The IMarEST contributes to the work of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) as part of the technical leadership strategic goals. The remit of this committee covers various issues relating to maritime safety and maritime security which are significant to our membership, especially with regards to updates to the SOLAS Convention and related codes, human element issues including amendments to the STCW Convention on training and certification of seafarers and, autonomous vessels and cyber security.
This report provides a summary of the key discussions and outcomes of the latest session of the IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC 99) which was held from 16-25 May 2018, together with an overview of IMarEST’s engagement in the work of this Committee and will discuss;
1. Key discussions and outcomes of the committee and IMarEST participation
2. Future IMO meetings
You can download a PDF of the report below: