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LR issues summary for IMO’s Ship Design and Construction 8th session

Posted on: 25 January 2022

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has issued a summary report for IMO’s Ship Design and Construction Eighth session (SDC 8), which outlines outcomes relevant to LR’s work with its customers.

The meeting was held remotely 17-21 January 2022. Download the summary here.
Key items and discussions include:

  • Safety measures for ships of 500GT and above carrying Industrial Personnel – new SOLAS Ch. XV.
  • Explanatory Notes to interim guidelines on second generation intact stability criteria.
  • Performance standards for water level detectors on bulk carriers and single hold cargo ships other than bulk carriers.
  • Guidelines for the reduction of underwater noise (MEPC.1/Circ.833) and identification of next steps.

For further information on LR’s SDC 8 Summary Report, please get in touch with

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