Collection

Instructions for the guidance of surveyors

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

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 for surveyors (MSIS 1)
  2. MSIS 2 The ISM Code
  3. Passenger ship construction: classes I, II, and II (A) (MSIS 3)
  4. Passenger ship construction, classes lll to Vl(A) (MSIS 4)
  5. MCA survey of lights and signalling equipment (MSIS 10)
  6. High-speed craft code 1994 (MSIS 11)
  7. Fire protection arrangements (MSIS 12)
  8. Survey of life saving appliances: volume 1 (MSIS 14)
  9. High-speed craft international safety code 2000
  10. Survey and inspection of fishing vessels chapters 1 to 17 (MSIS 27)
  11. Domestic Safety Management Code: Instructions for surveyors
  12. International HSC code 2000 (2008 Edition) (MSIS 34)
  13. Survey of crew accommodation
Published 1 May 2014
Last updated 3 September 2014 + show all updates
  1. Survey and certification policy (MSIS 23) added to the collection
  2. First published.