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Enhanced survey program For bulk carrier and tankers

Enhanced survey program For bulk carrier and tankers

Enhanced survey program For bulk carrier and tankers above 10 years of age.

Some Basic responsibilities of Chief officer are
1) A chief officer should have access plan to the location being surveyed for enhanced survey program, which includes risk assessment for such an operation.
2) A chief officer should ensure proper illumination and ventilation is available throughout survey operation.
3) Ensures proper communication is maintained and there is viable rescue plan.

A survey planning questionnaire and survey program is required to be prepared by owners at least 6 months in advance and submitted to classification society.
ESP includes close up a survey for thickness measurement of plates.

A chief officer should have the following plans/documents readily available.
1) Structural plan
2) Hull damage report (If any)
3) Tank Inspection report
4) Repair report (If any)
5) Capacity plan
6) Shell expansion plan

Vatsalya Niti Singh
Mr. Vatsalya Niti Singh is a Chief officer who sails around the world for a living. He has sailed on various kind of vessels. Apart from sailing, he loves reading, writing, and movies.

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