SOLAS II-1/19, III/30 and III/37 MSC.421(98)
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January 1, 2020
Ship Type: Passenger ships.
Amendments to SOLAS II-1/19, III/30 and III/37 concerning damage control drills on passenger ships
Amendments to SOLAS chapter II-1 regulation 19 and chapter III regulations 30 and 37 to mandate damage control drills were adopted. The requirements are operational in nature with drills required at regular intervals for all passenger ships. The drills will have to involve crew members who have damage control responsibilities. Additionally, drills will have to be recorded and should cover different damage scenarios.