The publication provides clear and concise guidance for ship and terminal designers, ship operators and mooring line manufacturers on safe mooring system design, with an emphasis on the safety of ship and terminal personnel.
A Mooring System Management Plan (MSMP) is part of the requirements to ensure risks are managed through the safe design and operation of mooring systems.
The MSMP should contain the following:
Part A – General ship particulars
Part B – Mooring equipment design philosophy
Part C – Detailed list of mooring equipment
Part D – Inspection, maintenance and retirement strategies
Part E – Risk and change management, safety of personnel, and human factors
Part F – Records and documentation
Part G – Mooring System Management Plan Register (MSMPR)