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September 30, 2022

Voyager News, New Editions

Week 40 2022: Top picks from this week’s latest publication releases

This week’s New Editions

Top picks from this week’s latest maritime publication releases and important regulatory guidance for each title to help you decide if it’s requirement for your vessels.

IMSBC Code – International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code (2022 Edition)
Essential for Bulk Carriers
[Code: IMO 260E-22EB ]
IMO eReaderThis publication also presents additional information that supplements the IMSBC Code, such as the Code of Practice for the Safe Loading and Unloading of Bulk Carriers (BLU Code, including BLU Manual) and Recommendations on the safe use of pesticides in ships applicable to the fumigation of cargo holds. The International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes Code and supplement is commended to Administrations, shipowners, shippers and masters and all others concerned with the standards to be applied in the safe stowage and shipment of solid bulk cargoes, excluding grain.Hardcopy coming soon.
IMO – Vega
[Code: IMO SVEGA ]An interim version of IMO-Vega has been released containing the amendments adopted by MSC 105 (April 2022) and by MEPC 78 (June 2022), presented in PDF format with amendments marked, under the applicable instruments. In addition, updates to SOLAS II-1, III, IV, V and Forms (88P and 74), MARPOL I and II, HSC 94, HSC 2000, IBC, IMSBC, IMDG amendments, MLC 2006, SPS 1983, SPS 2008, MODU 79, MODU 89, MODU 2009 were also included. New or amended performance standards and guidelines from MSC 105 and MEPC 78 (resolutions) are presented as well.These can be viewed from Contents > Resolutions > MSC Resolutions or MEPC Resolutions, respectively. The next main release of IMO-Vega is planned for November.

 

New Editions for pre-ordering
ECDIS Procedures Guide
Recommended for all vessels
[Code: WITH 305/ WITH 305-EB]
Witherby Connect or Hardcopy

This new edition features two publication volumes presented in a slipcase.

ECDIS Procedures Guide Volume 1 has been significantly updated to reflect all the latest software, hardware, documentation, PSC/audit skill gaps, and best practice procedures in ECDIS navigation. It contains all ECDIS navigation principles, standards, documentation compliance and PSC preparation. All recommendations are designed to accompany a ship’s safety management system (SMS).

Type Specific Information Volume 2 introduces Type Specific ECDIS Quick Reference Guides. These enable navigators to quickly identify the differences between systems, and improve familiarisation. A brand-new checklist to maintain system performance and hardware, including all new 2022 legally required hardware options, has been created and included.

IMO – IMDG Code (2022 Edition – Vol.1)
Essential for vessels carrying IMDG
[Code: IMO 200E-22/ IMO 200E-EB22]
IMO eReader or Hardcopy

The IMDG Code lays down basic principles: detailed recommendations for individual substances, materials and articles, and a number of recommendations for good operational practice, including advice on terminology, packing, labelling, stowage, segregation and handling, and emergency response action.

Volume 1 (parts 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the Code) contains sections on:

  • general provisions, definitions and training
  • classification
  • packing and tank provisions
  • consignment procedures
  • construction and testing of packagings, IBCs, large packagings, portable tanks, MEGCs and road tank vehicles
  • transport operations
IMO – IMDG Code (2022 Edition – Vol.2)
Essential for vessels carrying IMDG
[Code: IMO 210E-22/ IMO 210E-EB22]
IMO eReader or Hardcopy

The IMDG Code lays down basic principles: detailed recommendations for individual substances, materials and articles, and a number of recommendations for good operational practice, including advice on terminology, packing, labelling, stowage, segregation and handling, and emergency response action.

Volume 2 contains part 3 (Dangerous Goods List, special provisions and exceptions), appendices A and B (generic and N.O.S. Proper Shipping Names, and glossary of terms) and an index.

LPG Shipping Suggested Competency Standards (2nd Edition)
Essential for all vessels
[Code: WITH 254/ WITH 254-EB]
Witherby Connect or Hardcopy

These standards are useful for all types of LPG carriers, regardless of size, and are relevant for all types of LPG cargo operations. This includes traditional cargo transfer operations at berth, ship-to-ship transfer operations and LPG carriers with LPG fuel systems. It is the responsibility of the owner to decide the level and type of training required, as part of a formal competence management system.

This new document updates and replaces the previous edition LPG Shipping Suggested Competency Standards (2008).

To pre-order New Editions, simply email us at customerservices@voyagerww.com, or contact your preferred Voyager Worldwide office here.

 

OUTFIT MANAGEMENT TABLE
Forthcoming New Admiralty Charts/New Edition Charts to be Published in Week 40
Chart

Title

Chart Title NE/NC Date
347 China – Zhu Jiang, Huangpu to Guangzhou Shi. NE 06.10.2022
1834 England – East Coast, River Medway, Garrison Point to Folly Point. NE 06.10.2022
1835 England – East Coast, River Medway, Folly Point to Maidstone. NE 06.10.2022
1965 South China Sea – Gulf of Tonkin, Cua Lac Giang to Iles Kao Tao Including The Approaches to Hai Phong. NE 06.10.2022
2041 International Chart Series, England – South Coast, Port of Southampton. NE 06.10.2022
2572 England – East Coast, The Swale, Windmill Creek to Queenborough. NE 06.10.2022
2856 International chart series, Sweden – East Coast, Åhus to Karlshamn. NE 06.10.2022
3990 South China Sea, Gulf of Tonkin (Northern Part) NE 06.10.2022
Forthcoming Charts to be Withdrawn in Week 40
Chart Number Chart Title Replacement Chart Number
347 China – Zhu Jiang, Huangpu to Guangzhou Shi. 347
1834 England – East Coast, River Medway, Garrison Point to Folly Point. 1834
1835 England – East Coast, River Medway, Folly Point to Maidstone. 1835
1965 South China Sea – Gulf of Tonkin, Cua Lac Giang to Iles Kao Tao Including The Approaches to Hai Phong. 1965
2041 International Chart Series, England – South Coast, Port of Southampton. 2041
2572 England – East Coast, The Swale, Windmill Creek to Queenborough. 2572
2856 International chart series, Sweden – East Coast, Åhus to Karlshamn. 2856
3990 South China Sea, Gulf of Tonkin (Northern Part) 3990

 

 

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