This process guide:
-Is designed to assist qualified Foreign Passenger Vessel Examiners (FPVE’s) with completing examinations in a comprehensive manner while walking each deck from bow to stern.
-Contains an extensive list of systems and equipment that may be examined during an annual or periodic exam. It is a memory jogger and should not be construed as an exhaustive check list of examination procedures.
-Does not establish or change Federal laws or regulations. Refer to IMO publications, CFR’s, the Port State Control Job Aid, NVIC’s, MMS work instructions, and any locally produced guides for specific regulatory references.