Amendments to the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk
Jan 20, 2022
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The Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) on its 104th session amended paragraph 22.214.171.124 of the IGC Code concerning watertight doors on cargo ships.
The expanded Committee, including delegations of 103 Contracting Governments to the 1974 SOLAS Convention, considered the final text of the draft amendments prepared by the Drafting Group, and adopted them unanimously by resolution MSC.492(104).
The Committee agreed that the amendments should be deemed to have been accepted on 1 July 2023 and enter into force on 1 January 2024, in accordance with the Guidance on entry into force of amendments to the 1974 SOLAS Convention and related mandatory instruments (MSC.1/Circ.1481).