A Guide to Managing Maintenance in Accordance with the Requirements of the ISM Code (IACS Rec 74)
This document aims to assist ship operators in meeting the shipboard maintenance requirements of the ISM Code by providing guidance on the development and improvement of maintenance management systems.
A well designed and effectively implemented maintenance management system not only helps meet the safety and pollution prevention objectives established by the ISM Code, but also safeguards against risks to the ship, the crew and the environment. This publication aids in achieving this by providing guidance on the development and improvement of maintenance management systems. It covers:
- How the ISM Code defines maintenance
- how to approach maintenance
- details of records that should be kept on board
- the identification and testing of critical equipment.
It also includes a checklist of the key maintenance system management controls.
Chapter 1: What the Code Says About Maintenance
Chapter 2: A Systematic Approach to Maintenance
Chapter 3: What Records Should be Kept
Chapter 4: The Identification and Testing of ‘Critical’ Equipment
Dedicated to safe ships and clean seas, IACS makes a unique contribution to maritime safety and regulation through technical support, compliance verification and research development. More than 90% of the world’s cargo carrying tonnage is covered by the classification design, construction and through-life compliance rules and standards set but the twelve Members Societies of IACS.
IACS is a not for profit membership organisation of classification societies that establish minimum technical standards and requirements that address maritime safety and environmental protection and ensures their consistent application. It carries out this responsibility through its panels, expert groups and project teams and provides a Quality System Certification Scheme (QSCS) that its Members comply with, as an assurance of professional integrity and maintenance of high professional standards. IACS is recognized as the principle technical advisor of IMO.
- Number of Pages:
- Published Date:
- March 2017
- Binding Format:
- Book Height:
- 235 mm
- Book Width:
- 155 mm
- 0.1 kg