This module covers the following topics:
- Analysis of all activities of technical and marine departments for inspections and maintenance, either planned ones (as per approved PMS), or occasional ones (as resulting usually after damages and accidents).
- Description of the legal framework for the inspections of existing ships, as resulting from the vessel’s obligation to comply with:
- Class rules, international / national / regional rules, but also with different safety, security, quality, performance standards: ISM, ISPS, ISO 9001 / 14001 / 18001 / 19030 / 45001 etc.
- Information about the external entities / parties, which are involved in the vessel’s inspection maintenance such as: Class, Flag, equipment Makers, Hull & Machinery Underwriters, P&I Clubs, PSC Officers, Vetting inspectors of Oil Majors, Rightship inspectors, etc. and to describe also the role / involvement of all above mentioned.
- Provide information and different examples with various standard forms and checklists, as to be used possibly during the daily works of the Technical and Marine S/Es, how records could be collected by them, plus measurements results, performance values, other metrics, etc.
- How Technical and Marine S/Es organize a series of planned inspections onboard existing ships (with or without their participation), but with the assistance of the top-4 Officers.
- Description of the different occasional inspections by the PSC Officers (on worldwide basis), or after possible damage of equipment / vessel and description of the parties to be involved.
- Cooperation with different equipment Makers for onboard inspections and maintenance / repairs, by using their service engineers / experts and with reference / activation of the Makers worldwide network of authorized workshops.
- Description of the various ways the different Makers’ instructions are applied for inspections and maintenance for the major equipment and systems, plus attendance of their performance before and after the temporary / permanent repairs.