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MSC 84 7 to 16 May 2008
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1 1 Adoption of the agenda: report on credentials    14/11/07
  1/1 Annotations to the provisional agenda Secretariat 18/2/08
2    Decisions of other IMO bodies      
  2 Outcome of the ninety-third session of the Legal Committee Secretariat 12/2/08
  2/1 Outcome of the twenty-fourth extraordinary session of the Council Secretariat 2/4/08
  2/2 Outcome of the twenty-fifth session of the Assembly Secretariat 18/2/08
  2/3 Outcome of the fifty-seventh session of the Marine Environment Protection Committee Secretariat 6/5/08
3    Consideration and adoption of amendments to mandatory instruments      
  3 Amendments to the 1974 SOLAS Convention, the 1994 HSC and 2000 HSC Codes and resolution A.744(18) Secretariat 12/2/08
  3/1 Amendments to the 1988 SOLAS Protocol Secretariat 4/2/08
   3/2 Amendments to the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code (resolution MSC.122(75)) - Amendment (34-08) Secretariat 26/11/07
  3/3 MSC circulars to be approved in conjunction with the adoption of SOLAS amendments Secretariat 4/2/08
  3/4 Adoption of the Code of the International Standards and Recommended Practices for a Safety Investigation into a Marine Casualty or Marine Incident Secretariat 4/2/08
  3/5 Correction to the text of amendments on MSDS adopted at MSC 83 Secretariat 13/3/08
  3/6 Means of embarkation on and disembarkation from ships Australia Republic of Korea IACS 25/3/08
  3/7 Amendments to resolution A.744(18) IACS 31/3/08
4    Measures to enhance maritime security      
  4 Fifth special meeting of the Counter-Terrorism Committee with International, Regional and Sub-Regional Organizations Nairobi, Kenya, 29 to 31 October 2007 Secretariat 18/2/08
  4/1 Proposed amendments to MSC/Circ.1097 IACS 13/3/08
  4/2 National supplemental security arrangements Turkey 13/3/08
  4/3 Port facility security audits Canada 31/3/08
  4/4 Development of model legislation on maritime security Austria Belgium Bulgaria Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Iceland Ireland Italy Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Netherlands Malta Norway Poland Portugal Romania Slovakia Slovenia Spain Sweden UK EC 13/3/08
  4/5 ISO Maritime and supply chain security standards (Update) ISO 13/3/08
5    Goal-based new ship construction standards      
   5 Report of the Working Group on Goal-Based Standards at MSC 83 (Part 2) Chairman of WG 14/11/07
  5/1 Need for consequential amendments to IMO instruments Secretariat 13/3/08
  5/2 Progress report of the Pilot Panel on the trial application of the Tier III verification process using IACS Common Structural Rules (CSR) Co-ord of Pilot Panel 13/3/08
  5/3 Report of the GBS correspondence group Germany 18/2/08
  5/4 Consideration of the GBS generic structure Denmark Germany Norway 13/3/08
  5/5 Comments on the report of the Correspondence Group on GBS Japan 25/3/08
  Inf.5 The Naval Ship Code Netherlands 13/3/08
6    LRIT-related matters      
  6 Matters pending since MSC 83 Secretariat 31/3/08
  6/1 Report of the first session of the Ad hoc LRIT Group    18/2/08
  6/1/ Add.1 Report of the first session of the Ad hoc LRIT Group   7/4/08
  6/1/ Add.2 Report of the third session of the Ad hoc LRIT Group - Part I   26/6/08
  6/1/ Add.3 Report of the third session of the Ad hoc LRIT Group - Part II   30/4/10
  6/1/ Add.4 Report of the third session of the Ad hoc LRIT Group - Part III   30/4/10
  6/2 Notice of the availability of existing LRIT Data Centre infrastructure and resources available to those Contracting Governments not yet having established an LRIT Data Centre Japan 25/3/08
  6/3 Sustainability and viability of the LRIT system Bahamas Liberia Marshall Islands 13/3/08
  6/4 Performance review and audit of the LRIT system IMSO 13/3/08
  6/5 Ongoing work within the European Union to develop a European master plan for the fixed-based AIS networks Austria Belgium Bulgaria Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Ireland Italy Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Poland Portugal Romania Slovakia Slovenia Spain Sweden Netherlands UK EC 13/3/08
  6/6 Ongoing work within the European Union to develop a European master plan for the fixed-based AIS networks Turkey 25/3/08
  6/7 Performance review and audit of the LRIT system United States 31/3/08
  6/8 Questionnaire on LRIT-related matters Secretariat 7/4/08
  6/9 Outline of a draft LRIT system test plan United States 22/4/08
7    Safety of navigation (report of the fifty third session of the Sub-Committee)      
