Ships and cargoes – collection

Instructions for the guidance of surveyors

A collection of documents used by Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) ship surveyors.

Contents

  1. Documents

These instructions are written for surveyors, but are a useful reference to anyone interested in the survey, marking, and inspection of ships.

Documents

  1. Load line instructions (MSIS 1)

    • 17 April 2014
    • Statutory guidance
  2. MSIS 2 The ISM Code

    • 13 April 2015
    • Statutory guidance
  3. Passenger ship construction: classes I, II, and II (A) (MSIS 3)

    • 17 April 2014
    • Statutory guidance
  4. Passenger ship construction, classes lll to Vl(A) (MSIS 4)

    • 17 April 2014
    • Guidance
  5. Approval of stability information (MSIS 9)

    • 17 April 2014
    • Statutory guidance
  6. MCA survey of lights and signalling equipment (MSIS 10)

    • 17 April 2014
    • Statutory guidance
  7. High-speed craft code 1994 (MSIS 11)

    • 17 April 2014
    • Statutory guidance
  8. Fire protection arrangements (MSIS 12)

    • 19 June 2014
    • Statutory guidance
  9. Survey of life saving appliances: volume 1 (MSIS 14)

    • 17 April 2014
    • Guidance
  10. Survey and certification policy (MSIS 23)

    • 19 March 2015
    • Statutory guidance
  11. High-speed craft international safety code (MSIS 24)

    • 17 April 2014
    • Statutory guidance
  12. Survey and inspection of fishing vessels chapters 1 to 17 (MSIS 27)

    • 3 June 2015
    • Statutory guidance
  13. International HSC code 2000 (2008 Edition) (MSIS 34)

    • 17 April 2014
    • Statutory guidance
  14. Survey of crew accommodation

    • 6 May 2014
    • Statutory guidance