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Legislation Standards & Codes

Maritime Progress Ltd’s signage, posters and systems have been designed by reference to and where necessary in compliance with the following regulations, standards, codes and guidelines.

  • The International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea SOLAS 1974 as amended by protocol or resolution. In particular:-
    • Chapter II-1 – Construction, Structure, Subdivisions and Stability. Machinery and Electrical Installations
    • Chapter III – Life-Saving Appliances
    • Chapter VII – Dangerous Goods
    • Chapter IX – ISM
    • Chapter XI-2 – Special Measures to Enhance Maritime Security
  • The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships 1973, as modified by the protocol of 1979 MARPOL 73/78 and as amended by protocol of resolution. In particular:-
    • Annex I – Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Oil
    • Annex V – Regulations for the Prevention of Pollution by Garbage from Ships
  • International Convention For The Control And Management Of Ships’ Ballast Water And Sediments
  • International Safety Management ISM Code
  • International Ship and Port Security ISPS Code
  • Fire Safety Systems FSS Code
  • Life Saving Appliance LSA Code
  • Large Commercial Yacht LY2 Code
  • Mobile Offshore Drilling Units MODU Code
  • Collision Regulations COLREGS
  • Code of Noise Levels On-board Ships
  • International Code of Signals

Specific Designs Standards and Resolutions used:-

  • Resolution 1116(3) (2019) – Escape Route Signs And Equipment Location Markings
  • Resolution A.952(23) (2003) – Graphical Symbols For Shipboard Fire Control Plans
  • Resolution A.654(16) – Graphical Symbols For Fire Control Plans (Vessels built before 2004)
  • Resolution MSC.442(99) – Amendments To The International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code
  • ISO 24409 – Ships and marine technology. Design, location and use of shipboard safety signs, safety-related signs, safety notices and safety markings.
    • Part 1: (2010 Under Review 2018): Design principles, version 18/30374371 DC used
    • Part 2: (2014 Under Review 2018): Catalogue version, 17/30362937 DC used
    • Part 3: (2014) Ships and marine technology. Code of practice
  • ISO 7010 (2012 Under Review) Graphical symbols, Safety colours and safety signs. Registered safety signs – 2012+A7:2017 used
  • ISO 7001 (2007) Graphical symbols – Public information symbols
  • ISO 3864 (2011) Graphical symbols – safety colours and safety signs -:
    • Part 1: (2011) Design principle for safety signs and safety markings
    • Part 3: (2012) Design principles for graphical symbols for use in safety signs
    • Part 4: (2011) Colormetric and photometric properties of safety signs
  • ISO 17398 (2004 – Under Review 2018) Colours, classification performance and durability of safety sign
  • ICAO 9636 (1995) International Signs To Provide Guidance To Persons At Airports And Marine Terminals
  • ISO 15370 (2010 under review) – Ships and marine technology. Low-location lighting on passenger ships. Arrangement
  • ISO 14726 (2008) – Ships and marine technology. Identification colours for the content of piping systems
  • ISO 17631 (2002 under review) – Ships and marine technology. Shipboard plans for fire protection, lifesaving appliances and means of escape, version 2002 + A1 2011used
  • International Maritime Dangerous Goods IMDG Code (IMO 2018 Resolution MSC.442(99))
  • United Nations Transport of Dangerous Goods Model Regulations 1 & 2
  • United Nations GHS (Globally Harmonized System Of Classification And Labelling Of Chemicals)

Maritime Progress Ltd also uses various individual Flag and Coastal State regulations and policy requirements in the design of our product offering to the international marine market.

Book

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The Maritime Progress book is an authoritative reference manual of signage, safety awareness and training material onboard ship. The book has been designed to be compact focusing on the signs most commonly used onboard all types of vessel. Specific reference to International regulations, standards, codes and guidelines are easily found as appropriate within the pages of the book.

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