This new publication contains the text of the 1966 Convention; the articles of the 1988 Protocol; a consolidated text of the 1966 Convention as modified by the 1988 Protocol, the 2003 and 2004 Amendments to the Protocol; and the unified interpretations of the Convention approved by the Maritime Safety Committee up to 2004.
Please note that this publication contains the text for those whose States are party to the original Load Lines Convention as well as the text for those States who are party to the amended Load Lines Convention. Please refer to your National Administration to see which applies to you.
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