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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Maritime Safety Committee - Resolution MSC.342(91) Adoption of Amendments to the Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for Cargo Oil Tanks of Crude Oil Tankers (Resolution MSC.288(87))(Adopted on 30 November 2012) - The Maritime Safety Committee,

The Maritime Safety Committee,

 RECALLING Article 28(b) of the Convention on the International Maritime Organization concerning the functions of the Committee,

 NOTING resolution MSC.288(87), by which it adopted the Performance standard for protective coatings for cargo oil tanks of crude oil tankers (hereinafter referred to as "the Performance standard") which is mandatory under chapter II-1 of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974 (hereinafter referred to as "the Convention"),

 RECOGNIZING the need to keep the Performance standard up-to-date with regard to references to other IMO instruments contained therein,

 HAVING CONSIDERED, at its ninety-first session, amendments to the Performance standard, proposed and circulated in accordance with Article VIII of the Convention,

  1 ADOPTS, in accordance with Article VIII(b)(iv) of the Convention, amendments to the Performance Standard for protective coatings for cargo oil tanks of crude oil tankers, the text of which is set out in the annex to the present resolution;

  2 DETERMINES, in accordance with Article VIII(b)(vi)(2)(bb) of the Convention, that the said amendments shall be deemed to have been accepted on 1 January 2014, unless, prior to that date, more than one third of the Contracting Governments to the Convention or Contracting Governments the combined merchant fleets of which constitute not less than 50 per cent of the gross tonnage of the world's merchant fleet, have notified their objections to the amendments;

  3 INVITES SOLAS Contracting Governments to note that, in accordance with Article VIII(b)(vii)(2) of the Convention, the amendments shall enter into force on 1 July 2014 upon their acceptance in accordance with paragraph 2 above;

  4 REQUESTS the Secretary-General, in conformity with Article VIII(b)(v) of the Convention, to transmit certified copies of the present resolution and the text of the amendments contained in the annex to all Contracting Governments to the Convention;

  5 ALSO REQUESTS the Secretary-General to transmit copies of this resolution and its annex to Members of the Organization which are not Contracting Governments to the Convention.

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