Calibration Means for Portable Gas Detection Instruments

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The Merchant Shipping Directorate would like to draw the attention of shipowners, ship operators, managers, masters, owners’ representatives and recognised organisations to Regulation 7 of SOLAS Chapter XI-1 and announces that it accepts the practice of sending atmosphere testing instrument(s) to manufacturer’s approved shore facilities for calibration (with the corresponding calibration certificate issued as a documentary evidence) as one of the “suitable means”.

To read Technical Notice SLS.31, 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.