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2019 Download all valid MSINs of 2019
1/2019 (PDF) Hong Kong Merchant Shipping Information Notes Current as at 1 January 2019
(Annex 1, Annex 2A, Annex 2B) (PDF)
2/2019 (PDF) Coming into force of the Hong Kong legislation on the implementation of International Code for the Safe Carriage of Packaged Irradiated Nuclear Fuel, Plutonium and High-Level Radioactive Wastes On Board Ships (INF Code)
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
3/2019 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Mali) Regulation 2018
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
4/2019 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Regulation 2018
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
5/2019 (PDF) Guidelines for MARPOL Annex VI
(Annex 1, Annex 2, Annex 3) (PDF)
6/2019 (PDF) Amendments to MARPOL Annex VI (Prohibition on the carriage of non-compliant fuel oil)
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
7/2019 (PDF) Amendments to Guidelines for ballast water management and development of ballast water management plans (G4)
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
8/2019 (PDF) Coming into Force of New and Amended Hong Kong Legislation Implementing SOLAS Chapter II-1 and II-2 Requirements
(Annex 1, Annex 2, Annex 3, Annex 4, Annex 5, Annex 6, Annex 7, Annex 8, Annex 9, Annex 10, Annex 11, Annex 12 ) (PDF)
9/2019 (PDF) Amendments of 2018 to the Code of Maritime Labour Convention, 2006
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
10/2019 (PDF) Stevedore fatality resulting from entry of fumigated cargo hold
11/2019 (PDF) Amendment to Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Air Pollution) Regulation (Cap. 413P)
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
12/2019 (PDF) Coming into Force of a New Hong Kong Legislation Implementing SOLAS Chapter XIV and Polar Code Requirements
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
13/2019 (PDF) Amendment to Merchant Shipping (Safety) (IMSBC Code) Regulation (Cap. 369AZ)
(Annex 1(PDF) )
14/2019 (PDF) Coming into Force of New and Amended Hong Kong Legislation Implementing the Amendments to the STCW Convention and Code
(Annex 1, Annex 2, Annex 3, Annex 4, Annex 5, Annex 6 ) (PDF)
15/2019 (PDF) Coming into Force of Hong Kong Legislation Implementing Amendments to Requirements of MARPOL Annexes I, II, IV and V
(Annex 1, Annex 2, Annex 3, Annex 4 ) (PDF)
16/2019 Fatal fall of a crew from tween deck onto cargo hold bottom (PDF)
17/2019 (PDF) Guidelines and sets of guidance for ensuring consistent implementation of the 0.50% Sulphur Limit under MARPOL Annex VI
(Annex 1, Annex 2, Annex 3, Annex 4 ) (PDF)
18/2019 Collision between two vessels at waters close to Kaohsiung, Taiwan (PDF)
19/2019 Collision between two vessels in the coastal sea of the Republic of Korea (PDF)
20/2019 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Yemen) Regulation 2019 and United Nations Sanctions (Yemen) Regulation 2015 (Repeal) Regulation
(Annex 1, Annex 2(PDF) )
21/2019 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Central African Republic) Regulation 2019
(Annex 1(PDF) )
22/2019 (PDF) Guidelines for the use of Electronic Record Books under MARPOL and Amendments to MARPOL Annexes I, II, V and VI and the NOx Technical Code 2008
(Annex 1, Annex 2, Annex 3, Annex 4(PDF) )
23/2019 (PDF) Amendments to MARPOL Annex II (Cargo residues and tank washings of persistent floating products)
(Annex 1(PDF) )
24/2019 (PDF) Amendments to the IBC Code
(Annex 1(PDF) )
25/2019 (PDF) Amendments to the BCH Code (special, operational and minimum requirements)
(Annex 1(PDF) )
27/2019 (PDF) Fatal accident of a bosun falling down from a stairway
28/2019 (PDF) Fatal accident of man overboard under influence of alcohol
29/2019 (PDF) Minimum Safe Manning
(Appendix 1, Appendix 2 , Appendix 3 )(PDF)
2018 Download all valid MSINs of 2018
2/2018 (PDF) United Nations Security Council Sanctions against the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
3/2018 (PDF) Smooth Implementation of MARPOL Annex VI on Data Collection System for Fuel Oil Consumption
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
4/2018 (PDF) Coming into Force of the Amended Hong Kong Legislation Implementing the Latest Requirements of the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966, as modified by the Protocol of 1988 relating thereto
(Annex 1, Annex 2, Annex 3, Annex 4, Annex 5) (PDF)
5/2018 (PDF) Approval of the unified interpretation of Appendix I (Form of the International Ballast Water Management Certificate) of the BWM Convention
(Annex 1) (PDF)
6/2018 (PDF) Guidance on best practice for fuel oil purchasers/users for assuring the quality of fuel oil used on board ships (Annex 1) (PDF)
7/2018 (PDF) Halon Banking and Reception Facilities (Annex 1) (PDF)
8/2018 (PDF) A fatal fall to the bottom of a cargo oil tank after cleaning
9/2018 (PDF) A fatal accident on open deck under adverse weather
10/2018 (PDF) Coming into Force of Amended Hong Kong Legislation (Annex 1) (PDF)
11/2018 (PDF) Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended
(Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)
12/2018 (PDF) Coming into force of the amended Hong Kong legislation on the implementation of the requirements of MARPOL Annex II, BCH Code and IBC Code
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3) (PDF)
13/2018 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) (Amendment) Regulation 2018 (Annex 1) (PDF)
14/2018 (PDF) Entry into Force of regulation 22A of MARPOL Annex VI on Data Collection System for Fuel Oil Consumption
15/2018 (PDF) Lists of Solid Bulk Cargoes for which a Fixed Gas Fire-extinguishing System may be exempted or for which a Fixed Gas Fire-extinguishing System is Ineffective (Annex 1) (PDF)
16/2018 (PDF) Service for Collection of Certificate of Registry Envelope (Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)
17/2018 (PDF) Collision of a Bulk Carrier and an Oil Tanker in the East China Sea (Annex 1) (PDF)
18/2018 (PDF) A fatal fall onto the tank top of a cargo hold during cleaning operation
19/2018 (PDF) Code and Amendments to the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004 (Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3 , Annex 4 , Annex 5) (PDF)
20/2018 (PDF) Amendments to MARPOL Annex VI (ECAs and required EEDI for RO-RO Cargo Ships and RO-RO Passenger Ships) (Annex 1) (PDF)
21/2018 (PDF) Initial IMO Strategy on Reduction of GHG Emissions from Ships (Annex 1) (PDF)
22/2018 (PDF) Amendments to the IBC Code and BCH Code (Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)
23/2018 (PDF) An explosion on board an oil/chemical tanker during cargo tank cleaning operation
24/2018 (PDF) The exemptible clauses in accordance with the International Code of Safety for High Speed Craft for Hong Kong registered high speed craft engaged in cross-boundary voyages
(Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)
25/2018 (PDF) Extension of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC) to Hong Kong
26/2018 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Somalia) (Amendment) Regulation 2018 (Annex 1) (PDF)
29/2018(PDF) Registration with the MSCHOA and Report to UKMTO
30/2018 (PDF) Oil spill from cracked shell plate
2017 Download all valid MSINs of 2017
3/2017 (PDF) Entry into Force of the International Convention for the Control and Management of Ships’ Ballast Water and Sediments, 2004
4/2017 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Somalia) (Amendment) Regulation 2017 (Annex 1) (PDF)

