FAL related guidance


Title Date
FAL Non Mandatory Instruments - 3 September 2019.pdf

List of non-mandatory instruments approved by the FAL Committee

11/11/2019
FAL.5-Circ.41.pdf

Revised IMO Compendium on Facilitation and Electronic Business

16/05/2019
FAL.5-Circ.42.pdf

Guidelines for setting up a Maritime Single Window

16/05/2019
FAL.3-CIRC.215.pdf

Explanatory Manual to the Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic, 1965, as amended

12/04/2019
FAL.6-CIRC.14-REV.1.pdf

Revised list of existing publications relevant to areas and topics relating to the ship/port interface

08/06/2018
FAL.3-CIRC.214.pdf

Organization and method of work of the Facilitation Committee

08/06/2018
Resolution FAL.13 (42).pdf

Revised guidelines on the prevention of access by stowaways and the allocation of responsibilities to seek the successful resolution of stowaway cases

08/06/2018
RESOLUTION MSC.448-99.pdf

Revised guidelines on the prevention of access by stowaways and the allocation of responsibilities to seek the successful resolution of stowaway cases

24/05/2018
FAL.7-Circ.1-Corr.1.pdf

Unified interpretation of Appendix 3 to the FAL Convention Corrigendum

14/05/2018
FAL.2-Circ.131-MEPC.1-Circ.873-MSC.1-Circ.1586-LEG.2-Circ.3.pdf

List of certificates and documents required to be carried on board ships, 2017

19/07/2017
MSC-FAL.1-Circ.3.pdf

Guidelines on maritime cyber risk management

05/07/2017
RESOLUTION MSC.428-98.pdf

Maritime cyber risk management in safety management systems

16/06/2017
FAL.2-Circ.50-Rev.3.pdf

Reports on stowaways incidents

07/04/2017
FAL.7-Circ.1.pdf

Unified Interpretation of Appendix 3 to the FAL Convention

07/04/2017
FAL.6-Circ.17.pdf

Response to the provision of information by the master of a vessel needing to put sick or injured persons ashore

07/04/2017
MSC.1-CIRC.896-REV.2 (E).pdf

Interim measures for combating unsafe practices associated with the trafficking, smuggling or transport of migrants by sea

26/05/2016
FAL.6-CIRC.11-REV.1.pdf

Guidelines in minimum training and education for mooring personnel

20/04/2016
FAL.5-Circ.39-Rev.2.pdf

Guidelines For The Use Of Electronic Certificates

20/04/2016
FAL.5 - Circ.40.pdf

Revised IMO Compendium on Facilitation and electronic business

04/07/2013
FAL.6-Circ.16.pdf

Guidelines on Measures Toward Enhancing Maritime Trade Recovery Related to the Global Supply Chain System and Maritime Conveyances

30/05/2013
FAL.5- Circ.36.pdf

Guidelines for Setting up a Single Window System in Maritime Transport

09/11/2011
FAL.5-Circ.38.pdf

Contact addresses of the offices of designated National Authorities and International Organizations for Facilitation purposes (This circular supersedes FAL.5/Circ.33 dated 27 June 2011)

17/10/2011
FAL.5-Circ.37.pdf

E-addresses of Governmental Authorities for facilitating the exchange of electronic information (This circular supersedes FAL.5/Circ.34 dated 28 June 2011)

15/10/2011
MSC-FAL.1-Circ.2.pdf

Questionnaire on information on Port and Coastal State requirements related to Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel on board ships

22/09/2011
RESOLUTION MSC.312(88).pdf

Revised guidelines on the prevention of access by stowaways and the allocation of responsibilities to seek the successful resolution of stowaway cases

15/12/2010
FAL.3-Circ.202.pdf

Explanatory manual to the Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic. 1965, as amended

11/10/2010
FAL.3-Circ.201.pdf

Facilitating shore leave and access to ships, removing unnecessary restrictions imposed by divergences in the implementation of the ISPS Code

27/09/2010
Resolution A.1027 (26).pdf

Application and revision of the Guidelines on the allocation of responsibilities to seek the successful resolution of stowaway cases

18/01/2010
FAL.3-Circ.194.pdf

Principles relating to administrative procedures for disembarking persons rescued at sea

22/01/2009
MSC-FAL.1-Circ.1.pdf

Securing and facilitating international trade

21/10/2007
FAL.3-Circ.187.pdf

Review of Standards and Recommended Practices

27/04/2007
Resolution FAL.9(34).pdf

Revised guidelines for the prevention and suppression of the smuggling of drugs, psychotropic substances and precursor chemicals on ships engaged in international maritime traffic

30/03/2007
MSC.228(82).pdf

Revision of the Guidelines for the prevention and suppression of the smuggling of drugs, psychotropic substances and precursor chemicals on ships

07/12/2006
FAL.6-Circ.15.pdf

Difficulties encountered in the shipment of dangerous cargoes and, in particular, sporting ammunition and related components (IMDG Code Division 1.4S)

12/07/2006
Resolution A.984(24).pdf

Facilitation of the carriage of IMDG Code class 7 radioactive materials including those in packaged form used in medical or public health applications

01/12/2005
FAL.6-Circ.12.pdf

Difficulties encountered in the shipment of IMDG Code class 7 radioactive material and, in particular, Cobalt-60

11/07/2005
FAL.6-Circ.13.pdf

Facilitation in avoiding safety threatening conditions

11/07/2005
FAL 6-Circ.10.pdf

Ship/Port interface -Revised list of existing publications relevant to areas and topics relating to the ship/port interface

11/12/2003
MSC.1-Circ.1101 - MEPC.1-Circ.409 - FAL.1-Circ.100.pdf

Availability of tug assistance

08/09/2003
FAL.6-Circ.9-Rev.1.pdf

Ship/Port interface -Revised list of existing publications relevant to areas and topics relating to the ship/port interface

26/07/2001
Resolution A.867(20).pdf

Combating unsafe practices associated with the trafficking or transport of migrants by sea

27/11/1997
FAL.6-Circ.5.pdf

Communications between maritime administrations and ports/terminals

17/07/1997
FAL.5-Circ.6.pdf

Brochure on drug abuse and illicit trafficking

16/11/1990
FAL.5-Circ.3.pdf

Access to marine passenger terminals for elderly and disabled passengers

23/08/1989
FAL.5-Circ.2.pdf

Guidelines for the establishment, membership and operation of national facilitation committees

22/08/1989
FAL.2-Circ.34.pdf

Harmonized interpretation of the terms "documentary requirements" appearing the Preamble and in articles III. IV, VIII and XIII of the Convention

07/04/1986