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MARINE & OFFSHORE QUALITY DOCUMENT

TNS_0018_Cayman

Specific requirements by the Cayman Islands Administration

Rev. No 5.12, 15 Nov 2019

Convey to the Network the specific requirements set down by the Cayman Islands
Administration.

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SECTION 1 : Flag instructions relating to statutory


surveys.........................................................................................................................1
1.1 Flag procedural requirements ................................................................................1
1.2 General policy ........................................................................................................1
1.3 Technical requirements..........................................................................................5
SECTION 2 : LL 66 ......................................................................................................5
2.1 Load Line Certificate ..............................................................................................5
SECTION 3 : SOLAS 74 ..............................................................................................5
3.1 Cargo Ship Safety Certificate.................................................................................5
3.2 Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate............................................................6
3.3 Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate...............................................................7
3.4 Cargo Ship Safety Radio Certificate .....................................................................9
3.5 SOLAS Codes......................................................................................................10
SECTION 4 : MARPOL 73/78 ....................................................................................12
4.1 Annex I. IOPP certificate ......................................................................................12
4.2 Annex II. NLS certificate.......................................................................................13
4.3 Annex IV. ISPP certificate ....................................................................................13
4.4 Annex VI. IAPP, EIAPP and IEE certificates ........................................................13
SECTION 5 : Tonnage 69 ..........................................................................................14
5.1 Tonnage certificate...............................................................................................14
SECTION 6 : AFS Convention ...................................................................................15
6.1 AFS certificate......................................................................................................15
SECTION 7 : BWM Convention .................................................................................15
7.1 BWM Systems......................................................................................................15
7.2 BWM Certification ................................................................................................15
7.3 Hopper Dredgers..................................................................................................16
SECTION 8 : Miscellaneous technical requirements .................................................16
8.1 Large commercial yachts .....................................................................................16
8.2 Marine Equipment Directive .................................................................................18
8.3 Code on Noise Levels on Board Ships ................................................................18
8.4 EU Regulation No 1257/2013 on Ship Recycling.................................................18
SECTION 9 : ISM Code .............................................................................................18
9.1 Authorizations and Instructions ............................................................................18
SECTION 10 : ISPS Code .........................................................................................19
10.1 Authorizations and Instructions ..........................................................................19
SECTION 11 : MLC, 2006..........................................................................................20

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11.1 Scope of authorisation .......................................................................................20


ANNEX A1 : Agreement governing the delegation of
statutory survey and certification services .................................................................21
ANNEX A2 : Appendix 1 to the Agreement................................................................22
ANNEX A3 : Appendix 2 to the Agreement................................................................23
ANNEX A4 : Appendix 3 to the Agreement................................................................24
ANNEX A5 : Appendix 4 to the Agreement................................................................25
ANNEX A6 : Appendix 5 to the Agreement................................................................26
ANNEX A7 : Appendix 6 to the Agreement................................................................27

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TNS 18-CAYMAN - SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS BY


THE CAYMAN ISLANDS ADMINISTRATION

SECTION 1 : FLAG INSTRUCTIONS RELATING TO STATUTORY


SURVEYS

1.1 Flag procedural requirements

Tab.1: Standing requirements

Standing requirements Action by

1- Reporting on entry into class MOC

2- Reporting on requests for exemptions or interpretations MOC

3- Reporting on cases of major deficiencies, as per IACS Recommendation No 98 MOC


(Duties of surveyors under statutory conventions and codes)

4- Pre-authorisation prior to extending statutory certificates MOC

5- Pre-authorisation prior to issuing conditional certificates MOC

6- Reporting on detentions DO-FM

7- Submission of copies of statutory certificates (Agreement § 5.7 a), see ANNEX A1 :) VeriSTAR

8- Reporting on class suspension or class modification MOC

9- Reporting on class withdrawal DO-FM

Additional Flag requirement

10- For initial certification, submission submit to the Administration of a brief report and MOC
confirm the ship’s compliance to applicable requirements, such as reception and filing of
documents relating to initial survey. Forward a copy of general arrangement drawings if
requested (Agreement, § 5.4, see ANNEX A1 :)

11- Sending of survey report and certificates on completion of statutory surveys or elec- MOC
tronic notification of survey completion (Agreement, § 5.7 a) & b), see ANNEX A1 :)

13- Sending one copy of approved grain loading stability booklet if applicable (Agree- MOC
ment, § 5.8, see ANNEX A1 :)

1.2 General policy

1.2.1 Agreement
A new agreement has been signed between the Cayman Islands Maritime Administration and Bureau
Veritas. It enters into force on 1 March 2009. The Agreement and its Appendices 1 to 6 show the details
of authorisation granted (see ANNEX A1 : to ANNEX A7 :).
A “Variation of the Class Agreement - Various Instruments” has been issued on 12 October 2017 (see
ANNEX A2 :).

1.2.2 Electronic Certificates


(MACI letter dated 27/03/2018)
BV is authorized to issue certificates in an electronic format according to FAL.5/Circ.39/Rev.2

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1.2.3 Communication and liaison

1.2.3.1 Reporting and notification


For statutory certificates issued or endorsed:
The Administration is automatically notified when a survey has been performed and certificate issued.
Survey reports and certificates are made available through VeriSTAR. Upon request, the MOC will send
a copy of the certificates to the Administration.
The MOC shall immediately notify the Administration when a statutory certificate has expired before the
survey is carried out or where the surveys have not been carried out within the time frames (Agreement,
§5.10 a), see ANNEX A1 :).

1.2.3.2 Hull damage


(BCC 16)
Where a ship registered in the Cayman Island is attended for hull damage, the MOC immediately report
the extent of the damage, the contempted repairs and the location of the ship to the Maritime Authority
of the Cayman Islands (MACI).

1.2.4 Survey and issuance of certificates

1.2.4.1 Short term certificate


The MOC will specify, after consulting with and gaining approval of the Administration, measures or
equipment to permit the vessel to proceed to a port where rectifications or repairs can be effected.
The Administration will issue instructions to the MOC regarding withdrawal of full term certificate and its
replacement with a short term certificate; and reinstatement of the full term certificate (Agreement, §3.4,
see ANNEX A1 :).

1.2.4.2 Cargo safety certificate


Refer to Note 3 of Appendix 1 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A2 :).
With respect to the Cargo Ship Safety Certificate, since this Certificate embraces the Safety Construction
Certificate as well as the Safety Equipment and Safety Radio Certificates, the degree of delegation will
be in accordance with that for each of the individual certificates. Hence the three levels of delegation are
involved.

