Improving the safety of pilot transfer arrangements

Current status: Closed

Open on April 10, 2024 and will be closed on May 10, 2024.

Transport Canada is helping the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to revise the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) regulation V/23 and the associated instruments. Completing the work for these revisions is planned to end in 2024.

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Please feel free to contact the Navigation Safety and Radiocommunications group at for any questions.

Key questions for discussion

  • Do you believe the proposed changes will improve safety for personnel transfer operations?
  • Do you think the proposed resolution should be changed in any way or include new protective measures?

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Transport Canada
Marine Safety and Security (ASMSEC)
330 Sparks Street
Ottawa ON K1A 0N5