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The Examination of Surveyable Machinery Items by Chief Engineers Version

lloyds_logo1. Introduction
1.1 This document describes how items of machinery may be credited for survey based on examinations by the ship’s Chief Engineer.

1.2 The arrangement is only applicable to ships operating on a continuous survey machinery (CSM) cycle and the procedures to be applied depend on whether or not the ship is
operating an approved planned maintenance scheme for machinery.


1.3 The arrangements described in this document do not apply to the ship Operator’s superintendents.

2. Ships operating an approved Machinery Planned Maintenance Scheme (MPMS)


2.1 Chief Engineers on ships assigned the ShipRight descriptive note MPMS may carry out examinations of selected machinery items to an approved schedule over a five year period
corresponding to the existing classification cycles.

2.2 An annual audit of the machinery planned maintenance scheme is required, at which the Surveyor will review the records of examination by the Chief Engineer and undertake
confirmatory surveys on those items to be credited that have been examined by the Chief Engineer since the previous Audit.

2.3 The requirements of the relevant ShipRight Procedures and the conditions listed on the Certificate of Operation of an approved Machinery Planned Maintenance Scheme are
applicable.

3. Ships not operating an approved Machinery Planned Maintenance Scheme 3.1 Under this arrangement, selected items of machinery may be examined by the Chief
Engineer while the ship is at sea or in a port where the Lloyd’s Register Group is not represented.

It is to be understood that the Operator will carry out as much of the machinery surveys as practicable at ports where the Lloyd’s Register Group is represented.
After examination by the Chief Engineer it is the responsibility of the ship Operator to arrange for the attendance of a Surveyor to credit such items. This is to be at the first
port where Lloyd’s Register’s Group’s exclusive Surveyors are available.

3.2 A list of applicable machinery items is given in section 4 of this document 3.3 The Chief Engineer is to prepare two signed copies of a statement giving their name and
licence details, the item(s) examined, the condition as found and any repairs effected.

A template for this statement is attached as an Appendix to this document and is also available to download from ClassDirect Live. One copy of the statement is to be retained on the ship
and the other is to be given to the Surveyor.
 
3.4 A confirmatory survey will be carried out by the Surveyor, at which a review of the records of examination by the Chief Engineer and a general examination of those items to be credited will be carried out.


Following the Chief Engineer’s survey of auxiliary engines, the confirmatory survey carried out by the Surveyors is to include the following:

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Further information
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