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.
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.
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.
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.