1.2.4.3 Statutory surveys


Two schemes:
a) Normal scheme: see ANNEX A2 : and ANNEX A6 :
b) Alternative Compliance Scheme (ACS)
Description of the Alternative Compliance Scheme
1) Principle of ACS
The ACS is a voluntary Scheme which allows owners, operators, designers and builders of Cay-
man registered vessels to achieve statutory certification through a streamlined process involving
increased delegation to authorised classification societies whilst at the same time ensuring that
vessels within the scheme are maintained to equivalent standards to those outside of the
scheme.
The ACS is also designed to monitor standards while minimising duplication of effort with clas-
sification society work and interruptions to crew routines.
2) Applicability of ACS
The scheme is applicable to owners or operators of Cayman registered vessels, other than pas-
senger ships and pleasure yachts, to which the principal conventions apply.
Bureau Veritas will issue all full term international convention certificates, except COI, SMC, in-
itial verification of ISPS ship security system, IISS certificate, ISC certificate, Safe Manning Doc-
ument and other Crew compliance matters, certification under ILO78. Where exemptions or
equivalences are involved these will need to be approved by MACI with MACI issuing the rele-

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vant exemption certificate (see ANNEX A7 :).

Tab.2: Applicability of ACS

Owner / operator MACI Classification society

Certificate of Inspec-
tion (COI)

Send application for Will review the soci-


initial or renewal COI. ety’s reports and
records. A surveyor
will board the vessel
for general inspec-
tion. Will issue a copy
of COI to the society
to notify that the ves-
sel is accepted under
CAS

New building

The ACS is not aimed at


new buildings, since
there is no operational
history of the vessel on
which to base an
assessment. But agree-
ment can be obtained to
delegate approval of
plans to a classification
society.

Review the plans and Forward plans to MACI. Where


comment required, MACI comments will be
incorporated into the society’s
final approval

Flag in

Review the plans and Forward plans to MACI. Where


comment. Accept the required, comments will be incor-
approval of the plans. porated into the society’s final
approval.
A vessel which was not approved
and constructed to the rules of an
IACS member and which is being
re-classed by an ACS classifica-
tion society may be required to
undergo full plan review in
accordance with the rules of the
society.

Equivalent standards

When reviewing plans


to ascertain compliance
with the applicable inter-
national codes and con-
vention regulations,
class rules, and Cay-
man national require-
ments

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Tab.2: Applicability of ACS

Owner / operator MACI Classification society

Review and final Evaluate the application of an


approval. equivalent “component” level or
“system” level standard. Forward
equivalency evaluations, with
comments and recommenda-
tions.

Issue possible Where an exemption from an


exemption certificate. international or national require-
ment is sought, the society will
review the issue directly with
MACI.

Docking and in-water


surveys

To schedule and Surveyor will attend


coordinate docking surveys on a statisti-
and structural survey cally significant num-
with society. Notify ber of vessels.
MACI of the date and
location.

Damage survey and


marine casualties

Must authorise the Will conduct marine


society to assess the casualty investiga-
condition of the ves- tions.
sel and approve Will accept the soci-
repairs. ety’s approval of rec-
ommended repairs. If
more serious, may
review and approve
society repair recom-
mendations.

1.2.5 Interpretation, equivalence and exemption


The MOC will submit to the Administration, for consideration, details of any proposed departure from or
substitution for the requirements of instruments.
The MOC will consult, as early as possible, the Administration regarding an extension of a statutory cer-
tificate and obtain its agreement prior to issuance of the extension.

1.2.5.1 Exemption application form


ANNEX A7 : displays the exemption application form to be used when exemption and equivalence are
required.
The Application for is to be completed in all respects by the relevant classification society / owner / man-
ager or master and submitted to the Director Safety Survey & Inspection or authorised designate for re-
view and approval.
Each application must be supported by the appropriate documentation, calculation and technical justifi-
cation in respect to the exemption being applied for.
Exemptions can only be issued when there is provision within the appropriate convention or regulation

1.2.6 Transfer of class


See ANNEX A5 : for recognition of other classification societies.

1.2.7 Ship detention


The Administration may seek assistance of Bureau Veritas in verifying the rectification of the deficiencies

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to allow the detention to be lifted. Refer also to TNS 16-3.

1.2.8 Statutory certificates - Endorsement


Cayman Islands is one of the Red Ensign registries of the United Kingdom.
As such, the statutory certificates issued since 1 January 2010 to ships registered in the Cayman Islands
are endorsed with the following mention:
“This Certificate is issued on behalf of the Cayman Islands under the responsibility of the United King-
dom as Flag state under the Convention.”
The mention is automatically printed onto the certificates by ASMS Certificates Editor. The surveyor nev-
ertheless verifies that the mention is duly endorsed when issuing a certificate.
For statutory certificates not issued through ASMS Certificates Editor (such as tonnage certificates), the
footnote is to be duly added to the issued certificate.

1.2.9 Conditions of class relating to statutory items


(Letter from MCA MS16/62/2 dated 4th November 2011 and e-mail dated 10th February 2012)
The use of Conditions of Class (CoC) to manage the rectification of minor deficiencies relating to classi-
fication items, e.g. hull structure, machinery and electrical / control systems, is acceptable to the Cayman
Islands. It is not necessary to issue short term Safety Construction and / or Load Line certificates in such
cases.
However, the use of a condition of class to manage the rectification of deficiencies (or multiple deficien-
cies) relating to non-classification items, e.g. safety equipment, safety radio, etc. which in the opinion of
the RO surveyor may affect the validity of the relevant certificate, is not acceptable to the Cayman Is-
lands as the only course of action to take. Such deficiencies (or multiple deficiencies) are to be reported
to the Cayman Islands which will advise how the deficiencies are to be dealt with, e.g. by the issue of a
short term certificate.

1.3 Technical requirements

1.3.1 Review of drawings


ACS – see Tab.2: above

1.3.2 Initial survey


As soon as possible, the construction MOC submits a brief report and confirms that the ship complies
with relevant requirements.

SECTION 2 : LL 66

2.1 Load Line Certificate


BV approves the drawings, performs the survey and issues the certificates. See ANNEX A2 :.

SECTION 3 : SOLAS 74

3.1 Cargo Ship Safety Certificate


Refer to Note 3 of Appendix 1 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A2 :).
With respect to the Cargo Ship Safety Certificate, since this certificate embraces the Safety Construction
Certificate as well as the Safety Equipment and Safety Radio Certificates, the degree of delegation will
be in accordance with that for each of the individual certificates. Hence the three levels of delegation are
involved.

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3.2 Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate

3.2.1 Surveys of tankers and bulk carriers


Refer to Note 12 of Appendix 1 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A2 :).
The enhanced programme of inspections during surveys of tankers and bulk carriers is a structural mat-
ter and as such may be considered to augment the Safety Construction Certificate requirements. The
classification society will issue / endorse the requisite enhanced survey report file and check that the re-
port has been placed on board by the owner.

