Sunday Jul 22, 2018
In this section, we will get a brief overview of the national guidelines that are drawn from the international conventions, and these instructions have been prepared by the Central Office of port state control and approved by the Board of directors of Ports and Maritime Organization.
1. Instructions for fair treatment of seafarers in the event of marine casualties
2. Manual for loading trucks and passenger cars on landing craft
3. Instructions for inspection of non-conventional vessels (GT under 500 tons)
4. Instructions of port state control of ocean-going ships
5. Instructions for control and inspection on the implementation of the marine Convention 6-2
6. Instruction of port state control of passenger ship
7. Code of Civil Procedure on board
8. Technical code of Air Pollution Control
9. Guideline of Anti-fooling control and inspection system 10-
10-Guideline on control and inspection of the requirements of the ballast Water convention
In order to establish a harmonized system for control and inspection among countries in different geographical areas, a memorandum of understanding has been signed, in order to achieve the following objectives:
1- Indian ocean MOU: Signed between Australia, India, Iran, South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Mauritius, Oman, Yemen, Bangladesh and the Maldives.
2- Paris MOU
3- Tokyo MOU
4- Mediterranean MOU
5- Caribbean Sea MOU
6- Aboja MOU
7- Black sea MOU
8- Riyadh MOU
9- Vendelmar MOU
10- U.S.A coast guard
Following Conventions are subject to control and inspection by the P.S.C inspector:
1. Load line 69
2. Tonnage measurement 69
3. COLREG 1972
4. SOLAS 72
5. STCW (78 &Manila 2010)
6. MARPOL 73/78
7. CLC 92
8. AFS 2001
9. BWM 2004 (not enforced now)
10-Nairobi WR 2007
11-MLC 2006