  7 Report of the fifty-third session of the Sub-Committee Secretariat 4/2/08
8    Dangerous goods, solid cargoes and containers (report of the twelfth session of the Sub-Committee)      
   8 Report of the twelfth session of the Sub-Committee Secretariat 26/11/07
  8/1 Amendments to Foreword and Section 1 of the IMSBC Code Japan 13/3/08
  8/2 Ad hoc mechanism within the IMO Secretariat for the resolution of difficulties in the carriage of IMDG Code dangerous goods including class 7 radioactive materials Secretariat 13/3/08
  Inf.8 Bulk carrier loading rates Intercargo 13/3/08
9    Fire protection (report of the fifty second session of the Sub-Committee)      
  9 Report of the fifty-second session of the Sub-Committee Secretariat 13/3/08
  Inf.11 Revised standards for the design, testing and locating of devices to prevent the passage of flame into cargo tanks in tankers - Update on standardization work in ISO (ISO 15364) ISO 25/3/08
10    Bulk liquids and gases (report of the twelfth session of the Sub-Committee)      
  10 Report of the twelfth session of the Sub-Committee Secretariat 13/3/08
11    Ship design and equipment (urgent matters emanating from the fifty first session of the Sub-Committee)      
  11 Urgent matters emanating from the fifty-first session of the Sub-Committee Secretariat 25/3/08
  11/1 Legal opinion on instructions for lifeboat manufacturers Secretariat 13/3/08
  11/2 Definition of the term “bulk carrier” Norway 13/3/08
  11/3 Definition of the term “bulk carrier” Secretariat 13/3/08
  11/4 Definition of the term "bulk carrier" Chairman DE 31/3/08
  11/5 Definition of the term “bulk carrier” CESA 25/3/08
  11/6 Performance standard for protective coatings (resolution MSC.215(82)) IACS 31/3/08
  11/7 Review of the SPS Code Netherlands 31/3/08
  11/8 Definition of the term “bulk carrier” Intercargo 31/3/08
12    Training and watchkeeping (urgent matters emanating from the thirty ninth session of the Sub-Committee)      
  12 Urgent matters emanating from the thirty-ninth session of the Sub-Committee Secretariat 7/4/08
  12/1 List of competent persons to be maintained by the Secretary-General pursuant to section A-I/7 of the STCW Code Secretariat 18/2/08
  12/2 Areas in chapter VI of the STCW Code where training cannot be conducted onboard Norway 31/3/08
13    General cargo ship safety      
  13 Outcome of MSC 83 Secretariat 4/2/08
14    Capacity-building for the implementation of new measures      
  14 Capacity-building for the implementation of new measures Secretariat 13/3/08
15    Role of the human element      
  15 Outcome of the eighty-third session of the Maritime Safety Committee Secretariat 28/2/08
  15/1 Promoting safe behaviour in a safety culture New Zealand ITF 28/2/08
  15/2 Safety recommendations for decked fishing vessels of less than 12 metres in length and undecked fishing vessels Secretariat 13/3/08
  15/3 Amendments to the International Safety Management (ISM) Code China Republic of Korea 25/3/08
  15/4 Near-miss information Liberia 25/3/08
  15/5 Amendments to the Revised Guidelines on Implementation of the ISM Code by Administrations (resolution A.913(22)) Austria Belgium Bulgaria Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Ireland Italy Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Netherlands Poland Portugal Romania Slovakia Slovenia Spain, Sweden UK EC 25/3/08
  Inf.7 Preliminary findings of the 2007 Paris MoU - Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on ISM Compliance Paris MoU 13/3/08
16    Formal safety assessment      
  16 Outcome of MSC 83 on matters related to review of FSA studies Secretariat 18/2/08
  16/1 Outcome of MEPC 57 Secretariat 29/4/08
17    Piracy and armed robbery against ships      
  17 Quarterly and monthly reports Secretariat 13/3/08
  17/1 Review of the guidance provided by the Organization for preventing and suppressing piracy and armed robbery against ships Secretariat 26/2/08
  17/2 Review of guidance provided by the Organization for preventing and suppressing piracy and armed robbery against ships ITF 13/3/08
  17/3 Proposal in relation to the reporting and investigation of acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships ICC 13/3/08
  17/4 Review of the guidance provided by the Organization for preventing and suppressing piracy and armed robbery against ships Denmark 31/3/08
  17/5 Comment in relation to the reporting and investigation of acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships Intanko 31/3/08
