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Table of Selected Instruments

Codes

Code of Conduct for NGOs Undertaking Activities in Migrants’ Rescue Operations at Sea, July 2017, Rome

The International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention, adopted by IMO on 23 November 1995, by Resolution A.788(19) on Guidelines on implementation of the International Safety Management (ISM) Code by Administrations

The International Ship and Port Facility Security Code, adopted by IMO as an amendment to the Annex of SOLAS on 17 December 2002 as by Conference Resolution 2

Declarations

Declaration of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm, 16 June 1972) UN Doc.A/Conf.48/14/Rev. 1(1973)

Geneva Declaration on Human Rights at Sea, Version 1 (5 April 2019)

Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, UN Doc.A/CONF.151/26 (Vol. I), 31 ILM 874

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (adopted 10 December 1948) UNGA Res 217 A(III)

Decrees

Tribunale di Catania, Sezione del Giudice per le Indagini Preliminari, Decreto di Convalida e di Sequestro Preventivo, N 3476/18 RGNR, N 2474/18 RGGIP

Tribunale di Ragusa, Ufficio del Giudice per le Indagini Preliminari, Decreto di Rigetto di Richiesta di Sequestro Preventivo, N 1216 -1282/18 RGNR, N 1182/18 RGGIP

Guidelines

Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implementing the United Nations “Protect, Respect and Remedy Framework” (2011) UN Doc HR/PUB/11/04

ICS, ‘Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea: Guidance on Ensuring the Safety and Security of Seafarers and Rescued Persons’ (2014)

ICS, ‘Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea: Guidance on Ensuring the Safety and Security of Seafarers and Rescued Persons’ (2nd Edition, 2015)

IMO, ‘Rules and Guidelines for Consultative Status of Non-Governmental International Organizations with the International Maritime Organization’ (2012)

IMO/UNHCR, ‘Rescue at Sea: A Guide to Principles and Practice as Applied to Refugees and Migrants’ (2006)

IMO/UNHCR/ICS, ‘Rescue at Sea: A Guide to Principles and Practice as applied to Refugees and Migrants’ (2015)

Orders

Executive Order 12807, Interdiction of Illegal Aliens, 24 May 1992

Proclamations

Proclamation 5298 (27 December) 103 Stat. 2981

Notices and Bulletins

Bahamas

Bahamas Maritime Authority, ‘ECDIS, Nautical Charts and Publications’ (14 November 2017) Bulletin 51

Bahamas Maritime Authority, ‘International Safety Management (ISM Code) (issued 23 April, effective from 2 May 2018) Bulletin No 23

Liberia

Liberia Maritime Authority, ‘Health and safety protection, accident prevention, medical care, welfare and social security protection of seafarer’s under the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006’, MLC-005 Rev 04/18

Liberia Maritime Authority, ‘International Safety Management Code (ISM Code)’, Marine Notice ISM-001, Rev 06/12

Liberian Maritime Authority, ‘International Ship & Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code)’, Marine Notice ISP-001, 06/12

Liberia Maritime Authority, ‘Safety of Navigation – Nautical Charts and Publications and Notices to Mariners’, Marine Notice NAV-001, Rev 06/12

Liberia Maritime Authority, ‘Terms and Conditions for employment of seafarers under the Maritime Labour Convention’, Marine Notice MLC-003, Rev 2/17

Malta

Malta Maritime Authority, Merchant Shipping Directorate, ‘Implementation of the International Safety Management (ISM) Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention’ (14 March 2001) MSD Notice No 42

Transport Malta, Merchant Shipping Directorate, ‘Publications to be Carried Onboard Malta flagged Vessels’ Technical Notice SLS.33

Panama

Panama Maritime Authority, ‘Compliance with Mandatory Ship Reporting Systems’ (September 2001) Merchant Marine Circular No 113

Panama Maritime Authority, ‘Electronic Charts and Publications in regards to the Carriage Requirements and Crew Training on board Panama Flagged vessels’ (24 July 2012) Merchant Marine Circular MMC-218

Panama Maritime Authority, ‘Implementation of ISM Code’, Merchant Marine Circular No 100 (September 1996)

Panama Merchant Authority, Merchant Marine Circular No 268 on Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC, 2006) – Minimum Rest Hours

Panama Maritime Authority, ‘Principles of Minimum Safe Manning’ Merchant Marine Circular MMC-285

Panama Maritime Authority, ‘Watchkeeping at Sea’ Merchant Marine Circular No 188

Singapore

Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Shipping Circular to Shipowners, ‘Revised Safe Manning Requirements for Singapore Ships’ (19 December 2013) No 22 of 2013

The Marshall Islands

The Marshall Islands, ‘International Safety Management (ISM) Code’, Marine Notice, No 2-011-13, Rev July/2019

The Marshall Islands, ‘International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code’ Marine Notice, No 2-011-16

