Advanced Master

Life Saving Appliances

Hours: 8


Key documents for LSA

  • Introduction to different documents describing the Life Saving Appliance of a ship.
  • Description of the contents of the main ship safety drawings.


Rules for Life Saving Appliances and their arrangements on board

  • SOLAS Regulation III/1-38.
  • LSA Code.

Aims and intended learning outcomes

  • Understanding of key ship LSA drawings.
  • Understanding of the international rules for ship Life Saving Appliances and their arrangement on board.

Recommended textbooks

  • SOLAS Consolidated edition 2014.
  • MSC Circulars (given by the teacher).
  • LSA Code Edition 2017.