What is Enhanced Survey Programme or ESP ?

(For bulk carriers & oil tankers)

  1. Survey planning
  2. Document file onboard
  3. Improved procedures for thickness measurement
  4. Harmonization between DD & renewal surveys
  5. Extended intermediate surveys
  6. Possible annual examination of tank/spacesphase out of CHS

Close up examination details within inspection  range

Overall surveyreport overall condition of space /structure & determine extent of additional close up surveys
Suspect areas prone to rapid wastage

Critical areas vulnerable to substantial corrosion,  buckling / fatigue cracks

Substantial corrosion wastage is in excess of 75% of allowable corrosion margins but within acceptable limits

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