3.2.2 Stability
Refer to Note 3 of Appendix 5 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A6 :).
Stability has to be assessed and the form of the stability data book provided to the master has to be ap-
proved.

This is a new certificate introduced under HSSC and whilst it incorporates the Safety Construction, Safe-
ty Equipment and Safety Radio Certificates, each of these certificates is still subject to its own survey
regime. Hence all forms of survey are involved.

3.2.3 Initial testing of watertight bulkheads (SOLAS II-1/11)


(BCC meeting dated 22/11/2017)
The Administration accepts the application of IACS UR S14 Rev 6 as an equivalent provision for initial
testing of watertight bulkheads under SOLAS Chapter II-1/Reg.11, subject to the conditions stipulated
in the attached file “InitialTestingOfWatertightBulkheads”.

3.2.4 Application of IACS UI SC178 on Unified Interpretation of Chapter 12 of FSS Code


The Administration accepts the IACS UI SC 178 rev.1, the application date of which is for ships contract-
ed for construction on or after 1st January 2012, and construction commenced before 1st January 2013,
for a period of one year until 1st January 2013 and, thereafter, the date of application will be for ships
constructed on or after 1st January 2013.

3.2.5 Devices to prevent the passage of flame in cargo tanks - UK/REG Policy on MSC.1/
Circ.1324
See the attached file “MCA Policy on MSC-Circ-1324”, and specifically its provisions in chapter 5 (“Sur-
vey requirements”).

3.2.6 SOLAS II-1/3-2 (IMO PSPC) - Delay in delivery of ships


(4.2 of the Minutes from the 20th BCC Meeting dated 15th June 2012)
The Administration will be adopting the principles in MSC.1/Circ.1247 (“Unified Interpretation of “unfore-
seen delay in delivery of ships””) and will consider requests in the following manner:
a) The Administration will deal with ships under this provision case-by-case.
b) Full details and particulars of the unforeseen circumstances under which the ship is to be accepted
to be submitted to the administration along with a statement from the owners and builders that these
circumstances were beyond their control.
c) Further evidence may be required from the authorities of the country where the ship was built con-
firming the unforeseen circumstances were beyond the control of the owner / builder.
d) If it appears to the administration that the delay results from the market conditions for the ship, the
owner / builder must provide evidence to the satisfaction of the administration that the decision to
delay the delivery of the ship was made at a stage of build when it would not have been reasonable
to make modifications to comply with the new standards.
(For example after a substantial piece of the ship has been constructed, but not if it only relates to a
drawing.)

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e) A footnote will be added to class certification (Passenger Ship Safety Certificate, Cargo Ship Safety
Construction Certificate or Cargo Ship Safety Certificate) with delivery date annotated, to indicate
that the ship is accepted by the administration under the unforeseen delay in delivery provisions of
this interpretation.

3.2.7 Loss of anchor and validity of Safety Construction Certificate


In case of loss of a single anchor, the Administration is to be advised, as the decision that this can be
handled through the issue of a class recommendation or a memoranda (rather than require the issue of
a short term Safety Construction Certificate) remains with the Flag Administration.

3.2.8 Steering gear


(Action 8 of the RO BCC dated 31/10/2014)
The Administration is content for the amendments to SOLAS Regulation II-1/29 to be applied on a vol-
untary basis until they enter into force on 1 January 2016.

3.2.9 Collision bulkhead


Cargo ships may, in lieu of complying with the requirements of Regulation II-1/12/5.1, comply with the
following:
a) be fitted with one butterfly type valve aft of the collision bulkhead provided that the valve is readily
accessible under all service conditions; or,
b) where access is not available under all service conditions, may be fitted with two butterfly type
valves, one within the forepeak secured to the collision bulkhead and another aft of the collision bulk-
head.
c) Butterfly type valves mounted aft of the collision bulkhead shall not be located in a cargo space, shall
be located on or as near to the collision bulkhead as is practicable and in such a position as to be
able to prevent the unintended flooding of any tank, space or compartment.
d) All butterfly type valves shall be capable of being remotely operated or operated from above the bulk-
head deck. It is recommended that valves not readily accessible under all service conditions should
fail to safe i.e. closed.
For further information, refer to the letter from MCA to IMO, referenced MS 067/011/0006 and dated 3
September 2015, in the attached file “EquivalenceForButterflyValves”.

3.3 Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate

3.3.1 Lifeboat and rescue boat release and retrieval system (MSC.1/Circ.1392)
BV is fully authorised to conduct the following work on behalf of the Administration:
Replacement of lifeboat and rescue boat Release and Retrieval Systems (RRS), not meeting SOLAS III/
1.5, in accordance with MSC.1/Circ.1392 Paragraphs 18-26.
This includes:
• Review and approval of replacement lifeboat and rescue boat RRS (MSC.1/Circ.1392 Paragraph 20)
• Discretion to decide if the hook fixed structural connections need to be replaced (Paragraph 21)
• Witnessing of the installation (Paragraph 23)
• Witnessing of the post installation testing (Paragraph 25)
• Issuing the Statement of Acceptance as per MSC.1/Circ.1392 Appendix 4 (Paragraph 26).
MSC.1/Circ.1392 requires Administrations to send IMO reports on evaluation of hooks. These reports
are to be sent by BV to the Administration’s contact point.

3.3.2 Simulated launching of free-fall lifeboats


IMO Resolution MSC.325(90) introduces an amendment to SOLAS Chapter III, Regulation 20 to permit
the simulated launching of free-fall lifeboats during the regular tests. IMO has recommended early im-
plementation of this amendment through circular MSC.1/Circ.1411.

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The Administration confirms early implementation, with reference to the requirements on Guidelines for
simulated launching of free-fall lifeboats from MSC.1/Circ.1206/Rev.1. Refer to attached file “Guidelines
for simulated launching”.

3.3.3 Inflatable liferafts


The Administration has accepted equivalent arrangements for the servicing of inflatable liferafts in ac-
cordance with Chapter Ill regulations 4 and 20.8.3 of the International Convention for the Safety of Life
as Sea, 1974 as amended.
SURVITEC SAS inflatable liferafts, other trademarks: “SURVITEC, CREWSAVER, ELLIOT, DSB, SUR-
VITECZODIAC, RFD” are packed for extended service intervals.
Servicing will be carried out at 30 month maximum intervals, only at approved servicing stations which
have additionally been appointed for this purpose by SURVITEC SAS.
As long as the hermetic seal has not been compromised, the 30 month service intervals will apply for the
first 10 years of their service lives, and thereafter at the frequency required by SOLAS regulation III/
20.8.1.1. Hermetic seal verification must be performed at maximum intervals of 12 months from the date
of last service. This is done on board the ship according to the manufacturer’s instruction for on board
inspection.
All servicing tests prescribed in IMO Resolution A.761(18) which would have been carried out during the
period of the extended service interval will be carried out by the service station at the next service after
the nominal “due date” of that test.
For further information, refer to the IMO circular SLS.14/Circ.576 in the attached file “SLS.14-Circ.576”.