5/2017 (PDF) A fatal electrocution accident happened when using electric hoist for lifting operation
6/2017 (PDF) Two stevedores and one bulldozer operator were collapsed inside the stair trunk for entry to cargo hold
7/2017 (PDF) Amendments to MARPOL Annex VI (Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3 , Annex 4 , Annex 5 ) (PDF)

8/2017 (PDF) 2016 Guidelines for Approval of Ballast Water Management Systems (G8) (Annex 1) (PDF)

9/2017 (PDF) A fitter was struck by a falling hook block of a monorail transverse hoist
10/2017 (PDF) Amendments to MARPOL Annex I (Form B of the Supplement to the IOPP Certificate) and Annex V (HME substances and Garbage Record Book) (Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)

12/2017 (PDF) A chief engineer fell overboard and drowned while climbing down a pilot ladder
13/2017 (PDF) Guidance for Good Practice on Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) (Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3 ) (PDF)

15/2017 (PDF) A fatal accident during mooring operation on deck
16/2017 (PDF) Coming into Force of New and Amended Hong Kong Legislation Implementing SOLAS Chapter III and IV Requirements (Annex 1, Annex 2) (PDF)
17/2017 (PDF) Amendments to Ballast Water Management Convention and the adoption of 2017 Guidelines for ballast water exchange (G6) (Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)

18/2017 (PDF) Protocol for Checking Authenticity of Certificate of Registry (Annex 1) (PDF)

19/2017 (PDF) 2017 Guidelines for the implementation of MARPOL Annex V (Annex 1) (PDF)

