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The Maritime Safety Committee

  1 The Maritime Safety Committee, at its seventy-third session (27 November to 6 December 2000), adopted the annexed Guidelines on Ergonomic Criteria for Bridge Equipment and Layout which have been developed to assist designers in realising a sufficient ergonomic design of the bridge, with the objective of improving the reliability and efficiency of navigation.

  2 These Guidelines have been prepared to support provisions of the revised regulation V/15 of the SOLAS Convention - Principles relating to bridge design, design and arrangement of navigational systems and equipment and bridge procedures, which is expected to enter into force on 1 July 2002.

  3 Member Governments are invited to bring these Guidelines to the attention of all parties concerned.

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