RS published an up-to-date list of changes in international requirements

RS published an up-to-date list of changes in international requirements
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Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) reports that an updated list of new documents and amendments of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) and other organizations, coming into force on July 1, 2024 and in the future, has been made available on the official RS website.

The list is updated on a quarterly basis and can be found in the section "International Activity" - "Information to RS customers".

The section contains up-to-date information on the changes in the international regulatory framework within the RS field of expertise alongside the outcomes of various international events with RS participation. As part of this resource, RS clients and partners gain access to an information library where essential documents are accumulated, both included in the international normative and technical framework and those still under development and in the negotiation process.

Comments and suggestions for the content of the section can be sent to the International Affairs Department of the RS Head Office.

Additional information:

Founded in 1913, Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) is a world-renowned classification society that operates within all spheres of the maritime industry. The organization’s main objectives are to enhance the safety standards of human life at sea, ensure the safe navigation of ships and the secure transportation of cargoes by sea and inland waterways, as well as to develop standards for environmental protection.

RS reviews technical documentation, surveys ships under construction and in service, issues documents and certificates for vessels, offshore facilities, ship machinery, equipment and devices; conducts measurements of ships and floating facilities; carries out surveys to ensure compliance with international conventions; certifies industrial products and manufacturers, quality management systems, sustainability management and occupational health and safety management systems in compliance with ISO standards. RS surveys general cargo containers, thermal containers, tank containers, platform containers, offshore containers, etc.