Adopted by the Martime Safety Committee at its sixty-third session (May 1994) by resolution MSC.36(63). The 1994 SOLAS Conference (May 1994) makes the HSC Code mandatory by the addition of a new chapter
The HSC Code has been developed following a revision of the Code of Safety for Dynamically Supported Craft (resolution A.373(X)) and in recognition of the growth in size and types of high-speed craft.
Update: Supplement for the High-Speed Craft (1994 HSC) Code, 1995 Edition, has been published and is available to download here
Update: December 2014 supplement for International Code for High-Speed Craft 1994, 1995 Edition has been published and is available to download