Australia – AMSA Focused Inspection Campaign on Planned Maintenance – 15 Jan to 30 Mar 2022

The Club would like to draw Members’ attention to the update below from the Club’s Correspondents in Australia.

Please refer to AMSA’s website for additional information on the focused inspection campaign (FIC) and for the checklist of requirements which AMSA’s surveyors will be using when inspecting ships as part of the FIC. 

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RE: UPDATE FOR AUSTRALIA IN RELATION TO FOCUSED INSPECTION CAMPAIGN TO BE CONDUCTED BY THE AUSTRALIAN MARITIME SAFETY AUTHORITY ("AMSA") IN EARLY 2022

Shipowners, operators and Masters should be aware that AMSA will be conducting a focused inspection campaign on planned maintenance from 15 January to 30 March 2022 for the purposes of determining compliance with maintenance requirements of international conventions.
 
The campaign will apply to foreign flagged vessels and regulated Australian vessels arriving at Australian ports and will be undertaken in conjunction with normal port or flag State control inspections.
 
Any deficiencies found will be reported to regional port state control databases.
 
During the campaign inspectors will complete a checklist and AMSA will collate and report on the outcomes.
 
Regards, 

https://cocksmacnish.com.au/

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Jacqueline Tan

Legal Services Manager

Date14/01/2022