IMPORTANT DATES

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Conventions:-

SOLAS – Came in force on 25th May 1980

MARPOL – Adopted in 1973, Protocol-78, Came in force from 2nd oct. 1983.

STCW – Came in force from 28th April 1984.

MLC – Adopted in 2006, Came in force from 20th Aug. 2013.

BMW – Adopted in 2004, Came in force from 8th Sept. 2017

Codes:-

ISM – Came in force from 1st july 1998.

ISPS – Came in force from 1st July 2004.

IMDG – Came in force from 1st Jan 2004.

 IBC – Came in force from 1st July 1986.

IMSBC – Adopted in 2008, Came in force from 1st Jan 2011.

MARPOL Dates of all annexes:-

Annex-I – 2nd oct. 1983 – ch-11, Reg.-47

Annex-II – 2nd oct. 1983 – ch-10, Reg.-22

Annex-III – 1st July 1992 – ch-2, Reg.-11

Annex-IV – 27th Sept. 2003 – ch-7, Reg.-18

Annex-V – 31st Dec. 1988 – ch-3, Reg.-14

Annex-VI – 19th May 2005 – ch-5, Reg.-25