3.3.4 VDR
(Email from the Administration dated 19/08/2014 and Action 4 of the RO BCC dated 31/10/2014)
With respect to the installation of Voyage Data Recorders (VDRs) in accordance with MSC.333(90),
VDR “installed” is to mean “set in position, connected to relevant peripheral equipment, and ready for
use and evidence of proper operation is verifiable by the Flag / RO or its representative”.

3.3.5 Breathing apparatus


(Email from MCA dated 14/01/2015)
The Administration’s interpretation of SOLAS II-2 Regulation 5.2.2.6 as amended by MSC.338(91) in re-
lation to the suitable number of spare cylinders is as follows:
In addition to the fully charged spare cylinders required by the regulations for each Self Contained
Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), where no means for recharging such cylinders is provided on board, suf-
ficient additional spare cylinders must be provided for training purposes. Factors to be considered by the
ship-owner when deciding upon the number of training cylinders to be provided include the requirements
in the Safety Management System (SMS) for the number / frequency of drills on board where SCBA cyl-
inders may be used, and the nature of the vessels trading pattern with respect to shore based charging
facilities. Cylinders intended for training purposes should be prominently marked to indicate their intend-
ed use.
The SMS must take account that at least one fully charged spare cylinder for training purposes must be
provided for each SCBA set required by regulation to be on board.
If additional training SCBA sets are provided on board (each with a fully charged training cylinder) then
the equivalent number of SCBA sets required on board by regulation need not be provided with a spare
cylinder for training purposes.

3.3.6 Manually operated call points (SOLAS Chapter II-2 Regulation 7.7)
(Email from MCA dated 22/06/2015)
BV must not apply the IACS UI SC 241 on manually operated call points but must follow the convention
requirements.

(Action 14 from the BCC meeting 2015)

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Fixed fire detection systems with manually operated call points shall be capable of immediate operation
at all times as per the FSS code.

3.3.7 Arrangement for remotely located survival craft


(Administration email dated 05/07/2019)
The Administration agreed the revised Unified Interpretation of SOLAS Reg III/31.1.4 detailed in MSC.1/
Circ.1490/Rev.1.
Quote
1. Liferafts required by SOLAS regulation III/31.1.4 should be regarded as "remotely located survival
craft" with regard to SOLAS regulation III/7.2.1.4.
2. The area where these remotely located survival craft are stowed should be provided with:
• .1 a minimum number of two lifejackets and two immersion suits;
• .2 adequate means of illumination complying with SOLAS regulation III/16.7, either fixed or portable,
which should be capable of illuminating the liferaft stowage position, as well as the area of water into
which the liferaft should be launched; portable lights, when used, should have brackets to permit
their positioning on both sides of the vessel;
• .3 an embarkation ladder or other means of embarkation enabling descent to the water in a con-
trolled manner* as per SOLAS regulation III/11.7; and
• .4 self-contained battery-powered lamps (i.e. luminaires) may be accepted as means of illumination
for complying with SOLAS regulation III/16.7. Such lamps should be capable of being recharged
from the ship's main and emergency source of electrical power, and should be stowed close to the
liferaft and embarkation ladder they are intended to serve, under charge. When disconnected from
the ship's power, the lamp should give a minimum duration of three hours of undiminished perfor-
mance. The lamps should comply with the requirements of section 1.2.3 of the LSA Code. The lamps
(i.e. luminaires) should meet the requirements of Ingress Protection rating IP 55. The batteries for
the subject lamps should comply with IACS Unified Requirement (UR) E18 requirements irrespective
of whether the expiry date is marked by the manufacturer or not.
3. With regard to the distance between the embarkation station and stowage location of the liferaft as
required by SOLAS regulation III/31.1.4 (remotely located survival craft), the embarkation station should
be so arranged that the requirements of regulation III/13.1.3 can be satisfied.
4. Exceptionally, the embarkation station and stowage position of the liferaft (remotely located survival
craft) may be located on different decks provided that the liferaft can be launched from the stowage deck
using the attached painter to relocate it to the embarkation ladder positioned on the other deck (travers-
ing a stairway between different decks with the liferaft carried by crew members is not acceptable).
5. Notwithstanding paragraph 2, where the exceptional cases mentioned in paragraph 4 exist, the fol-
lowing provisions should be applied:
• .1 the lifejackets and the immersion suits required by paragraph 2.1 may be stowed at the embarka-
tion station;
• .2 adequate means of illumination complying with paragraph 2.2 should also illuminate the liferaft
stowage position, embarkation station and area of water where the liferaft is to be embarked;
• .3 the embarkation ladder or other means of embarkation as required by paragraph 2.3 may be
stowed at the embarkation station; and
• .4 notwithstanding the requirements in paragraph 4.1.3.2 of the LSA Code, the painter should be
long enough to reach the relevant embarkation station.
Note : *Controlled manner: a knotted rope is not acceptable for this purpose.
Unquote

3.4 Cargo Ship Safety Radio Certificate

3.4.1 General
Refer to Note 2 of Appendix 1 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A2 :).

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With respect to the Cargo Ship Safety Radio Certificate, where class appoints a third party to undertake
the radio survey then only an approved service provider will be appointed.
(“Approved Service Supplier” in this context means a person or entity which has been assessed, by the
classification society and in accordance with its quality assurance procedures, to ascertain that such per-
son or entity is suitably experienced and competent with respect to the inspection of radio equipment
and its installation and operation on board ships.)

Refer to Note 5 of Appendix 5 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A6 :).


The Safety Radio Certificate period of validity was 1 year under the old regime, and has been extended
to 5 years, with a “periodical survey” being introduced annually, which in effect is the same as a renewal
survey.

3.4.2 Use of service suppliers


Refer to §5.5.1 of Appendix 2 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A3 :).
For ships under ACS, where Bureau Veritas appoints a third party to undertake the radio survey then
only an approved service provider will be appointed. Other service suppliers may undertake the survey
by pre-arrangement with the Administration and under purview of Bureau Veritas.

3.5 SOLAS Codes

3.5.1 MODU Safety Certificate


Refer to Note 9 of Appendix 1 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A2 :).
With respect to the MODU Safety Certificate, since this Certificate embraces the Safety Construction
Certificate as well as the Safety Equipment and Safety Radio Certificates, the degree of delegation will
be in accordance with that for each of the individual certificates. The degree of delegation at initial survey
will be assessed on a case by case basis, in accordance with current policy.

Refer to Note 5 of Appendix 5 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A6 :).


