|Document ID (ISN)||104495|
|Convention or series no.
||International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974 [amended to 2005]
||International Maritime Organization, 4 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SR, United Kingdom, 1974 (with amendments to 2005).
||http://www.imo.org/includes/blast_bindoc.asp?doc_id=1041&format=PDF [in French]
http://www.imo.org/Conventions/contents.asp?topic_id=257&doc_id=647#decription [in English]
||Internet page dedicated to the detailed description of the SOLAS Convention, which, in its successive forms, is generally regarded as the most important of all international treaties concerning the safety of merchant ships. The first version was adopted in 1914. The Convention currently in force is referred to as SOLAS 1974, as amended. It includes chapters on: ship construction and installations; fire protection; life-saving arrangements; radio communications; safety of navigation; carriage of cargoes and dangerous goods; nuclear ships; management for the safe operation of ships; safety measures for high-speed craft; special measures to enhance maritime safety and security; additional safety measures for bulk carriers.
||IMO; plant safety organization; sea transport; ships
||dangerous substances; radio communications; bulk carriers; safety by design; fire protection; international agreements; directive; escape and rescue
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||IMO|
||Transport and communications
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations