damage stability of
passenger ships

MSC/Circ.249 Procedures for the control of
09.04.79 ships. Information on available
inspection services

MSC/Circ.248 Code of Safe Practice for
2l.02.79 Ships Carrying Timber
Deck Cargoes - Amendments -

MSC/Circ.247 Implementation of IMO
02.01.79 Conventions and Protocols

MSC/Circ.246 Plan for the Establishment of
08.l2.78 a World-wide Navigational
Warning System

MSC/Circ.245 Procedures for the control of ships.
30.ll.78 Effective enforcement of SOLAS &
Protocol and Load Line Convention
Information on available
inspection services

MSC/Circ.244 Training Aids for the Education
l3.ll.78 of Seafarers

MSC/Circ.243 Code for the Construction and
3l.l0.78 Equipment of Ships Carrying
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Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk -
8th amendment to the Bulk
Chemical Code.

MSC/Circ.242 Single-handed voyages
. .78

MSC/Circ.24l Procedures for the control of ships.
2l.08.78 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.240 Procedures for the Control of Ships.
28.07.78 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.239 International Maritime
20.06.78 Dangerous Goods Code
Amendment l6-l978

MSC/Circ.238 Procedures for the control of ships.
l4.06.78 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.237 IMCO Search and Rescue Manual
l2.06.78 (IMOSAR)

MSC/Circ.236 Code for the construction and
05.06.78 equipment of ships carrying
liquefied gases in bulk and
Code for existing ships carrying
liquefied bases in bulk.
1st set of amendments

MSC/Circ.235 Training aids for the education
l0.05.78 of seamen

MSC/Circ.234 Fire casualty records.
09.05.78 Revised fire casualty record
form and revised guidance on
the method for its completion

MSC/Circ.233 Amendments to the plan for the
09.05.78 establishment of a world-wide
navigational warning system

MSC/Circ.232 Maritime Training. Amendments to the
07.05.78 Document for Guidance - l975

MSC/Circ.23l Drifting anchor buoys
05.05.78

MSC/Circ.230 Procedures for the control of ships.
l3.04.78 Information on available inspection
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services

MSC/Circ.229 New edition of International Maritime
0l.03.78 Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code

MSC/Circ.228 Plan for the establishment of a
l5.02.78 world-wide navigational system

MSC/Circ.227 Procedures for the control of ships.
30.ll.77 Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.226 Code for the construction and
26.09.77 equipment of ships carrying
dangerous chemicals in bulk

MSC/Circ.225 Standard Marine Navigational
3l.08.77 Vocabulary

MSC/Circ.224 Submission of Damage Cards and
25.05.77 Intact Stability Casualty Records

MSC/Circ.223 Recommendation on Intact Stability
23.05.77 Requirements for Off-Shore Supply
Vessels

MSC/Circ.222 Plan for the Establishment of a
05.05.77 World-Wide Navigational Warning
System

MSC/Circ.22l/ Procedures for the control of ships
Corr.l Information on available inspection
29.04.77 services

MSC/Circ.22l Procedures for the control of ships
Information on available inspection
services

MSC/Circ.220 Testing of ships' cargo hoses
l4.0l.77

MSC/Circ.2l9 Procedures and Guidelines
20.l2.76 for the control of ships

MSC/Circ.2l8 Code for existing ships carrying
l6.l2.76 Liquefied Gases in Bulk

MSC/Circ.2l7 Implementation of
22.ll.76 Recommendations

MSC/Circ.2l6 International Maritime
08.ll.76 Dangerous Goods Code.
Amendment No. l4 (l976)
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MSC/Circ.2l5 Definition of the term "At
l8.l0.76 a similar stage of construction"

MSC/Circ.2l4 Code for the Construction and
l4.l0.76 Equipment of Ships carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk

MSC/Circ.2l3 Revised Draft Plan for the
07.l0.76 Establishment of a World-Wide
Navigational Warning System

MSC/Circ.2l2 Maritime Training
20.09.76 "Document for Guidance-l975"

MSC/Circ.2ll Procedures for the Control
l0.09.76 of Ships

MSC/Circ.2l0 Tanker Safety, Static Electricity
l3.08.76 and Inert Gas - Note by ICS

MSC/Circ.209 International Maritime
05.07.76 Dangerous Goods Code.
Amendment No.l3 (l976)

