Checklist for annual survey of classification society on ships ?

  1. Following booklet must be available onboard:-
  • APPROVED TRIM & STABILITY INFORMATION
  • FIRE CONTROL PLANS
  • LOADING MANUAL
  • LOADING INSTRUMENT
  • STEERING GEAR ENTRIES REQUIRED BY SOLAS/FLAG
  • DAMAGE STABILITY
  • ESP DOCUMENT
  • STATUTORY CERTIFICATES
  • DAMAGE CONTROL PLANS
  • MANOEUVRING BOOKLET

 DOCUMENTATION

  • Confirmation of availability of trim and stability booklet approved by administration. (IRS Rules, Part 3, Ch.1, Cl. 1.4)Verification of proper posting of fire control plans (including duplicate sets permanently stored in a prominently marked weather tight enclosures outside deckhouse).
  • Verified that vessel has an approved Loading Manual. (IRS Rules, Part 3,Ch. 5,Cl.1.3)
  • Availability of an approved loading instrument together with itsoperational manual and verification of test cases. (IRS Rules, Part 3,Ch. 5, Cl. 1.3)
  • Verification of entries made in the ship’s log for departure Steering checks & Emergency Steering drills.
  • Availability of damage stability information. (Cargo vessel> 80 m length after 10/07/08 and length > 100 m from 01/02/1992)
  • Availability of ESP documents on board
  • Valid Statutory certificates available on board.
  • Verification that damage control plans are available

(Applicable to all passenger vessels and for cargo vessels greater than 500 GT and constructed on or after 1st Feb 1992)

Confirming that the manoeuring booklet is on board and the manoeuring information is displayed on the navigation bridge.

  • CARGO SECURING MANUAL
  • THE SHIP STRUCTURE ACCESS MANUAL
  • CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS MAINTAINED ON BOARD
  • CARGO SHIPS EXCEPT TANKERS
  • LOADING/UNLOADING BOOKLET
  • EMERGENCY TOWING PROCEDURES
  • CLASS CERTIFICATE
  • FIRE DOORS AND CONTROLS
  • ANCHORING & MOORING EQUIPMENT
  • WEATHER DECK

Confirmation of availability of approved cargo securing manual.

Examining the Ship Structure Access Manual of bulk carriers of 20,000GT and over. (Constructed on or after 1st Jan. 2006)

Confirming that structural alterations performed, if any, have been approved by the classification society and reported on the as-built drawings kept on board (constructed on or after 1st Jan. 2007)

Confirming, as far as practicable, that no changes have been made in thestructural fire protection, examining any manual and automatic fire doors and proving their operation, testing the means of closing the main inlets and outlets of all ventilation systems and testing the means of stopping power ventilation systems from outside the space served Confirming, for bulk carriers, that the loading/unloading booklet required in SOLAS regulation VI/7 is on board Confirming, for bulk carriers with restrictions imposed with respect to the carriage of cargoes with a density of 1,780 kg/m3 above, that a triangle is permanently marked at Midship Confirm that ship specific emergency towing procedures available on board.

Confirmation that the Class annual/Intermediate/renewal* survey completed satisfactorily and Class Certificate endorsed/interim certificate issued* on …………………………………………………… (Please put proprietary date in remark only).

Operation of manual/automatic fire doors, no holding back arrangements exist

Anchoring equipment & mooring equipment

  • SOUNDING PIPES
  • HATCHWAYS
  • WEATHER DECKS
  • FREEBOARD MARKS
  • VENTILATORS
  • WINDOWS, SIDE SCUTTLES AND DEAD LIGHTS
  • SCUPPERS, SANITARY DISCHARGES, VALVES AND CONTROLS
  • SKYLIGHTS AND FIDDLEY OPENINGS
  • EXPOSED CASINGS,DECK HOUSES, COMPANION WAYS AND SUPERSTRUCTURES
  • GUARD RAILS AND/OR BULWARKS
  • WT BULKHEAD OPENINGS
  • MASTS AND STANDING RIGGING
  • WATER TIGHT DOORS AND CONTROLS

Sounding pipes, including self closing devices on short sounding pipes

Examination and testing of hatchways (Access hatch)on freeboard and superstructure decks including efficient condition of closing appliances, side bow and stern doors, flush deck scuttles, ash shoots and other openings Examination of weather decks, ships side plating above water line.

