No:009/2014 Deficiencies / Observations found during MLC

Technical Circular
Date: 17th June 2014
No.: 009/2014
To Whomsoever it may concern
Subject: Deficiencies / Observations found during MLC inspections.
During inspections carried out for more than 230 Indian and foreign ships, for
implementation of MLC 2006, various deficiencies / observations have been noted. A
compilation of the deficiencies / observations has been made and provided in Annex I to this
Text in Italics indicate Observations raised and text in Bold indicates Serious Deficiencies
The intent is to share these with shipowners / ship managers with a view to assist them in
correctly implementing the requirements of MLC 2006.
Attachment: Annex I – Deficiencies / Observations found during MLC Inspections.
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