MSC/Circ.208 International Chamber of
28.05.76 Shipping - Casualty Reports

MSC/Circ.207 Licensing of Pilots
27.05.76

MSC/Circ.205 Standard Marine Navigational
25.05.76 Vocabulary

MSC/Circ.204 Manning Requirements
2l.05.76

MSC/Circ.203 Carriage of Metal Sulphide
l9.05.76 Concentrates in Bulk

MSC/Circ.202 Procedures for the Control
l6.03.76 of Ships

MSC/Circ.20l List of Resolutions adopting
04.03.76 Recommendations intended as
amendments to SOLAS 74
9th Assembly

MSC/Circ.200 Transmissions of Navigational
l3.0l.76 Warnings in the Baltic Sea

MSC/Circ.l99 International Maritime
03.l2.75 Dangerous Goods Code.
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Amendment No. l2 (l975)

MSC/Circ.l98 Treatment of Ballast Spaces
04.ll.75 of Segregated Ballast
Tankers in respect of Tonnage

MSC/Circ.l97 Standard Marine Navigational
l3.l0.75 Vocabulary

MSC/Circ.l96 Code for the Construction and
07.l0.75 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
5th Amendment

MSC/Circ.l95 International Maritime Dangerous
ll.06.75 Goods Code

MSC/Circ.l94 Standard Marine Navigational
30.05.75 Vocabulary

MSC/Circ.l93 Code of Safe Practice for
29.04.75 Bulk Cargoes - Section 4

MSC/Circ.l92 Recommendation concerning
28.04.75 avoidance of slack holds
in OBO's by the ICS

MSC/Circ.l9l Drifting Anchor Buoys
24.04.75

MSC/Circ.l90 Ratification of International
l8.04.75 Convention for the Safety of
Life at Sea, l974

MSC/Circ.l89 Ad. Hoc Working Group on
09.04.75 Sub-Standard Ships

MSC/Circ.l88 Manning requirements
09.04.75

MSC/Circ.l87 International Regulations for
07.04.75 Preventing Collisions at Sea, l972.
Application of Annex I

MSC/Circ.l86 Transmissions of Navigational
04.04.75 Warnings in the Area of the
English Channel and North Sea

MSC/Circ.l85 Standard Marine Navigational
l7.03.75 Vocabulary

MSC/Circ.l84 Toxic vapour detection
03.02.75 equipment list presented
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by the FRG Code for the
construction & equipment of
ships carrying dangerous chemicals
in bulk

MSC/Circ.l83 Information on Support Vessels
20.l2.74 on principal fishing grounds
Australia; Belgium;

MSC/Circ.l82 Implementation of Draft Regulations
26.ll.74 concerning Fire Safety Measures for
Tankers and Combination Carriers

MSC/Circ.l8l Information on Support
25.ll.74 Vessels on Principal
Fishing Grounds

MSC/Circ.l80 Code for Construction and
08.ll.74 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
(resolution A.2l2(VII))

MSC/Circ.l79 Code of Safe Practice for Bulk
ll.ll.74 Cargoes

MSC/Circ.l78 Communication from Norway
08.ll.74 Code for Construction and
Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
(resolution A.2l2(VII))

MSC/Circ.l77 Proposed Recommendation to ensure
06.ll.74 Uniform Treatment of Ships designed
for Carriage of Vehicles involved in A.122(V)
International Road Transport of Goods
Communication Road Transport of Goods
from Norway

MSC/Circ.l76 Code for Construction and
06.ll.74 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
4th Amendment

MSC/Circ.l75 Information on Support
22.l0.74 Vessels on Principal Fishing
Grounds

MSC/Circ.l74 Standard Marine Navigational
09.l0.74 Vocabulary (supplemented by
MSC/Circ.l97)

MSC/Circ.l73 Implementation of resolution
04.l0.74 A.228(VII)
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MSC/Circ.l72 Information on Support Vessels on
l6.09.74 Principal Fishing Grounds

MSC/Circ.l7l Implementation of draft
2l.08.74 Regulations concerning Fire
Safety Measures for Tankers
and Combination Carriers
(resolution A.27l(VIII))

MSC/Circ.l70 Implementation of draft
09.08.74 Regulations concerning Fire
Safety Measures for tankers
and Combination Carriers

MSC/Circ.l69 International Convention on
26.07.74 Load Lines, l966

MSC/Circ.l68 Information on Support Vessels
l9.07.74 on Principal Fishing Grounds

MSC/Circ.l67 Code for Construction and
l5.07.74 Equipment of Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk

