This edition incorporates amendments to the Convention on the International Maritime Organization up to December 2009. It also includes amendments to the Rules of Procedure of:
- The Assembly up to November 2015.
- The Council up to July 2017.
- The Maritime Safety Committee up to June 2017.
- The Legal Committee up to April 2017.
- The Marine Environment Protection Committee up to July 2017.
- The Technical Cooperation Committee up to July 2017.
- The Facilitation Committee up to June 2018.
- Meetings under the London Convention, 1972 and the 1996 Protocol to the London Convention up to November 2018.