The Maritime Safety Committee,
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Statutory Documents - IMO Publications and Documents - Resolutions - Maritime Safety Committee - Resolution MSC.62(67)/Rev.1 - Revised Guidelines for Safe Access to Tanker Bows - (adopted on 9 November 2020) - 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 that it adopted, by resolution MSC.57(67), regulation II-1/3-3 of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, which requires that all tankers, including gas carriers and chemical tankers, shall be provided with means, based on guidelines developed by the Organization, to enable the crew to gain safe access to the bow even in severe weather conditions,

 NOTING that it adopted, by resolution MSC.62(67), Guidelines for safe access to tanker bows, which provide guidance for tankers on how to ensure that the crew can gain safe access to the bow even in severe weather conditions,

 HAVING CONSIDERED, at its 102nd session, the recommendation made by the Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction at its seventh session,

 1 ADOPTS the Revised guidelines for safe access to tanker bows, set out in the annex to the present resolution;

2 RECOMMENDS that all Governments concerned take appropriate steps to implement the Revised Guidelines;

3 REVOKES resolution MSC.62(67).


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