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Ship Noise Levels

All at sea with your Ship Noise Level assessments?

The International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) ‘Code of Noise Level on board Ships’ came into force on the 1st July 2014. The purpose of The Code is to prevent hazardous noise levels on board ships and promote an acceptable living environment for seafarers. Soundguard Acoustics Ltd works with ship owners, shipyards and surveyors in conducting on board Ship noise surveys during active sea trials to determine the operational noise levels for vessels in work spaces, navigation spaces, accommodation spaces, service spaces, machinery and engine rooms. We can also assist in determining the alarm level, PA and speech interference sound level for compliance with the SOLAS Resolution A.343(IX).

Do we know the ropes?

Soundguard Acoustics Ltd has Worldwide PI insurance and meets the requirement of the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) Z17 for a service supplier engaged in measurements of noise levels on board ships and also the sound pressure level measurements of public address and general alarms systems on board ships. Our equipment and procedures meet the requirements of IACS Z17 (Annex 1, part 11). We are familiar with the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Resolution A.343(IX) recommendations on methods of measuring at listening posts and we also meet the personnel, competency and experience requirements of the Code of Noise Levels on board Ships, 2014 ensuring that the method requirements of The Code can be met for the ship owners and the ship builder. Soundguard Acoustics Ltd has been involved with and has completed previous assessments during active sea trials, we can meet the ship anywhere in the world and would welcome the opportunity of assisting you further with your project.

Sounds good, what now?

Contact us today on 01237 478142 and make everything sound just right.

 

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