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January 1, 2024

All ships

Amendments to the 1988 Load Line Convention; the IBC and IGC Codes and MARPOL Annex I regarding watertight doors on cargo ships

These amendments align the requirements with respect to doors in watertight bulkheads with that of the SOLAS Convention and allow for hinged watertight doors where previously the regulations only included remotely operated sliding watertight doors:

  • Amendments to the 1988 Load Line Protocol: regulation 27 (13)(a)
  • Amendments to MARPOL Annex I

• Amendments to the IGC Code: Chapter 2 paragraph


January 1, 2024
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