SOLAS, consolidated edition, 2004: consolidated text of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, and its Protocol of 1988 : articles, annexes and certificates

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International Maritime Organization, 2004 - Technology & Engineering - 566 pages
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The most important of the international conventions dealing with maritime safety is the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) which covers a wide range of measures designed to improve the safety of shipping. It is also one of the oldest of its kind, the first version was adopted in 1914 following the sinking of the Titanic. There have been four more versions of SOLAS and the present version was adopted in 1974 and entered into force in 1980. This edition provides access to all SOLAS requirements, a consolidated text of the Convention, its protocols of 1978 and 1988 and all amendments in effect from from 1 July 2004

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and the 1988 Protocol relating thereto
piiglS Surveys of lifesaving appliances and other
jpiiiill3 Issue or endorsement of certificates by another Government

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