Iran Welcomes Amendments of International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS)

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Nourlaw.com- Tehran-6 October 2016- The Iranian Official Gazette in today’s issue  published the full text of the Law of Approval of Amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), passed by the Iranian parliament on 31 August 2016.The Islamic Republic of Iran acceded to the convention on 17 May 1994.

The SOLAS Convention in its successive forms is generally regarded as the most important of all international treaties concerning the safety of merchant ships. The convention has been updated and amended on numerous occasions. The convention in force today is sometimes referred to as SOLAS, 1974.