Survival Craft (eBook)

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December 2008

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Survival Craft (eBook)

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This guide provides practical information to assist seafarers with the safe operation and maintenance of survival craft. Although the main focus of the guidance is directed at personnel onboard, it will also be of interest to shore managers and company superintendants having general responsibilities for shipboard safety.

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A guide by the Oil Companies International Marine Forum.

Glossary Introduction
Section 1 - Equipment
Section 2 - Maintenance and Inspection
2.1 Maintenance instruction and manuals
2.2 Maintenance and inspection intervals
Section 3 - Familiarisation and training
Section 4 - Davit Launched Lifeboats
4.1 Maintenance and Inspection
4.2 Familiarisation and training
4.3 Launching
4.4 Recovery
4.5 Post Recovery
Section 5 - Free-Fall Lifeboats
5.1 Maintenance and Inspection
5.2 Familiarisation and training
5.3 Launching
5.4 Recovery
5.5 Post Recovery
Section 6 - Dedicated Recue Boats
6.1 Maintenance and Inspection
6.2 Familiarisation and training
6.3 Launching
6.4 Recovery
6.5 Post Recovery
Section 7 - Davit Launched Liferafts
7.1 Maintenance and Inspection
7.2 Familiarisation and training
7.3 Launching
7.4 Recovery
ANNEX 1 - Example Procedure for the Launching and Recovery of Davit Launched Lifeboats
ANNEX 2 - Extract from an Example Risk Assessment

The Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) is a voluntary association of oil companies (the ‘members’) who have an interest in the shipment and terminalling of crude oil, oil products, petrochemicals and gas. OCIMF’s mission is to be the foremost authority on the safe and environmentally responsible operation of oil tankers, terminals and offshore support vessels, promoting continuous improvement in standards of design and operation. Learn more at

Title: Survival Craft (eBook)
Subtitle: A Seafarers Guide
Number of Volumes: 1
Edition: First
Number of Pages: 54
Product Code: WS1229EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-905331-35-2 (9781905331352), ISBN 10: 1-905331-35-5 (1905331355)
Published Date: December 2008
Binding Format: Paperback Spiro
Book Height: 180 mm
Book Width: 120 mm
Author: Oil Companies International Marine Forum

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