  17/6 Comments in relation to the reporting and investigation of acts of piracy and armed robbery against ships BIMCO 31/3/08
18    Technical assistance sub-programme in maritime safety and security      
  18 Technical co-operation activities relating to maritime safety, security and facilitation of maritime traffic Secretariat 18/2/08
  18/1 Periodical report on model courses Secretariat 13/3/08
  18/2 Technical co-operation on domestic ferry safety Secretariat 25/3/08
19    Implementation of instruments and related matters      
  19 Status of Conventions Secretariat 25/3/08
  19/1 Building contract dates IACS 4/2/08
  Inf.13 Status of Conventions Secretariat 31/3/08
20    Relations with other organizations      
  20 Applications for consultative status - Outcome of the twenty-fourth extraordinary session of the Council Secretariat 12/2/08
  20/1 Outcome of the third meeting of the UN Inter-agency group on the Treatment of persons rescued at sea Secretariat 12/2/08
  20/1/ Rev.1 Outcome of the third meeting of the UN Inter-agency group on the Treatment of persons rescued at sea
replaces MSC 84/20/1
Secretariat 26/5/08
  20/2 Outcome of the nineteenth meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol Secretariat 12/2/08
  Inf.2 The United Nations Open-ended Informal Consultative Process on Oceans and Law of the Sea focusing issues on maritime security and safety Secretariat 18/2/08
21    Application of the Committee's Guidelines      
  21 Draft amendments to the Guidelines on the organization and method of work and related decisions by the twenty-fourth extraordinary session of the Council and the twenty-fifth session of the Assembly Secretariat 13/3/08
22    Work programme      
  22 Work programmes of the BLG, DSC, FP, FSI, NAV, DE and SLF Sub-Committees and provisional agendas for their forthcoming sessions Secretariat 25/3/08
  22/ Add.1 Work programme of the STW Sub-Committee and provisional agenda for STW 40 Secretariat 7/4/08
  22/ Add.2 Work programme of the COMSAR Sub-Committee and provisional agenda for COMSAR 13 Secretariat 26/5/08
  22/1 Outcome of the twenty-fifth session of the Assembly Secretariat 26/2/08
  22/2 Sub-Committee on Fire Protection - Uniform implementation of SOLAS regulations II-1/8-1, II-2/21 and II-2/22 Italy 12/2/08
  22/3 Amendments to the International Convention for Safe Containers ISO 18/2/08
  22/4 Sub-Committee on Safety of Navigation - Development of Guidelines for Consideration of Requests for Safety Zones Larger than 500 metres Around Artificial Islands, Installations and Structures in the Exclusive Economic Zone United States Brazil 18/2/08
  22/5 Thermal performance of immersion suits Japan 18/2/08
  22/6 Rectification of requirements for life-saving appliances Japan 18/2/08
  22/7 Sub-Committee on Bulk Liquids and Gases - Sub-Committee on Fire Protection Safety of double-hull tankers – Fixed hydrocarbon gas detection systems Proposal for expanding the scope of the item France Finland Germany 18/2/08
  22/8 Tenders operating from passenger ships UK IACS 18/2/08
  22/9 Persons rescued at sea Spain Italy 13/3/08
  22/10 Alternative arrangements for the bottom inspection requirements for passenger ships CLIA 18/2/08
  22/11 Sub-Committee on Dangerous Goods, Solid Cargoes and Containers - Documentation requirements for dangerous goods in packaged form United States 18/2/08
  22/12 Specific ship stability requirements for ro-ro passenger ships Austria Belgium Bulgaria Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Ireland Italy Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Netherlands Poland Portugal Romania Slovakia Slovenia Spain Sweden UK EC 18/2/08
  22/13 Development of a Code for Recognized Organizations (RO Code) Austria Belgium Bulgaria Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia Finland France Germany Greece Hungary Ireland Italy Latvia Lithuania Luxembourg Malta Netherlands Poland Portugal Romania Slovakia Slovenia Spain Sweden UK EC 18/2/08
  22/14 Proposal for the “Development of Model Procedure for Executing Shipboard Emergency Measures” Republic of Korea 18/2/08
  22/15 Sub-Committee on Dangerous Goods, Solid Cargoes and Containers - Consideration for the efficacy of Container Inspection Programme Republic of Korea 18/2/08
  22/16 Outcome of the twenty-fifth session of the Assembly on entry into force and implementation of the 1993 Torremolinos Protocol Secretariat 18/2/08
  22/17 VDR-related ship detention Egypt 26/2/08
  22/18 VDR system design Egypt 26/2/08
  22/19 Dangerous Goods Container Beacon Egypt 26/2/08