Verification of freeboard marks

 Examination and or testing of ventilators including efficiency of theirclosing appliances

 Examination and or testing of windows, side scuttles and dead lights

Examination scuppers and sanitary discharges and valves together with valves and their control gear

Examination and or testing of skylights and fiddley openings including their closing appliances Examination and / testing of exposed casings, deck houses, companionways and superstructure bulkheads including closing appliances

 Examination of the condition and arrangement, fittings & appliances for timber deck cargo Watertight bulkheads penetrations examination as far as practicable for satisfactory condition, watertight doors in watertight bulkheads Masts, Derricks & Crane columns including their standing rigging

Watertight doors in Water Tight bulkheads surveyed and local/remote controls including indicating lights and alarms

  • COMPANIONWAYS
  • CLOSEUP/OVERALL EXAMINATION OF CARGO HATCH COVERS AND COAMINGS
  • AIR PIPES
  • GANGWAYS & LIFELINES
  • FREEING PORTS
  • CORROSION PREVENTION OF SEAWATER BALLAST TANKS
  • NEW INSTALLATION OF MATERIALS CONTAINING ASBESTOS

Verification of Companionways and posting of appropriate notices. Cargo hatch covers and coamings including their closing appliances, stowage, fit including efficiency of closing in sealed condition & operation including hatch cover sets within the forward 25% of the ship’s length and atleast one additional set, such that all sets on the ship are assessed at least once in every 5-year period, are to be surveyed open, closed and in operation to the full extent on eachdirection at each annual survey to the extent as per the requirement IRS Rules Part 1 Ch.2, Cl.2.2.2.2 to 2.2.2.7.

 Drainage channels and non return valves for cargo hatch to be specially examined.

 Above mentioned examination carried out for cargo hatch covers for Hold nos (1,2,3,4,5,…etc)/all.

 Examination and or testing of air pipes including efficiency of their closing appliances.

 Examination of the condition and arrangement including portable fittings.

 Examination of the condition and arrangement including shutters and crew protection bars.

 Confirming that the corrosion prevention system fitted to dedicated ballast water tanks of oil tankers and bulk carriers is maintained Confirming that new equipment containing asbestos was not fitted on board since last survey.

  • ACCESS TO AND WITHIN SPACES IN, AND FORWARD OF, THE CARGO AREA OF OIL TANKERS
  • AND BULK CARRIERS
  • GANGWAY AND ACCOMODATION LADDER
  • INTERNAL SPACES
  • FOR VESSELS SUBJECT TO IMO PSPC
  • OXYGEN AND GAS DETECTION EQUIPMENTS
  • ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:-VESSEL AGE OVER 10 YEARS

Checking, when appropriate, the provision of means of access to cargo and other spaces in accordance with the arrangements in the Ship Structures Access  Manual of bulk carriers of 20,000 G/T and over. Confirming, when appropriate and as far as is practicable when examining internal spaces on bulk carriers of 20,000 G/T and over, that the means of access to cargo and other spaces remain in good condition.

Satisfactory examination of various items pertaining to accommodation ladder, gangways, Davits, Winches. Verification of inspection and maintenance records. (IRS Rules Part 1 Ch.2, Cl.2.2.2.16 to 2.2.2.20) Verification of the permanent means of access where appropriate of the internal spaces as far as practicable. (IRS Rules Part 1 Ch.2, Cl 2.2.2.21)

Confirmation that the maintenance, repair and partial recoating of dedicated ballast tanks and double side skin spaces, as appropriate, are recorded in the coating technical file. (IRS Rules Part 1 Ch.2, Cl 2.2.2.22)

 Confirmation that, when transporting a bulk cargo which is liable to emit a toxic or flammable gas, or cause oxygen depletion in the cargo space, an appropriate instrument for measuring the concentration of gas or oxygen in the air is provided. Verification that instructions for use of such equipments incl. operation by crew are available.

Additional Annual survey requirements for the foremost cargo hold. (IRS Rules Part 1 Ch.2, Cl 2.2.3)

  • CARGO HOLDS:
  • CARGO HOLDS:
  • MACHINERY AND BOILER SPACES
  • FIRE/EXPLOSION HAZARDS
  • STEERING GEAR
  • VESSEL AGE ABOVE 15 YEARS
  • MACHINERY SPACES

Single skin/other Bulk carrier: close up survey of forward cargo hold and overall survey of all cargo holds.

Double skin bulk carrier: Overall survey of two selected cargo holds.

Examination of all piping and penetrations in cargo holds including overboard piping.

Overall survey of all cargo holds, close-up examination of a selected cargo hold in addition to the forward cargo hold. All piping and penetrations in cargo holds, including overboard piping are to be examined.

