Confined / Enclosed Space


Revised Regulations for Entering Enclosed Spaces Aboard Ships (Resolution A.1050(27)) – IMO

Guidelines to Facilitate the Selection of Portable Atmosphere Testing Instruments for Enclosed Spaces As Required by SOLAS Regulation XI-1/7 – IMO

Enclosed Space Entry and Rescue Drills – U.S. Coast Guard MSIB 005-16

SOLAS : Onboard Drills Required (extract)

Guidance / Best Practices

Nautical Institute : Mandatory Drills OR Reinforcement of ISM Code and SMS?

A Master’s Guide to : Enclosed Space Entry – The Standard

Enclosed Space Entry – Shipowners Club

Confined Space Safe Practice – IACS

Guidance on Enclosed Space Entry and Rescue – ICS


MT Sharp Lady – Enclosed Space Fatality and Near Fatality – August 2013

MV Suntis – Multiple Enclosed Space Fatalities – May 2014

MV UBC Tokyo – Enclosed Space Fatality – June 2014