How will you take over a vessel from Yard ?


1. Company Briefing

2. Take-over check list

3. Certification:

  • Registry & Change of Flag
  • Markings on Hull
  • Surveys
  • Interim/Provisional Certificates
  • EPIRB Registration
  • SMS Manuals on Board
  • Copy of DOC

4. Safety Related

  • LSA FFA checked against Record of Safety Equipment
  • Emergency Contacts of Owners, Charterers, Managers
  • Familiarization of Crew
  • LSA FFA Marked with POR & Vsl’s Name
  • Training Manual
  • Emergency Drill

5. Pollution Prevention

  • Provisional SOPEP Manual if not approved yet
  • Anti-Pollution kit
  • Garbage Management Plan

6. Crew Administration Related

About the author

Amit Sharma

Graduated from M.E.R.I. Mumbai (Mumbai University), After a brief sailing founded this website with the idea to bring the maritime education online which must be free and available for all at all times and to find basic solutions that are of extreme importance to a seafarer by our innovative ideas.

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