  22/20 Strategic Plan for the Organization (for the six-year period 2008-2013) and High-level Action Plan and related decisions by the twenty-fifth session of the Assembly and the twenty-fourth extraordinary session of the Council Secretariat 26/2/08
  22/21 Preparation of a draft Agreement on the Implementation of the 1993 Torremolinos Protocol Iceland 18/2/08
  22/22 Review of the Principles for Establishing the Safe Manning Levels of Ships – Mandatory Provisions in SOLAS United Kingdom 18/2/08
  22/23 Specific ship stability requirements for ro-ro passenger ships CESA 25/3/08
  22/24 Tenders operating from passenger ships CLIA 25/3/08
  Inf.3 Sub-Committee on Fire Protection - Uniform implementation of SOLAS regulations II-1/8-1, II-2/21 and II-2/22 Italy 12/2/08
  Inf.15 Status of planned outputs for the 2008-2009 biennium Secretariat 16/6/08
23    Any other business      
  23 Global Integrated Shipping Information System (GISIS) Secretariat 25/3/08
  23/1 Updates of AIS after 2004 MARPOL amendment IALA 12/2/08
  23/2 Night-time lookout – photochromic lenses and dark adaptation United Kingdom 13/3/08
  Inf.4 Shipping noise and marine mammals United States 18/2/08
  Inf.6 Nautical Institute – Operational Guidance for Mooring ICS BIMCO IAPH IHMA IMPA IFSMA 26/2/08
  Inf.9 Proceedings of the 1st Seoul International Maritime Forum Republic of Korea 13/3/08
  Inf.10 Watchkeeping for small ships and vessels Denmark 25/3/08
  Inf.12 Bulk Carrier Casualty Report Intercargo 25/3/08
24 24 Consideration of the report of the Committee on its 84th session    12/6/08
  24/ Corr.1 Consideration of the report of the Committee on its 84th session   9/9/08
  24/ Add.1 Consideration of the report of the Committee on its 84th session   1/7/08
  24/ Add.2 Consideration of the report of the Committee on its 84th session   1/7/08
  24/ Add.2/ Corr.1 Consideration of the report of the Committee on its 84th session   24/10/08
  24/ Add.3 Consideration of the report of the Committee on its 84th session   24/6/08
  Inf.1 List of participants   26/5/08
  Inf.14 Address of the Secretary-General at the opening of the eighty fourth session of the Maritime Safety Committee (7 to 16 May 2008)   15/5/08
  Inf.16 List of documents issued in connection with the eighty fourth session of the Maritime Safety Committee   30/4/10
  WP.1 Work programme - Preliminary assessment of proposals for new work programme items Chairman 26/5/08
  WP.2 Training and watchkeeping - Report of the Secretary-General to the Maritime Safety Committee on the evaluation of information communicated in accordance with regulation I/7, paragraph 2 of the STCW Convention, as amended Secretary- General 26/5/08
  WP.2/ Add.1 Training and watchkeeping - Report of the Secretary-General to the Maritime Safety Committee on the evaluation of information communicated pursuant to regulation I/8, paragraph 3 of the STCW Convention, as amended Secretary- General 26/5/08
  WP.3 Consideration and adoption of amendments to mandatory instruments - Report of the drafting group   26/5/08
  WP.4 Goal-based new ship construction standards - Report of the Working Group   26/5/08
  WP.5 LRIT-related matters - Report of the working group   26/5/08
  WP.5/ Add.1 LRIT-related matters - Report of the Working Group   26/5/08
  WP.5/ Add.2 LRIT-related matters - Report of the Working Group   26/5/08
  WP.6 Role of the human element - Report of the Working Group   26/5/08
  WP.7 Work programme - Substantive items for inclusion in the agendas for the eighty-fifth and eighty-sixth sessions of the Committee Secretariat 26/5/08
  WP.8 Draft report of the Maritime Safety Committee on the eighty fourth session   30/4/10
  WP.8/ Add.1 Draft report (continued)   30/4/10
  WP.8/ Add.2 Draft report (continued)   30/4/10
  WP.8/ Add.3 Draft report (continued)   30/4/10
  WP.8/ Add.4 Draft report (continued)   30/4/10
  WP.8/ Add.5 Draft report (continued)   30/4/10
  WP.9 LRIT-related matters - Summary of responses to the questionnaire on LRIT-related matters Secretariat 26/5/08
  WP.10 Application of the committee's guidelines - Report of the 2008 Chairmen’s Meeting   26/5/08
  WP.11 Piracy and armed robbery against ships - Report of the drafting group   26/5/08
  WP.12 Dangerous goods, solid cargoes and containers - Revised Recommendation on Safety of Personnel during Container Securing Operations Secretariat 26/5/08
  WP.13 Implementation of instruments and related matters - Unified interpretation of the meaning of the building contract date   26/5/08
  WP.14 Work programme - Work programmes of the Sub-Committees and provisional agendas for their forthcoming sessions Secretariat 26/5/08
      published 24.10.08 dl