International Maritime Organization – Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) Meeting 105

Date & Time:

20th - 29th Apr, 2022



The Maritime Safety Committee is IMO’s senior technical body on safety-related matters. It is aided in its work by a number of Sub-Committees.

WNTI monitor all documents submitted for discussion at MSC and, where appropriate, Capt Simon Chaplin will attend meetings to represent WNTI.

About The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC)

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The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) deals with all matters related to maritime safety and maritime security which fall within the scope of IMO, covering both passenger ships and all kinds of cargo ships. This includes updating the SOLAS Convention and related codes, such as those covering dangerous goods, life-saving appliances and fire safety systems. The MSC also deals with human element issues, including amendments to the STCW Convention on training and certification of seafarers. The MSC has a wide range of issues on its current agenda, including goal-based standards, autonomous vessels, piracy and armed robbery against ships, cyber security, e-navigation and the modernization of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS).

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