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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Assembly - IMO Resolution A.813(19) General Requirements for Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) for all Electrical and Electronic Ships Equipment (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 A.694(17) which requires that all reasonable and practical steps should be taken to ensure electromagnetic compatibility between the equipment concerned and other radiocommunications and navigational equipment carried on board in accordance with the relevant requirements of chapter IV and chapter V of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974,footnote

 NOTING the growing number of problems experienced with equipment being susceptible to electromagnetic interference which can result in dangerous situations,

 NOTING ALSO that some standards on electromagnetic compatibility have been developed.

 RECOGNIZING the need to prepare standards on electromagnetic compatibility for all electrical and electronic ship's equipment to ensure operational reliability and suitability of such equipment,

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

 INVITES Governments to ensure that all ship's electrical and electronic equipment is tested to the relevant electromagnetic compatibility standards.


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