No. | Instrument | Name | IMO body | Remarks |
131 | A.272(VIII) | Recommendation on safe access to and working in large tanks, and recommendation on safe access to and working in large cargo holds of bulk carriers, as amended by A.330(IX) | DE | |
132 | A.373(X) | Code of Safety for Dynamically Supported Craft (DSC Code), as amended by MSC.37(63), MSC.186(79) and MSC.224 (82) | DE | Now 2000 HSC Code, but in force for existing ships built before 1 January 1996 |
133 | A.415(XI) | Improved steering gear standards for passenger and cargo ships | DE | |
134 | A.416(XI) | Examination of steering gears on existing tankers | DE | |
135 | A.467(XII) | Guidelines for acceptance of non-duplicated rudder actuators for tankers, chemical tankers and gas carriers of 10,000 tons gross tonnage and above but less than 100,000 tons deadweight | DE | |
136 | A.468(XII) | Code on Noise Levels on Board Ships | DE | |
137 | A.469(XII) | Guidelines for the design and construction of offshore supply vessels | DE | Now MSC.235 (82), but still in force for existing ships |
139 | A.520(13) | Code of practice for the evaluation, testing and acceptance of prototype novel life-saving appliances and arrangements | DE | |
140 | A.534(13) | Code of Safety for Special Purpose Ships (SPS Code), as amended by MSC/Circ.446, MSC/Circ.478, MSC/Circ.739 and MSC.183(79) | DE | Superseded by MSC.266(84), but still in force for existing ships certified before 13 May 2008 |
141 | A.649(16) | Code for the Construction and Equipment of Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODU Code), 1989, as amended by MSC/Circ.561, MSC.38(63) and MSC.187(79) | DE | Superseded by A.1023(26), but still in force for existing MODUs built before 1 January 2012 |
142 | A.656(16) | Fast rescue boats | DE | |
143 | A.657(16) | Instructions for action in survival craft | DE | |
144 | A.759(18) | Marking of inflatable liferafts | DE | |
145 | A.760(18) | Symbols related to life-saving appliances and arrangements | DE | |
146 | A.761(18) | Recommendation on conditions for the approval of servicing stations for inflatable liferafts, as amended by MSC.55(66) | DE | |
147 | A.765(18) | Guidelines on the safety of towed ships and other floating objects, including installations, structures and platforms at sea | DE | |
148 | A.793(19) | Strength and securing and locking arrangements of shell doors on ro-ro passenger ships | DE | |
149 | A.798(19) | Guidelines for the selection, application and maintenance of corrosion prevention systems of dedicated seawater ballast tanks | DE | |
150 | A.831(19) | Code of Safety for Diving Systems, 1995, as amended by MSC.185(79) | DE | |
151 | A.852(20) | Guidelines for a structure of an integrated system of contingency planning for shipboard emergencies | DE | |
152 | A.855(20) | Standards for onboard helicopter facilities | DE | |
153 | A.1021(26) | Code on alerts and indicators, 2009 | DE | Revokes A.830(19) |
154 | A.1023(26) | Code for the construction and equipment of mobile Offshore Drilling Units, 2009 (2009 MODU Code) | DE | Supersedes A.649(16) |
155 | A.1024(26) | Guidelines for ships operating in polar waters | DE | Applicable for ships constructed on or after 1 January 2011 |
| A.1049(27) | International Code on the enhanced programme of inspections duringsurveys of bulk carriers and oil tankers, 2011 (2011 ESP Code) | DE | It is expected to become mandatory under amendments to SOLAS and supersede A.744(18), as amended |
156 | MSC.35(63) | Guidelines for emergency towing arrangements on tankers | DE | |
157 | MSC.62(67) | Guidelines for safe access to tanker bows | DE | |
158 | MSC.81(70) | Revised Recommendation on testing of life-saving appliances, as amended by MSC.200(80), MSC.226(82) and MSC.274(85), MSC.295(87), MSC.321(89) and MSC.323(89) | DE | |
159 | MSC.137(76) | Standards for ship manoeuvrability | DE | |
160 | MSC.145(77) | Performance standards for water level detectors on bulk carriers | DE | |
161 | MSC.146(77) | Application of IACS unified requirements S26, S27, S30 and S31 to bulk carriers | DE | |
162 | MSC.188(79) | Performance Standards for Water Level Detectors on Bulk Carriers and Single Hold Cargo Ships other than Bulk Carriers | DE | |
163 | MSC.244(83) | Performance standard for protective coatings for void spaces on bulk carriers and oil tankers | DE | |
164 | MSC.266(84) | Code of Safety for Special Purpose Ships (SPS Code), 2008,as amended by MSC.299(87) (supersedes A.534(13)) | DE | |
165 | MSC.277(85) | Clarification of the term "bulk carrier" and guidance for application of regulations in SOLAS to ships which occasionally carry dry cargoes in bulk and are not determined as bulk carriers in accordance with regulation XII/1.1 and chapter II-1 | DE | |
