Lloyds survey checklist

ANNUAL SURVEY – TO BE HELD WITHIN 3 MONTHS BEFORE OR AFTER THE ANNIVERSARY DATE.

INTERMEDIATE SURVEY IN LIEU OF THE 2ND OR 3RD ANNUAL SURVEY.

DOCKING SURVEY – TO BE HELD AT 2Н YEAR INTERVALS. Can be postponed on owner decision if in-water survey was positive

IN-WATER SURVEY – IN LIEU OF THE DRYDOCKING BETWEEN SPECIAL SURVEYS.

1. GENERAL (ANNUAL AND INTERMEDIATE SURVEYS)
1.1 Have modifications been made to the ship or equipment which would affect the class? (any modifications are to be reported) Yes/No*
1.2 Are the periodical surveys required for boilers and other pressure vessels overdue? Yes/No*
1.3 Are the CSM and CSH Cycles up to date in accordance with the current survey status? Yes/No*
1.4 Is the Periodical Survey of the automation and/or remote controls for the main propulsion plant overdue? (see also section 4) Yes/No*
1.5 Is the Periodical Survey of the Inert Gas System overdue? (see also section 6) Yes/No*
2. DOCUMENTATION (ANNUAL AND INTERMEDIATE SURVEYS)
2.1 List the following: (a) Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate

(b) Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate

(c) Cargo Ship Safety Radio Certificate

(d) International Load Line Certificate

(e) International Oil pollution Prevention Certificate

EXPIRY DATE A.S. OR I.S.

ENDORSEMENT DATE

CERTIFICATE

ISSUED BY

2.2 The Log entries record that the following have been checked or tested and found satisfactory within twelve (12) hours before departure from any port.

(a) Steering gear. (The tests included, where applicable, the operation of the main steering gear, the auxiliary steering gear, remote control systems, bridge steering position, emergency power supply, rudder angle indicators, steering gear system power unit failure alarms, automatic isolating arrangements and other alarms)

(b) Communications system bridge to steering gear compartment.

(c) Full movement of the rudder.

(d) Visual inspection of steering linkage.

2.3 The log entries record that emergency steering drills have been carried out every three (3) months.
2.4 The change-over procedure diagrams of steering gear are posted.
2.5 All Officers are reportedly familiar with steering gear change-over procedures.
2.6 The approved stability/loading information is on board.
2.7 For ships assigned timber loadlines the approved timber deck cargo loading and lashing plan is on board.
2.8 The required documentation for Oil Tankers (including Combination Carriers) and Dry Bulk Cargo Ships (Bulk Carriers) is on board.

 

 

3. HULL SURVEY (ANNUAL AND INTERMEDIATE SURVEYS)
3.1 The condition of the hull and its closing appliances is satisfactory as far as could be seen.

The following items should be included as applicable.

Weather decks, hatchways, vents and air pipes, casings, fiddley openings, skylights, flush deck scuttles, deckhouses and companionways;

superstructures, side, bow and stern doors; windows, sidescuttles and deadlights; chutes and other openings; scuppers, sanitary discharges and

valves; guardrails and bulwarks; freeing ports, gangways, walkways and lifelines; and permanent fittings for timber deck cargoes.

3.2 The condition of the anchoring and mooring equipment is satisfactory, as far as could be seen.
3.3 The watertight doors in the watertight bulkheads have been examined, operationally tested (remotely and locally) and found satisfactory.
3.4 The condition of the watertight bulkhead penetrations is satisfactory, as far as could be seen.
3.5* The structural fire protection arrangements remain unchanged (Alterations are to be reported)
3.6* The manual and/or automatic fire doors have been operationally tested and found satisfactory.
3.7 The operation of the loading instrument has been verified.
3.8 The freeboard marks have been verified. (Report summer freeboard mm)
3.9 Hatch covers and coamings have been checked and tested where necessary and found weathertight.
3.10 Salt Water Ballast Tanks

The tanks where protective coating was not applied at construction or has been reported in POOR condition and not repaired have been examined and found satisfactory. (Report tanks.)

Note: THOSE TANKS WHICH MAY REQUIRE TO BE EXAMINED AT ANNUAL SURVEY ARE INDICATED IN THE SURVEY STATUS

3.11 Dry Bulk Cargo Ships (Bulk Carriers)

(a) Overall survey of a forward and an after cargo hold carried out and found satisfactory. (Report holds.)

(b) For ships over 15 years old.

Overall survey of all cargo holds and close-up survey of lower part of shell frames and attachments in one forward cargo hold carried out and found satisfactory. (Report holds.)

