P&A Manual instructions and templates now available

Further to our article in Weekly NEWS No. 40/2006 of 6 October 2006 on the importance of applying for your revised P&A Manuals as soon as possible and the availability of templates from Det Norske Veritas (DNV), we are pleased to advise we have now received feedback from:


1. Lloyd's Register


Lloyd's has requested us to circulate the following information to members:


a)     Instructions for updating P & A Manuals.


b)     Guidelines and a checklist to assist those preparing the P & A Manuals according to the new format.


c)     P & A Manual template.


Should members require a Microsoft Word version of this template, they are requested to email jonathan.morley@lr.org, who is the Head of the MARPOL Group in Lloyd's Register, London.


2. Germanischer Lloyd


We are also very please to advise that we have been requested to circulate to members the following Templates and Instructions for the Amendment of Procedures and Arrangements Manuals according to the revised Annex II of MARPOL, produced by Germanischer Lloyd.


Please refer to the Instruction document for full details but the following summarises the documents available as follows


a.      Chemical Tankers (IBC) with keel laying between 1st July 1994 and 31st December 2006


b.      Chemical Tankers (IBC) with keel laying between 1st July 1986 and 30th June 1994


c.      Chemical Tankers (BCH) (keel laid before 1st July 1986)


d.      Gas Carriers


e.      Other Ships which are not chemical tankers, with a keel laying date before 1st Jan 2007


If members have any questions on these documents, please contact Georg-Alexander Martin at GL, georg-alexander.martin@gl-group.com.


We extend our thanks to both Lloyd's Register and Germanischer Lloyd for supplying us with this information.


Contact: Howard Snaith