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    KA820E e-reader: Code of Safety for Special Purpose Ships (SPS), 2008 Edition

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    ISBN: KA820E

    Published: October 2008

    The SPS Code recommends measures to ensure the safe operation of ships through minimizing risk to the environment and personnel on board.

    The Maritime Safety Committee, at its eighty-fourth session (7 to 16 May 2008), adopted, by resolution MSC.266(84), the Code of Safety for Special Purpose Ships, 2008 (2008 SPS Code), which had been developed following a thorough revision of the SPS Code adopted in 1983 by resolution A.534(13). In adopting the 2008 SPS Code, the Committee recalled that, since the adoption of the previous SPS Code, many requirements of the SOLAS Convention had been amended and considerable experience had been gained in the Code's application, all of which were taken into account during the development of the new Code. Particular attention was paid to the matter of trainees on training ships which led to a comprehensive revision of the term "special personnel". For special purpose ships certified on or after 13 May 2008, this 2008 SPS Code supersedes the SPS Code adopted by resolution A.534(13). For special purpose ships certified before that date, the previous SPS Code (resolution A.534(13)) still applies.

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    Published: October 2008

    The SPS Code recommends measures to ensure the safe operation of ships through minimizing risk to the environment and personnel on board.

    The Maritime Safety Committee, at its eighty-fourth session (7 to 16 May 2008), adopted, by resolution MSC.266(84), the Code of Safety for Special Purpose Ships, 2008 (2008 SPS Code), which had been developed following a thorough revision of the SPS Code adopted in 1983 by resolution A.534(13). In adopting the 2008 SPS Code, the Committee recalled that, since the adoption of the previous SPS Code, many requirements of the SOLAS Convention had been amended and considerable experience had been gained in the Code's application, all of which were taken into account during the development of the new Code. Particular attention was paid to the matter of trainees on training ships which led to a comprehensive revision of the term "special personnel". For special purpose ships certified on or after 13 May 2008, this 2008 SPS Code supersedes the SPS Code adopted by resolution A.534(13). For special purpose ships certified before that date, the previous SPS Code (resolution A.534(13)) still applies.

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