The Maritime Safety Committee,
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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Maritime Safety Committee - Resolution MSC.319(89) Adoption of Amendments to Part B of the International Code on Intact Stability, 2008 (2008 is Code) (Adopted on 20 May 2011) - 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,

 RECALLING ALSO resolution MSC.267(85) by which it adopted the International Code on Intact Stability, 2008 (2008 IS Code),

 NOTING the provisions regarding the procedure for amendments to part B (recommendatory part) of the 2008 IS Code, stipulated in paragraph 27.2 of regulation II-1/2 of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974 (1974 SOLAS Convention), as amended by resolution MSC.269(85), and in paragraph (16).2 of regulation I/3 of the Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966 (1988 Load Lines Protocol), as amended by resolution MSC.270(85),

 RECOGNIZING the need to include a reference to the Code for the Construction and Equipment of Mobile Offshore Drilling Units, 2009 (2009 MODU Code) in the 2008 IS Code,

 HAVING CONSIDERED, at its eighty-ninth session, the proposed amendments to part B of the 2008 IS Code, prepared by the Sub-Committee on Stability and Load Lines and on Fishing Vessels Safety, at its fifty-second session,

  1. ADOPTS amendments to part B of the 2008 IS Code, the text of which is set out in the Annex to the present resolution;

  2. RECOMMENDS Governments concerned to use the amendments to part B of the 2008 IS Code as a basis for relevant safety standards, unless their national stability requirements provide at least an equivalent degree of safety;

  3. INVITES Contracting Governments to the 1974 SOLAS Convention and Parties to the 1988 Load Lines Protocol to note that the above amendments to the 2008 IS Code will take effect on 20 May 2011.

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