red-check The new regulations on on registration of Vietnam sea-going ships

Circular No. 40/2016/TT-BGTVTstatus2 dated December 7th, 2016 of the Minnistry of Transport on registration of Vietnam sea-going ships
Posted: 21/12/2016 3:53:02 PM | Latest updated: 27/8/2022 11:06:42 AM (GMT+7) | LuatVietnam: 4138 | Vietlaw: 286

This Circular deals with the registration of ships, duty ships, submarines and submersibles flying Vietnam’s flags and does not apply to fishing ships

Contents of registration of ships include:

1. Approval for ship manuals.

2. Assessment of ship designs.

3. Inspection, classification, and issuance of technical certificates in terms of maritime safety and pollution prevention for ships.

4. Verification and issuance of safety management certificates, maritime security certificate, and maritime labor certificates for ships.

5. Technical verification to serve the purchase, sale, charter of ships.

6. Inspection and certification of technical safety and environment pollution prevention in terms of containers, machinery, materials, equipment used in ships.

7. Verification and certification of facilities meeting conditions for new construction, conversion, and repair of ships.

8. Verification and issuance of documents of compliance to companies.

9. Issuance of certificates of drill for company safety management officers and company security officers, ship security officers.

10. Issuance of welder certificates as prescribed in national technical regulation on classification and construction of ships.

This Circular takes effect from July 1st, 2017.

To abolish these documents:

a) Decision No. 51/2005/QD-BGTVT dated October 12th, 2005;

b) Circular No. 32/2011/TT-BGTVT dated April 19th, 2011.

Ghi chú về sửa đổi, bổ sung
  • Please be informed that the attached forms are neither translated nor included in the English file.
  • See more the amendments, supplements at Circular No. 16/2022/TT-BGTVT dated June 30th, 2022.

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