ClassNK – TEC 0881 / Life -Saving Appliance Code Amendments
ClassNK issues Technical Information TEC-0881 regarding Summary of LSA Code amendments adopted by MSC at the 87th session as follows:
Marine Safety Committee (MSC) has amended LSA Code by Res.MSC.293(87) at the 87th session.
Revised points are mentioned as attached. Please refer to the attachment of Summary of Revised LSA
Code and RESOLUTION MSC.293(87).
Revised point by Res.MSC.293(87):
– Liferafts (an average mass of 82.5kg per person for a cargo ship and a passenger ship)
The requirement will be applied for the liferafts installed for ships the keels of which are laid on or after 1 January 2012. At this time, the following flag states will treat the same application with ClassNK. For the other flag
states, the information will be issued when the instruction for this matter is given from the flag states.
– Bahamas, Hong Kong, Marshall Islands, Panama
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