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Rajeev Jassal
Rajeev Jassal Master

Classification society does not issue any plan, they just approve it or endorse it. So if there is any change in the fire plan, it is the duty of the shipowners (and master) to present the new fire plan to the classification society for approval and endorsement.

Now the question is how to amend the

Rajeev Jassal
Rajeev Jassal Master

Monthly inspection does not mean every 30 days. It does not either mean any day of the month.

The difference between "Monthly" and "every 30 days" is that the word "monthly" is little flexible while "every 30 days" is not.

So if there is a requirement to ins

Pawan Vaid
Pawan Vaid Third Officer

As per the LSA Code, ship 200 m or above should have a minimum of 14 number of lifebouys. 

Rajeev Jassal
Rajeev Jassal Master

I have written couple of blog posts on checks and testing of Lifeboats. Please check this out.

Are You Doing All These Checks on Your Davit Type Lifeboats ?

Free Fall Lifeboats: what maintenance is required (and how to do it) ?

These may answer your question. If there is anything more you may req