3.12 Oil Tankers including Combination Carriers and Dry Bulk Cargo Ships (Bulk Carriers)

Close-up survey and thickness measurement of areas of substantial corrosion identified in the Survey Status or the Executive Summary carried out satisfactorily. (Report area(s) and thicknesses.)

 

 

4. MACHINERY AND ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION SURVEY (ANNUAL AND INTERMEDIATE SURVEYS)
4.1 The machinery and boiler spaces and essential machinery have been generally examined and found satisfactory.
4.2 The emergency escape routes from the machinery and boiler spaces are free of obstruction.
4.3 The machinery and boiler spaces are free of all visible fire and explosion hazards.
4.4 The main and auxiliary steering arrangements, including their associated equipment and control system, have been examined, operated and found satisfactory.
4.5 All the means of communication between navigating bridge, machinery control and alternative steering positions have been tested and found satisfactory.
4.6 The bilge pumping systems, including bilge wells, extended spindles, pumps and level alarms where fitted, have been examined and operated as far as practicable and all found satisfactory.
4.7 An external examination of boilers, pressure vessels, including safety devices, foundations, controls, relieving gear, insulation, gauges and piping has been carried out as far as practicable, and found satisfactory.
4.8 An examination and test, as far as practicable, of emergency sources of power, including control and change-over arrangements have been carried out and all found satisfactory.
4.9 An examination and test, as far as practicable, of emergency sources of power, including control and change-over arrangements have been carried out and all found satisfactory.
4.10 A general examination of the following, where applicable, has been carried out and operation considered satisfactory: 4.10

(a) Automatic equipment

(b) UMS, CCS, ICC or IP system (delete those not appropriate)

(c) DP ( ) and PCR (enter detail of notation and delete PCR if not appropriate)

(d) Condition monitoring system

 

5. FIRE FIGHTING EQUIPMENT SURVEY (ANNUAL AND INTERMEDIATE SERVICES)

5.1* The fire control plan and duplicate have been examined and are properly posted.
5.2* All fire and/or smoke detection and alarm systems have been examined and tested, as far as practicable, and found satisfactory.
5.3* An operative test of the fire main system and each fire pump, including the emergency fire pump, has been carried out separately, to demonstrate that the two required jets of water could be provided simultaneously from different hydrants.
5.4* All fire hoses, nozzles, applicators and spanners are situated at their respective stations and in satisfactory condition.
5.5* The fixed fire fighting system controls, piping instructions and markings are properly maintained and serviced.

Date of last reported system test:

5.6* All semi-portable and portable extinguishers are fully charged, in their stowed position and with valid service dates.
5.7* The remote controls for stopping fans and machinery and shutting off fuel supplies in machinery spaces are in working order.
5.8* The closing arrangements of ventilators, annular spaces, skylights, doorways and tunnel where applicable are satisfactory.
5.9* The fireman’s outfits are complete and in satisfactory condition.

 

 

6. OIL TANKERS, INCLUDING COMBINATION CARRIERS (ANNUAL AND INTERMEDIATE SURVEYS)

(In addition to Sections 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5)

Weather Deck
6.1 Cargo tank openings including gaskets, covers, coamings, P/V valves and flame screens are all satisfactory as far as could be seen
6.2 Flame screens on vents at all bunker, oily ballast and oily slop tanks and void spaces are satisfactory as far as could be seen.
6.3 An examination of cargo, crude oil washing, bunker, ballast and vent piping systems including vent masts and headers has been carried out and all found in satisfactory condition.
6.4 The condition of electrical equipment in dangerous zones is satisfactory as far as could be ascertained.
Cargo Pump Room
6.5 Potential sources of ignition (in or near the cargo pump room) such as loose gear, excessive product in bilges, excessive vapours, combustible materials, etc. have been eliminated.
6.6 The access ladders are in satisfactory condition.
6.7 All electrical equipment is on satisfactory condition as far as could be ascertained.
6.8 The pump room bulk heads are free of signs of oil leakage or fractures.
6.9 The sealing arrangements of bulkhead penetrations are satisfactory.
6.10 An external examination of piping systems has been carried out and all found in satisfactory condition
6.11 The cargo, bilge, ballast and stripping pumps examined as far as practicable and found satisfactory for:

