K817E - E-Reader: Code on noise levels on board ships, 2014 - English

K817E - E-Reader: Code on noise levels on board ships, 2014 - English

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  • SKU: K817E
  • ISBN: 9789280115789
  • Product Type: E-Reader
  • Manufacturer: IMO Publishing

The Code on noise levels on board ships has been developed to provide international standards for protection against noise under the provisions of regulation II-1/3-12 of the SOLAS Convention. The Code, adopted by resolution MSC.337(91), recognizes the need to establish mandatory noise level limits for machinery spaces, control rooms, workshops, accommodation and other spaces on board ships, and enters into force on 1 July 2014.

The Code applies to new ships of a gross tonnage of 1,600 and above. The specific provisions relating to potentially hazardous noise levels, mitigation and personal protective gear contained in the Code may be applied to existing ships of a gross tonnage of 1,600 and above, as far as reasonable and practical, to the satisfaction of the Administration. The Code may be applied to new ships of a gross tonnage of less than 1,600 as far as reasonable and practical, to the satisfaction of the Administration.

The Code includes:
- a format for noise survey reports;
- guidance on the inclusion of noise issues in safety management systems;
- suggested methods of attenuating noise; and
- a simplified procedure for determining noise exposure.

These regulations, recommendations and advice are intended to provide Administrations with the tools to promote "hearing saving" environments on board ships. Although legally treated as a mandatory instrument under the SOLAS Convention, certain provisions of the Code remain recommendatory or informative.

Once you have purchased this e-product, you CANNOT download it from the IMRF website.

The IMRF will set up your account at IMO Publishing and send you the login credentials by e-mail. 

You can then download your e-product from your IMO Publishing Account. 

If you already have an IMO Publishing Account, the IMRF will add your purchased e-product to your account, and send you an e-mail when the e-product is ready for download.

 

Image from IMO Publishing Newsletter May 2022

IMO Publishing is pleased to confirm that the new, browser-based IMO Bookshelf service launched, as planned, on 1 May 2022.

Now, any new e-reader purchases will be for use with the new IMO Bookshelf service, so there is nothing to download and you will normally have access to you publications when they log into your New IMO Bookshelf within 30 minutes of the IMRF Bookshop assigns the purchase to your account.

As always the IMRF Bookshop will send you the login credentials, which are created by the Virtual Publications website, when your first new purchases to your IMO IMO Publishing account from 1 May 2022.  You will also need the URL of the new IMO Bookshelf service, which is www.imobookshelf.org.

Migration of your existing purchases to the new service may only take place once you already have purchased an E-Reader from 1 May 2022 onwards.

To enable the migration process, please send the IMRF Bookshop the migration form. Once the migration form is completed, please return it to us by bookshop@imrf.org.uk. Once this has been done, we will forward the form to sales@imo.org, where the migration request will be logged before onward transmission to their technical service provider, Witherbys, who will liaise with the you to effect the migration.

In order to migrate to be successful, please make sure that your old Windows-Based IMO Bookshelf is updated to 5.13.

For more information, including user support documents, migration forms and videos, please go to the dedicated distributor IMO Bookshelf web page and the customer IMO Bookshelf Web Page.

Remember! Any E-Reader or E-Book you purchase as of 1 May 2022 will work only with the new IMO Bookshelf and cannot be activated in the Windows-based IMO Bookshelf software!

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IMPORTANT!
 
  • Migration can only take place once a customer has purchased a new title since 1 May 2022
  • Purchasing a new title will automatically create an account on the new IMO Bookshelf but will not automatically migrate customers’ existing purchases to the new account
  • Customers must complete a migration form provided by their distributor and sent to IMO Publishing by the distributor
  • Customers MUST NOT uninstall their Windows-based IMO Bookshelf software until full migration has been confirmed
  • All communication regarding migration of IMO publications must be with IMO Publishing
If you have any questions or concerns regarding the migration of your customers’ e-readers to the new IMO Bookshelf, always contact sales@imo.org.
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Therefore IMRF Bookshop Online has written a short manual with illustrations on how to install and open an E-Reader in the IMO Bookshelf Manual 5.13 (February 2022).

Please download and read the IMRF Bookshop "How to Open and Read an E-Reader with the IMO Bookshelf Software".

If you still have questions, please visit https://www.imo.org/en/publications/Pages/Bookshelf.aspx for the latest version of the IMO Bookshelf and the PDF instruction manuals, which you can find at the bottom of the page.

The Windows-based IMO Bookshelf (v.5.13) will be supported until 30 June 2023.

If you have bought E-Readers before 1 May 2022, you can open them in the old IMO Bookshelf. If you bought E-Readers after 1 May 2022, then you automatically will use the New IMO Bookshelf.

If you have any questions, please e-mail bookshop@imrf.org or sales@imo.org.