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Document ID (ISN)57046
CIS number 91-2051
ISBN(s) 0-11-551024-9
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Department of Transport
Title Assessment of the suitability of stand-by vessels attending offshore installations - Instructions for the guidance of surveyors
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1991. 43p. Price: GBP 6.55.
Abstract This revised version of the Code for the Assessment of the Suitability of Standby Vessels has been prepared for the guidance of the offshore and standby vessel industries. Contents: legal requirements for standby vessels; assessment of suitability of vessel; load line requirements; stability data; accommodation and survivors' reception; inspection of machinery and electrical plant; life saving and rescue equipment; scale and arrangement of fire appliances; lights, shapes and sound signals; supplementary equipment; radio and other communications; manning requirements. Appendices include a list of training establishments and bodies serving standby vessels, medical training courses for standby crews, and lists of medicines and medical stores.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; ships; offshore oil extraction; lifeboats; escape and rescue
Descriptors (secondary) first-aid equipment; radio communications; vocational training; escape means; inspection; fire protection; accommodation; legislation; approval; rescue equipment
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Petroleum and natural gas industry