Revoked by Resolution A.1106(29)
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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Assembly - IMO Resolution A.917(22) Guidelines for the Onboard Operational Use of Shipborne Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) (Adopted on 29 November 2001) - Revoked by Resolution A.1106(29)

Revoked by Resolution A.1106(29)

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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 the provisions of regulation V/19 of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974, as amended, requiring all ships of 300 gross tonnage and upwards engaged on international voyages and cargo ships of 500 gross tonnage and upwards not engaged on international voyages and passenger ships irrespective of size to be fitted with an automatic identification system (AIS), as specified in SOLAS regulation V/19, paragraph 2.4, taking into account the recommendations adopted by the Organization,

 HAVING CONSIDERED the recommendations made by the Maritime Safety Committee at its seventy-third session and by the Sub-Committee on Safety of Navigation at its forty-seventh session,

  1. ADOPTS the Guidelines for the onboard operational use of shipborne automatic identification systems (AIS) set out in the Annex to the present resolution;

  2. INVITES Governments concerned to take into account these Guidelines when implementing SOLAS regulations V/11, 12 and 19;

  3. ALSO INVITES Governments which set regional frequencies requiring manual switching which, from the safety viewpoint, should be limited to temporary situations, to notify the Organization of such areas and designated frequencies, for circulation of that information until 1 April 2002;

  4. REQUESTS the Maritime Safety Committee to keep the Guidelines under review and amend them as appropriate.

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