Web alert: ICS revised guidelines for large scale rescue operations at sea

News & Insights 1 September 2015


This updated and revised edition offers some practical guidance on relevant legal obligations and practical procedures to ensure the safe and prompt disembarkation of refugees and migrants, and on measures to meet their specific needs.

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) has recently published a comprehensive guide on ‘Large Scale Rescue Operations at Sea’. This updated and revised edition offers some practical guidance on relevant legal obligations and practical procedures to ensure the safe and prompt disembarkation of refugees and migrants, and on measures to meet their specific needs.

The club will continue to keep members informed of developments of this issue.

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