20/2017 (PDF) Guidelines and Amendments to MARPOL Annex VI (Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3 , Annex 4) (PDF)

22/2017 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (South Sudan) Regulation 2017 (Annex 1) (PDF)

23/2017 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2011 (Amendment) Regulation 2017 (Annex 1) (PDF)

25/2017 (PDF) Merchant Shipping (Limitation of Shipowners Liability) Ordinance (Amendment of Schedule 2) Order 2017(Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)

26/2017 (PDF) Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978 and the STCW Code (Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)

27/2017 (PDF) Guidance on the Requirements of the STCW Convention, 1978, as Amended (Annex 1) (PDF)

28/2017 (PDF) Amendments to the International Code of Intact Stability, 2008 (2008 IS Code) (Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3 ) (PDF)

29/2017 (PDF) Amendments to the International Code on the Enhanced Programme of Inspections during Surveys of Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers, 2011 (2011 ESP Code) (Annex 1) (PDF)

30/2017 (PDF) Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended (Annex 1) (PDF)

31/2017 (PDF) Amendments to the International Code for Fire Safety Systems (FSS Code) (Annex 1) (PDF)

32/2017 (PDF) Interim Recommendations on the Safe Carriage of More Than 12 Industrial Personnel on Board Vessels Engaged on International Voyages (Annex 1) (PDF)

33/2017 (PDF) Amendments to the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk (IGC Code) (Annex 1) (PDF)

34/2017 (PDF) Interim Recommendations for Carriage of Liquefied Hydrogen in Bulk (Annex 1) (PDF)

36/2017 (PDF) New Garbage Record Book (Part I / Part II) in accordance with the amendments to MARPOL Annex V
37/2017 (PDF) Amendments to the International Code of Safety for Ships Using Gases or Other Low-Flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code) (Annex 1) (PDF)

38/2017 (PDF) Amendments to the 1994 HSC Code and the 2000 HSC Code (Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)

39/2017 (PDF) Amendments to the International Life-Saving Appliance (LSA) Code and the Revised Recommendation on Testing of Life-Saving Appliances (Resolution MSC. 81(70), as amended) ( Annex 1 , Annex 2 ) (PDF)

40/2017 (PDF) Maritime Cyber Risk Management in Safety Management Systems (Annex 1) (PDF)

2016 Download all valid MSINs of 2016
2/2016 (PDF) Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended
(Annex 1, Annex 2) (PDF)

3/2016 (PDF) Amendments to the International Code on the Enhanced Programme of Inspections during Surveys of Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers, 2011 (2011 ESP Code) (Annex 1)
4/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretations and Amendments to the Unified Interpretations of SOLAS Chapter II-2, the FSS and FTP Codes (Annex 1, Annex 2,Annex 3, Annex 4 ) (PDF)

