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Certificates & Documents Required On-Board As per SOLAS

List of certificates and documents required onboard as per SOLAS:

  1. Passenger Ship Safety Certificate: Passenger vessels carrying more than 12 passenger
  2. Cargo Ship Safety Construction Certificate: Cargo vessels≥500 GT
  3. Cargo Ship Safety Equipment Certificate: Cargo vessels≥500 GT
  4. Cargo Ship Safety Radio Certificate: Cargo vessels≥300 GT
  5. Cargo Ship Safety Certificate: Cargo vessels≥500 GT
  6. International Ship Security Certificate: Cargo vessels≥500 GT & Passenger vessels
  7. Exemption Certificate: Cargo vessels≥500 GT & Passenger vessels
  8. Documents of compliance with the special requirements for ships carrying dangerous goods: Vessels carrying dangerous goods
  9. Minimum Safe Manning Certificate: Cargo vessels≥500GT & Passenger vessels
  10. Document of Authorization for the Carriage of Grain: Vessels carrying grain in bulk
  11. International Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk: Vessels carrying dangerous chemicals in bulk, built on or after 1 july 1986
  12. International Certificate of Fitness for the carriage of Liquefied Gases in Bulk: Vessels carrying liquefied gases in bulk, built on or after 1 july 1986
  13. International Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of INF Cargo: Vessels carrying packaged Irradiated Nuclear Fuel, Plutonium and high level radioactive wastes
  14. Safety Management Certificate: Cargo vessels≥500GT & Passenger vessels
  15. Document of Compliance: Companies operating vessels≥500 GT
  16. High Speed Craft Safety Certificate: High Speed Craft

Plans & Documents:
  1. Emergency towing procedures: Cargo vessels≥500GT constructed on or after 1 jan 2010
  2. Ship Structure Access Manual: Cargo vessels≥20000 GT constructed on or after 1 Jan 2005 & Oil tanker >500 GT constructed on or after 1 July 2004
  3. As-built construction drawings: Cargo vessels≥500 GT & passenger vessels
  4. Deck Log-Book: Cargo vessels≥500 GT & Passenger vessels
  5. Intact Stability Booklet: Cargo vessels≥24 m in length & Passenger vessels
  6. Damage Control Plan: Cargo vessels≥500 GT & Passenger vessels
  7. Damage Control Booklet: Cargo vessels≥500 GT & Passenger vessels
  8. Operating and Maintenance Manual: RO-RO Passenger vessels
  9. A/Amax Ratio Information: Existing vessels if altered
  10. Manoeuvring Information: Cargo vessels≥500 GT & passenger vessels
  11. Manoeuvring Plan: Vessels≥500 GT
  12. Maintenance Plan/Programmes for Inert gas systems, deck foam systems, fire safety arrangements in cargo pump rooms, flammable gas detectors: Tanker
  13. Training Manual: Vessels≥500 GT
  14. Fire Control and Safety plan: Vessels≥500 GT
  15. Fire Safety Operational Booklet: Vessels≥500 GT
  16. Instruction Manual for Inert gas Systems: Tankers≥20,000 TDW
  17. Muster List: Cargo Vessels≥500GT & Passenger Vessels
  18. Emergency Instructions: Cargo Vessels≥500GT & Passenger Vessels
  19. Decision Support System: Passenger Vessels
  20. Training Manual for Lifesaving Appliances: Cargo Vessels≥500GT & Passenger Vessels
  21. Instructions for on-board Maintenance of Life Saving Appliances: Cargo Vessels≥500GT & Passenger Vessels
  22. Radio Records: Cargo Vessels≥300GT & Passenger Vessels
  23. Voyage Data Recorder System Certificate Of Compliance: Cargo Vessels≥300GT & Passenger Vessels
  24. Conformance Test Report: Cargo Vessels≥300GT & Passenger Vessels
  25. International Code Of Signals: Cargo Vessels≥300GT & Passenger Vessels
  26. Deviation Curve for Magnetic Compass: Cargo Vessels≥150GT & Passenger Vessels
  27. Plan for SAR Cooperation: Passenger Vessels
  28. Nautical Publications: Cargo Vessels & Passenger Vessels
  29. List of Operational Limitations: Vessels trading on fixed routes
  30. Cargo Securing Manual: Vessels > 500 GT
  31. Cargo Handling Booklet: Bulk Cargo Vessels≥500GT
  32. Cargo Log Book: Bulk Cargo Vessels≥500GT
  33. Dangerous Goods Manifest or Stowage Plan: Vessels carrying dangerous goods
  34. Shipboard Emergency Plan: Vessels Carrying Packed Irradiated Nuclear fuel, Plutonium and High level Radioactive wastes
  35. Permit to Operate High-Speed Craft: High Speed Craft
  36. High-Speed Craft Operating Manual: High Speed Craft
  37. Route Operational Manual: High Speed Craft
  38. Training Manual: High Speed Craft
  39. Maintenance and Servicing Manual: High Speed Craft
  40. Type Rating Certificate: High Speed Craft
  41. Continuous Synopsis Record: Cargo Vessels≥500GT & Passenger Vessels
  42. Ship Security Plan: Cargo Vessels≥500GT & Passenger Vessels
  43. Enhanced Survey Report File: Bulk Carriers & Oil Tankers
  44. Copy of IBC Code: Vessels carrying dangerous chemicals in bulk, built on or after 1 july 1986
  45. Copy of IGC Code: Vessels carrying Liquefied Gases in bulk, built on or after 1 july 1986


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