New Requirements for Lifeboat Safety in 2013

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SOLAS Consolidated with Amendments

Amendments were adopted for the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) in May 2011 to reduce the liklihood of accidents during lifeboat launching. Those amendments have taken effect as of January 1, 2013.

IMO has posted a briefing describing these recent changes:

SOLAS amendments on lifeboat safety enter into force

SOLAS Consolidated with Amendments

Amendments were adopted for the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) in May 2011 to reduce the liklihood of accidents during lifeboat launching. Those amendments have taken effect as of January 1, 2013.

IMO has posted a briefing describing these recent changes:

SOLAS amendments on lifeboat safety enter into force