5/2016 (PDF) List of Recognized Test Laboratories relating to the International Code for Application of Fire Test Procedures (FTP Code) (Annex 1)
6/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretations of Regulation 36(6) of the Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966 (Annex 1)
8/2016 (PDF) Guidance on Pressure Testing of Boundaries of Cargo Oil Tanks under Direction of the Master (Annex 1)
9/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretation of the Guidelines for Safe Access to Tanker Bows (Resolution MSC.62(67)) (Annex 1)
10/2016 (PDF) Amendments to the Unified Interpretations of the provisions of SOLAS Chapters II-1 and XII, of the technical provisions for means of access for inspections (resolution MSC.158(78)) and of the performance standards for water level detectors on bulk carriers and single hold cargo ship other than bulk carriers (resolution MSC.188(79)) (MSC.1/Circ.1464/Rev.1) (Annex 1)
11/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretations of the Code on Noise Levels On Board Ships (Resolution MSC.337(91)) (Annex 1)
12/2016 (PDF) Performance Standard, Functional Requirements and System Requirements for the Assessment of Smoke Management Systems (Annex 1)
13/2016 (PDF) Revised Design Guidelines and Operational Recommendations for Ventilation Systems in Ro-ro Cargo Spaces (Annex 1)
14/2016 (PDF) Amendments to the Revised Guidelines for the Maintenance and Inspection of Fire Protection Systems and Appliances (MSC.1/Circ.1432) (Annex 1)
16/2016 (PDF) Fatal illnesses of Malaria happened on board Hong Kong Registered Ships in Central Africa
17/2016 (PDF) Rescue boat Accident
18/2016 (PDF) Fatal accident in closing weather-tight door at rough sea
20/2016 (PDF) Sampling of Fuel Oil for Determination of Compliance under Annex VI of the MARPOL 73/78
21/2016 (PDF) Guidance on the Zika Virus Disease Situation Report Issued by WHO (Annex 1)
22/2016 (PDF) A fatal accident while unmooring operation on poop deck
23/2016 (PDF) IMO Circular – "Verification of the gross mass of packed containers – amendments to SOLAS regulation VI/2" (Annex 1)
24/2016 (PDF) Implementation of the Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Air Pollution) Regulation (Annex 1)
25/2016 (PDF) Additional Recognized Classification Society of the Hong Kong Shipping Register
26/2016 (PDF) Fatal accident due to falling at height from a vertical ladder inside the cargo hold
27/2016 (PDF) A Man fell overboard and drowned
28/2016 (PDF) Fatal man overboard accident happened when working over ship side
29/2016 (PDF) Extension of the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships, 2001 to Hong Kong
32/2016 (PDF) A fatal accident while climbing down a vertical ladder
33/2016 (PDF) Coming into Force of New and Amended Hong Kong Legislation
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3 , Annex 4 ) (PDF)
34/2016 (PDF) Implementation of the Merchant Shipping (Safety) (High Speed Craft) (Amendment) Regulation 2016
(Annex 1) (PDF)
35/2016 (PDF) Amendments to MARPOL Annex VI and the NOx Technical Code 2008
(Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)
36/2016 (PDF) Amendments to MARPOL Annex IV
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3) (PDF)
37/2016 (PDF) Revised GESAMP Hazard Evaluation Procedure under MARPOL Annex II
(Annex 1) (PDF)
38/2016 (PDF) Amendments to the Merchant Shipping (Prevention of Oil Pollution) Regulations
(Annex 1) (PDF)
39/2016 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2011 (Amendment) Regulation 2016
(Annex 1) (PDF)
40/2016 (PDF) Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, and its Protocol 1978 and Protocol 1988
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3 , Annex 4 , Annex 5 ) (PDF)
42/2016 (PDF) Grounding of vessel when anchoring
43/2016 (PDF) Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978 and the STCW Code
(Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)
46/2016 (PDF) Coming into Force of New and Amended Hong Kong Legislation Implementing 2010 Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention and Code
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3 , Annex 4 , Annex 5 , Annex 6 , Annex 7 , Annex 8 , Annex 9 , Annex 10 ,Annex 11 , Annex 12 , Annex 13 , Annex 14 , Annex 15 , Annex 16) (PDF)
47/2016 (PDF) Coming into Force of New and Amended Hong Kong Legislation Implementing SOLAS Chapter V Requirements
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 ) (PDF)
48/2016 (PDF) Amendments to the International Code on the Enhanced Programme of Inspections during Surveys of Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers, 2011 (2011 ESP Code)
(Annex 1) (PDF)
49/2016 (PDF) Implementation of the International Convention on the Control of Harmful Anti-Fouling Systems on Ships, 2001 to Hong Kong
50/2016 (PDF) Amendments to Inspection Programmes for cargo transport units carrying Dangerous Goods
(Annex 1) (PDF)
51/2016 (PDF) Amendments to the Emergency Response Procedures for ships carrying Dangerous Goods (EmS Guide)
(Annex 1) (PDF)
52/2016 (PDF) Amendments to the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code, Amendment 38-16
(Annex 1) (PDF)
