Is the Bridge Procedures Guide a statutory or mandatory document?

No, but it is one of the “applicable codes, guidelines and standards recommended by the Organization, Administrations, classification societies and maritime industry organizations” which a Safety Management System should ensure are taken into account under paragraph 1. 2. 3 of the ISM Code. Adherence to it is also recommended by the P&I clubs.

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