Offshore Vessel Management and Self Assessment (OVMSA), 2nd Edition 2019

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Overview

The Offshore Vessel Management and Self Assessment (OVMSA) programme is a tool to help companies operating offshore vessels to assess, measure and improve their management systems.

These systems, outlined in this new and updated publication, encompasses all company activities, including technical, operational, personnel and Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE), both on board and ashore.

By aligning their own policies and procedures with the best practice detailed in this programme, companies can improve their performance and attain high standards of safety and pollution prevention.

This second edition has been updated to reflect current legislation, expectations and emerging issues, and reflects feedback from companies, industry bodies and users of OVMSA.

The 2019 edition contains thirteen elements:

Leadership and the Safety Management System
Recruitment and management of shore-based personnel
Recruitment, management and wellbeing of vessel personnel
Vessel reliability and maintenance, including critical equipment
Navigational safety
Offshore operations and the management of contractors
Management of change
Incident reporting, investigation and analysis
Safety management
Environmental and energy management
Emergency preparedness and contingency planning
Measurement, analysis and improvement
Maritime security

Content

Contents

Purpose and scope iii

Contents v

Glossary vii

Abbreviations xi

Section one

The Offshore Vessel Management and Assessment programme 1

1.1 Introduction 2

1.2 Continual improvement 2

1.3 Key performance indicators 3

1.4 Self assessment process 4

1.5 Verification process 5

1.6 Submitting reports 5

Section two

The 13 elements of the OVMSA guidelines 6

Element one

Leadership and the Safety Management System 9

1 Management, leadership and accountability 11

1A Developing and maintaining a Safety Management System 14

Element two

Recruitment and management of shore-based personnel 17

Element three

Recruitment, management and wellbeing of vessel personnel 21

3 Recruitment and management of vessel personnel 23

3A Wellbeing of vessel personnel 28

Element four

Vessel reliability and maintenance, including critical equipment 31

4 Vessel reliability and maintenance 33

4A Vessel reliability and maintenance (critical equipment) 40

Element five

Navigational safety 43

Element six

Offshore operations and the management of contractors 49

6A Offshore operations – Mooring 51

6B Offshore operations – Safe access 52

6C Offshore operations – Cargo, bunkering, ballasting and stability 53

6D Offshore operations – Lifting and hoisting 56

6E Offshore operations – Management of contractors 57

6F Specialist activities – Dynamic Positioning (DP) operations 60

6G Specialist activities – Anchor Handling and Towing (AHT) 62

6H Specialist activities – Geophysical and geotechnical 64

6I Specialist activities – Heavy lift 66

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Element seven

Management of change 69

Element eight

Incident reporting, investigation and analysis 75

Element nine

Safety management 81

9 Safety management: shore-based monitoring 83

9A Safety management: fleet monitoring 85

Element ten

Environmental and energy management 87

Element eleven

Emergency preparedness and contingency planning 93

Element twelve

Measurement, analysis and improvement 99

12 Measurement, analysis and improvement (inspections) 101

12A Measurement, analysis and improvement (audits) 103

Element thirteen

Maritime security

Details

Title: Offshore Vessel Management and Self Assessment, (OVMSA). Second Edition 2019
Subtitle: A Best Practice Guide.
Number of Volumes: 1
Product Code: WS1727K
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-846-5 (9781856098465), ISBN 10: 1-85609-846-X (185609846X)
Published Date: December 2019
Binding Format: Hardback
Weight: 1.00 kg
Author: Oil Companies International Marine Forum