53/2016 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Iran) Regulation (Repeal) Regulation and the United Nations Sanctions (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action - Iran) Regulation
(Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)
54/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretations relating to the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966
(Annex 1) (PDF)
55/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretations on the Protocol of 1988 relating to the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966
(Annex 1) (PDF)
56/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretations of the 1969 TM Convention
(Annex 1) (PDF)
57/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretations of the 1994 HSC Code and the 2000 HSC Code
(Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)
58/2016 (PDF) Guidance on the Application of SOLAS Regulation II-1/3-12 to Ships Delivered Before 1 July 2018
(Annex 1) (PDF)
59/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretation of SOLAS Regulations III/6.4 and III/6.5 and Section 7.2 of the LSA Code
(Annex 1) (PDF)
60/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretations of SOLAS Chapter II-2
(Annex 1) (PDF)
61/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretations of SOLAS Regulations II-1/29.3 and II-1/29.4
(Annex 1) (PDF)
62/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretations of SOLAS Chapter II-1
(Annex 1) (PDF)
63/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretations relating to the Application of SOLAS Regulation II-1/3-6, As Amended, and the Revised Technical Provisions for Means of Access for Inspections (Resolution MSC.158(78))
(Annex 1) (PDF)
64/2016 (PDF) Adoption of the International Code of Safety for Ships Using Gases or other Low-Flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code)
(Annex 1) (PDF)
65/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretations of the 2008 IS Code
(Annex 1) (PDF)
66/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretations of Chapters 5, 6 and 9 of the FSS Code
(Annex 1) (PDF)
67/2016 (PDF) Amendments to the Recommendation on Helicopter Landing Areas on Ro-Ro Passenger Ships (MSC/CIRC.895)
(Annex 1) (PDF)
68/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretations of Paragraph 4.4.7.6 of the LSA Code, as amended by Resolution MSC.320(89)
(Annex 1) (PDF)
69/2016 (PDF) Due Diligence Checklist in Identifying Providers of CTU-Related Services
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3) (PDF)
70/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretation relating to The International Grain Code
(Annex 1) (PDF)
71/2016 (PDF) Unified Interpretation relating to the IGC Code
(Annex 1) (PDF)
72/2016 (PDF) Guidelines on Consolidated IMO Provisions for the Safe Carriage of Dangerous Goods in Packaged Form by Sea
(Annex 1) (PDF)
73/2016 (PDF) International Convention for the Safety of Life At Sea (SOLAS), 1974, As Amended
(Annex 1) (PDF)
74/2016 (PDF) Issue of Medical Fitness Certificate
(Annex 1) (PDF)
2015 Download all valid MSINs of 2015
2/2015 (PDF) Deck crane collapsed due to improper operation
3/2015 (PDF) Crew fell overboard from accommodation ladder of a vessel in Panama Canal
5/2015 (PDF) A fatal accident by welding above the flammable cargo inside a cargo hold
6/2015 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Somalia) (Amendment) Regulation 2015
(Annex 1) (PDF)
7/2015 (PDF) Certification under the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks
(Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)
8/2015 (PDF) Non-compliance of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS)
9/2015 (PDF) A Bosun was killed inside an enclosed space
10/2015 (PDF) Guidelines and Specifications for the Implementation of the Annex VI of the MARPOL 73/78
(Annex 1 , Annex 2, Annex 3) (PDF)
11/2015 (PDF) Double Taxation
12/2015 (PDF) Implementation of the Annex VI of the MARPOL 73/78
(Annex 1 , Annex 2, Annex 3) (PDF)
13/2015 (PDF) Merchant Shipping (Limitation of Shipowners Liability) (Amendment) Ordinance 2005
(Annex 1) (PDF)
17/2015 (PDF) Prevention of Pollution by Garbage
18/2015 (PDF) Interim Guidance for In-Service Testing of Automatic Sprinkler Systems
(Annex 1) (PDF)
20/2015 (PDF) Unified Interpretations of Chapters 5, 9 and 10 of the FSS Code
(Annex 1) (PDF)
21/2015 (PDF) Unified Interpretation of Part 3 of Annex 1 to the 2010 FTP Code
(Annex 1) (PDF)
22/2015 (PDF) Unified Interpretations of Chapter 3 of the FSS Code
(Annex 1) (PDF)
23/2015 (PDF) Amendments to the Unified Interpretations of SOLAS Chapter II-2, the FSS Code, the FTP Code and related Fire Test Procedures
(Annex 1, Annex 2 ) (PDF)
24/2015 (PDF) Amendments to the Unified Interpretations of SOLAS Chapter II-2 and the FSS and FTP Codes (MSC/Circ.1456)
(Annex 1, Annex 2 ) (PDF)
26/2015 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2011 (Amendment) Regulation 2015
(Annex 1) (PDF)
27/2015 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Côte d’Ivoire) Regulation 2015
(Annex 1) (PDF)
28/2015 (PDF) A fatal fall to the bottom of a cargo hold when cleaning on the coaming top face plate
29/2015 (PDF) Guidance on Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea
(Annex 1, Annex 2 ) (PDF)
