Georgia Maritime Transport Department CONCENTRATED INSPECTION CAMPAIGN (CIC).

22 JULY 2011
CIRCULAR
GEORGIA MARITIME TRANSPORT DEPARTMENT CONCENCTRATED INSPECTION
CAMPAIGN (CIC)

Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) will commence with
the cooperation of Black Sea Memorandum of Understanding on Port
State Control. In this Circular the requirements of the CIC are
provided together with guidelines for how to comply.


NOTICE TO
Ship Owners / Managers / Operators / Surveyors

THE CONCENCTRATED INSPECTION CAMPAIGN (CIC)
The Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) of Georgia MTD will focus on the following items:
1. Structural Safety of vessels; and
2. Compliance with the relevant regulations of the International Convention on Load Lines.
The CIC will be conducted jointly with Black Sea MOU from September 1st to November 30th, 2011 on all vessels
irrespective of type or size.
THE AIM OF CIC
The aim of the campaign is to verify compliance with the relevant regulations.
WHAT WILL INCLUDE?
The CIC is in two parts, the first include examination of relevant certificates where as the second include a survey
on board the vessel. In the second part it is included the examination of spaces, operational test of hatch covers,
openings of closing devices and watertight doors. Added to these, special consideration will be given to the
carriage of grain and other bulk cargoes together with stowage of timber deck cargoes as these are directly related
to stability and the International Convention of Load Lines as amended.
ACT NOW
DBS encourages involved parties to carry out the Self Inspection Questioner (SIQ) as attached to this Circular in
order to check compliance with all relevant rules and regulations. It is important to note that no inspection shall
result in the detention of a vessel.

ATTACHMENT - Self Inspection Questioner (SIQ)
Georgia MTA Concentrated Inspection Campaign (CIC) on Structural Safety and the
International Convention on Load Lines
SHIP NAME: IMO NO: DATE OF S.I.:
QUESTION
ADDRESSED
YES NO N/A
A valid International Load Line Certificate (including
exemption) is available on board as per ICLL Article 16
A valid Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate
(including exemption) is available on board as per
SOLAS I/12
Stability and strength information available on board
as required by regulation 3.6.2 of the IS Code
A stability instrument is available on board as required
by regulation 4.1 of IS Code
Satisfactory protection of hatch openings and other
openings on deck as per ICLL Regulations 14, 15, 16,
18, 19 & 21
Sea valves and overboard discharges, including their
attachment to shell are in satisfactory condition (refer
to ICLL Regulations 22 & 23)
Condition of hull, bulkheads and deck is satisfactory
Means of protection for crew and means of access
appear to be acceptable as per ICLL Regulation 25
Freeing ports appear to be satisfactory as per ICLL
Regulation 24
Load Line Mark and Lines correspond to the issued
valid Certificate on board
Load Line Mark and Lines at the side of the vessel are
in accordance with ICLL Regulations 5, 6, 7 & 8
It is verified (as far as possible) that the vessel is not
submerged further the Load Line Mark and Lines.
Other items related with load line and the structural
integrity of the vessel found in satisfactory condition
NOTE: In case that any of the above requirements is not being addressed, this will result in detention of the vessel.

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