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  1 The Maritime Safety Committee, at its eighty-eighth session (24 November to 3 December 2010), approved information on prohibiting the use of asbestos on board ships, as set out in the annex, with the aim of raising awareness about the dangers involved among parties concerned.

  2 Member Governments, in their capacity as flag, port or coastal States, as well as international organizations concerned, are invited to note the information provided herein and bring it to the attention of all parties concerned (including maritime Administrations, recognized organizations, port authorities, shipbuilders and ship repairers, and equipment suppliers), requesting them to make use of it as it may be deemed appropriate.

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