Guidance

MGN 245 (M) Inspection of shell loading doors on ro-ro ferries

Importance of crew members on roll-on roll-off ferries being aware of position of collision bulkhead - need for it be kept fully intact.

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MGN 245 (M) Inspection of shell loading doors on ro-ro ferries

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Notice to:

  • ship owners
  • ship builders
  • certifying authorities
  • surveyors
  • masters and ships officers.

Monthly inspections of shell loading doors

Additional inspections immediately after every voyage where heavy weather has been encountered

Notice boards drawing attention to the importance of the extended portion of the collision bulkhead and the need for it to be kept fully intact at sea

The need for the extended portion of the collision bulkhead to be readily recognisable by crewmembers

Published 1 September 2002