The objective of this course to deals with the surveys and inspections required by classification societies. The requirements for survey under international conventions are dealt with the Maritime Law. The annual inspection required by the International Convention on Load Lines, 1966, is usually carried out by a classification society surveyor, acting on behalf of the flag State Administration. The inspection is similar to that required for the classification society’s annual survey.
The course also deals with the necessary basic knowledge of law concerning carriage of cargo and marine insurance. Those subjects, together with a few others, are supplementary to the STCW 2010 requirements