Costa Concordia Accident had IMO Changed the Corresponding Resolution

Costa Concordia the largest Italian passenger ship launched in the sea in 2006, after leaving approximately two (2) hours the Port of Civitavecchia of Italy on January 13, 2012 had gone aground on the rocks nearby the Island of Gigolo along the cost of Tuscany caused 32 people to lose their lives.

Mr. Koji Eskimos the Secretary – General of International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced in his opening remarks for the Conference of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) in September in London that Costa Concordia accident would be discussed at the meeting of IMO Maritime Safety Committee which will be held in November.

A significant change to SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) Convention that is being internationally in effect was decided to be made as the result of the IMO’s meeting in the center of London between 26 to 30 November 2012.

Ship Abandoned Drills that are to be carried out within 24 hours after leaving the port (B.O.P) will from now – on need to be planned to be performed either before leaving the port or right after leaving the port for Passenger cruise ships having more than 24 hours of sea voyage period.

The corresponding resolution will entry into force at the latest by the end of 2014.

Translation By: Huseyin Sahin

1 Comment

    Jan 10 2013 tarihinde 01:31'de yazıldı.


    NEVER AGAIN !!!!!

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