Carriage of Cargoes & Persons by OSV (OSV Code), 2000 Edition

IMO OSV Code: Code of Safe Practice for the Carriage of Cargoes and Persons by Offshore Supply Vessels 2000 Edition I288E

The purpose of the Code of Safe Practice for the Carriage of Cargoes and Persons by Offshore Supply Vessels (OSV Code), which was adopted by resolution A.863(20) in November 1997, is to provide for both the operator and contractor, an international standard to avoid or to reduce to a minimum the hazards which affect offshore supply vessels in their daily operation of carrying cargoes and persons from and between offshore installations.

The Code provides for safe practice in the operation and management of OSV’s when interfacing with offshore installations.

This standard should be considered when implementing a safety-management system within the meaning of paragraph 1.4 of the International Safety Management (ISM) Code.

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