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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Assembly - IMO Resolution A.821(19) Performance Standards for Gyro-Compasses for High-Speed Craft (Adopted on 23 November 1995) - The Assembly,

The Assembly,

 RECALLING Article 15(j) of the Convention on the International Maritime Organization concerning the functions of the Assembly in relation to regulations and guidelines concerning maritime safety,

RECALLING ALSO resolution MSC.36(63), by which the Maritime Safety Committee, on 20 May 1994, adopted the International Code of Safety for High-Speed Craft (HSC Code),

RECALLING FURTHER resolution 1 of the Conference of Contracting Governments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974, by which the Conference, on 24 May 1994, adopted amendments to the 1974 SOLAS Convention, including a new chapter X on safety measures for high-speed craft, which makes the provisions of the HSC Code mandatory under that Convention for all such craft constructed on or after 1 January 1996,

BEARING IN MIND section 13.13 of the HSC Code, which requires that all navigational equipment to which chapter 13 applies should conform to performance standards not inferior to those adopted by the Organization,

HAVING CONSIDERED the recommendation made by the Maritime Safety Committee at its sixty-fourth session,

1. ADOPTS the Recommendation on Performance Standards for Gyro-Compasses for High-Speed Craft set out in the annex to the present resolution;

2. RECOMMENDS Governments to ensure that gyro-compasses required to be carried on high speed craft conform to performance standards not inferior to those set out in the annex to the present resolution;

3. REQUESTS the Maritime Safety Committee to keep these Performance Standards under review and to adopt amendments thereto, as necessary.


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