Digital IMO publications
Exis Technologies is a reseller of IMO digital publications, a selection of which can be seen below. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or get in touch via the contact form for more details and to purchase.
IMO Vega Database Version 23.1
Developed jointly by IMO and DNV GL AS, the IMO-Vega Database is a powerful database which includes historical data and benefits from a sophisticated search function. It includes up-to-date texts of core IMO requirements (including IMDG Code, SOLAS, MARPOL and IAMSAR Manual) as well as pollution prevention and safety-related documents in English.
Please note that multi-user licences are available which benefit from a 50% discount when bought at point of purchase for the same site and same organization.
- annual subcription SVEGA - GBP 700 (renewal GBP 350)
- electronic download Z23A - GBP 700 (renewal GBP 350)
SOLAS chapter V Safety of Navigation requires ships to carry an up-to-date copy of Volume III of the International Aeronautical and Maritime Search and Rescue (IAMSAR) Manual.
Jointly published by IMO and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the three-volume IAMSAR Manual provides guidelines for a common aviation and maritime approach to organizing and providing search and rescue (SAR) services.
The IAMSAR manual is divided into three volumes:
Volume I, Organization and Management, discusses the global SAR system concept, establishment and improvement of national and regional SAR systems and co-operation with neighbouring States to provide effective and economical SAR services.
Volume II, Mission Co-ordination, assists personnel who plan and co- ordinate SAR operations and exercises.
Volume III, Mobile Facilities, is intended to be carried aboard rescue units, aircraft and vessels to help with performance of a search, rescue or on-scene co-ordinator function, and with aspects of SAR that pertain to their own emergencies.
KI960E IAMSAR Manual - Volume I, 2016 Edition £25
KF961E IAMSAR Manual - Volume II, 2016 Edition £50
KI962E IAMSAR Manual - Volume III, 2016 Edition £50
The SOLAS consolidated edition 2014 is an essential reference for maritime administrations, ship manufacturers, owners and operators, shipping companies, education institutes and all others concerned with the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea.
Solas on the Web - a yearly subscription to the SOLAS Convention and SOLAS Amendments S110E (English only) GBP 99
MARPOL on the Web (2017)
The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, 1973 (MARPOL Convention) is concerned with preserving the marine environment through the prevention of pollution by oil and other harmful substances and the minimization of accidental discharge of such substances.
A yearly subscription to MARPOL Convention with Amendments. this subscription product also includes 'MARPOL - How to do it' (in English only) S520E GBP 99