The Marshall Islands, ‘Minimum Hours of Rest’, Marine Notice, No 7-0-051, Rev 11/13

The Marshall Islands, ‘Principles of Watchkeeping’, Marine Notice No 7-038-4

Manuals

International Maritime Organization and International Civil Aviation Organization, International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue Manual Volume I (2019 Edition, International Maritime Organization/International Civil Aviation Organization)

International Maritime Organization and International Civil Aviation Organization, International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue Manual Volume II (2019 Edition, International Maritime Organization/International Civil Aviation Organization)

International Maritime Organization and International Civil Aviation Organization, International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue Manual Volume III, (2019 Edition, International Maritime Organization/International Civil Aviation Organization)

Memorandum of Understandings

Memorandum of Understanding between the Armed Forces of Malta and the Libyan Maritime Transport and Ports Administration in the field of Search and Rescue (Libya, 18 March 2009)

Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation between the Armed Forces of Malta and the United States Coast Guard Concerning Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue (United States, 11 July 2009, entered into force 11 July 2009)

International Maritime Organization

Resolutions

IMO Assembly, ‘Principles of Minimum Safe Manning’ (30 November 2011) Res A.1047 (27)

IMO Assembly, ‘Review of Safety Measures and Procedures for the Treatment of Persons Rescued at Sea’ (29 November 2001) Res A.920 (22)

IMO Assembly, ‘Special Recognition for Merchant Vessels and their Crew involved in the Rescue of Mixed Migrants at Sea’ (17 December 2015) Res A.1093 (29)

IMO Maritime Safety Committee, ‘Adoption of Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended’ (20 May 2004) Res MSC.153 (78)

IMO Maritime Safety Committee, ‘Adoption of Amendments to the International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue, 1979, as amended’ (20 May 2004) Res MSC.155 (78)

IMO Maritime Safety Committee, ‘Guidelines on the Treatment of Person Rescued at Sea’ (20 May 2004) Res MSC.167 (78)

Facilitation Committee

IMO Facilitation Committee, ‘Measures and Procedures for the Treatment of Persons Rescued at Sea: Facilitation aspects. Outcome of MSC 76’ (24 October 2002) FAL 30/9

IMO Facilitation Committee, ‘Principles Relating to Administrative Procedures for Disembarking Persons Rescued at Sea’ (22 January 2009) FAL 3/Circ.194

IMO Facilitation Committee, ‘Report of the Facilitation Committee on its Thirty-fifth Session of Persons’ (19 March 2009) FAL 35/17

IMO Facilitation Committee, ‘Report of the Twenty-ninth Session of the Facilitation Committee’ (30 January 2002) FAL 29/18

Maritime Safety Committee

IMO Maritime Safety Committee, ‘Interim Measures for Combating Unsafe Practices Associated with the Trafficking or Transport of Migrants by Sea’ (12 June 2001) MSC/Circ.896/Rev.1IMO Maritime Safety Committee, ‘Outcome of informal meeting on “Safety Measures and Procedures for the Treatment of Persons Rescued at Sea’ (27 September 2002) MSC 76/22/11IMO Maritime Safety Committee, ‘Outcomes of the Twenty-Second Session of the Assembly – Note by the Secretariat’ (7 January 2002) MSC 75/2/2

IMO Maritime Safety Committee, ‘Review of Safety Measures and Procedures for the Treatment of Persons Rescued at Sea’ (9 October 2002) MSC 76/22/10

IMO Maritime Safety Committee, ‘Review of Safety Measures and Procedures for the Treatment of Persons Rescued at Sea – Note by the Secretariat’ (31 July 2002) MSC 76/22/8

Sub-committee on Implementation of IMO Instruments

Sub-committee on Flag State Implementation, ‘Measures to Protect the Safety of Persons Rescued at Sea. Comments on document FSI 17/15/1. Submitted by Malta’ (27 February 2009) IMO Doc. FSI 17/15/2

Sub-committee on Flag State Implementation, ‘Measures to Protect the Safety of Persons Rescued at Sea. Comments on document FSI 17/15/1. Submitted by Spain and Italy’ (13 February 2009) IMO Doc. FSI 17/15/1

United Nations General Assembly Resolutions

United Nations General Assembly Res 1307 (XIII) (10 December 1958)

United Nations General Assembly Res 2570C (XXV) (17 December 1970)

Rules

Gard Rules 2019

European Court of Human Rights (Rules of the Court, Registry of the Court, 16 April 2018)

Skuld 2019 P&I Rules

Standard Club, P&I and Defence Rules and Correspondents, 2019/20

The American Club By-Laws, Rules, List of Correspondents 2019

The London P&I Club, Class 5 The Protection and Indemnity Rules 2019/2020

West of England, Rules of Classes 1 & 2, 2019

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