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IMO Revised Performance Standards for EPIRBs and VDRs

The IMO has adopted Resolutions MSC.471 (101) and MSC.494 (104) which introduce revised performance standards for float-free emergency position indicating radio beacons (EPIRBs) and shipborne voyage data recorders (VDRs). The revised performance standards are applied to the EPIRBs and VDRs installed on or after July 1, 2022. This Regulatory News update summarizes the new requirements and provides information on the relevant deadlines. Download our latest Regulatory News on this topic below.