Annex 4A Survey Programme
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Annex 4A Survey Programme

Basic information and particulars

Name of ship:
IMO number:
Flag State:
Port of registry:
Gross tonnage:
Deadweight (metric tonnes):
Length between perpendiculars (m):
Shipbuilder:
Hull number:
Recognized organization (RO):
RO ship identity:
Date of delivery of the ship:
Owner:
Thickness measurement company:

1 Preamble

1.1 Scope

  1.1.1 The present survey programme covers the minimum extent of overall surveys, close-up surveys, thickness measurements and pressure testing within the cargo length area, cargo holds, ballast tanks, including fore and aft peak tanks, required by the Guidelines.

  1.1.2 The arrangements and safety aspects of the survey should be acceptable to the attending surveyor(s).

1.2 Documentation

 All documents used in the development of the survey programme should be available onboard during the survey as required by section 6.

2 Arrangement of cargo hold, tanks and spaces

 This section of the survey programme should provide information (either in the form of plans or text) on the arrangement of cargo holds, tanks and spaces that fall within the scope of the survey.

3 List of cargo holds, tanks and spaces with information on their use, extent of coatings and corrosion protection system

 This section of the survey programme should indicate any changes relating to (and should update) the information on the use of the holds and tanks of the ship, the extent of coatings and the corrosion protective system provided in the Survey Planning Questionnaire.

4 Conditions for survey

 This section of the survey programme should provide information on the conditions for survey, e.g., information regarding cargo hold and tank cleaning, gas freeing, ventilation, lighting, etc.

5 Provisions and method of access to structures

 This section of the survey programme should indicate any changes relating to (and should update) the information on the provisions and methods of access to structures provided in the Survey Planning Questionnaire.

6 List of equipment for survey

 This section of the survey programme should identify and list the equipment that will be made available for carrying out the survey and the required thickness measurements.

7 Survey requirements

7.1 Overall survey

 This section of the survey programme should identify and list the spaces that should undergo an overall survey for this ship in accordance with 2.4.1 and 2.5.1.

7.2 Close-up survey

 This section of the survey programme should identify and list the hull structures that should undergo a close-up survey for this ship in accordance with 2.5.2.

8 Identification of tanks for tank testing

 This section of the survey programme should identify and list the cargo holds and tanks that should undergo tank testing for this ship in accordance with 2.7.

9 Identification of areas and sections for thickness measurements

 This section of the survey programme should identify and list the areas and sections where thickness measurements should be taken in accordance with 2.6.1.

10 Minimum thickness of hull structures

 This section of the survey programme should specify the minimum thickness for hull structures of this ship that are subject to survey, according to .1 or .2:

  • .1 Determined from the attached wastage allowance table and the original thickness to the hull structure plans of the ship;

  • .2 Given in the following table(s):

Area or location Original
thickness
(mm)
as-built Minimum thickness (mm) Substantial
thickness
(mm)
corrosion
Deck          
Plating          
Longitudinals          
Longitudinal girders          
Cross deck plating          
Cross deck stiffeners          
Bottom          
Plating          
Longitudinals          
Longitudinal girders          
Inner bottom          
Plating          
Longitudinals          
Longitudinal girders          
Floors          
Ship side in way of topside tanks          
Plating          
Longitudinals          
Ship side in way of hopper side tanks          
Plating          
Longitudinals          
Ship side in way of double-side tanks (if applicable)          
Plating          
Longitudinals or ordinary transverse frames          
Longitudinal stringers          
Longitudinal bulkhead
(if applicable)
         
Plating          
Longitudinals (if applicable)          
Longitudinal girders
(if applicable)
         
Transverse bulkheads          
Plating          
Stiffeners (if applicable)          
Upper stool plating          
Upper stool stiffeners          
Lower stool plating          
Lower stool stiffeners          
Transverse web in topside tanks          
Plating          
Flanges          
Stiffeners          
Transverse web in hopper tanks          
Plating          
Flanges          
Stiffeners          
Transverse web in double-side tanks          
Plating          
Flanges          
Stiffeners          
Hatch covers          
Plating          
Stiffeners          
Hatch coamings          
Plating          
Stiffeners          
Note: The wastage allowance tables should be attached to the survey programme.

11 Thickness measurement company

 This section of the survey programme should identify changes, if any, relating to the information on the thickness measurement company provided in the Survey Planning Questionnaire.

12 Damage experience related to the ship.

 This section of the survey programme should, using the tables provided below, provide details of the hull damages for at least the last three years in way of the cargo holds, ballast tanks and void spaces within the cargo length area. These damages are subject to survey.

Table 6 Hull damages sorted by location for this ship

Cargo hold, tank or space number or area Possible cause, if known Description of the damages Location Repair Date of repair
           
           
           
           
           
           

Table 7 Hull damages for sister or simular ships (if available) in the case of design related damage

Cargo hold, tank or space number or area Possible cause, if known Description of the damages Location Repair Date of repair
           
           
           
           
           
           

13 Areas identified with substantial corrosion from previous surveys

 This section of the survey programme should identify and list the areas of substantial corrosion from previous surveys.

14 Critical structural areas and suspect areas

 This section of the survey programme should identify and list the critical structural areas and the suspect areas, when such information is available.

15 Other relevant comments and information

 This section of the survey programme should provide any other comments and information relevant to the survey.

Appendices

Appendix 1 List of plans

 The provisions of 5.1.4.2 require that the main structural plans of cargo holds and ballast tanks (scantling drawings), including information regarding the use of high-tensile steel (HTS), should be available. This appendix of the survey programme should identify and list the main structural plans which form part of the survey programme.

Appendix 2 Survey Planning Questionnaire

 The Survey Planning Questionnaire (annex 4B), which has been submitted by the owner, should be appended to the survey programme.

Appendix 3 Other documentation

 This part of the survey programme should identify and list any other documentation that forms part of the plan.

 Prepared by the owner in co-operation with the Administration for compliance with 5.1.4.

Date: ........ ....... ............. (name and signature of authorized owner's representative)
Date: ........ ....... ............. (name and signature of authorized representative of the Administration)

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