The MODU Code is oddly structured regarding the survey and certification regime in that it makes no
mention of any Renewal Survey. There is no doubt however that the periodical survey is in fact the re-
newal survey. The MODU Safety Certificate incorporates the Safety Construction, Safety Equipment and
Safety Radio Certificates and each of these certificates remains subject to its own survey regime though
this is covered, bearing in mind that annual surveys are required. Annex VI is not yet in force, but volun-
tary compliance with Annex VI standards will ensure that the engines are acceptable when the annex
does enter into force.

3.5.2 Document of compliance for dangerous goods


(SOLAS II-2/19)
Refer to Note 13 of Appendix 5 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A6 :).
This is in relation to spaces on cargo and passenger ships in which dangerous goods (IMDG Code) are
to be carried. The form of certificate is up to the Administration, though standard forms have been de-
veloped. There are no annual, intermediate or periodical surveys involved – only initial and renewal at 5
year periods. Cargo ships of less than 500 gross tonnage constructed on or after 01 February 1992 are
to comply with these provisions, which may be modified as appropriate.

3.5.3 HSC certificate


Refer to Note 17 of Appendix 5 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A6 :).
The HSC Safety Certificate covers all aspects – Structural, stability, equipment and operation. The pe-
riodical survey is akin to the renewal survey and is to be carried out annually.

3.5.4 Special Purpose Ship Certificate


Refer to Note 18 of Appendix 5 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A6 :).

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Whilst the Special Purpose Ship Safety Certificate incorporates Safcon, SEC and Radio, each of these
certificates is still subject to its own survey regime. Hence all forms of survey are involved. The additional
stability criteria are laid down in the Code of Safety for Special Purpose Ships.

3.5.5 DSC construction and equipment certificate


Refer to Note 20 of Appendix 5 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A6 :).
The Code of Safety for Dynamically Supported Craft is oddly structured in that the “periodical survey” is
in fact the renewal survey and the period of validity 1 year is more by inference than by specific refer-
ence. This interpretation is supported by the fact that the code states that any extension to the period of
validity should not exceed 30 days.

3.5.6 Document of authorization for the carriage of grains


Refer to Note 16 of Appendix 5 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A6 :).
The assessment of the stability for a ship carrying bulk grain is based on the intact stability of the ship.
The vessel is to meet additional stability criteria the investigation of which is undertaken prior to the issue
of the approval in the form of the document of compliance. There is no SOLAS format for the DOC for
Grain but standard formats have been developed.

3.5.7 IBC Code

3.5.7.1 Toxic vapour detection and IBC Code 13.2.3


(Letter from the Administration dated 29th August)
The Administration agrees to grant an exemption from the carriage of toxic vapour detection equipment,
where such equipment is not available and as permitted by section 13.2.3 of the International code for
the construction and equipment of ships carrying dangerous Chemicals in Bulk (The IBC Code).
At the request of a shipowner, the following entry is to be added to the existing international certificate
of fitness for the carriage of dangerous chemicals in bulk:
“The Cayman Islands Administration has granted an exemption as per IBC 13.2.3 from the requirement
to be provided with equipment and consumables for testing for the presence of toxic vapours when car-
rying toxic products for which suitable toxic vapour detection equipment is not available. The require-
ments of IBC 13.2.3 must be complied with (IBC 13.2.3, IBC 14.2.4 and IBC 16.4.2.2)”
This exemption is of a general nature and should be applied to any Cayman Islands ship holding an in-
ternational certificate of fitness for the carriage of dangerous chemicals in bulk.
All future (i.e newly issued or renewed) certificates are to be issued with this entry.

3.5.8 IGC Code

3.5.8.1 A0 Wheelhouse windows (IGC Code §3.2.5)


(BBC Meeting dated 28 November 2018)
The Administration supported the removal of the A0 windows as the vision through A0 glass can be dis-
torted and it is not possible to get A0 clearview screens.
They agree for the early implementation and in the process of drafting a notification to IMO on early im-
plementation of MSC.1-Circ.1549.

3.5.9 POLAR Code


BV is fully authorized to carry out surveys and issue POLAR Ship Certificate.

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SECTION 4 : MARPOL 73/78

4.1 Annex I. IOPP certificate

4.1.1 Condition Assessment Scheme


Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS) for Category 1 and 2 oil tankers

Refer to Note 13 of Appendix 1 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A2 :).


With respect to the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS) under MARPOL Annex I Regulation 20, the
classification society is authorised to carry out CAS surveys and issue associated reports. However, the
Maritime Administration approves the final CAS report and issues the CAS Statement of Compliance.

Refer to Note 26 of Appendix 5 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A6 :).


With respect to the Condition Assessment Scheme (CAS) under MARPOL Annex I Regulation 20, the
Maritime Administration approves the final CAS report and issues the CAS Statement of Compliance.

4.1.2 STS operations plan


The Society is authorized to approve STS operations plans on behalf of the Administration.

4.1.3 Regulation 12.2.2


The Administration adopts the Unified Interpretation for Regulation 12.2.2 (MEPC.1/Circ.753)

4.1.4 Add-on equipment for upgrading resolution MEPC.60(33) - compliant oil filter
equipment
(Email from MCA dated 11/10/2012)
BV is authorised to issue the certificate of type approval for add-on equipment on behalf of the Admin-
istration providing the equipment performance has meet the requirements contained within the “2011
Guidelines and specifications for add-on equipment for upgrading resolution MEPC.60(33) - compliant
oil filter equipment” (Resolution MEPC.205(62)).
A format for this certificate is included in the appendix 1 of these guidelines.
It should be noted however, that the add-on equipment is not a mandatory requirement by the adminis-
tration.

4.1.5 Stability instrument


(Email from MCA dated 09/09/2015)
The Administration does not authorise BV to grant waivers on their behalf from using stability computers
under the conditions laid down in the resolutions and related guidelines (i.e. MEPC.248(66),
MSC.369(93) and MSC.370(93)).
The Administration default position is that a loading instrument should be fitted / provided ashore for
these vessels. The waiver should only ever be a last resort for oil tankers where fitting a loading instru-
ment is impractical or the costs of providing one would be prohibitive and may only be granted by the
Administration based upon evidence provided by BV. The waiver would need to be accompanied by
comprehensive approved information available on-board to support this.

4.1.6 Regulation 12A


(Item 2.b. of the 2015 BCC meeting)
Definition of “major conversion” under MARPOL Annex I (Regulation 1.9.1) includes “any modification
which otherwise so alters the ship that, if it were a new ship, it would become subject to relevant dispo-
sition of the present convention not applicable to it as an existing ship”. Any modification of tank/s on any
ship (existing or new) that results in overpassing the total FO capacity on board over 600 m3 would thus
be considered as a major conversion in regard to application of Regulation 12A (Oil fuel tank protection).