30/2015 (PDF) Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended
(Annex 1, Annex 2 ) (PDF)
31/2015 (PDF) A bosun died after falling down from a low-rise stepping platform on the main deck
32/2015 (PDF) Lifeboat Accident
33/2015 (PDF) Amendments to the International Life-Saving Appliance (LSA) Code
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
34/2015 (PDF) 2015 Guidelines for the Development of the Inventory of Hazardous Materials
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
35/2015 (PDF) Guidance for issuing type approval certificate for oil content meters
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
36/2015 (PDF) Revised PPR Product Data Reporting Form
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
37/2015 (PDF) Amendments to the Annex I of the MARPOL 73/78
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
38/2015 (PDF) Information related to Ballast Water Sampling and Analysis and the Approved Ballast Water Management Systems
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3 ) (PDF)
39/2015 (PDF) Fatal accident happened during cargo hold cleansing
40/2015 (PDF) Adoption of the International Code for Ships Operating in Polar Waters (Polar Code) and Amendments to SOLAS and MARPOL
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3 , Annex 4 , Annex 5 ) (PDF)
41/2015 (PDF) Guidelines for the Implementation of the Annex VI of the MARPOL 73/78
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3 , Annex 4 , Annex 5 , Annex 6 , ) (PDF)
42/2015 (PDF) Amendments to the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
43/2015 (PDF) Amendments to the International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
44/2015 (PDF) Fatal accident while climbing down a vertical ladder in cargo tank
45/2015 (PDF) A seaman fell to his death into a cargo hold
46/2015 (PDF) Safe Loading of Cargo in Bulk of Nickel Ore
47/2015 (PDF) Amendments to the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk (IGC Code) and the Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk (GC Code)
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 ) (PDF)
48/2015 (PDF) Amendments to the International Code for Fire Safety Systems (FSS Code) – Inert Gas Systems
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
49/2015 (PDF) Amendments to the International Code on the Enhanced Programme of Inspections during Surveys of Bulk Carriers and Oil Tankers, 2011 (2011 ESP Code)
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
50/2015 (PDF) Amendments to Part B of the International Code of Intact Stability, 2008 (2008 IS Code)
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
51/2015 (PDF) Explosion of windlass hydraulic motor
52/2015 (PDF) IMO Circular – "Carriage of bauxite that may liquefy"
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
53/2015 (PDF) Maintenance of Shipboard Passenger Lifts
54/2015 (PDF) PORT STATE CONTROL
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 ) (PDF)
55/2015 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Liberia) (No.2) Regulation 2015 and the United Nations Sanctions (Liberia) Regulation 2015 (Repeal) Regulation
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 ) (PDF)
56/2015 (PDF) Establishment of Emission Control Areas in Chinese Coastal Waters
57/2015 (PDF) IMO Unique Company and Registered Owner Identification Number Scheme
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3 , Annex 4 ) (PDF)
2014 Download all valid MSINs of 2014
2/2014 (PDF) Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 and its Protocol 1978 and Protocol 1988
(Annex 1, Annex 2, Annex 3, Annex 4, Annex 5) (PDF)
3/2014 (PDF) Amendments to the Protocol of 1988 Relating to the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966, As Amended – Annex I, Regulations 27(11) and 27(13)
(Annex 1, Annex 2) (PDF)
4/2014 (PDF) Adoption of Amendments to the Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for Dedicated Seawater Ballast Tanks in All Types of Ships and Double Side Skin Spaces of Bulk Carriers and Adoption of Amendments to the Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for Cargo Oil Tanks of Crude Oil Tankers
(Annex 1, Annex 2) (PDF)
5/2014 (PDF) Adoption of the Code on Noise Levels On Board Ships
(Annex 1) (PDF)
6/2014 (PDF) Adoption of Amendments to the International Code for Fire Safety Systems (FSS Code)
(Annex 1, Annex 2) (PDF)
7/2014 (PDF) Amendments to the International Convention for Safe Containers (CSC), 1972
(Annex 1) (PDF)
9/2014 (PDF) Amendments to the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code
(Annex 1) (PDF)
10/2014 (PDF) Fatal Accident Resulting from the Collapse of a Portable Derrick during Cargo Cleaning Operation
11/2014 (PDF) Information on Maritime Assistance Services (MAS)
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 ) (PDF)
13/2014 (PDF) A total loss of a bulk carrier due to anchor dragging under rough seas and swells
14/2014 (PDF) Clarification on the Applicability Issue relating to IMO Resolution MSC.338(91) regarding the Code on Noise Levels On Board Ships
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3) (PDF)
15/2014 (PDF) Avoidance of Entering the Libyan Ports which subject to the Declaration of Force Majeure
