What are regulations for maintenance of EEBD as per SOLAS ?

Maintenance and Care

  1. The EEBD should be examined and maintained in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  2. The ship’s periodic safety appliance and equipment inspection and testing procedures should be modified to incorporate the inspection of EEBD.
  3. Maintenance requirements, manufacturer’s trademark and serial number, shelf life with accompanying manufacture date and name of approving authority should be printed on each EEBD.
  4. EEBD, which have exceeded their service life as indicated by the manufacturer, should be discarded. Any unusable or damaged EEBD should be promptly disposed of in accordance with manufacturers instructions.
  5. Liberia does not require periodic hydrostatic testing for EEBD cylinders.

Spare EEBD

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