The third session of the Sub-Committee on Implementation of IMO Instruments (III) has been opened by International Maritime Organization (IMO) Secretary-General Kitack Lim.
The agenda includes the regular casualty analysis work to review marine safety investigation report and produce lessons learned from marine casualties.
The review of port State control procedures and the updates to the survey guidelines under the Harmonized System of Survey and Certification (HSSC) and the non-exhaustive list of obligations under instruments relevant to the IMO Instruments Implementation Code (III Code).
The meeting is also expected to review consolidated audit summary reports (based on voluntary Member State audits carried out before the scheme became mandatory this year).
The session (18-22 July) is being chaired by Captain Dwain Hutchinson (Bahamas