(Annex 1) (PDF)
18/2014 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Somalia) (Amendment) Regulation 2014
(Annex 1) (PDF)
19/2014 (PDF) Fatal accident resulting from auxiliary boiler explosion during raising steam
20/2014 (PDF) Implementation and Clarification of Security-Related Training
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 ) (PDF)
21/2014 (PDF) Communication from the Government of Ukraine
(Annex 1) (PDF)
22/2014 (PDF) Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended
(Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)
23/2014 (PDF) Amendments to the Protocol of 1988 Relating to the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966, As Amended – Annex I, Regulation 2-1
(Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)
24/2014 (PDF) Amendments to the International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention (International Safety Management (ISM) Code)
(Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)
25/2014 (PDF) Two similar fatal accidents happened to the log carriers while encountered heavy weather at sea
27/2014 (PDF) Amendments to the Annex I of the MARPOL 73/78
(Attachment 1, Attachment 2) (PDF)
28/2014 (PDF) A collision of Vessels in Yellow Sea
29/2014 (PDF) Entry into Force of the Nairobi International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks
(Annex 1) (PDF)
30/2014 (PDF) Fire safety during oil transfer (PDF)
31/2014 (PDF) Collision of Vessels in the East China Sea (PDF)
34/2014 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) (Amendment) Regulation 2014
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35/2014 (PDF) A fatal accident in hawse pipe
36/2014 (PDF) Communication from the Embassy of Ukraine to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
37/2014 (PDF) Early implementation of the amendments to SOLAS regulation II-1/29
(Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)
38/2014 (PDF) Unified Interpretation on the Application of the Performance Standard for Alternative Means of Corrosion Protection for Cargo Oil Tanks of Crude Oil Tankers
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39/2014 (PDF) Unified Interpretation on the Application of the Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for Cargo Oil Tanks of Crude Oil Tankers
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40/2014 (PDF) Guidelines to Facilitate the Selection of Portable Atmosphere Testing Instruments for Enclosed Spaces as required by SOLAS Regulation XI-1/7
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41/2014 (PDF) Unified Interpretation of SOLAS Regulation II-2/9.7.1.1 relating to flexible bellows of combustible materials
(Annex 1) (PDF)
42/2014 (PDF) Provision of Information and Advice on the Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak
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43/2014 (PDF) Specific Guidance on the Automatic Function Specified in the Performance Standards for a Bridge Navigational Watch Alarm System (BNWAS)
(Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)
45/2014 (PDF) Report of Marine Incidents
46/2014 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Libya) Regulation 2011 (Amendment) Regulation 2014
(Annex 1) (PDF)
47/2014 (PDF) Amendments to the BCH Code and the IBC Code
(Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)
49/2014 (PDF) Survey, Audit, Certification and Licensing Arrangements for Hong Kong Registered Cargo Ships
(Annex 1 , Annex 2, Annex 3 , Annex 4, Annex 5 ) (PDF)
52/2014 (PDF) Amendments to the MARPOL Annex III
(Annex 1) (PDF)
53/2014 (PDF) Amendments to the Annex VI to the MARPOL 73/78 and the NOX Technical Code 2008
(Annex 1 , Annex 2) (PDF)
54/2014 (PDF) 2014 Guidelines on Survey and Certification of the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI)
(Annex 1) (PDF)
55/2014 (PDF) Guidelines for Port State Control under the Ballast Water Management Convention
(Annex 1) (PDF)
56/2014 (PDF) Amendment to Regulation 43 of MARPOL Annex I
(Annex 1) (PDF)
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2/2013 (PDF) Revision of the Guide for Cold Water Survival
(Annex 1) (PDF)
3/2013 (PDF) Unified Interpretations of SOLAS Chapter V
(Annex 1) (PDF)
4/2013 (PDF) Guidelines for the Development of Plans and Procedures for Recovery of Persons from the Water
(Annex 1) (PDF)
5/2013 (PDF) Contact Point for Enquiries and Reporting on ECDIS (PDF)
6/2013 (PDF) Adoption of the Revised Performance Standards for Shipborne Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs)
(Annex 1) (PDF)
7/2013 (PDF) Fatal fall on slippery deck (PDF)
12/2013 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) (Amendment) Regulation 2013
(Annex 1) (PDF)
14/2013 (PDF) Fatal accident caused by a swinging derrick boom
15/2013 (PDF) Falling from height fatal accident inside cargo hold during cleaning
16/2013 (PDF) Thermal oil heater explosion caused by improper maintenance of the burner unit
17/2013 (PDF) Adoption of Amendments to the Performance Standards for Devices to Measure and Indicate Speed and Distance (Resolution MSC.334(90))
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18/2013 (PDF) Fatal accident caused by a moving elevator cage
