The IMO Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping Sub Committee (HTW 9) is where the human aspects of shipping are discussed. HTW reports to the Maritime Safety Committee.
The Summary Report includes an executive summary for those requiring a general overview, but also more technical information for those who would like more detail on the discussions that took place.
Key outcomes from HTW 9 include:
- A Correspondence Group on the Comprehensive Review of the STCW Convention and Code was established to identify areas to be reviewed and a roadmap for the review.
- Draft amendments to table A-VI/1-4 of the STCW Code to prevent and respond to bullying and harassment, including SASH, were agreed. It was agreed that a new competence on prevention and response to bullying and harassment, including SASH, should be developed.
- The STCW-F Comprehensive Review was finalised.
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