On board maintenance and drills as required by statutory instruments
14 January 2020
The publication includes the requirements for maintenance and inspection of firefighting, lifesaving and radio equipment as well as drills as per statutory instruments.
The information should be used for the ship’s on board maintenance plan as required by SOLAS regulation II-2/14.
In accordance with ISM Code Section 10.1 the safety management system of the company must provide a maintenance plan which ensures maintenance and inspection of the ship and equipment according to the relevant rules and regulations, codes, guidelines and standards.
The ship ISM Managers should ensure that the existing maintenance programme on board ships follows the revised guidelines and necessary amendments or revisions should be carried out.