After MSC 102 had approved draft amendments to regulation 27(13)(a) of annex I (Regulations for determining load lines) of Annex B to the 1988 Load Lines Protocol concerning watertight doors, as well as a minor correction to regulation 22(1)(g) concerning scuppers, inlets and discharges, MSC 103 confirmed the contents of the proposed amendments with no modification.
The Committee on their 104th session confirmed the proposed amendments and agreed that they should be accepted by 1 July 2023 in accordance with the provisions of article VI of the Protocol.
The amendments shall enter into force on 1 January 2024.
RELEVANT DOCUMENT (AVAILABLE ONLY TO SUBSCRIBERS):
MSC.492(104) - Amendments to the Protocol of 1988 Relating to the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966
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