During a regular crossing of a UK ferry, an MCA surveyor is on board, carrying out an unscheduled survey. What items may be covered by the survey?

Passenger information;Β 

loading and stability information; securing for sea; safety announcements; log book entries; dangerous goods; securing of freight vehicles; vehicle decks; closing of watertight doors; fire patrols; communications in an emergency; common working language between crew members; safety equipment; navigational and radio equipment; supplementary emergency lighting; means of escape; operations book; engine room cleanliness; garbage disposal; planned maintenance; and making a voyage. Indicative guidelines for surveyors are in Annex IV to MGN 171.


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