The CIC is similar to the CIC for the Paris and Tokyo MoUs in 2012 and the ongoing CIC for the Caribbean MoU (1 September to 30 November 2014). Therefore, focus continues to be on fire-safety-related issues, with special attention to:
- Maintenance and availability of firefighting equipment
- Familiarity among the master, officers and crew on how to use and maintain the firefighting equipment
- Raised awareness of fire-safety-related issues
During the CIC, Port State Control Officers (PSCOs) will go through an obligatory 13-item questionnaire.....
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