SOLAS Regulations III/3 and III/20 MSC.404(96) MSC.402(96)
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January 1, 2020
Ship Type: All ships.
Amendments to SOLAS Regulations III/3 and III/20 on Requirements for maintenance, thorough examination, operational testing, overhaul and repair of lifeboats and rescue boats, launching appliances and release gear
The SOLAS amendments and associated MSC Resolution (MSC.402(96)) include explicit mandatory text clarifying the requirements for the qualification, authorization and certification of service suppliers, procedures for maintenance and testing, and what should be carried out at each stage of testing (weekly, monthly, annually, and 5-yearly).