MSC/Circ.l66 Information on Support Vessels
24.05.74 on principal fishing grounds

MSC/Circ.l65 Implementation of the Draft
06.05.74 Regulations concerning Fire
Safety Measures for Tankers
and Combination Carriers
(resolution A.47l(VIII))

MSC/Circ.l64 Anglo-French Consultative
03.05.74 document on the Channel
Navigation Information Service

MSC/Circ.l63 Revision of Chapter III of
l9.04.74 the l960 Safety Convention

MSC/Circ.l62 VHF Radio Equipment for Tankers
l8.04.74

MSC/Circ.l6l ICS Report on Explosions in
l7.04.74 Combination Carriers

MSC/Circ.l60 Implementation of the Draft
l6.04.74 Regulations concerning Fire
Safety Measures for Tankers and
Combination Carriers
(resolution A.27l(VIII))

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MSC/Circ.l59 Code of Construction and
l0.04.74 Equipment for Ships Carrying
Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk
(Third Amendment)

MSC/Circ.l58 Control of Ship's Movements
05.04.74 of Chemical Tankers and Gas
Carriers

MSC/Circ.l57 International Maritime
2l.03.74 Dangerous Goods Code
(Amendment No.9 (l973))

MSC/Circ.l56 Preparation for World
Administrative Radio Conference
for Maritime Mobile
Telecommunications

MSC/Circ.l55 Implementation of resolution
l0.l2.73 A.228(VII)

MSC/Circ.l54 Provisional Plan for the
29.ll.73 Establishment of a World-Wide
Radio Navigational Warning System

MSC/Circ.l53 Regulations on Subdivision and
28.ll.73 Damage Stability of Passenger
Ships as Equivalent to Part B
of Chapter II of the 1960
SOLAS Convention (A.265(VIII))

MSC/Circ.l52 Adoption of the International
l5.ll.73 Maritime Dangerous Goods Code

MSC/Circ.l5l Marking of wrecks in international
l6.l0.73 waters

MSC/Circ.l50 The Group of Experts on Search
l2.l0.73 and Rescue

MSC/Circ.l49 Information on Fishing Vessels
27.09.73 less than 24 m in length

MSC/Circ.l48 Questionnaire on the Use of and
25.09.73 Need for Maritime Radar Beacons

MSC/Circ.l47 Establishment of a Joint IMO/
l9.06.73 IALA Committee on International
Unification of Buoyage Systems

MSC/Circ.l46 Questionnaire on institutional
0l.06.73 arrangements for a maritime
satellite system
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MSC/Circ.l45 International Maritime Dangerous
0l.06.73 Goods Code. Amendment No.7(l972).
Amendment No. 8(l972)

MSC/Circ.l44 Questionnaire on the use of
22.05.73 radio equipment during
distress cases

MSC/Circ.l43 Training and qualifications of
2l.05.73 officers and crews of ships
carrying hazardous or noxious
chemicals in bulk

MSC/Circ.l42 VHF Requirements for ships
ll.05.73 navigating in waters within
Canadian jurisdiction

MSC/Circ.l4l Recommendation on the safe
03.05.73 stowage and securing of containers .
on deck of vessels which are not
specifically designed and fitted for the
purpose of carrying containers
(supersedes MSC/Circ.133)

MSC/Circ.l40 Code for the construction and
30.04.73 equipment of ships carrying
dangerous chemicals in bulk

MSC/Circ.l39 Preparation for World Administrative
30.04.73 Radio Conference for Maritime Mobile
Telecommunications

MSC/Circ.l38 Panel of Experts on Maritime
l6.0l.73 Satellites

MSC/Circ.l37 Safety requirements for special
l6.ll.72 purpose ships

MSC/Circ.l36 Recommendation on fire safety
l3.ll.72 requirements for the construction
and equipment of new tankers

MSC/Circ.l35 Code for the Construction and
l3.ll.72 Equipment of ships carrying
dangerous chemicals in bulk

MSC/Circ.l34 ICS Tanker Safety Guide
08.ll.72 (Chemicals)

MSC/Circ.l33 Recommendation on the Safe
0l.06.72 Stowage and Securing of Containers

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on Deck on General Cargo Vessels

MSC/Circ.l32 Fire Safety of Passenger Ships
l7.05.72

MSC/Circ.l3l Joint UN/IMO Conference on
07.04.72 International Container Traffic.
Final Draft International Convention
for Safe Containers (CSC)

MSC/Circ.l30 Marine Pollution
06.04.72 Reports on incidents
involving dangerous goods

