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  1 The Committee, at its eighty-sixth session (27 May to 5 June 2009), having recognized the need for Guidelines for maintenance and repair of protective coatings, taking into account the amendments to SOLAS regulations II-1/3-2 and XII/6 and the Performance standard for protective coatings for dedicated seawater ballast tanks in all types of ships and double-side skin spaces of bulk carriers, adopted by resolutions MSC.216(82)and MSC.215(82), respectively, considered the proposal by the Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Equipment, at its fifty-second session, and approved Guidelines for maintenance and repair of protective coatings, set out in the annex.

  2 Member Governments are invited to apply the annexed Guidelines during survey, assessment and repair of protective coatings in ballast tanks on or after 1 January 2011 and bring them to the attention of shipowners, shipbuilders and other parties concerned.


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