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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Assembly - IMO Resolution A.824(19) Performance Standards for Devices to Indicate Speed and Distance (Adopted on 23 November 1995) - The Assembly,

The Assembly,

 RECALLING Article 15(j) of the Convention on the International Maritime Organization concerning the functions of the Assembly in relation to regulations and guidelines concerning maritime safety,

RECALLING ALSO the provisions of regulation V/12 of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974,

RECALLING FURTHER resolution A.478(XII) by which it adopted performance standards for devices to indicate speed and distance,

RECOGNIZING the need to reflect advances in technology and that devices to indicate speed and distance are frequently interfaced with and provide essential input data to ARPA, radar, electronic chart-display and information systems and other navigational equipment,

HAVING CONSIDERED the recommendation made by the Maritime Safety Committee at its sixty-fourth session,

1. ADOPTS the Recommendation on Performance Standards for Devices to Indicate Speed and Distance set out in the annex to the present resolution;

2. RECOMMENDS Governments to ensure that:

  • (a) devices installed on or after 1 January 1997 conform to performance standards not inferior to those specified in the annex to the present resolution;

  • (b) devices installed before 1 January 1997 conform at least to the performance standards set out in resolution A.478(XII);

3. REQUESTS the Maritime Safety Committee to keep these Performance Standards under review and to adopt amendments thereto, as necessary.


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