MSC.Circ.l29 Marine Pollution
06.04.72 Enforcement of Oilpol 1954

MSC/Circ.l28 Pilot Ladders
29.03.72

MSC/Circ.l27 Decisions by the twenty-fifth session
29.03.72 of the Maritime Safety Committee

MSC/Circ.l26 Exemptions from Radio Requirements
28.03.72 MSC/Circ.60; UK;

MSC/Circ.l25 Revision of the International
27.03.72 Regulations for Preventing
Collisions at Sea, l960

MSC/Circ.l24/ New Traffic Separation Schemes and
Corr.l Amendments to previously adopted
05.05.72 Schemes approved by the MSC at its
twenty-fifth session

MSC/Circ.l24 New Traffic Separation Schemes and
24.03.72 Amendments to previously adopted
Schemes approved by the MSC at its twenty-fifth session

MSC/Circ.l23 Proposals for Traffic Separation
l7.03.72 Schemes. Consultations with
Hydrographic Offices

MSC/Circ.l22 Revision of International
2l.02.72 Regulations for Preventing
Collisions at Sea

MSC/Circ.l21 Revision of International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea
23.l2.71

MSC/Circ.ll9 Publication on Ships' Routeing Spanish Edition
l8.ll.71

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MSC/Circ.l20 Second Draft Convention on Safe Containers
06.l2.71

MSC/Circ.ll8 Marine Traffic Regulations within the St. Lawrence Waterway
l7.ll.71

MSC/Circ.ll7 Helicopter Evacuation of Personnel at Sea
08.ll.71

MSC/Circ.ll6 Equivalent Grain Regulations to Chapter VI of SOLAS l960 (resolution
2l.l0.71 A.l84(VI) Exchange of Experience Data

MSC/Circ.ll5 New Traffic Regulations for the Waterways of the Federal Republic of 2l.l0.71
Germany

MSC/Circ.ll4 International Oil Tanker and Terminal Safety Guide
08.l0.77

MSC/Circ.ll3 Interim guidelines for sub-division and stability of air-cushion vehicles
08.l0.71 in the displacement mode

MSC/Circ.ll2 Provisional Interim Guidelines on Fire Safety Measures for Air Cushion
07.l0.7l Vehicles

MSC/Circ.lll Unified Definitions of Main Particulars and other Properties of Fishing Vessels
06.l0.71

MSC/Circ.ll0 Establishment of a Sub-Committee on Standards of Training and watchkeeping
0l.l0.71 (Terms of reference)

MSC/Circ.l09 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code. Amendment No. 6 (l97l)
0l.l0.71

MSC/Circ.l08/Add.3 Recommendations on the Safe Use of Pesticides in Ships
13.06.79

MSC/Circ.l08/Add.2 Recommendations on the Safe Use of Pesticides in Ships
21.04.78

MSC/Circ.l08/Add.1 Recommendations on the Safe Use of Pesticides in Ships
15.04.75

MSC/Circ.l08 Recommendations on the Safe Use of Pesticides in Ships
30.09.71

MSC/Circ.l07 Reports on Collision between MS Pacific Glory and SS Allegro and Stranding
22.07.71 of ST Panther

MSC/Circ.l06 Casualty Report on a Gas Tanker
23.06.7l

MSC/Circ.l05 Tanker Explosions
02.06.71
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MSC/Circ.l04 Oil Pollution - Clean up of the Arrow Oil Spill in Chedabucto Bay
0l.06.7l

MSC/Circ.103 Circulation of Revised Draft International Convention for the Safe Intermodal
27.05.71 Transport of Containers

MSC/Circ.l02 Meeting of Coastal States on Problems of Navigation in the Dover Strait
24.05.7l

MSC/Circ.l0l Issue of Cargo Ship Safety
23.04.71 Construction Certificates

MSC/Circ.l00 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code.Amd 5-l97l
0l.06.7l

MSC/Circ.99 Marine Pollution. Disposal of sewage aboard ships.
3l.03.7l

MSC/Circ.98 Circulation of Draft International Convention for Safe Intermodal Transport of
29.03.7l Containers

MSC/Circ.97 Maritime Training "Document for Guidance - l970"
02.03.71

MSC/Circ.96 Oil Pollution - Clean up of the Arrow Oil Spill in Chedabacto Bay
23.02.7l

MSC/Circ.95 Limitation of Tank Size of Tankers from the point of view of preventing
l0.02.7l pollution of the sea

