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January 2000

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Code of Safe Practice for the Carriage of Cargoes and Persons by Offshore Supply Vessels (OSV Code) (K288E) (eBook)

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This Code, adopted by resolution A.863(20), provides both the operator and contractor, an international standard to avoid or reduce to a minimum the hazards that affect offshore supply vessels in their daily operation of carrying cargoes and persons from and between offshore installations.

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The Code provides for safe practice in the operation and management of OSVs when interfacing with offshore installations, and also gives practical guidance on items to be covered by a safety management systems as required by the International Management Code for the Safe Operation of Ships and for Pollution Prevention (International Safety Management (ISM) Code.

CHAPTER 1            GENERAL

                1.1           Definitions

                1.2           Information and Documentation

                1.3           Communication

                1.4           Cargo Handling and Stability



                2.1           Communication

                2.2           Cargo



                3.1           General

                3.2           Communication



                4.1           General

                4.2           Mooring Requirements

                4.3           Communication

                4.4           Information and Documentation

                4.5           Personnel Transfer

                4.6           Cargo Handling


Appendix 1              Examples and types of offshore installations


Appendix 2              Colour code for hoses transferring bulk substances


Appendix 3              Interfacing activities of operators and contractors


Resolution A.863(20) – Code of Safe Practice for the Carriage of Cargoes and Persons by Offshore Supply Vessels (OSV Code)

Title: Code of Safe Practice for the Carriage of Cargoes and Persons by Offshore Supply Vessels (OSV Code) (K288E) (eBook)
Edition: 2000
Number of Pages: 14
Product Code: MM1012EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 9789280160864, ISBN 10: 9280160869
Published Date: January 2000
Author: IMO

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