IMO MSC 104th session focused on seafarers

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The International Maritime Organization’s 104th session of the Marine Safety Committee (MSC) ) wrapped up last week and approved a draft IMO Assembly resolution consolidating issues related to crew change, access to medical care, ʺkey workerʺ designation and seafarers’ prioritization for COVID-19 vaccination, with a view to adoption at the 32nd session of the IMO Assembly (6-15 December 2021).  Other items include future work on autonomous ships  and commitment for a new output on “Development of guidance on assessments and applications of remote surveys, ISM Code audits and ISPS Code verifications” with a target completion year of 2024.  

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