Presentation on theme: "Oil Companies International Marine Forum"— Presentation transcript:
1 Oil Companies International Marine Forum SIRE System 20111
2 How OCIMF / SIRE started Torrey Canyon – March 1967
3 The OCIMF MissionTo be the foremost authority on the safe and environmentally responsible operation of oil tankers and terminals, promoting continuous improvement in standards of design and operation.Provide expertise to policy makers, at IMO, EU and national levels, to enable effective and international solutions ensuring shipping remains the greenest form of transport.OCIMF offers free access to the SIRE database of more than inspection reports relating to 6500 tankers to flag and port States to Governmental agencies.Membership: 68 oil companies worldwide in voluntary association.Executive Committee directs standing committees and a full-time secretariat supporting the work of the Marine Forum.
6 What is SIRE(Ship InspectionReport Programme)And how does it work
7 Inspector Accreditation Nominated by the OCIMF memberClass 1 licence, Senior OfficerTraining and ExperienceSIRE Training CourseAudited InspectionMinimum 12 Inspections per yearRefresher TrainingPeriodic Audit
8 The SIRE Programme Participants The Inspecting/Submitting CompanyThe Tanker OperatorThe Master, Officers and RatingsThe InspectorThe Report RecipientsThe SIRE SystemSection 1 – General InformationSection 2 – Certification and documentationSection 3 – Crew ManagementSection 4 – NavigationSection 5 - Safety ManagementSection 6 – Pollution PreventionSection 7 – Structural ConditionSection 8 – ChemicalSection 9 – MooringSection 10 – CommunicationsSection 11 – Engine and steering compartmentsSection 12 – General appearance and conditionSection 13 - Ice8
9 The SIRE Inspection Process Vessel Operator requests inspection, orVetting Co advises inspection requiredSIRE Member agrees to inspectSIRE member appoints inspectorVessel inspected, report submittedSIRE member reviews report and sends to vessel operator.Vessel Operator has 14 days to comment9
10 The Inspection Process Opening MeetingConduct of the InspectionRecording ObservationsGuide timeCompletion and close out meeting10
11 The SIRE Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (VIQ) Inspector downloads software to PC for use offlineInspector can download updated VIQ Templates as availableInspector selects vessel variant and featuresVIQ generated specific to vessel type
12 The SIRE Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (VIQ) 13 Sections covering all aspects of vessel operation
19 SIRE does not offer any advice or indication of a vessels suitability Vessel AssessmentsSIRE does not offer any advice or indication of a vessels suitabilityThe SIRE Report records factual information as observed at that point in timeThe user of the SIRE system will review the report, operator comments and all other information that may be available to them before making an assessment re suitability19
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