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Carribean MoU concentrated inspection campaign on fire safety

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PSC: The Caribbean MoU will be launching a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Fire Safety from 1 September to 30 November 2014 to verify compliance with SOLAS Chapter II-2 and the International Code for Fire Safety Systems (FSS) on board ships.

The CIC is intended to raise awareness on fire safety related issues with special focus on:

  • Firefighting equipment is readily available and maintained at all times
  • The master, officers and crew are familiar with the equipment and have received training in carrying out their duties.
Port State Control Officers (PSCOs) will be guided by a questionnaire of 12 items to be covered during the CIC.....