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Inspection and Repair Services
About Inspection and Repairs
After careful deliberation, the International Maritime Organization adopted the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea. Since lifesaving equipment must be ready for use in the event of an emergency, it is our policy to require weekly, monthly, and annual maintenance. Our customers are also obliged to conduct evacuation drills every three months. When crew members are not familiar with our equipment and when regular inspections are not carried out, serious accidents can happen.
Therefore, after careful consideration, the IMO reformed the SOLAS Convention.
Then the IMO Maritime Safety Committee approved Guidelines for periodic servicing and maintenance of lifeboats, launching appliances and on-load release gear and Guidelines on safety during abandon ship drills using lifeboats, as set out in annexes 1 and 2, respectively, to MSC.1/Circ.1206 (MSC Circ 1206 (Rev 1) MEASURES TO PREVENT ACCIDENTS WITH LIFEBOATS).
According to MSC.1/Circ.1206, crews shall be trained by the manufacturer's representative, or, according to MSC.1/Cric1277, by personnel who have been trained in annual detailed inspection of lifesaving equipment.

Domestic Network of Inspection and Repair Services

Our company can count on reliable subcontractors across Japan and we are establishing an organization through which technicians can be quickly dispatched. Please contact us for inspections and repair services in Japan.
Inspection or Repair Orders
  1. 1. We cannot accept work orders for annual inspections for under eight hours.
  2. 2. We cover transportation and lodging expenses for our technicians.
  3. 3. If an inspection takes more than eight hours, we will bill an overtime rate.
  4. 4. Repairs are charged separately.
  5. 5. We charge time and a half for inspections conducted on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.
  6. 6. Please be sure to read "Notes on Annual Inspections".
  7. 7. Lifeboat inspections are conducted annually. Davits are inspected by the manufacturer.
  8. 8. Depending on time and location, there may be times when we will be unable to conduct periodic or annual inspections.
  9. 9. In the event of a formal order, please be sure to fill in both location and time of inspection.
  10. 10. Annual or a periodic inspection is fundamentally performed by two persons.
World Network Services
We have established a system for inspections and repairs in major industrial nations.