Regulatory News

MSC 106 Brief

The IMO Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) held its 106th session from November 2 to 11, 2022. This Brief provides an overview of the more significant issues discussed at this session, which include matters pertaining to a new Chapter XV of the SOLAS Convention addressing Carriage of Industrial Personnel, revised performance standards for Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) , new mandatory requirements for electronic inclinometers on containerships and bulk carriers, and the latest developments on Marine Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS). A review of the Committee’s activity can provide insight into upcoming regulations that have been adopted by the IMO, and a forecast of future regulatory developments.