The IMO Group provides an opportunity for all members to raise and discuss matters relating to the Institution’s work and responsibilities as a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) with Consultative Status at the IMO using the Group Forum.
The work and activities of the IMO Committee will be reported regularly in the Forum. Members may also comment on the Committee’s work, or propose matters for its consideration
The following matters of note were considered
o Objectives and functional requirements of Life Saving Appliances (LSA).
o Implementation of the LSA Code.
o New requirements for ventilation of survival craft.
o Consequential amendments to the Polar Code.
o Unified Interpretations.
o Requirements for Lifting Appliances and Winches.
o FSS Code matters relating to CO2 pipelines.
The full report may be downloaded at https://www.rina.org.uk/res/ReportofSSE4.pdf