2.1 The following documents should be submitted
to an organization recognized by the Administration for the approval.
.1 Outline of the company, e.g. organization and
.2 Experience of the company on thickness measurement
of hull structures of ships.
.3 Technicians careers, i.e. experience of technicians
as thickness measurement operators, technical knowledge and experience
of hull structure, etc. Operators should be qualified according to
a recognized industrial NDT Standard.
.4 Equipment used for thickness measurement such
as ultra-sonic testing machines and their maintenance/calibration
.5 A guide for thickness measurement operators.
.6 Training programmes for technicians for thickness
.7 Measurement record format in accordance with
recommended procedures for thickness measurements (see annex 8)
Auditing of the company
2.2 Upon reviewing the documents submitted with
satisfactory results, the company should be audited in order to ascertain
that the company is duly organized and managed in accordance with
the documents submitted, and eventually is capable of conducting thickness
measurement of the hull structure of ships.
2.3 Certification is conditional upon an on-board
demonstration of thickness measurement as well as satisfactory reporting.