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Jan 26,2007

LITHUANIA - PERIODIC SERVICING AND MAINTENANCE OF LIFEBOATS, LAUNCHING APPLIANCES AND ON-LOAD RELEASE GEAR

Convention : SOLAS CH III Life-Saving Appliances

Flag :Lithuania

Ship type :ALL TYPES

For the time being, the Lithuanian Administration will keep the MSC 1 / Circ 1206 on a non-mandatory basis.

The annual thorough examination of launching appliances and lifeboats, test of relating operations shall be carried out in accordance with the instructions developed by manufacturer and with the procedures laid down in Appendix of MSC1 / Circ 1206.

When the manufacturer's representative or a person appropriately trained and certified by the manufacturer is not available, the requested examinations and tests shall be conducted by appropriately trained service provider, who shall be recognised or approved by the Administration or the Classification Society.

In case the service provider is nominated by the ship-owner, the Administration's permission is necessary.