Technical Notice SLS 2 Rev.2 - Periodic Servicing of lifeboats, liferafts and rescue boats, launching appliances and release gear.

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The Merchant Shipping Directorate wishes to draw the attention of all concerned to the Technical Notice SLS 2 Rev.2 – Periodic Servicing of lifeboats, liferafts and rescue boats, launching appliances and release gear. The Directorate reminds all concerned to ensure that maintenance, thorough examination, operational testing, overhaul and repair of lifeboats, liferafts and rescue boats, launching appliances and release gear, are carried out in accordance with the requirements of SOLAS Regulation III/20.11.5, which mandates Resolution MSC.402(96) and entered into force on 1 January 2020.

To read the Technical Notice SLS.2 Rev.2, click here.

Should you have any questions concerning this matter, please contact Dr Jotham Scerri-Diacono or any other member of the shipping team at GANADO Advocates.