(a) Excessive gland seal leakage

(b) Operation of electrical and mechanical remote operating and shutdown devices

(c) Integrity of pump room bilge system and pump foundations

6.12 The pump room ventilation system is operational, and the ducting intact, the dampers are operable and the screens are clean.
6.13 As far as could be seen, the installed pressure gauges on cargo discharge lines and level indicator systems are operational.
Inert Gas Systems (where fitted)
6.14 From external examination, all components and piping found free of signs of corrosion or gas/effluent leakage.
6.15 Both inert gas blowers are operational.
6.16 The scrubber room ventilation system is operational.
6.17 The deck water seal filling and draining system is operational and without evidence of water carry-over.
6.18 The non-return valve is operational.
6.19 The operation of all remotely operated or automatically controlled valves, in particular the flue gas isolating valve(s) found satisfactory.
6.20 The interlocking feature of the soot blowers checked and found satisfactory.
6.21 The gas pressure regulating valve automatically closes when the inert gas blowers are secured.
6.22 The following safety devices of the inert gas system have been checked, as far as practicable, using simulated conditions where necessary and found satisfactory.

  • High oxygen content of gas in the inert gas main
  • Low gas pressure in the inert gas main
  • Low pressure in the supply to the deck water seal
  • (d) High temperature of gas in the inert gas main

(e) Low water pressure to the scrubber

(f) Accuracy of portable and fixed oxygen measuring equipment by means of calibration gas

(g) Water level in the scrubber

(h) Failure of the inert gas blowers

(i) Failure of the power supply to the automatic control system for the gas regulating valve and to the instrumentation for continuous indication and permanent recording of pressure and oxygen content in the inert gas main

(j) High gas pressure in the inert gas main system

Fire extinguishing arrangements
6.23* All isolating valves and piping of the cargo tank and cargo pump room fixed fire fighting system were externally examined as far as practicableand found satisfactory.
6.24* The deck foam and deck sprinkler systems were found to be operable and in satisfactory condition.

 

 

7. DOCKING SURVEYS
7.1 A satisfactory examination of the shell including bottom, side and bow plating, sea inlet boxes, keel, stern, sternframe and rudder was carried out.
7.2 The clearances of rudder bearings are satisfactory. Report clearances:
7.3 The sea suctions and overboard discharge valves and their connections to the hull were generally examined and all found satisfactory.
7.4 The propeller and fastenings, sternbush fastenings, and the gratings at the sea inlets were examined and found satisfactory.
7.5 The propeller shaft seal(s) were found satisfactory and tight or the propeller shaft(s) clearance(s) were satisfactory.

Report Clearances/Poker gauge readings:

7.6 The anchoring and mooring equipment was examined as far as practicable, the anchors and cables partially raised and lowered using the windlass and found satisfactory.

THE EXAMINATION OF ANCHORS, CHAIN CABLES, CHAIN LOCKERS AND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THICKNESS

MEASUREMENT ARE TO BE DEALT WITH AT DOCKING SURVEYS HELD IN CONNECTION WITH THE SPECIAL SURVEY.

Oil Tankers (including combination carriers) 5 years old and over
7.7 (a) A satisfactory general examination of the electrical equipment and cables in dangerous zones such as cargo pump rooms and areas adjacent to cargo tanks was carried out.

Note:

(b) The insulation resistance of the circuits was satisfactorily tested or there is a recent record of insulation resistance testing, that is considered acceptable. (See Intermediate Survey.)

 

8. ADDITIONAL SURVEY REQUIREMENTS: INTERMEDIATE SURVEYS
All ships
8.1 Ships of 5 years to 10 years old

(a) The electrical generating sets have been examined under working conditions and found satisfactory.

(b) Representative salt water ballast tanks, including any protective coating, have been generally examined internally and found satisfactory. (Report tanks.)

Ships of 10 years old and over

(c) All salt water ballast tanks, including any protective coating, generally examined internally and found satisfactory. (Report tanks.)

(d) The anchors have been partially raised and lowered satisfactorily using the windlass.

Dry Cargo Ships 15 years old and over
8.2 (a) An overall survey of a forward and an after cargo hold has been carried out and found satisfactory. (Report holds.)
Oil Tankers (including Combination Carriers)
8.3 (a) Cargo, crude oil washing, bunker, ballast, steam and vent piping on weather decks, also vent masts and headers examined and found satisfactory.

(b) The insulation resistance of the circuits was satisfactorily tested or there is a recent record of insulation resistance testing that is

considered acceptable. (See Docking Survey.)

(c) Oil tankers over 10 years and less than 15 years old, in addition to 8.3(a) and (b)(1) An overall survey of combined salt water ballast/cargo tanks, including any protective coating, has been carried out and found satisfactory. (Report tanks.)

(2) An overall survey of at least 2 representative cargo tanks, including any protective coating, has been carried out and found satisfactory. (Report tanks.)