166 | MSC/Circ.326 | Drainage of enclosed cargo spaces situated on the bulkhead deck | DE | |
167 | MSC/Circ.444 | Clarification of certain provisions of chapter III of the 1983 SOLAS Amendments and resolution A.521(13) | DE | |
168 | MSC/Circ.447 | Control under SOLAS regulation I/19 ¿ Recommendation on radar reflectors for liferafts and on training manuals | DE | |
169 | MSC/Circ.474 | Guidelines for bow and stern loading and unloading arrangements in oil tankers | DE | |
170 | MSC/Circ.504 | Guidance on design and construction of sea inlets under slush ice conditions | DE | |
171 | MSC/Circ.508 | Clarification of certain provisions of chapter III of the 1983 SOLAS amendments | DE | |
172 | MSC/Circ.509 | Clarification of SOLAS chapter III provisions related to protection of occupants against impact forces on lifeboats when lowered down the ship's side (Refer to A.689(17)) | DE | |
173 | MSC/Circ.510 | Clarification of SOLAS chapter III provisions related to protection of occupants of free-fall lifeboats against harmful accelerations during launching | DE | |
174 | MSC/Circ.534 | Clarification of certain provisions of chapter III of the 1983 SOLAS amendments | DE | |
175 | MSC/Circ.569 | Clarifications of certain provisions of chapter III of the 1983 SOLAS amendments | DE | |
176 | MSC/Circ.570 | Recommendation on maximum stowage height of survival craft on passenger ships | DE | |
177 | MSC/Circ.587 | Fumes in totally enclosed lifeboats | DE | |
178 | MSC/Circ.616 | Evaluation of free-fall lifeboat launch performance | DE | |
179 | MSC/Circ.645 | Guidelines for vessels with dynamic positioning systems | DE | |
180 | MSC/Circ.646 | Recommendations for the fitting of hull stress monitoring systems | DE | |
181 | MSC/Circ.648 | Guidelines for the operation, inspection and maintenance of ship sewage systems | DE | |
182 | MSC/Circ.681 | Guidelines for passenger safety instructions on ro-ro passenger ships | DE | |
183 | MSC/Circ.686 | Guidelines on the means of access to structures for inspection and maintenance of oil tankers and bulk carriers | DE | |
184 | MSC/Circ.687 | Emergency source of power for category A high-speed craft | DE | |
185 | MSC/Circ.692 | Clarification of SOLAS regulation III/50 regarding general emergency alarm systems | DE | |
186 | MSC/Circ.695 | Falls at corrugated bulkheads in general cargo ships | DE | |
187 | MSC/Circ.699 | Revised guidelines for passenger safety instructions | DE | |
188 | MSC/Circ.735 | Recommendation for the design and operation of passenger ships to respond to elderly and disabled persons' needs | DE | |
189 | MSC/Circ.736 | Interpretations of vague expressions in SOLAS chapter II-1 | DE | |
190 | MSC/Circ.737 | Guidelines on anchoring systems for MODUs | DE | |
191 | MSC/Circ.760 | Guidelines for a structure of an integrated system of contingency planning for shipboard emergencies | DE | |
192 | MSC/Circ.810 | Recommendation on means of rescue on ro-ro passenger ships | DE | |
193 | MSC/Circ.811 | Identification of float-free arrangements for liferafts | DE | |
194 | MSC/Circ.834 | Guidelines for engine-room layout, design and arrangement | DE | |
195 | MSC/Circ.846 | Guidelines on the human element considerations for the design and management of emergency escape arrangements on passenger ships | DE | |
196 | MSC/Circ.851 | Guidelines on engine-room oil fuel systems | DE | |
197 | MSC/Circ.857 | Revised medical first aid guide (MFAG) | DE | |
198 | MSC/Circ.866 | Guidelines for the application of safety standards to pusher tug-barge combination | DE | |
199 | MSC/Circ.884 | Guidelines for safe ocean towing | DE | |
200 | MSC/Circ.885 | Testing and approval of position-indicating lights for life-saving appliances under the International Life-Saving Appliance (LSA) Code | DE | |
201 | MSC/Circ.887 | Interpretation of the term "Other strategic points" in SOLAS regulation III/50 and LSA Code, section VII/7.2 | DE | |
202 | MSC/Circ.888 | Preventing falls at corrugated bulkheads in general cargo ships | DE | |
203 | MSC/Circ.895 | Recommendation on helicopter landing areas on ro-ro passenger ships | DE | |
204 | MSC/Circ.922 | Recommendations on performance standards and tests for thermal protective lifejackets (TP-lifejackets) | DE | |
205 | MSC/Circ.966 | IACS unified interpretations of "Prototype test" | DE | |
206 | MSC/Circ.981 | Guidelines for the design, construction and operation of passenger submersible craft, as amended by MSC/Circ.1125 | DE | |
207 | MSC/Circ.1016 | Application of SOLAS regulation III/26 concerning fast rescue boats and means of rescue systems on ro-ro passenger ships | DE | |
