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ICOMIA release two reports from the IMO subcommittee meetings NCSR and SDC

Published on: 20 February 2020

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ICOMIA has released two International Maritime Organisation (IMO) reports from subcommittee meetings on Navigation, Communication and Search and Rescue (NCSR), held from 15 - 24 January 2020 and Ship Design, and Construction (SDC), held from 3 - 7 February 2020.

The items of interest to the superyacht and leisure industries from the NCSR meeting include:

  • Polar Code – non-SOLAS Ships
  • Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS)
  • Japanese regional satellite navigation system
  • Electromagnetic interference (EMI) of LED lighting
  • Revision of SOLAS Chapters III and IV for Modernisation of the GMDSS System
  • Ship’s Routeing

The items of interest to the superyacht and leisure industries from the SDC meeting include:

  • Finalisation of the draft guidelines for pleasure yachts of 300 GT and above not engaged in trade operating in polar waters
  • Finalisation of the draft guidelines on second generation intact stability criteria

British Marine members can access the full reports and all supporting documents from the British Marine website here.