OCIMF- Vessel Inspection Questionnaires VIQ 7 Released, Effective 17th Sept 2018

(http://www.MaritimeCyprus.comOCIMF has released their Vessel Inspection Questionnaires Nr. 7 which was on announced some time ago. This is their first revision after the last major revision in year 2013.

Its very much evident that the guidance notes are quite detailed in this version of VIQ. Chapter 10 in VIQ 6 has been merged with other chapter and so now “Communication” is not there.

Further few observations:

  1. Structure has changed to 12 chapters.
  2. There is reduction in number of questions.
  3. New questions added w.r.t BWM and Cyber security etc.
CHAPTERS:

Chapter 1. General Information

Chapter 2. Certification and Documentation
Chapter 3. Crew Management
Chapter 4. Navigation and Communications
Chapter 5. Safety Management
Chapter 6. Pollution Prevention
Chapter 7. Maritime Security
Chapter 8. Cargo and Ballast Systems – Petroleum
Chapter 8. Cargo and Ballast Systems – Chemicals
Chapter 8. Cargo and Ballast Systems – LPG
Chapter 8. Cargo and Ballast Systems – LNG
Chapter 9. Mooring
Chapter 10. Engine and Steering Compartments
Chapter 11. General Appearance and Condition
Chapter 12. Ice Operations

Click on below image to download full document (178p).

Source: OCIMF

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