MSC/Circ.94 Oil Pollution - Clean up of the Arrow Oil Spill in Chedabucto Bay
2l.l2.70

MSC/Circ.93 Implementation of IMO Recommendations on Ships' Routeing
27.ll.70

MSC/Circ.92 Limitation of Tank Size of Tankers from the point of view of preventing
25.ll.70 pollution of the sea

MSC/Circ.9l Passage of Large Tankers through the Strait of Dover
l7.ll.70

MSC/Circ.90 Issue of Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificates
28.l0.70

MSC/Circ.89 Training and Qualifications of Officers and Crew of Ships Carrying Hazardous
2l.l0.70 or Noxious Cargoes

MSC/Circ.88 Tanker Safety Guide (Petroleum)
l5.l0.70

MSC/Circ.87 Provisional Interim Guidelines on Fire Safety Measures for Air Cushion
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l9.l0.70 Vehicles

MSC/Circ.86 Recommendation on Fire Safety of Mobile Off-Shore Units
l9.l0.70

MSC/Circ.85 Guidance on the Method of
l9.l0.70 Completion of Fire Casualty Records Forms

MSC/Circ.84 Tank Size of Large Tankers
l6.l0.70

MSC/Circ.83 Rules for Classification and Construction of Sea-going Ships, l970, of the
l8.09.70 Register of Shipping of the USSR

MSC/Circ.82 New IMO Publication MERSAR
0l.09.70

MSC/Circ.8l Safety Standards for Air Cushion Vehicles, Hydrofoil Boats and similar craft
0l.09.70

MSC/Circ.80 International Oil Tanker and Terminal Safety Guide
04.08.70

MSC/Circ.79 Automation in Ships
3l.07.70

MSC/Circ.78 IMO Publication on Ships' Routeing
27.07.70

MSC/Circ.77 Code of Safety for Fishermen and Fishing Vessels
23.07.70

MSC/Circ.76 Code Maritime International des Marchandises Dangereuses Amendment No. 4
23.04.70 (l970)

MSC/Circ.75 Deficiencies in ships and their equipment
3l.03.70

MSC/Circ.74 Vessels with fender lists
3l.03.70

MSC/Circ.73 Merchant Ship Search and Rescue Manual (MERSAR)
23.03.70

MSC/Circ.72 Recommendation by the Council of Europe on Fishery Policies in Europe
23.03.70

MSC/Circ.7l/ Add.1 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code Amd 4-l970
22.l0.70

MSC/Circ.7l International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (Amd 4-l970)
l7.03.70

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MSC/Circ.70 Interim Recommendation for Existing Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals
09.03.70 which are liquid at ambient temperatures and at atmospheric pressure

MSC/Circ.69 Tank Size of Large Tankers
06.03.70

MSC/Circ.68 Weather Messages from Single-Operator Ships
05.03.70

MSC/Circ.67 Maritime Meteorology
l8.ll.69

MSC/Circ.66 Automation in Ships
l8.ll.69

MSC/Circ.65 Safety Standards for Air Cushion Vehicles, Hydrofoil Boats and similar craft
02.09.69

MSC/Circ.64 Seminar on Containerization Bombay (5 December 1968)
08.07.69

MSC/Circ.63 Merchant Ship Search and Rescue Manual
l6.06.69

MSC/Circ.62 Fire-fighting booklet
28.05.69

MSC/Circ.6l Position-reporting systems
l4.05.69

MSC/Circ.60 Exemptions from radio requirements
09.05.69

MSC/Circ.59 Maritime Satellites (Radio-communication and Radio-determination)
09.05.69

MSC/Circ.58 Information on hospital, rescue, repair and weather ships which could provide
08.05.69 assistance to fishing vessels

MSC/Circ.57 IMDG Code (French only)

MSC/Circ.56 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code. Amd 3-l969 (English only)
27.05.69

MSC/Circ.55 Automation in ships
ll.l2.68

MSC/Circ.54 Exemptions from Radio Requirements
l5.ll.68

MSC/Circ.53 Revision of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, l960
ll.ll.68

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MSC/Circ.52 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code. Amd 2-l968 (French only)
l4.l0.68

MSC/Circ.5l List of voluntary observing ships
27.05.68

MSC/Circ.50 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code Amd 2-l968
20.03.68

MSC/Circ.49 International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code. Amd 1-6 (French only)
18.01.68

