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[MED-LSA] LSA Code amended by IMO Res.MSC.459(101)
Name Ban Kyung-don
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Hit 18 Date 2020.10.05
Life Saving Appliance Code(LSA Code) is amended according to IMO Res.MSC.459(10).

See detail as below.
4.4 General requirements for lifeboats
1 Paragraph is replaced by the following:
".1 except for a lifeboat equipped with two independent propulsion systems, where the arrangement consists of two separate engines, shaft lines, fuel tanks, piping systems and any other associated ancillaries, and for a free fall lifeboat, sufficient buoyant oars to make headway in calm seas. Thole pins, crutches or equivalent arrangements shall be provided for each oar provided. Thole pins or crutches shall be attached to the boat by lanyards or chains;"
6.1 Launching and embarkation appliances
2 The following text is added at the end of paragraph
"Notwithstanding the above, on cargo ships equipped with a rescue boat which is not one of the ship's survival craft, having a mass not more than 700 kg in fully equipped condition, with engine, but without the crew, the launching appliance of the boat does not need to be fitted with stored mechanical power provided that:
.1 manual hoisting from the stowed position and turning out to the embarkation position is possible by one person;
.2 the force on the crank handle does not exceed 160 N at the maximum crank radius of 350 mm; and
.3 means having sufficient strength such as bowsing line are provided for bringing the rescue boat against the ship's side and holding it alongside so that persons can be safely embarked."