This document provides guidance related to the Administration's program for harmonized certification audits for compliance with the ISM and ISPS Codes, and MLC, 2006 (ISM/ISPS/MLC).
It also describes how companies operating Liberian ships seeking harmonized ISM/ISPS/MLC verification and certification can receive a Safety Management Certificate (SMC), International Ship Security Certificate (ISSC), and Maritime Labour (ML) Certificate through a single harmonized audit.
This Marine Notice was published on January 6th, 2023, and supersedes the Marine Notice ISM-003, published in June 2012.
Marine Notice ISM-003, Rev. 01/23 is applicable to all Liberian registered vessels that are required to comply with the ISM and ISPS Codes and MLC, 2006 may participate in the Administration’s harmonized ISM/ISPS/MLC audit program.