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Q. 1) Latest amendments to colreg ?

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    Amendment Table for COLREG 72(Res.A.1004(25))

    Before 1 December 2009
    ANNEX IV DISTRESS SIGNALS
    1. The following signals, used or exhibited either together or
    separately, indicate distress and need of assistance :
    (d) a signal made by radiotelegraphy or by any other signalling
    method consisting of the group ... --- ... (SOS) in the Morse Code ;
    (l) the radiotelegraph alarm signal;
    (m) the radiotelephone alarm signal;


    On or after 1 December 2009
    ANNEX IV DISTRESS SIGNALS
    1. The following signals, used or exhibited either together or
    separately, indicate distress and need of assistance :
    (d) a signal made by any signalling method consisting of the
    group ... --- ... (SOS) in the Morse Code;
    (l) a distress alert by means of digital selective calling (DSC)
    transmitted on:
    (i) VHF channel 70, or
    (ii) MF/HF on the frequencies 2187.5 kHz, 8414.5 kHz, 4207.5
    kHz, 6312 kHz, 12577 kHz or 16804.5 kHz;
    (m) a ship-to-shore distress alert transmitted by the ship's Inmarsat
    or other mobile satellite service provider ship earth station;

    Khurram Khatri | 9 years ago | EDIT | REPLY




      Q. 2) Iala buoyage system

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        ROR BOOK


        SARATH KRISHNAN

        Sarath Krishnan | 8 years ago | EDIT | REPLY

          Q. 3) Ais coastal requirement ? asked 2 all vaaz cndidt.

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            ship engaged in coasal voyage above 500grt need to have AIS equipment fitted on board.

            Arunkumar Moorthy | 7 years ago | EDIT | REPLY

              Q. 4) Requirement of lifebuoy as per LSA code

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                􀂙 have an outer diameter of not more than 800 mm and an inner diameter of not less than
                400 mm;
                􀂙 be constructed of inherently buoyant material; it shall not depend upon rushes, cork
                shavings or granulated cork, any other loose granulated material or any air compartment
                which depends on inflation for buoyancy;
                􀂙 be capable of supporting not less than 14.5 kg of iron in fresh water for a period of 24
                hours;
                􀂙 have a mass of not less than 2.5 kg;
                􀂙 not sustain burning or continue melting after being totally enveloped in a fire for a period
                of 2 seconds;
                􀂙 be constructed to withstand a drop into the water from the height at which it is stowed above the waterline in the lightest
                seagoing condition or 30 m, whichever is the greater, without impairing either its operating capability or that of its attached
                components;
                􀂙 if it is intended to operate the quick release arrangement provided for the self-activated smoke signals and self-igniting lights,
                have a mass sufficient to operate the quick release arrangement;
                􀂙 be fitted with a grabline not less than 9.5 mm in diameter and not less than 4 times the outside diameter of the body of the
                buoy in length. The grabline shall be secured at four equidistant points around the circumference of the buoy to form four
                equal loops.

                Jagades Babu | 8 years ago | EDIT | REPLY
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                  characteristics of lifebuoy is given in lsa code whereas its req(how many to carry) is given in solas capter 3
                  Characteristics  are outer dia not more tahn 800 mm inner not less than 400mm,capable of supporting 14.5 kg of iron in fresh water for 24 hrs and have a mass not less than 2.5 kg.

                  CARRIAGE requirement is 8,10,12and 14 for 200m respectively for cargo ships and 8,12,18,24 and 30 for unser 60,60-120,120-180,180-240 and over 240 respectively.
                  out of the total no. of lifebuoy on any ship halh must be fitted with light out of which 2 with smoke signal and one on each side with line................thanu

                  Ravindra Singh | 7 years ago | EDIT | REPLY

                    Q. 5) Application of ais with coastal vessel with SOLAS regulation no.

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                      in international regulation all ships not engaged in international voyages to have ais fitted before 1st july 2008
                      BUT
                      AS PER DG in isps
                      dated oct 2004
                      not required for coastal vsls less than 500grt

                      brendon & kamlesh

                      Sanjana Mathur | 9 years ago | EDIT | REPLY
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                        chap five reg 19

                        brendon & kamlesh

                        Sanjana Mathur | 9 years ago | EDIT | REPLY
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                          The regulation requires AIS to be fitted aboard all ships of 300 gross tonnage and upwards engaged on international voyages, cargo ships of 500 gross tonnage and upwards not engaged on international voyages and all passenger ships irrespective of size. The requirement became effective for all ships by 31 December 2004.

                          Rahul Chirayath | 7 years ago | EDIT | REPLY

                            Q. 6) Is isps applicable to to coastal vessel , from which regulation no.

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                              The regulations and the ISPS Code are applicable to all passenger ships, to cargo
                              ships, including high-speed craft, of 500 gt or more and to mobile offshore drilling
                              units

                              Sajeesh Ramachandran | 7 years ago | EDIT | REPLY
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                                chapter xi-2,reg.2

                                Rahul Chirayath | 7 years ago | EDIT | REPLY
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                                  so,yes...................

                                  Rahul Chirayath | 7 years ago | EDIT | REPLY

                                    Q. 7) Is a chemical tanker required to carry a sopep & smpep

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                                      yes
                                      www.gl-
                                      group.com/pdf/smpepManual.pdf
                                      brendon & kamlesh

                                      Sanjana Mathur | 9 years ago | EDIT | REPLY

                                        Q. 8) Characteristics of a rocket parachute flare

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                                          BRIGHT RED LIGT
                                          LIGHT-30,000 CD
                                          TIME-40 SECS

                                          Vivek Misra | 7 years ago | EDIT | REPLY
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                                            1.shall reach an altitude of not less than 300mtrs
                                            2.shall burn for not less than 40 secs.
                                            3.intensity not less than 30,000 cd
                                            4.descend rate should not exceed 5 mtrs/s
                                            5.burns bright red in colour
                                            6.shall not damage its parachute or attchments while burning.

                                            Nitin Tyagi | 7 years ago | EDIT | REPLY

                                              Q. 9) What is the bouyancy requirement for a lifebuoy & a life jacket

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                                                LSA code ch.2 2.1 n 2.2

                                                brendon n kamlesh

                                                Sanjana Mathur | 9 years ago | EDIT | REPLY
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                                                  lifebuoy-be capable of supporting not less than 14.5 kg of iron in fresh water for a period of 24 h;A lifejacket shall have buoyancy which is not reduced by more than 5% after 24 h submersion in fresh water.

                                                  Sajeesh Ramachandran | 7 years ago | EDIT | REPLY

                                                    Q. 10) What are the salient featuresof the LSA code

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                                                      it consists of the spefications of all life saving appliances

                                                      brendon & kamlesh

                                                      Sanjana Mathur | 9 years ago | EDIT | REPLY
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                                                        it contains specification of all the life saving appliances'

                                                        Azad Chauhan | 7 years ago | EDIT | REPLY
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                                                          to save the life of people at sea

                                                          Thiyaga Rajan | 7 years ago | EDIT | REPLY

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