Machinery, boilers and other pressure vessels, associated piping systems and fittings are so installed and protected as to reduce to a minimum any danger to persons on board, due regard being given to moving parts, hot surfaces and other hazards

Propulsion system and auxiliary machinery, boilers, all pressurized systems (steam, pneumatic, hydraulic) and their associated fittings were examined to see whether they are being properly maintained and with particular attention to the fire and explosion hazards

 All main and auxiliary steering arrangements and their associated equipment and control systems were examined and tested. Confirmation that various alarms required for hydraulic power operated, electric and electro-hydraulic steering gears are, operating satisfactorily and that the recharging arrangements for hydraulic power operated steering gears are being maintained. Log entries made in accordance with statutory requirements were verified where applicable

 Remarks : Found a hole of 30mm approx on forward hatch coaming of Cargo hold #8. same has been cropped and renewed by using qualified welder and certified material. Tested and found satisfactory.

  • MEANS OF COMMUNICATTION
  • BOILERS AND PRESSURE VESSELS
  • REMOTE CONTROLS
  • BILGE PUMPING ARRANGEMENT
  • FIRST START ARRANGEMENT
  • NORMAL OPERATION OF PROPULSION MACHINERY.

All means of communication between the navigating bridge and the machinery control positions including engine room telegraph, as well as the bridge and the main / alternative steering position, if fitted, are tested. Where ships having emergency steering positions there are means of relaying heading information and, when appropriate, supplying visual compass readings to the emergency steering positions. Confirmation that means of indicating the angular position of the rudder are operational

Periodical Surveys of boilers and other pressure vessels have been carried out as required by the Rules and the safety devices have been tested. External visual examination. External examination of boilers including test of safety & protective devices and test of safety valve using it’s relieving gear.

For exhaust gas economizers, review of engine log book to verify that Chief Engineer has tested the safety valves at sea within the window period of Annual Survey

Means for the operation of the main and auxiliary machinery essential for propulsion and the safety of the ship, including when applicable, the means of remotely controlling the propulsion machinery from the navigating bridge and the arrangements to operate the main and other machinery from a machinery control room.

 Examination of the bilge pumping systems and bilge wells including operation of each bilge pump (including hand pumps and eductors), extended spindles and level alarms, where fitted. Operational confirmation of the bilge-pumping system for each watertight compartment and drainage from enclosed cargo spaces situated on freeboard deck.

Examination & test of water ingress detection alarm system for cargo holds. (IRS Rules Part 1 Ch.2, Cl 2.2.4.21) Operational confirmation of the means provided to bring the machinery into operation from the dead ship condition without external aid.

 Confirming that the normal operation of the propulsion machinery can be sustained or restored even though one of the essential auxiliaries becomes inoperative (IRS Rules Part 1 Ch.2, Cl 2.2.4.4)

  • AUTOMATION
  • SCHEDULE OF BATTERIES
  • FORWARD SPACE / TANK BILGE PUMPING SYSTEMS
  • SEA WATER PIPE EXPANSION JOINTS
  • MACHINERY SPACE VENTILLATION
  • TOWING AND MOORING EQUIPMENT
  • MACHINERY VERIFICATION RUNS
  • SEA TRIAL
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION

General Examination of automation equipment. Operation of safety devices, bilge level detection and alarm systems and control systems. Operational confirmation of the engineer’s alarm that it is clearly audible in the engineer’s accommodation Schedule of batteries for essential and emergency services available on board and maintenance being done as per this schedule.

Examination and test of the pumping systems for draining and pumping ballast tanks forward of the collision bulkhead and bilges of dry spaces any part of which extends forward of the foremost cargo hold and of their controls. (IRS Rules Part 1 Ch.2, Cl 2.2.4.22)

Examining visually the condition of any expansion joints in sea water system.

Confirmation that machinery space ventilation is in good working condition.

Confirming that the towing and mooring equipment is properly marked with any restriction associated with its safe operation for ships constructed after 01/01/2007

Towards completion of Special/Continuous Survey of Machinery, trial of main & auxiliary machinery including the steering gear & controls carried out to confirm satisfactory operation (In afloat condition).

In case of major repairs to main propulsion machinery or steering gear, confirmation that a sea trial has been carried out satisfactorily to confirm proper operation of the relevant machinery in all respects.