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In principle, full compliance with Regulation 12A is required. Nevertheless where full compliance with
Regulation 12A is not feasible on any specific case, this should be brought to the attention of the Admin-
istration by BV for consideration of any alternate proposal.

4.2 Annex II. NLS certificate

4.2.1 Certificate of fitness for offshore supply vessels


Refer to Note 11 of Appendix 5 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A6 :).
This certificate is for offshore supply vessels carrying liquid cargo which is both hazardous and noxious.
If only noxious liquid substances are carried the vessel’s IOPP Certificate may, as an alternative, be en-
dorsed.

4.2.2 Noxious Liquid Substances (NLS) certificate


Refer to Note 12 of Appendix 5 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A6 :).
Where a vessel complies with the chemical tanker code (IBC or BCH), the requirements for NLS are con-
sidered to have been met.

4.3 Annex IV. ISPP certificate


Annex IV has not yet been extended by the United Kingdom to the Cayman Islands.
As such, compliance with the requirements should be documented by the issue of a “Statement of Com-
pliance”, rather than by the issue of a “convention certificate”.
If a ship has been previously issued with a convention certificate in accordance with MARPOL Annex IV,
this certificate has to be replaced with the appropriate “Statement of Compliance” at the next annual or
periodical survey onboard.
Only “Statements of Compliance” should be issued at initial and renewal surveys.

4.4 Annex VI. IAPP, EIAPP and IEE certificates

4.4.1 General
(Email from the Administration dated 18th June 2012)
Annex VI has been extended by the United Kingdom to the Cayman Islands with effect as from 25th May
2012.
As such, compliance with the requirements are to be documented by the issue of a “convention certifi-
cate”.
Existing Statements of Compliance previously issued to Cayman Island’s ships are to be replaced by
“convention certificates” at the next scheduled survey for compliance with MARPOL Annex VI.

4.4.2 MEPC.184(59) - Guidelines for exhaust gas cleaning systems


The Cayman Islands does not consider as acceptable averaging SOx emissions from “over performing”
equipment against untreated equipment as the means to comply to the SOx emission limits require-
ments.
To further clarify, the Cayman Islands does not interpret this arrangement to cover engine streams where
the stack is not common, e.g. a ship with multiple stacks where one stack is treated while another emits
higher sulphur.

4.4.3 Boil-off gas co-firing equivalence


(Email from MCA dated 22/06/2015)
The Administration accepts co-firing of high sulphur oil with boil-off natural gas for Liquefied Natural Gas
(LNG) carriers when operating in the North Sea and Baltic Sea Emissions Control Areas and for compli-
ance with European at-berth requirements as permitted by the European Commission Decision of De-
cember 2010 (2010/769/EU), as per the letter from the European Commission to the European

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Community Shipowners Association, dated 6th June 2014.

(Email from MCA dated 05/08/2015)


BV is requested to keep the Administration informed should BV has an approved job in relation to the
boil-off gas co-firing equivalence.

4.4.4 Approved method


(Email from MCA dated 13/10/2015)
The Guidelines on the approved method process for engine in compliance to IMO NOx emission limits
(Resolution MEPC.243(66)) are applicable to Cayman Islands flag vessels.

4.4.5 EEDI & SEEMP


(Email from MCA dated 11/10/2012)
As the new EEDI and SEEMP requirements are based on the amendment of MARPOL Annex VI (as per
the resolution MEPC.203(62)), BV is authorised to carry out survey and issue certification for these new
requirements, under the existing MARPOL Annex VI authorisation.

4.4.6 Scrubber Installation and IAPP certificate


(Administration email dated 28/08/2019)
Upon completion of EGCS initial survey after its commissioning, BV surveyor subject to satisfactory ver-
ification, may issue an interim IAPP certificate with its supplement endorsed as required to allow the use
of the EGCS by the ship.
BV will then submit to Cayman Islands flag the confirmation letter of satisfactory survey and the ap-
proved documentation for the acceptance of the equivalency under the provision of regulation 4 of MAR-
POL Annex VI.
Upon receipt of Cayman Island Flag's acceptance, BV will proceed with the issuance of definitive certif-
icate.

4.4.7 Data Collection System for fuel oil consumption of ships


BV is authorized to perform the following statutory services:
• Reviewing of SEEMP Part II and issuance of Confirmation of Compliance, (MARPOL Annex VI, Reg-
ulation 5, para. 4.5)
• Verification of reported data, (MARPOL Annex VI, Regulation 22A) and Issuance of Statement of
Compliance (MARPOL Annex VI, Regulation 5, para. 4.5)

SECTION 5 : TONNAGE 69

5.1 Tonnage certificate

5.1.1
The TLO shall send to the Administration prior to the registration of the ship:
• A copy of the Certificate of Survey
• A copy of the International Tonnage Certificate.
The TLO shall send to the owner / manager the original of the International Tonnage Certificate.

(Letter from the Administration dated 15th July 2013)


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cate can be placed on-board the vessel with all other statutory certificates and only a copy is required to
register the vessel. Electronic copies of this document are also acceptable for registration purposes if
they originate from an e-mail address of BV.
Like the ITC 69 Certificate, a copy of the “Certificate of Survey” is required for registration of a vessel,
although the original “Certificate of Survey” will continue to be accepted for registration purposes. If the
original “Certificate of Survey” is not sent to this Administration, it should be retained and archived in ac-
cordance with BV’s “record control” requirements.
Incomplete or missing information in the “Certificate of Survey” will require that the “Certificate of Survey”
is returned for completion and this could well lead to delays in registering a vessel.

(Agenda item 10 of the BCC meeting 2015)


BV is to ensure all Tonnage Certificates (ITC 69) contain the correct information as required in the con-
vention and the specimen certificate thereto, and also to ensure the original Certificate of Survey con-
tains the correct information of the ship and its tonnages.
In circumstances where the original Certificate of Survey had been reissued with insufficient data, then
this certificate must be promptly updated when the correct data is available at the time of completion of
vessel’s construction and delivered to the owner.

5.1.2 Re-measurement of an existing ship


The original of the International Tonnage Certificate issued following re-measurement of a ship is to be
forwarded direct to the Registrar of shipping before publication or the use of the new tonnage. The owner
may be issued with a copy of this document with strict instructions not to use the new dimensions and
tonnage until receives a Certificate of British Registry from the Registrar confirming the new tonnage.
BV must advise the field surveyors accordingly not to amend any ship particulars or certificates until the
above procedure has been completed.

SECTION 6 : AFS CONVENTION

6.1 AFS certificate


The AFS convention has not yet been extended by the United Kingdom to the Cayman Islands.
As such, compliance with the requirements should be documented by the issue of a “statement of com-
pliance”, rather than by the issue of a “convention certificate”.
If a ship has been previously issued with a convention certificate in accordance with the AFS convention,
this certificate has to be replaced with the appropriate “statement of compliance” at the next annual or
periodical survey onboard.
Only “statements of compliance” should be issued at initial and renewal surveys.

