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International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea

marine

see SOLAS 1974.

International Convention for the Control and Management of Ship’s Ballast Water and Sediments (BWM Convention)

marine

All around the world more than 10 billion tons of ballast water are carried in ships each year, containing thousands of species of aquatic animals and plants, creating problems for the marine environment and human health...

International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships

marine

see MARPOL 73/78.

International Convention on Load Lines 1966 (ICLL 1966)

marine

ICLL 1966 and its Protocol of 1988 are a comprehensive set of regulations to determine the minimum allowable freeboard and defines conditions of load line assignment.

International Convention on Load Lines; Positions

marine

For the purpose of the Convention, two positions of hatchways, doorways and ventilators are defined.

International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW 78/95)

marine

STCW 78/95 defines the standards for the training and qualification for deck and machinery department and radio communication.

International Convention on Tonnage Measurement of Ships 1969 (TONNAGE 1969)

marine

This Convention governs the measurement of ship, s size in accordance with enclosed cubic capacity. The size of a ship is then quoted as a gross tonnage.

International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)

energy

An international standards organization that prepares and publishes international standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies

International Energy Agency (IEA)

energy

The International Energy Agency is a Paris-based autonomous intergovernmental organisation established in the framework of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in 1974 in the wake of the 1973 oil crisis.

International Gas Carrier Code (IGC Code)

marine

The International Code for Construction and Equipment of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk adopted by IMO by resolution MSC.5(48).

International Geothermal Association (IGA)

energy

The International Geothermal Association (IGA) is an international non-profit, non-political, non-governmental association representing the geothermal power sector worldwide. The organisation works for the promotion and worldwide deployment of geothermal energy technology and advocates a future energy system based on renewable energy.

International Grain Code

marine

The International Code for the Safe Carriage of Grain in Bulk.

International Hydropower Association (IHA)

energy

The International Hydropower Association (IHA) is a non-profit, international organisation and membership association representing the global hydropower sector.

International Institute of Marine Surveyors (IIMS)

marine

The institute founded in London in 1991. Associates are entitled to use the letters Assoc. IIMS after their names and full members can style themselves MIIMS.

International Labour Organization (ILO)

marine

One of the oldest components of the UN system of specialized agencies involved over the years in appraising and seeking to improve and regulate conditions for seafarers.

International Life-Saving Appliance Code (LSA Code)

marine

This code provides international standards for the life-saving appliances required by the SOLAS Convention.

International Marine Contractors Association

marine

IMCA is the international trade association representing offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies.

International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code)

marine

Transport of dangerous goods by sea is regulated by IMDG Code in order to prevent injury to persons or damage to ships and their cargoes. Transport of marine pollutants is primarily regulated to prevent harm to the marine environment.

International Maritime Organization (IMO)

marine

The agency of the United Nations which is responsible for measures to improve the safety of international shipping and to prevent marine pollution from ships.

International NAVTEX service

marine

The co-coordinated broadcast and automatic reception on 518 kHz of maritime safety information by means of narrow-band direct-printing telegraphy using the English language.

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