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What does SOLAS stand for?

SOLAS stands for International Convention for the Safety of Life At Sea


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The International Maritime Organization (IMO) recently approved incorporation of the cruise industry's recommendation for the mandatory muster of passengers prior to departure from port in the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), which provides comprehensive mandates on safety equipment and procedures for ships.
It is a set of special measures that were introduced to enhance maritime security in the international convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS).
THE "FABRIC" OF THE UNCLOS FRAMEWORK UNCLOS relies for these purposes on dozens of such conventions, but this article will focus on five that are particularly significant and wide-ranging: the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (the SOLAS Convention); the International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention (ISM Code); the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW Convention); the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL Convention); and the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code).
It is designed to meet International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regulations for mandatory distress equipment in vessels covered by the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (Solas).
Specifically, the new tugs will meet: * American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) A1 requirements, including standards for hulls, machinery, towing, anchors and cable; * American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Ice Class requirements * International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) requirements, including an on-board rescue boat and davit; and * Green Passport, which requires an inventory of shipboard hazardous materials that make decommissioning of vessels far safer.
4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and the European Cruise Council (ECC) are pleased with the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) decision to approve incorporation of the cruise industry's recommendation for the mandatory muster of passengers prior to departure from port in the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS).
These topics included the Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) system, the development of goal-based standards for new ship construction and the adoption of amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (Solas).
The cruise line industry adheres to rigid regulations contained in the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) as developed by the International Maritime Organization.

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