What will an annual audit of the shore- side SMS normally include?

An examination of: (1) reports of internal audits of offices and ships;

Β (2) follow-up of corrective action and closing out of non-conformities; (3) records of management reviews; (4) reporting of accidents, hazardous occurrences and non-conformities; (5) amendments to procedures, instructions and revisions to documentation; (6) recruiting and training records of staff (ashore and seagoing); (7) reports of inspections of ships; (8) forward planning schedules for the SMC audits of the Company’s ships; and (9) reports on any initial, intermediate or renewal audits conducted to date.


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