Flag State Safety Inspections

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

Venue

  • June-17-2024

    Dubai

  • July-01-2024

    Athens

  • July-08-2024

    Istanbul

  • July-15-2024

    London

  • Aug-05-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Aug-12-2024

    Hamburg

  • Aug-19-2024

    Dubai

  • Sep-02-2024

    Athens

  • Sep-09-2024

    Istanbul

  • Sep-16-2024

    London

  • Oct-07-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Oct-14-2024

    Hamburg

  • Oct-21-2024

    Dubai

  • Nov-04-2024

    Athens

  • Nov-11-2024

    Istanbul

  • Nov-18-2024

    London

  • Dec-02-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Dec-09-2024

    Hamburg

  • Dec-16-2024

    Dubai

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

Introduction to SOLAS and FSCO Role

  • SOLAS Convention Overview: Understanding key issues and mandatory certification requirements.
  • Role of FSCOs in Compliance: Clarifying FSCO responsibilities in ensuring SOLAS compliance.
  • Certification Procedures Summary: A review of the certification procedures as per SOLAS.
  • Critical Principles of SOLAS: Exploring the requirements of the SOLAS Convention and current changes.
  • Flag State Policies: Discussing individual nation's actions in addition to SOLAS requirements.
  • Implementation Schedules: Outlining the schedule for implementing SOLAS and related national legislation.

SOLAS Administration and Compliance

  • SOLAS Administration Roles: Exploring roles and responsibilities related to safety, firefighting, and personal survival at various levels.
  • Ship Construction Standards: Major construction elements as per SOLAS.
  • Amendments and Compliance Preparation: Methods to stay updated with SOLAS amendments and compliance preparation.
  • Delegating Duties and Ethical Considerations: Delegating statutory duties to class and discussing the ethical background.

SOLAS Inspections and Technology

  • Conducting SOLAS Inspections: Assessing operational and safety issues in FSCO duties.
  • Technology Approvals: Processes for approving new safety and survival technology solutions.
  • Evidence Collection: Strategies for collecting evidence in cases of SOLAS non-compliance.

Risk Assessment and Safety Management

  • SOLAS Risk Assessment: Understanding the processes and risks associated with safety, firefighting, and sea survival drills.
  • Sampling and Monitoring: Learning the issues and procedures for collecting safety management information.
  • ISM Audit Procedures: Detailing the steps for International Safety Management (ISM) audits and Safety Management Certificate (SMC) verification.
  • Safety Equipment Installation and Retrofitting: Addressing key issues in installing and retrofitting safety and firefighting equipment.

Practical Application and Feedback

  • Safety Inspection Exercise: Conduct an interactive tabletop exercise on realistic safety inspection scenarios.
  • Case Studies on Non-Compliance: Analyzing real-world examples of non-compliance with SOLAS standards.
  • Feedback Session: Gather and discuss feedback and experiences from the delegates.
  • Open Discussions and Presentations: Facilitating available discussion sessions and presentations by delegates.