SECTION 7 : BWM CONVENTION

7.1 BWM Systems


(Action 7 of the RO BCC dated 31/10/2014)
The Administration will accept type approval certificates issued for Ballast Water Management Systems
equipment approved in accordance with the G8 Guidelines (Resolution MEPC.174(58)) by the other
Contracting Administrations, on Cayman Islands ships.

7.2 BWM Certification


(Letter from MACI dated 24/05/2017, see attached file “BV_BWM”)

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BV is authorized for all survey, certification and plan approval functions on Cayman Islands flagged
ships. A Statement of Compliance has to be delivered as the UK has not yet extended the BWM Con-
vention to Cayman Islands.
Any dispensation, exemption or equivalent arrangement from Convention requirements shall be ap-
proved by this Administration prior to acceptance.

7.2.1 Initial Survey for D-1 compliance only


(UK/REG interim policy received on 24/08/2017).
IMO BWM.2/Circ.40 provides for a three-month period of grace for BWM Plans to be approved and
placed onboard vessels. This implies that completion of the initial survey has a similar grace period, until
an approved plan is onboard.
The validity of the Statement of Compliance issued by BV shall reflect the status of the initial survey re-
quired by the convention. Once BV is satisfied that the requirements of the initial survey have been fully
met, then a full term Statement of Compliance may be issued.
As a consequence of the above, if the initial survey requirements are substantially met and BV is satis-
fied that the vessel is compliant with the applicable requirements of the Convention, then a one-off State-
ment of Compliance valid until 7th December 2017 is issued to allow sufficient time for verification of full
compliance onboard.
For further information, refer to attached file “BWMC - REG Initial Survey Policy.docx”.

7.3 Hopper Dredgers


(Administration email dated 29/06/2018)
With reference to BWM.2/Circ.32, the Administration position is that water held in the hopper of a dredg-
er does not fall under the requirements of the Convention. This does not impact on application of the
Convention to any water held in the ballast tanks of hopper dredgers, should they have them.

SECTION 8 : MISCELLANEOUS TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

8.1 Large commercial yachts

8.1.1 Certificate of compliance for large commercial yachts


Refer to Note 11 of Appendix 1 to the Agreement (see ANNEX A2 :).
With respect to certification under the Large Commercial Yacht Code, several Convention certificates as
well as non-convention certificates may be involved depending on the size of the vessel. As a conse-
quence, differing levels of delegation will apply in accordance with the level of delegation for the individ-
ual certificates and arrangements with the classification society will be determined on a case by case
basis.

8.1.2 Load Line & SOLAS certificates endorsements


The endorsement requirements for all Load Line and SOLAS Certificates for yachts should be along the
following lines.

8.1.2.1 Load Line certificate endorsements


a) For yachts compliant with LY1 (“The Code of Practice for Safety of Large Commercial Sailing
& Motor Vessels”)
QUOTE
CONDITIONS: This vessel is to comply with the requirements of “LY1” – “The Code of Practice for
Safety of Large Commercial Sailing & Motor Vessels”, as an equivalent to the International Conven-
tion on Load Lines 1966, under the terms of IMO Circular Letter No.1996, dated 25 July 1997, as a
“yacht engaged in trade as a commercial vessel (12 passengers max)”

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UNQUOTE
b) For yachts compliant with LY2 (“The Large Commercial Yacht Code”)
QUOTE
CONDITIONS: This vessel is to comply with the requirements of “LY2” – The Large Commercial
Yacht Code, as an equivalent to the International Convention on Load Lines 1966, under the terms
of IMO Circular Letter No. 2937, dated 13 January 2009, as a “yacht engaged in trade as a commer-
cial vessel (12 passengers max)”
UNQUOTE
c) For yachts compliant with LY3 (“The Large Commercial Yacht Code”)
QUOTE
CONDITIONS: This vessel is to comply with the requirements of “LY3” – “The Large Commercial
Yacht Code”, as an equivalent to the International Convention on Load Lines 1966, under the terms
of IMO Circular LL.3/Circ.228, dated 16 September 2013, as a “yacht engaged in trade as a com-
mercial vessel (12 passengers max)”
UNQUOTE

8.1.2.2 SOLAS certificates endorsements


a) For yachts compliant with LY1 (“The Code of Practice for Safety of Large Commercial Sailing
& Motor Vessels”)
QUOTE
CONDITIONS: This vessel is to comply with the requirements of “LY1” – “The Code of Practice for
Safety of Large Commercial Sailing & Motor Vessels”, as an equivalent to the International Conven-
tion for the Safety Of Life At Sea, 1974, under the terms of IMO Circular Letter No.1996, dated 25
July 1997, as a “yacht engaged in trade as a commercial vessel (12 passengers max)”
UNQUOTE
b) For yachts compliant with LY2 (“The Large Commercial Yacht Code”)
QUOTE
CONDITIONS: This vessel is to comply with the requirements of “LY2” – The Large Commercial
Yacht Code, as an equivalent to the International Convention for the Safety Of Life At Sea, 1974,
under the terms of IMO Circular Letter No. 2937, dated 13 January 2009, as a “yacht engaged in
trade as a commercial vessel (12 passengers max)”
UNQUOTE
c) For yachts compliant with LY3 (“The Large Commercial Yacht Code”)
QUOTE
CONDITIONS: This vessel is to comply with the requirements of “LY3” – The Large Commercial
Yacht Code, as an equivalent to the International Convention for the Safety Of Life At Sea, 1974,
under the terms of IMO Circular SLS.14.Circ.523, dated 16 September 2013, as a “yacht engaged
in trade as a commercial vessel (12 passengers max)”
UNQUOTE

8.1.3 Delegation
See the attached file “LY3 Delegation Matrix- Rev 1”.
The revised LY3 delegation matrix is for the guidance of class surveyors dealing with Large Yacht Code
new construction projects which are overseen by a surveyor to the Cayman Islands Shipping Registry.
This document forms the basis of the level of delegation but is project specific and may be amended by
mutual agreement at the onset of any specific project. It does not apply to passenger yacht code new
construction. This document does not impact on the level of delegation detailed in the Agreement in ref-
erence to ships or yachts in service. This document is only valid when accompanied by a signed author-
isation issued by the Administration for the project concerned.

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8.2 Marine Equipment Directive


(Email from the Flag Administration dated 20/03/2015)
The Cayman Islands do not form part of the European Union and their ships are not considered as “EU”
or “Community” ships. As such, there is no requirement for their ships to comply with the Marine Equip-
ment Directive.
Whereas MED or “Wheel Marked” equipment is perfectly acceptable for service on Cayman Islands
ships, it is not required in addition to any SOLAS approval.
While SOLAS approval is required for such equipment, MED certification is not required.

