Port State Control Concentrated Inspection Campaign (ISM Code)

20 August 2007

Members should be aware of advice from the major port state control authorities that they will be conducting a Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) focusing on the ISM Code, between 1 September 30 November 2007.  The CIC will be conducted in conjunction with routine port state control inspections.  The purpose of the campaign is said to involve verification of the effective implementation of safety management systems onboard ships of all flags.  To ensure a uniform approach it is reported that port state control officers will use a standard check list/questionnaire, a copy of which can be accessed from the attached edition of Classification News.