20/2013 (PDF) Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974 – Chapters II-1, III, V, VI, VII and XI-1
(Annex 1, Annex 2 ) (PDF)
21/2013 (PDF) Amendments to the International Code for Fire Safety Systems (FSS Code) – Fixed Foam Fire-Extinguishing Systems and the Automatic Sprinkler, Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Systems
(Annex 1 ) (PDF)
22/2013 (PDF) Amendments to the Protocol of 1988 Relating to the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966 – Annex II, Regulation 47 – Southern Winter Seasonal Zone
(Annex 1, Annex 2, Annex 3 ) (PDF)
23/2013 (PDF) Man Falling Overboard during unrigging of combined accommodation and pilot ladder over shipside
25/2013 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Eritrea) (Amendment) Regulation 2013
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26/2013 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Somalia) (Amendment) Regulation 2013
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27/2013 (PDF) Amendments to Annex III of MARPOL 73/78
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29/2013 (PDF) Unified Interpretations of SOLAS Chapters II-1 and XII relating to the Technical Provisions for Means of Access for Inspections and the Performance Standards for Water Level Detectors on Bulk Carriers
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30/2013 (PDF) Unified Interpretations of the Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for Dedicated Seawater Ballast Tanks in All Types of Ships and Double-Side Skin Spaces of Bulk Carriers
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31/2013 (PDF) Guidelines for Verification of Damage Stability Requirements for Tankers
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34/2013 (PDF) IMO circular and Hong Kong requirements on certificates, documents and publications that are required or recommended to be carried on board Hong Kong ships engaged in international voyage
(Annex 1, Annex 2) (PDF)
35/2013 (PDF) MF/HF Direct-printing Telegraphy Equipment – Equivalent Arrangements Accepted under Regulation I/5 of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974
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36/2013 (PDF) Early implementation of Amendment 02-13 to the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code
(Annex 1) (PDF)
37/2013 (PDF) Guidelines for Developing and Approving Procedures for Sampling, Testing and Controlling the Moisture Content for Solid Bulk Cargoes which may liquefy
(Annex 1) (PDF)
39/2013 (PDF) Guidelines for the approval of alternatives and equivalents as provided for in various IMO Instruments
(Annex 1) (PDF)
40/2013 (PDF) Unified Interpretations of SOLAS Chapter II-2 and the FSS and FTP Codes
(Annex 1) (PDF)
41/2013 (PDF) Unified Interpretations of the 2000 HSC Code
(Annex 1) (PDF)
42/2013 (PDF) Unified Interpretation of the Revised Guidelines for the Approval of Equivalent Water-based Fire-extinguishing Systems for Machinery Spaces and Cargo Pump-rooms (MSC/Circ.1165)
(Annex 1) (PDF)
43/2013 (PDF) Unified Interpretation of the SOLAS Convention and the IBC and IGC Codes
(Annex 1) (PDF)
44/2013 (PDF) Unified Interpretation of SOLAS Chapter II-1/26.3
(Annex 1) (PDF)
45/2013 (PDF) Guidance on the Timing of Replacement of Existing Certificates by Revised Certificates as a Consequence of the Entry into Force of Amendments to Chapters 17 and 18 of the IBC Code
(Annex 1) (PDF)
46/2013 (PDF) Revised Recommendations on Harmonized Interpretation and Implementation of the International Convention for Safe Containers, 1972, as Amended
(Annex 1) (PDF)
47/2013 (PDF) Application of SOLAS Regulations XII/3, XII/7 and XII/11 – in relation to the meaning of the term "periodical survey"
(Annex 1) (PDF)
48/2013 (PDF) Unified Interpretation of the Application of Regulations Governed by the Building Contract Date, the Keel Laying Date and the Delivery Date for the Requirements of the SOLAS and MARPOL Conventions
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49/2013 (PDF) Unified Interpretation of Paragraph 1.1.4 of the International Life-saving Appliance (LSA) Code
(Annex 1) (PDF)
50/2013 (PDF) Unified Interpretation on Fall Preventer Devices (MSC.1/Circ.1392 and MSC.1/Circ.1327)
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3 ,) (PDF)
51/2013 (PDF) Information on the Display of AIS-SART, AIS Man Overboard and EPIRB-AIS Devices
(Annex 1) (PDF)
52/2013 (PDF) Amendments to Resolution A.705(17) – Promulgation of Maritime Safety Information
(Annex 1) (PDF)
53/2013 (PDF) Amendments to Resolution A.706(17) – World-wide Navigational Warning Service
(Annex 1) (PDF)
54/2013 (PDF) Guidance on the Validity of Radiocommunications Equipment Installed and Used on Ships
(Annex 1) (PDF)
55/2013 (PDF) United Nations Sanctions (Somalia) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulation 2013
(Annex 1) (PDF)
56/2013 (PDF) Port Reception Facilities
(Annex 1 , Annex 2 , Annex 3 ) (PDF)
59/2013 (PDF) Quality Assurance for Hong Kong Registered Ships
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60/2013 (PDF) 2012 Amendments to the International Code for the Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk (IBC Code)
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