To introduce the essential tasks undertaken by the flag State administration during registration, inspection, certification and investigation of ships.
Basic knowledge about the shipping industry
Who should attend:
Duration: 1 day
This course is intended to familiarize both ship and shore-based personnel with the obligations and duties of flag States. It also describes how shipping administrations discharge their duties.
The participants will gain a better understanding of how the tasks of the flag State administration contribute to the full implementation of the applicable rules and regulations and as a result will understand the influence of the flag State and its decisions on the daily operation of ships.
The course focuses on:
- Responsibilities and obligations of the flag State
- Structure of national regulations
- Inspections and certificates
- Registration of ships
- Change of flag and name
- Casualty and incident investigation