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Sub-committee on Ship Systems and Equipment (SSE) -10th session

IMO Headquarters (London, UK)/ Hybrid
Monday 04 March


  • Ventilation of survival craft
  • Operational testing of free-fall lifeboat release systems without launching the lifeboat
  • Carriage of self-righting or canopied reversible liferafts for new ships (LSA Code*)
  • Lifejacket (HSC Codes*)
  • Provisions for helicopter facilities (MODU Code*)
  • Detection and control of fires in cargo holds and on the cargo deck of containerships (FSS Code*)
  • Prohibiting the use of fire-fighting foams containing fluorinated substances on board ships
  • Review of safety requirements for lifeboats and rescue boats, launching appliances and release gear
  • Thermal performance of immersion suits (LSA Code)
  • Ships carrying new energy vehicles

*International Life-Saving Appliance (LSA) Code
*International Code of Safety for High-Speed Craft

*The Code for the Construction and Equipment of Mobile Offshore Drilling Units
*International Code for Fire Safety Systems

Who can attend

  • ITF Maritime Safety Committee experts elected
  • ITF affiliated union experts, endorsed for participation in this meeting*

*Consultation required prior to the meeting dates, email


09:30Monday 04 March
17:30Friday 08 March

Related Resources

Resources 04 Dec 2023

ITF Seafarers Criminalisation Toolkit

Criminalisation is one of the most serious problems facing seafarers today. When there has been a maritime accident, or a pollution infringement, seafarers have often been detained and denied access