Blog
Feb.2020
NCOVID 19 Strategic preparedness & vessel response plan

Marine Surveyor Consultant offers a comprehensive Strategic preparedness & vessel response plan, (quarantine procedure - quarantine plan) providing guidance and precautions to minimize risks of infection from the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) to seafarers, passengers and all people on board as well as for instructions in case of emergency.


March  2019
Cyber Security Plan
The Maritime Security Regulations place legal requirements on the  Company of the ship covered by the SOLAS Convention to put in place a Company Security Officer (CSO), who is responsible on behalf of the Company for the preparation of the SSA and CSA. Section 8 of the ISPS Code requires the SSA to encompass the ship's radio and telecommunications systems, including computer systems and networks. The Company should ensure appropriate governance arrangements are in place regarding the roles and duties of the CSO and the Cyber Security Officer (CySO). Marine Surveyor Consultant offers a comprehensive Cyber Security plan, providing to all people on board as well as for instructions in case of emergency.  

Aug. 2018
New VIQ and MEG4 Requirements  for Mooring System Management Plans (MSMP)
On 20 June 2018 OCIMF issued the seventh edition of the SIRE Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (VIQ7), which introduced the requirement for a Mooring System Management Pian (MSMP) to be provided onboard all tankers (VIQ7 Chapter 9); the new VIQ becomes effective on 17 September 2018. Detailed requirements/guidelines for the MSMP were issued on 26 June 2018 as part of OCIMF's Mooring Equipment Guidelines (MEG4), fourth edition. Marine Surveyor Consultant over the past decades has been deeply involved with SMS preparation far Tanker Companies and has also accumulated vast experience with mooring modifications and associated engineering analysis. Combining these two areas of expertise has allowed M.S.C to prepare a complete, concise and flexible MSMP, customized to each Tanker Operator's needs, and considering also relevant TMSA requirements.