MSC 105 approves new survey requirements

MSC 105 introduced new survey requirements that form part of the regulatory response to the 2017 sinking of the VLOC Stellar Daisy.

The 105th session of the IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) was held from 20 to 29 April, with new Enhanced Survey Programme (ESP Code) requirements agreed to enter into force for bulk carriers and tankers.

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