 General examination visually and in operation, as feasible, of the main electrical machinery, the emergency sources of electrical power, the switch gear, other electrical equipment including the lighting system. The precautions provided against shock, fire and other hazards of electrical origin for proper maintenance

  • EMERGENCY SOURCE OF POWER
  • MAIN AND EMERGENCY FIRE PUMP
  • FIREMANS, HYDRANTS, HOSES, NOZZLES AND APPLICATORS
  • READINESS OF FIRE HYDRANTS, HOSES
  • PORTABLE EXTINGUISHERS AND FOAM APPLICATORS
  • SPARE CHARGES
  • FIRE AND/OR SMOKE DETECTION SYSTEM
  • FIXED FIRE FIGHTING SYSTEM (MACHINERY SPACE, PAINT LOCKER, DEEP FAT COOKING ETC.)
  • REMOTE STOPPING OF FANS, OIL PUMPS, ETC
  • CLOSING ARRANGEMENTS FOR SKYLIGHTS, FLAPS ETC
  • FIREMAN’S OUTFITS & EEBDS
  • FIRE FIGHTING/PROTECTION ARRANGEMENTS

The operation of the emergency source(s) of electrical power, including their starting arrangement, the systems supplied, and when appropriate, their automatic operation as far as practicable

Verification that each Fire pump (including starting and priming arrangements) is capable of producing the required two jets of water (whilst also permitting the simultaneous operation of foam system on tankers)

Condition of fire main (no soft patches or doublers) together with flanges and valves, hydrants, hoses, nozzles, applicators, spanners, relief valves and international shore connection

Each hose complete with couplings, nozzle (dual-purpose nozzles where applicable) and tools kept ready for use

Confirmation that portable fire extinguishers correspond to the fire control plan w.r.t. number, type and location and that when examined were in good condition, fully charged and ready for use.

 Availability of spare charge/s for each portable extinguisher or additional portable extinguishers of the same type.

Examine for proper functioning and possible testing.

Examination of fixed fire fighting system controls, piping, instructions and marking. Checking for evidence of proper maintenance and servicing including date of last systems tests.

Verify that the remote controls for stopping fans and machinery and shutting off fuel supplies in machinery spaces are in working order Examination of closing arrangements of ventilators, funnel annular spaces, skylights, doorways and tunnel where applicable, including condition of operating mechanism e.g. wire ropes, hydraulic piping etc Verify that Fireman’s outfits are complete and in good condition

  • FIRE DOORS & CONTROLS
  • MEANS OF ESCAPE
  • GASEOUS FUEL FOR DOMESTIC PURPOSE

Examination of any manual and automatic fire doors and proving their operations

Confirmation that the means of escape from accommodation, machinery and other spaces are satisfactory

Arrangements found in satisfactory condition.

OILY WATER SEPARATING OR FILTERING SYSTEM – EXTERNAL EXAMINATION

External examination including absence of any signs of wastage, leakages to piping connections, unauthorised changes to piping / equipment and cleanliness.

SEPARATION OF MACHINERY SPACE BILGE PIPING AND OWS PIPING

Confirmation that machinery space bilge piping and OWS piping are separated and that no by-pass arrangement to OWS exists

OILY WATER SEPARATING OR FILTERING SYSTEM – OPERATIONAL TEST

Operational test of system, inclusive of back flush (if applicable) and test of audible / visual alarms

OILY WATER SEPARATING OR FILTERING SYSTEM – NECESSARY SPARES

Availability on board of sufficient replaceable elements (filters and /or coalescers) of proper size and model, as considered necessary by Manufacturer 15 PPM ALARM Examination of the 15 ppm alarm including operational readiness of the equipment, function of indicators, test of audible / visual alarm and automatic means to stop the discharge of effluent ,Valid calibration certificate provided (for equipments approved in accordance with MEPC.107(49).

SLUDGE TANKS AND DISCHARGE ARRANGEMENTS – EXTERNAL EXAMINATION

External examination of sludge tanks and discharge arrangements, including standard discharge connection

OIL FUEL AND BALLAST SYSTEMS – SEPARATION Separation of oil fuel and water ballast systems, with reference to piping and pumping arrangements associated with the respective systems.

  • EXTERNAL EXAMINATION OF THE EQUIPMENT
  • OPERATIONAL TEST OF EQUIPMENT
  • VERIFICATION OF DISINFECTANT
  • MONITORING OF RESIDUAL CHLORINE CONTENT

RECORDS

Survey Category : Sewage Pollution Prevention Certificate

Renewal Survey ISPP

External examination to confirm the satisfactory condition of the equipment & installation and the absence of any unauthorized modification.

Check of equipment in working condition to verify satisfactory operation including the working of indicators & pressure gauges.

Verification that the correct type of disinfectant is being used and that sufficient stock is available on board.

In case of Chlorine based disinfectant, verification of records for periodical monitoring of residual Chlorine content in treated effluents as per equipment manufacture’s instructions.

Verification of log entries/records for periodic maintenance of equipment including the last date of inspection by ship’s personnel and the condition of protective linings as recorded by them. Where applicable, the verification of log entries to include records of sewage discharges at sea/to reception facilities.

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