8.3 Code on Noise Levels on Board Ships

8.3.1 Interpretation: Ch. 6 Acoustic Insulations between Accommodation Spaces


Further to email dated 11/07/2017, the Administration agrees the following interpretations:
a) Public spaces and Offices:
- Rw45 is required to the boundaries between public spaces and cabins/hospitals.
- “Offices” are not categorized as “Public Spaces”, but may be regarded as “Accommodations” in ac-
cordance with SOLAS Chap. II-2/ Reg.3.1 which defines each spaces.
b) Category of Stairways/staircases/elevator:
Stairways/staircases/elevator should not be categorized as corridor, and then the airborne sound in-
sulation for bulkheads between cabins and stairways/elevator are NOT required.
The Administration agrees the code does not require sound insulation in this case, but the maximum
noise levels (dB(A)) required for cabins in section 4.2 of the Code must be followed.
c) Concealed or inaccessible space:
As to concealed or inaccessible space behind lining, the airborne sound insulation for bulkheads and
decks are NOT required.

8.4 EU Regulation No 1257/2013 on Ship Recycling


BV is authorized to carry out surveys and issue the Statement of Compliance on Inventory for Hazardous
Materials.

SECTION 9 : ISM CODE

9.1 Authorizations and Instructions

Tab.3: Audit and ship type accreditation

Ship type PS PH PR BC OT CT GC CH CS MO

Document of Compliance

Interim

Initial

Periodical

Additional

Renewal

Safety Management Certificate

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Tab.3: Audit and ship type accreditation

Interim

Initial

Intermediate

Additional

Renewal

Note: Partial recognition:


. Enhanced authorization to perform, plan, review carry out surveys and possible
endorsement or issue of interim certificates or full term certificates (ref MACI Variation of
the Class agreement - enhanced authorisation): Full authorisation granted for selected
ships (ships other than passenger ships categorised by the MACI as “low” or “standard”
risk based on the risk profiling carried out by the MACI, a list of eligible ships will be main-
tained by the MACI and will be shared with BV) of eligible shipping companies (these are
high performing existing shipping companies in the ship register, whose ships are eligible
for enhanced authorisation). In case of doubt, BV UK to be contacted.

Tab.4: Requirements of the Administration

Requirements of the Administration Action by

Delegation in writing must be received, prior to every Audit CSQM

Copy of audit report to the Administration COQM

Tab.5: Reference documents

. Agreement dated 26/01/2009


. Variation of the Class agreement dd 15/11/2016 (file attached) - Enhanced Authorisation (ISM/ISPS/MLC)
. List of Eligible Vessels (see attached file “Enhanced Authorisation Letter to Class re eligible ships and report-
ing rqts - BV - 25Apr17”)
. Updated list of Eligible vessels and associated Management Companies (see attached file “CISR Enhanced
Delegation - List of Eligible Vessels @ 03 December 2018”)

SECTION 10 : ISPS CODE

10.1 Authorizations and Instructions

Tab.6:

SSP approval / review Ship audit ISSC issuance

Yes* Yes* Yes*

*Partial recognition:
Enhanced authorization to perform, plan, review carry out surveys and possible endorsement or issue of
interim certificates or full term certificates (ref MACI Variation of the Class agreement - enhanced authorisation):
Full authorisation granted for selected ships (ships other than passenger ships categorised by the MACI as
“low” or “standard” risk based on the risk profiling carried out by the MACI, a list of eligible ships will be main-
tained by the MACI and will be shared with BV) of eligible shipping companies (these are high performing exist-
ing shipping companies in the ship register, whose ships are eligible for enhanced authorisation). In case of
doubt, BV UK to be contacted.

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Tab.7:

Item Specific requirements Observation(s)

Document of reference . Agreement dated 26/01/2009


. Variation of the Class agreement dd 15/11/2016 (file attached) -
Enhanced Authorisation (ISM/ISPS/MLC)
. List of Eligible Vessels (see attached file “Enhanced Authorisation Letter
to Class re eligible ships and reporting rqts - BV - 25Apr17”)
. Updated list of Eligible vessels and associated Management Companies
(see attached file “CISR Enhanced Delegation - List of Eligible Vessels @
03 December 2018”)

SECTION 11 : MLC, 2006

11.1 Scope of authorisation

Tab.8:DMLC II

Yes No Observation

Approval of DMLC II X* Partial recognition: Enhanced authorization

Tab.9: Inspection & certification

Certification
Inspection
Yes No

Partial recognition: X* X*
. Enhanced authorization to perform, plan, review carry out surveys and
possible endorsement or issue of interim certificates or full term certifi-
cates (ref MACI Variation of the Class agreement - enhanced authorisa-
tion): Full authorisation granted for selected ships (ships other than
passenger ships categorised by the MACI as “low” or “standard” risk
based on the risk profiling carried out by the MACI, a list of eligible ships
will be maintained by the MACI and will be shared with BV) of eligible
shipping companies (these are high performing existing shipping com-
panies in the ship register, whose ships are eligible for enhanced authori-
sation). In case of doubt, BV UK to be contacted.

• Variation of the Class agreement dd 15/11/2016 (file attached) - Enhanced Authorisation (ISM/ISPS/
MLC)
• List of Eligible Vessels (see attached file “Enhanced Authorisation Letter to Class re eligible ships and
reporting rqts - BV - 25Apr17”)
• . Updated list of Eligible vessels and associated Management Companies (see attached file “CISR
Enhanced Delegation - List of Eligible Vessels @ 03 December 2018”)

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ANNEX A1 : AGREEMENT GOVERNING THE DELEGATION OF


STATUTORY SURVEY AND CERTIFICATION SERVICES
A1.1 Agreement
See the attached file “Agreement 2009”.

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ANNEX A2 : APPENDIX 1 TO THE AGREEMENT


A2.1 Degree of delegation
See the attached file “Appendix 1 to the agreement”.
Amendments for levels of delegation under SOLAS and MARPOL as per letter dated 22nd November
2013 are in the attached file “Levels of delegation_22ndNov2013”.
Variation of the Class Agreement - Various Instruments as per letter dated 12nd October 2017 is in at-
tached file “bv_001”.

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A3.1 The Alternative Compliance Scheme (ACS)
See the attached file “Appendix 2 to the agreement”.

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A4.1 Relevant international maritime conventions and related instruments, laws
and regulations
See the attached file “Appendix 3 to the agreement”.

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A5.1 Other classification societies authorised
See the attached file “Appendix 4 to the agreement”.

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A6.1 Summary of survey types
See the attached file “Appendix 5 to the Agreement”.

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A7.1 Exemption application form
See the attached file “Appendix 6 to the agreement”.

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