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  1. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Health and Safety: General Duties) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 408 of 1984)

    Adoption: 1984-04-24 | GBR-1984-R-1569

    Gives effect in part to convention 147. Require employer, inter alia, to ensure health and safety on board ship; to make provision for maintenance of vessel and occupation and safe use, handling, storage and transport of articles used and for a safe environment; employees are required to take reasonable care of the health and safety of themselves and of other persons on board ship and cooperate with employer in applying Merchant Shipping Act.

  2. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Crew Accommodation) (Fishing Vessels) Regulations 1975 (S.I. No. 2220 of 1975)

    Adoption: 1975-03-19 | GBR-1975-R-18682

  3. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution) (Tuvalu) Order, 1975 (CAP 48:30). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1975 | INT-1975-L-109670


    This Order extends to Tuvalu the provisions of the Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution) Act 1971, with the necessary adaptations, enabling effect to be given to the International Convention on Civil Liability for Oil Pollution Damage opened for signature in Brussels on 29th November 1969 (Cmnd. 4403). The Order also extends the provisions of Parts I and V of, and of Schedule 1 to the Merchant Shipping Act 1974, with the necessary adaptations, enabling effect to be given to the International Convention on the Establishment of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage opened for signature in Brussels on 18th December 1971 (Cmnd. 5061). The 1969 Convention provides uniform rules and procedures for determining questions of liability and for awarding compensation when damage is caused by pollution resulting from the escape or discharge of oil from ships. The 1971 Convention sets up an international fund to provide a supplementary system for compensation and indemnification for such damage.

  4. United Kingdom - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Medical Scales) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 1193 of 1974)

    Adoption: 1974-07-11 | GBR-1974-R-15178

    Medicines and other medical stores to be carried in ships.

  5. United Republic of Tanzania - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Merchant Shipping (Medical Examinations) Regulations, 2016 (G.N. No. 244 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-08-12 | TZA-2016-R-104372

  6. United States of America - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Amendment to International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 Rule (33 CFR Part 81)

    Adoption: 1991-03-19 | Date of entry into force: 1991-04-19 | USA-1991-R-30007

    On March 19, 1991, the President proclaimed the 1989 amendment to the Regulations of the Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), which has entered into force for the United States of America on April 19, 1991. This Rule publishes the President's Proclamation and revises the text of the 72 COLREGS to include the 1989 amendment.

  7. United States of America - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Bulk Hazardous Materials Rule (46 CFR Part 153)

    Adoption: 1990-11-30 | Date of entry into force: 1991-01-07 | USA-1990-R-22427

    Amendments to tables of the Coast Guard summarizing the minimum requirements for the carriage of liquid, liquefied gas, or compressed gas hazardous materials in bulk by tankship. These amendments are necessary to align the minimum requirements in the table with those approved by the International Maritime Organization for inclusion in its Chemical Codes applicable to tankships, and should result in a reduction in maritime pollution from tankships.

  8. United States of America - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Intervals for Required Internal Examination and Hydrostatic Testing of Pressure Vessel Type Cargo Tanks on Barges Rule (46 CFR Parts 38, 54, 98 and 151)

    Adoption: 1990-08-16 | Date of entry into force: 1990-10-16 | USA-1990-R-22325

    Amendments to the regulations that govern internal inspection and hydrostatic test intervals for pressure vessel type cargo tanks on barges that transport liquefied gaseous cargoes and Grade A flammable liquids.

  9. United States of America - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Law, Act

    Uninspected Vessel Requirements. Public Law 100-540 (H.R. 4557).

    Adoption: 1988-10-28 | USA-1988-L-7467

    Amends title 46 of the US Code to require alerting and locating equipment on manned uninspected vessels, to provide for exemptions and to increase penalties for certain violations.

  10. United States of America - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Incinerator Vessels Rule (46 CFR Parts 150 and 153)

    Adoption: 1988-03-16 | USA-1988-R-6292

    Safety rules for incinerator vessels carrying liquid hazardous wastes in bulk for the purpose of incineration at sea.

  11. United States of America - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Lifesaving Equipment Immersion Suits Rule (46 CFR Part 160)

    Adoption: 1987-09-22 | USA-1987-R-4615

    Intended to bring regulations on immersion suits into conformity with the International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea.

  12. United States of America - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Lifesaving Equipment; Immersion Suits Rule (46 CFR Part 160)

    Adoption: 1986-12-18 | USA-1986-R-3157

    Revises the specifications for approval of exposure suits with the intention of ensuring conformity with the International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended.

  13. United States of America - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Safety and Health Standards for Maritime Employment Rule (29 CFR Parts 1915 to 1919)

    Adoption: 1974-05-28 | USA-1974-R-15308

    Safety and health standards for shiprepairing (1915), shipbuilding (1916), shipbreaking (1917), longshoring (1918) and gear certification (1919).

  14. Vanuatu - Seafarers - Occupational safety and health and welfare - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Maritime Regulations Order No. 25 of 1990

    Adoption: 1990-09-03 | Date of entry into force: 1990-09-03 | VUT-1990-R-27206

    These Regulations were promulgated under the authority of the Maritime Act. Chapter 1 pertains to the registration and certification of various classes of officers and crew members; it includes examination subjects for each employment category as well as various fees related to certification. Chapter 8 contains the manning requirements of various classes of merchant ships. It also provides a standard agreement between seamen and ship master establishing the duties and responsibilities that each has to the other.

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