MSC/Circ.48 Safety of drilling rigs
l8.0l.68

MSC/Circ.47 Report on the Collision of SS Texaco Massachusetts and M/V Alva Cape
04.0l.68

MSC/Circ.46 Equivalent arrangements under the l948 and l960 Safety Conventions
22.ll.67

MSC/Circ.45 Equivalent Arrangements under the l948 and l960 Safety Conventions
23.l0.67

MSC/Circ.44 Safety aspects of the use of cargo containers for the consignment of goods by
03.l0.67 sea

MSC/Circ.43 Report of a fire in ventilation ducts
24.08.67

MSC/Circ.42 Safety aspects of the use of Cargo Containers for the Consignment of
l0.08.67 Goods by Sea

MSC/Circ.4l International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code.Amd 1-1967
l9.06.67

MSC/Circ.40 Safety of drilling rigs
l3.04.67

MSC/Circ.39 Safety Aspects of the Use of Cargo Containers for the Consignment of Goods
by 07.04.67 Sea

MSC/Circ.38 Recommendations on Minimum Requirements on Icing of Fishing Vessels
20.03.67

MSC/Circ.37 Automation in ships
l7.0l.67

MSC/Circ.36 Code of Practice on Safety on Board Fishing Vessels
07.l2.66

MSC/Circ.35 International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, l960
04.ll.66
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MSC/Circ.34 Equivalent Arrangements under the l948 and l960 Safety Conventions (List of
l8.07.66 Notifications)

MSC/Circ.33 North Atlantic Ocean Stations
07.07.66

MSC/Circ.32 North Atlantic Ocean Stations
l3.06.66

MSC/Circ.3l Training of Officers and Seamen
27.05.66

MSC/Circ.30 Memo to Administrations on an Approximate Determination of Ship's Stability
by l4.02.66 Means of the Rolling Period Tests

MSC/Circ.29 Recommended Practice for Freeing Ports on Fishing Vessels and
l4.02.66 Recommended Practice for Exterior Hatch Coamings and Door Sills on
Fishing Vessels

MSC/Circ.28 Establishment of new Sub-Committees
09.02.66 LSA;COM;NAV;STAB;

MSC/Circ.27 Pilot Ladders (SOLAS 1960,V/17)
2l.l2.65

MSC/Circ.26 Establishment of new Sub-Committees (supplemented by MSC/Circ.28)
0l.l2.65

MSC/Circ.25 Training of Masters, Officers and Seamen
26.l0.65

MSC/Circ.24 Fire-fighting recommendations for explosive cargo
0l.02.65

MSC/Circ.23 Equivalent Arrangements under the l948 Safety Convention
22.0l.65

MSC/Circ.22 UN Dangerous Goods Labels
l2.ll.64

MSC/Circ.2l Carriage of Bulk Cargoes other than Grain
20.04.64

MSC/Circ.20 National practices in the carriage of bulk cargoes other than grain
l5.0l.64


MSC/Circ.l9 Request for comments on safety of navigation items
ll.l2.63

MSC/Circ.l7 Hydrofoil Boats (Norway)
07.09.63
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MSC/Circ.l6 Strength of grain fittings
08.07.63

MSC/Circ.l4 Carriage of bulk cargoes other than grain
22.ll.62

MSC/Circ.l3 Carriage of bulk cargoes other than grain
l3.08.62

MSC/Circ.l2 Carriage of hydrogen in merchant ships
03.07.62

MSC/Circ.ll Carriage of bulk cargoes other than grain
l5.06.62

MSC/Circ.10 Order on the safety of navigation in Greenland waters
12.03.62

MSC/Circ.9 National practices in carriage of bulk cargoes other than grain
l2.03.62

MSC/Circ.8 Use of radar information
08.12.61

MSC/Circ.7 Consumption of Sea-Water by
23.05.6l

MSC/Circ.6 International Code of Signals Table of allocation of international call sign
17.03.61 series

MSC/Circ.5 Request for replies to MSC/Circ.4
14.02.61

MSC/Circ.4 Proposed revision of the International Code of Signals
05.09.60

MSC/Circ.3 International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution of the Sea by Oil,
26.04.60 Report of proceedings, including resolutions, of the un-official International
Conference on Oil Pollution of the Sea, 3-4 July 1959, Copenhagen

MSC/Circ.2 Consumption of sea water by shipwrecked mariners
26.04.60

MSC/Circ.1 Comments on draft provisional rules of procedure of the MSC
03.12.59




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