What is Chain Register and its contents ?

It is a booklet called form 99, in an approved format which is to be maintained upto date as per requirement of the dock safety regulation and endorsed & signed by a competent person as required. It contains certificate of tests and registers all reports of examination of load bearing machinery, chains and wire ropes before they are put in use.

The tests, examinations and inspections indicated in this register are based on the requirements of ILO Convention. They are intended to ensure that ships having lifting appliances are initially certified by a competent person, and to establish periodically that they continue to be in safe working order to the satisfaction of a