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Measures for Renewal of Approval Certificate of Life Raft Service Station

Life raft service stations holding at present approval certificates issued by ZC or CCS, which are still valid, shall apply in no time to the local ship survey departments set by Maritime Safety Administration of People’s Republic of China (hereinafter referred to as China MSA), for renewal. The process is as follows:

1 Documents submitted by life raft service stations (all in A4 paper).

formal written application for renewal (in duplicate);

The original of approval certificate issued by ZC or CCS and its two copies;

business license (certified copy) and two copies in which the company name is in accordance with that stated in the approval certificate;

name and address of life raft service station in both Chinese and English (in duplicate).

other items deemed necessary to be stated by life raft service station (in duplicate).

2 After receiving application for renewal, the ship survey department shall conduct initial verification on the documents submitted. If the initial verification is passed, the original of the approval certificate and business license (certified copy) shall be returned to the applicant, while other documents shall be submitted, together with the initial verification result, to China MSA.

3 After the documents submitted by the ship survey department passes the verification by China MSA, an approval certificate shall be issued with the same validity period as the original one.

verification by China MSA, an approval certificate shall be issued with the same validity period as the original one.

4 Approval certificate of China MSA shall be delivered to the applicant by the local ship survey department.

5 Within 10 work days upon receiving the approval certificate, the life raft service station shall report its staff, equipment, etc. to the local ship survey department through life raft service station management software by email or other effective means.

(All information published in this website is authentic in Chinese. English is provided for reference only.)

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