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1974 Treaties - Treaties Concluded in 1974, Treaties Entered Into Force in 1974, International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (Paperback) Loot Price: R320
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1974 Treaties - Treaties Concluded in 1974, Treaties Entered Into Force in 1974, International Convention for the Safety of...

1974 Treaties - Treaties Concluded in 1974, Treaties Entered Into Force in 1974, International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (Paperback)

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Chapters: Treaties Concluded in 1974, Treaties Entered Into Force in 1974, International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, Threshold Test Ban Treaty, 1974 Indira-sheikh Accord, Registration Convention, Convention for the Prevention of Marine Pollution by Dumping From Ships and Aircraft, Treaty of Jeddah, Occupational Cancer Convention, 1974, Paid Educational Leave Convention, 1974, Labour Standards Convention, 1947, Japan-australia Migratory Bird Agreement, Lusaka Accord. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 38. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) is an international maritime safety treaty. The SOLAS Convention in its successive forms is generally regarded as the most important of all international treaties concerning the safety of merchant ships. The first version of the treaty was passed in 1914 in response to the sinking of the RMS Titanic. It prescribed numbers of lifeboats and other emergency equipment along with safety procedures, including continuous radio watches. Newer versions were adopted in 1929, 1948, 1960, and 1974. The intention had been to keep the convention up to date by periodic amendments, but the procedure to incorporate the amendments proved to be very slow: it could take several years for the amendments to be put into action since countries had to give notice of acceptance to IMO and there was a minimum threshold of countries and tonnage. As a result, a complete new convention was adopted in 1974 which includes all the agreements and acceptant procedures. Even the Convention was updated and amended on numerous times, the Convention in force today is sometimes referred as SOLAS, 1974. The 1960 Convention which was activated on 26 May 1965 was the first major achievement for International Maritime O...http: //booksllc.net/?id=128269

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2010
First published: October 2010
Editors: Books Group
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-22300-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-158-22300-5
Barcode: 9781158223008

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