(3) A close-up survey of all salt water ballast tanks and 2 combined salt water ballast/cargo tanks, including any protective coating, has been carried out and found satisfactory. (Report tanks.)

(4) Machinery and boiler spaces including tank tops, bilges and cofferdams, sea suctions and overboards have been generally examined and found satisfactory.

(d) Oil tankers 15 years old and over in addition to 8.3 (a), (b) and (c)

(1) A close-up survey of one cargo tank, including any protective coating, has been carried out and found satisfactory. (Report tanks.)

Dry Bulk Cargo Ships (Bulk Carriers) 5 years old and over
8.4 (a) An overall survey of all cargo holds, including any protective coating, was carried out and found satisfactory. (Report holds.)

(b) A close-up survey of a forward cargo hold and one other cargo hold, including any protective coating, was carried out and found satisfactory. (Report holds.) Any necessary thickness measurements to be reported.

 

 

10. NOTES/COMMENTS
1 Sections 1-8 and Appendix 1 of the checklist are to be completed at classification surveys (ie AS, ITSS or DS) as applicable.

Items marked thus* (ie Section 3 items 3.5 and 3.6, Section 5 items 5.1-5.9 and Section 6 items 6.23 and 6.24) are only required to be dealt with on ships to which Part 6, Chapter 4 of the Rules and Regulations for the Classification of the Ships apply.

2 Where LR is authorised to carry out the PLI and/or SCA on behalf of the National Authority provided the AS/ITSS is satisfactorily completed appropriate in accordance with the checklist requirements then the PLI, SCA survey dates may be recommended and the certificates endorsed accordingly provided:
2.1 Confirmation that the following information is on board:

(a) Manning requirements and certificates

(b) Manoeuvring booklet with information displayed on bridge

(c) Damage control plans for ships built 1/2/92 and after.

2.2 Confirmation that the following is satisfactory:

(a) Structural fire protection and fire doors including remote stopping of ventilation systems

(b) Ventilation of machinery spaces

(c) Noise protection in machinery spaces

d) Engineers alarm is audible in the engineers accommodation area

(e) Domestic gaseous fuel arrangements

(f) First start arrangements

(g) Arrangements for escape from working spaces(

 

 

APPENDIX 1 – BOW, INNER BOW, SIDE AND STERN DOORS
1 Operation of doors and power units witnessed and found satisfactory B I S S t
2 Door structure and surrounding ship structure examined and found satisfactory
3 The door sealing arrangements including gaskets and retaining bars found to be satisfactory
4 The door cleating, locking and securing arrangements are complete and operate satisfactorily
5 The door hinging arrangements have been examined and found to be satisfactory
6 The local and/or remote operation of securing devices/cleats found to be satisfactory
7 All equipment associated with the opening, closing and securing of the doors, that is wire ropes, chains, sheaves, rollers, guides, shackles etc. examined and found to be satisfactory
8 The tightness of the doors has been confirmed
9 The remote control panels and associated indicator lights, closed circuit television system, water leakage indicator lights and alarm systems have been examined and found to operate satisfactorily
10 The required notice boards are in place and the ships log entries confirmed
11 The bilge system for the space between the inner and outer bow doors tested satisfactorily
12 The bilge system for vehicle deck(s) has been tested satisfactorily
13 (a) The power units used for the opening, closing and securing of the doors has been found to operate satisfactorily

(b) The hydraulic system (or other power systems) has been tested to confirm that in the event of system failure the hydraulically operated securing devices remain locked.

(c) The hydraulic system (or other power systems) has been tested to confirm that in the event of system failure the hydraulically operated securing devices remain locked.

(d) All associated electrical equipment examined and found satisfactory

14 It is confirmed that the Report C11 on board provides sufficient information regarding the door arrangements as fitted, including details of securing devices, remote control devices and associated indicator lights, CCTV system , water leakage indicators and bilge system.
15 Has this ship a special feature class notation “LA” with respect to bow doors, stern doors or side doors used as cargo ramps for vehicle loading and discharging operations? Yes/No*
16 Has this ship an optional descriptive notation (CR) in column 6 of the Register of Ships with respect to bow doors, stern doors or side doors used as cargo ramps for vehicle loading and discharging operations? Yes/No*
If yes for 15 or 16, are the surveys required by the Cargo Gear Register up to date Yes/No*
*For doors with a clear opening of 12m 2 or more this is a Rule requirement.

N.B. B = BOW DOOR I = INNER BOW DOOR S = SIDE DOORS S t = STERN DOOR

Note: The above are intended to apply to doors on “Roll on – Roll off” ships but maybe applied as necessary to other shell doors in 3.1

 

 

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