| Mon, Jul 30, 2018, 04:07 PM EDT
What did the IMO resolution A1116 (30) accomplish? On December 5, 2017, IMO introduced a new resolution A1116 (30), namely “Escape Route Signs and Equipment Location Markings.” This recommends the adoption of new ISO signage, which will be required starting on January 1, 2019 for new vessels. In addition, these...
Equipment Location Markings,
Escape Route Signs,
Monique Dean | Mon, Mar 26, 2018, 11:03 AM EDT
"The mission of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) as a United Nations specialized agency is to promote safe, secure, environmentally sound, efficient and sustainable shipping through cooperation. This will be accomplished by adopting the highest practicable standards of maritime safety and security, efficiency of navigation and prevention and control of...
World Maritime Day
Tim Gossett | Fri, Jun 15, 2012, 10:06 AM EDT
IMO will soon be publishing the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code and Supplement, 2012 Edition, incorporating Amendment 01-11 (IMSBC Code 2012). This update to the original IMSBC Code 2009 is already available for use, in spite of the lack of a published hardcopy. IMSBC Code 2012 will replace IMSBC...
Tim Gossett | Fri, Oct 28, 2011, 05:10 PM EDT
The scale of a nautical chart is a way to convert inches on paper to inches in the real world. Chart scales are expressed as ratios (1:100,000 for example), so the unit of measure does not matter. On a chart whose scale is 1:100,000, one inch on paper represents 100,000...