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Document ID (ISN)77102
CIS number 01-1098
ISBN(s) 2-911221-02-8
Year 1996
Convention or series no. Synthèse 3
Author(s) Chauvel A.M
Title Safety at sea - The ISM Code
Original title Sécurité en mer - Le Code ISM [in French]
Bibliographic information Editions Préventique, 37 et 68 cours de la Martinique, 33000 Bordeaux, France, 1996. 117p. Illus. Price: FRF 100.00.
Abstract This publication describes the principles of the International Safety Management and Pollution Prevention Code (ISM Code), adopted by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in 1993 and made mandatory under Chapter IX of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), and the procedures required for compliance. It consists of four parts: placing the ISM Code in the context of developments in safety at sea; notes helping in the understanding of the Code; general principles of certification; implementation of the ISM Code. Appendices include the ISM Code and a glossary.
Descriptors (primary) IMCO; plant safety organization; sea transport; ships
Descriptors (secondary) manuals; environmental pollution; responsibilities; glossary; directive; approval
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Water transportation