208 | MSC/Circ.1029 | Interim guidelines for the conduct of High-Speed Craft model tests | DE | |
209 | MSC/Circ.1046 | Guidelines for the assessment of thermal protection | DE | |
210 | MSC/Circ.1047 | Guidelines for monthly shipboard inspection of immersion suits and anti-exposure suits by ships' crews | DE | |
211 | MSC/Circ.1048 | Performance standards and performance tests for manually powered reverse osmosis desalinators | DE | |
212 | MSC/Circ.1054 | Interim Guidelines for wing-in-ground (WIG) craft, as amended by MSC/Circ.1126 | DE | |
213 | MSC/Circ.1069 | Interpretation of SOLAS regulation XII/13 | DE | |
214 | MSC/Circ.1070 | Ship design, construction, repair and maintenance | DE | Supersedes MSC/Circ.807 |
215 | MSC/Circ.1071 | Guidelines for bulk carrier hatch cover surveys and owners' inspections and maintenance | DE | |
216 | MSC/Circ.1094 | Application of SOLAS regulation III/26 concerning fast rescue boat systems on ro-ro passenger ships | DE | |
218 | MSC/Circ.1114 | Guidelines for periodic testing of immersion suit and anti-exposure suit seams and closures | DE | |
219 | MSC/Circ.1117 | Guidance for checking the structure of bulk carriers | DE | |
220 | MSC/Circ.1135 | As-built construction drawings to be maintained on board the ship and ashore | DE | |
221 | MSC/Circ.1138 | Interpretations to the Guidelines for design, construction and operation of passenger submersible craft | DE | |
222 | MSC/Circ.1139 | Conditions applicable to propulsion control automation systems of ships built after 1 July 1986, but before 1 July 2004 (SOLAS regulation II-1/31) | DE | |
223 | MSC/Circ.1152 | Helicopter facilities on board ships - Amendments to Annex 14 (Aerodromes) Volume II (Heliports), to the Convention on International Civil Aviation | DE | |
224 | MSC/Circ.1175 | Guidance on shipboard towing and mooring equipment | DE | |
225 | MSC/Circ.1176 | Interpretation to SOLAS chapters II-1 and XII, as amended by MSC/Circ.1197 | DE | |
226 | MSC/Circ.1177 | Interpretations to the 2000 HSC Code | DE | |
227 | MSC.1/Circ.1195 | Guidelines for the conduct of high-speed craft model test | DE | |
228 | MSC.1/Circ.1196 | Means of embarkation on and disembarkation from ships | DE | |
229 | MSC.1/Circ.1198 | Application of SOLAS regulation XII/6.3 on corrosion prevention of dedicated seawater ballast tanks in all types of ship and double-side skin spaces of bulk carriers and application of the performance standard for protective coatings for dedicated seawater ballast tanks in all types of ships and double-side skin spaces of bulk | DE | |
230 | MSC.1/Circ.1199 | Interim Guidance on compliance of ships carrying dry cargoes in bulk with requirements of SOLAS chapters II-1, III, IX, XI-1 and XII | DE | |
231 | MSC.1/Circ.1205 | Guidelines for developing operation and maintenance manuals for lifeboat systems | DE | |
232 | MSC.1/Circ.1206/ Rev.1 | Measures to prevent accidents with lifeboats | DE | Supersedes MSC/Circ.1049, MSC/Circ.1093, MSC/Circ.1136, MSC/Circ.1137 and MSC.1/Circ.1206 |
233 | MSC.1/Circ.1211 | Unified interpretations to SOLAS regulation II-1/10 and regulation 12 of the revised SOLAS chapter II-1 regarding bow doors and the extension of the collision bulkhead | DE | |
234 | MSC.1/Circ.1212 | Guidelines on alternative design and arrangements for SOLAS chapters II-1 and III | DE | |
235 | DELETED MSC.1/Circ.1214 | Performance standards for the systems and services to remain operational on passenger ships for safe return to port and orderly evacuation and abandonment after a casualty | DE | See MSC.1/Circ.1369 |
236 | MSC.1/Circ.1215 | Early implementation of amendments to SOLAS chapter III and the International Life-Saving Appliances (LSA) Code | DE | |
237 | MSC.1/Circ.1243 | Unified interpretation of SOLAS chapter III | DE | |
238 | MSC.1/Circ.1244 | Symbol of infant lifejacket | DE | |
239 | MSC.1/Circ.1247 | Unified interpretation of "unforeseen delay in delivery of ships" | DE | |
240 | MSC.1/Circ.1255 | Guidelines for owners/operators on preparing emergency towing procedures | DE | |
241 | MSC.1/Circ.1277 | Interim Recommendation on conditions for authorization of service providers for lifeboats, launching appliances and on-load release gear | DE | |
242 | MSC.1/Circ.1278 | Guidance on wearing immersion suits in totally enclosed lifeboats | DE | |
243 | MSC.1/Circ.1279 | Guidelines for corrosion protection of permanent means of access arrangements | DE | |
244 | MSC.1/Circ.1285 | Unified interpretation of SOLAS regulation III/16.1 | DE | |
245 | MSC.1/Circ.1286 | Unified interpretation of SOLAS regulation II-1/32.1 | DE | |
246 | MSC.1/Circ.1304 | Guidance for application of SOLAS regulation III/7, as amended by resolution MSC.201(81) | DE | |
247 | MSC.1/Circ.1326 and Corr.1 | Clarification of SOLAS regulation III/19 | DE | |
248 | MSC.1/Circ.1327 | Guidelines for the fitting and use of fall preventer devices (FPDs) | DE | |
249 | MSC.1/Circ.1328 | Guidelines for the approval of inflatable liferafts subject to extended service intervals not exceeding 30 months | DE | |
250 | MSC.1/Circ.1329 | Guidelines for uniform operating limitations of high-speed craft | DE | |
251 | MSC.1/Circ.1330 | Guidelines for maintenance and repair of protective coatings | DE | |
252 | MSC.1/Circ.1331 | Guidelines for construction, installation, maintenance and inspection/survey of means of embarkation and disembarkation | DE | |
253 | SLS.14/Circ.1 | Record of cargo ship safety equipment | DE | |
254 | SN/Circ.52 | Warning of bulbous bows, bow propulsion and exhibition of all-round red light | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1345 | Unified interpretation of SOLAS regulation II-1/27.5 | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1346 | Interpretation of the 2000 HSC Code | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1347 | Determination of the required safe working load of liferaft launching appliances on passenger ships | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1348 | Guidelines for the assessment of technical provisions for the performance of an in-water survey in lieu of bottom inspection in dry dock to permit one dry-dock examination in any five-year period for passenger ships other than ro-ro passenger ships | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1372 | Guidance for application of SOLAS regulation II-1/41.6 | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1378 | Unified Interpretation 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 (resolution MSC.215(82)) | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1379 | Unified interpretation of SOLAS regulation II 1/3-5 | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1381 | Modifications to footnotes in the coating performance standards adopted by resolutions MSC.215(82) and MSC.288(87) | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1392 | Guidelines for evaluation and replacement of lifeboat release and retrieval systems | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1393 | Early application of new SOLAS regulation III/1.5 | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1397 | Unified interpretation of SOLAS regulation III/15.1 | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1398 | Unified interpretation of SOLAS regulation II-1/29 | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1399 | Guidelines on procedures for in-service maintenance and repair of coating systems for cargo oil tanks of crude oil tankers | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1411 | Early implementation of the amendments to SOLAS regulation III/20.11.2 | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1416 | Unified interpretation of SOLAS regulations II-1/28 and II-1/29 | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1417 | Guidelines for passenger ship tenders | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1418 | Guidelines for the design and installation of a visible element to the general emergency alarm on passenger ships | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1419 | Guidelines for the standardization of lifeboat control arrangements | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1420 | Awareness of counterfeit and substandard life-saving appliances | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1421 | Guidelines on exemptions for crude oil tankers solely engaged in the carriage of cargoes and cargo handling operations not causing corrosion | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1422 | Unified interpretations of the Code of Safety for Special Purpose Ships, 2008 (2008 SPS Code) | DE | Chapters 1, 2, 6, 7 and 10 |
| MSC.1/Circ.1423 | Unified interpretation to paragraph 1.2.2.6 of the LSA Code concerning lifeboat exterior colour | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1424 | Unified interpretation of SOLAS regulation II-1/48.3 | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1425 | Unified interpretation of SOLAS regulations II-1/29.3 and 29.4 | DE | |
| MSC.1/Circ.1426 | Unified interpretation of SOLAS regulation II-1/3-5 | DE | |
| MSC-MEPC.2/Circ.10 | Unified interpretations on the application of SOLAS, MARPOL and Load Line requirements to conversions of single-hull tankers to double-hull tankers or bulk carriers | DE | |