The risk associated with chain failure, as well as the costs of replacement, mean that it is essential that welded chain cable is properly manufactured, tested and certified. LR has produced a pocket guide on this topic.
Available as a pdf download
The Port State Inspections Pocket Checklist identifies the most common causes of ship detention and is widely acknowledged as a useful tool in helping owners and operators to comply with convention requirements and thereby reduce the risk of their ships being detained.
Available in English or Chinese versions, printed copy, secure PDF download or as an app for smartphones and tablets.
The Marine Pollution Prevention Pocket Checklist highlights the most common deficiencies listed by the MARPOL Annexes, to help you comply with international convention requirements.
Available as a printed copy, secure PDF Download or as an app for smartphones and tablets.
This checklist has been compiled following an analysis of the ILO Maritime Labour Convention (ILO MLC, 2006) requirements. We consider that non-compliance with the requirements covered in the checklist are more likely to lead to a vessel being detained by port state control (PSC) officers when the Convention comes into force in 2013. These checks will help ensure your ship continues to conform to the requirements of the ILO MLC.
Available as a printed copy, a secure PDF download or as an app for smartphones and tablets.
The Life-Saving Appliances Pocket Checklist highlights common deficiencies found by Port State Control Officers in relation to life-saving appliances. The checklist reiterates the need to ensure that your equipment is fully functioning and the crews are well trained in the safe operation of the equipment.
Available as a secure printed copy or PDF download.
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For owners/masters of Lloyd’s Register classed cargo vessels. This checklist is provided to owners for guidance purposes only and is intended to supplement the owners own operation and maintenance procedures. The list has been compiled from analysis of port State control reported deficiencies.
Available as a PDF download file only.
Port State Control detentions due to ISM failures are becoming more common as the authorities are grouping deficiencies together to justify detaining the ship. The objectives of the International Safety Management (ISM) Code are to ensure safety at sea, prevention of human injury or loss of life, and avoidance of damage to the environment and property.
Available as a printed copy or a secure PDF download.
The Marine Fire Safety Pocket Checklist lists 32 items where deficiencies are most commonly found, 30 certificates and documents that must be carried on board and 15 helpful tips to help ensure the ship complies with international convention requirements. The checklist has been conveniently organised by distinct ship area so that individual crew members can take responsibility for the area of the ship he or she is in charge of.
Available as a printed copy, secure PDF download or as an app for smartphones and tablets.